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#Roma children

# roma-children - Friday 29 May, 2015

Garda in Roma children case released without charge

The NUJ said there were “many unusual aspects’” to the arrest.

# roma-children - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan

She also called for an independent audit of 700 cases where children were removed from their families by gardaí.

# roma-children - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response

It also took two hours for the incident to be assigned to a garda.

# roma-children - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

"Ethnic profiling" a factor in removal of Roma children, report finds

The Taoiseach, Minister for Justice and the interim Garda Commissioner have all apologised for what happened in the cases in Athlone and Tallaght.

Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again

The little girl had blonde hair and blue eyes, different to her parents and siblings.

'A wake up call': Where to now after the Logan Report?

The report into the removal of two Roma children from their families last year has been described as “shocking”.

Timeline: Here's what happened to the Roma Child T in Tallaght

A Facebook message sparked a chain of events where a Roma child with blonde hair was removed from her family in Tallaght.

# roma-children - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Roma child cases: Emily Logan's handed her report in to Alan Shatter

The removal of the two children from their families in Dublin and Athlone last October led to strong criticism of the HSE and Gardaí.

# roma-children - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Garda Commissioner says media reports on Roma child cases "not accurate"

It was reported at the weekend that local social workers were left out of the loop when gardaí removed a two-year-old Roma boy from his family.

# roma-children - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ministers receive gardaí and HSE reports on Roma children

The two reports come a fortnight after the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone after authorities were informed that they were not their children.

# roma-children - Friday 25 October, 2013

Children's Ombudsman given powers to investigate gardaí as well as HSE

It follows the removal of two children, aged seven and two, from their parents in Dublin and Athlone on Monday and Tuesday of this week after authorities were informed that they were not their children.

Column: Ireland’s child protection policy seems guided by medieval fairy tales

What we’ve seen happen to Roma families in Ireland this is week is something we all would like to think disappeared centuries ago – a witch-hunt.

# roma-children - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about an inquiry into the Roma child cases, cheap alcohol and re-opening the Madeleine McCann case.

HSE child services chief to meet with Garda Commissioner on Roma cases

Gordon Jeyes will head up the HSE report on the two cases in Tallaght and Athlone, with the findings of the review to be handed over to the Children’s Ombudsman.

Gilmore: What was the immediate and serious threat that justified their removal?

The Tánaiste has said there are questions that need to be answered about the removal of two children from their families in Athlone and Dublin this week.

Human Rights Commissioner slams media reporting of Roma child cases

Nils Muižnieks says reporting of the cases reinforced the myth of Roma people “as child abductors”.

Shatter: Greece case may have had 'some undue influence' on Roma child removals

The Minister for Justice has said that he has “no doubt” that gardaí and the HSE acted in good faith and expects a report on what happened within two weeks