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# social-worker - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

'Lily is 83. Her son has moved in - and he's taken control of her pension'

New research being launched today shows how vulnerable adults are falling through the cracks when it comes to safeguarding.

# social-worker - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Man awarded €3,000 for being unfairly sacked after Garda vetting showing he had an assault conviction

The man lasted less than one month with his employer, a care home, after his vetting form showed he had multiple convictions.

# social-worker - Monday 8 January, 2018

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit

The 15-year-old has a history of drug taking and alcohol abuse, the High Court has been told.

# social-worker - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Foster carers 'felt disrespected' by social workers, report finds

In all, 300 social workers and foster carers responded to a joint consultation from Tusla and the Irish Foster Care Association.

# social-worker - Friday 27 November, 2015

# social-worker - Monday 6 July, 2015

The Greek people have said no – so what's next?

Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.

# social-worker - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Here's how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide

James Reilly shared the figures in the Dáil recently.

# social-worker - Friday 21 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Catch up as you wake up.

# social-worker - Sunday 16 November, 2014

'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'

Social work expert Maurice Fenton said that the relationship between children and carers is being sacrificed.

# social-worker - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Homeless offenders: 'Yes, there are bad choices - but a lot have been victimised'

David Williamson is a probation officer in Dublin. He told us about his work with homeless offenders.

# social-worker - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

91 children known to HSE died in four years - one quarter by suicide

More than three quarters of these children were living with their families at the time.

# social-worker - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Litany of failures in how HSE dealt with child's abuse allegations

The Ombudsman for Children upheld a complaint from the family and found that the HSE’s actions had negatively affected the young girl.

# social-worker - Sunday 17 February, 2013

From The42 Oscar Pistorius case: 'No hatred in our hearts' says Reeva Steenkamp's father Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius case: 'No hatred in our hearts' says Reeva Steenkamp's father

Barry Steenkamp said the Blade Runner may have ‘acted on instinct’

# social-worker - Thursday 16 September, 2010

200 more child care workers to be employed by state

The state has recruited an extra 133 child care social workers so far.

# social-worker - Wednesday 8 September, 2010

Ireland needs more social workers

Key recommendations of the Ryan report are not being implemented because of a lack of care workers.