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# tusla - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Child with profound disability left in hospital for two years after HSE and Tusla unable to secure care for him

The child suffered brain damage and significant life-changing injuries in 2016.

# tusla - Friday 23 October, 2020

Legal advice is that GDPR is 'prohibited' by 2004 Act on Mother and Baby Homes Commission - Department

The minister has defended the legislation but said he regrets poorly communicating what it intends to do.

Fionn Davenport: I was born in a mother and baby home - we have a right to our past

Writer Fionn Davenport says the government’s rushing through of legislation last night condemns survivors of mother and baby homes to 30 more years of darkness.

# tusla - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'When your mother cried during labour, she was paying for her sins': Stories of mother and baby home survivors read into Dáil record Commission This post contains videos

'When your mother cried during labour, she was paying for her sins': Stories of mother and baby home survivors read into Dáil record

Powerful testimonies of survivors from mother and baby homes were read out in the Dáil last night.

# tusla - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Senators express 'serious concern' that mother and baby home records will be sealed for 30 years

The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes is due to submit its final report later this month.

# tusla - Monday 17 August, 2020

Tusla suffers 23 'high risk' data breaches - including stolen files and loss of devices - since last year

The vast majority of the cases involved an “employee error or omission”.

# tusla - Monday 13 July, 2020

'He's devastated that he hasn't seen his child': The stories of children taken into care during Covid-19

The Child Care Law Reporting Project published its latest reports today.

# tusla - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Tusla expressed concern children could be at risk of 'immediate harm' due to restrictions on its services

Internal risk reports expressed concern about the impact of reduced home visits and face-to-face meetings.

# tusla - Friday 8 May, 2020

'An awful lot of neglect': Fears for safety of children as Tusla points to drop-off in child protection referrals

Teachers and other professionals play a role in reporting suspected cases of child abuse – but schools are now closed until September.

# tusla - Friday 27 March, 2020

Boy was used by older peers to take part in illegal fight club, court told

The teen, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is currently being detained at a special care unit.

# tusla - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Tusla 'accidentally disclosed' contact and location information of mother and child victim to alleged abuser

This and other data breaches are outlined in the Data Protection Commission’s annual report.

# tusla - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Survivors group 'concerned' that alleged child abusers could be allowed interview complainants

Tusla’s new guidelines mean social workers could have to “stress test” allegations during interviews.

# tusla - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Two crèches set to close following Tusla inspections

The two crèches are in Dublin and Wicklow.

# tusla - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Tusla apologises to young woman for 'lack of support' after she was raped by her foster dad

He was convicted by a jury and sentenced to 12 years in prison last month.

# tusla - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Internal Tusla documents reveal staff complained of poor engagement from Scouting Ireland

Early drafts of a letter that caused a row between the agency and Scouting Ireland contained stronger criticism of the organisation than the final version.

# tusla - 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.

# tusla - Friday 6 December, 2019

Teenage girl was on mental health waiting list for three months before suicide

Niamh’s case is among three child deaths examined by the National Review Panel.

# tusla - Friday 29 November, 2019

Tusla defers deadline for crèches to submit fire risk assessments

Some childcare providers were finding it “particularly challenging” to carry out fire risk assessments.

# tusla - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help

Children as young as five years old required the support of advocates last year.

# tusla - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Chair of Tusla says 'journey of reform' lies ahead with further improvements needed 'on a daily basis'

The former Labour Party leader was addressing foster carers at a conference this morning.

# tusla - Friday 1 November, 2019

Tusla employee jailed for three years for possession of child pornography images

The images were the most serious of their kind.

# tusla - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Foster carers finally given insurance cover by the State following three-year long battle

Some of the 4,500 foster carers in Ireland said the lack of cover had left them exposed

# tusla - Monday 14 October, 2019

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

# tusla - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Gay couple encourage other members of the LGBT community to consider fostering children

There are more than 6,000 children in state care in Ireland.

# tusla - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin

Dimples Creche in Sandyford has been forced to close its after-care from tomorrow.

# tusla - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Allocation of social workers to children in foster care 'chaotic', inspection finds

At the time of the inspection, 22% of children did not have an allocated social worker.

# tusla - Monday 23 September, 2019

New rules proposed to limit schools teaching 'difficult' children for fewer hours

Concerns have been raised over the use of reduced timetables.

# tusla - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

# tusla - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Woman avoids being sent back to jail for identifying her son in childcare proceedings on social media

It is a criminal offence to identify anyone who is the subject of childcare proceedings.

# tusla - Monday 19 August, 2019

Judge warns of 'serious consequences' after woman posts about childcare proceedings on social media

The woman’s lawyer initially told the court that his client was not willing to remove the material.

# tusla - Friday 16 August, 2019

Solicitor tells court Tusla needs to ‘get their act together’ about putting youths in hostels

The teen has been charged in connection with an alleged incident at a Spar shop on Drumcondra Road.

# tusla - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Watchdog finds that Tusla failed to alert gardaí to crimes against children in a timely manner

Neglect and sexual abuse were among the suspected crimes that Tusla was slow to report.

# tusla - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Department of Children doesn't know identity of 37 childcare facilities at 'critical' level of risk

The figure was revealed at an Oireachtas committee hearing yesterday morning.

# tusla - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Tusla identifies 'critical' level of risk at 37 childcare facilities across the country

The figure was revealed at an Oireachtas committee hearing this morning.

Tusla: 'No cast-iron guarantee' that incidents seen in RTÉ creche footage will never happen again

The agency appeared before an Oireachtas hearing this morning.

# tusla - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Hyde & Seek creche owner ordered to pay damages over standard of rental accommodation in 2013

Anne Davy featured in an RTÉ Investigates documentary into childcare this week.

# tusla - Friday 26 July, 2019

Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary

The Drumcondra creche was not covered on this week’s RTÉ documentary.

# tusla - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme

Meanwhile, Hyde and Seek it had taken steps to deal with “urgent issues” highlighted in the RTÉ programme last night.

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches Hyde And Seek This post contains videos

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches

Children were filmed being roughly handled in the footage recorded by RTÉ Investigates, and concerns were raised about fire safety and other issues.

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction Exclusive

A number of fire safety issues at the creche chain were raised during an RTÉ documentary last night.

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