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# tusla - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Loose blind cords and faecal matter in cots: Details of Tusla inspections of Hyde & Seek creches emerge
# Childcare
# Childcare

Loose blind cords and faecal matter in cots: Details of Tusla inspections of Hyde & Seek creches emerge

Jul 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 48,921 Views 65 Comments

The reports for the various creches identified numerous non-compliance issues.

# tusla - Monday 24 June, 2019

More than 6,000 physical abuse referrals to child and family agency last year
# Tusla
# Tusla

More than 6,000 physical abuse referrals to child and family agency last year

Jun 24th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,048 Views 0 Comments

The most common form of abuse in cases referred to Tusla was emotional abuse.

# tusla - Saturday 8 June, 2019

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

Jun 8th 2019, 2:19 PM 27,799 Views 16 Comments

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

# tusla - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Taoiseach will act upon report which lists catalogue of failures into HSE and Tusla handling of foster home abuse case
# Systemic Failures
# Systemic Failures

Taoiseach will act upon report which lists catalogue of failures into HSE and Tusla handling of foster home abuse case

May 23rd 2019, 4:41 PM 5,932 Views 0 Comments

The children involved were left with a foster family for several years despite abuse claims.

# tusla - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week

Apr 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,780 Views 25 Comments

Several potentially serious incidents have been reported since the Data Protection Commission launched an investigation last year.

# tusla - Thursday 25 April, 2019

15-year-old girl pimped by girlfriend for drugs and money to be placed in facility for troubled teens
# Tusla
# Tusla

15-year-old girl pimped by girlfriend for drugs and money to be placed in facility for troubled teens

Apr 25th 2019, 5:29 PM 39,018 Views 0 Comments

One of several men that had unprotected sex with the teenager is a male prostitute who is HIV positive.

# tusla - Monday 8 April, 2019

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities

Apr 8th 2019, 9:02 AM 8,847 Views 17 Comments

The collaboration between the HSE and Tusla is still of concern, the ombudsman said.

# tusla - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported
# Opinion
# Opinion

Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 10,038 Views 12 Comments

Of all reported cases of child sexual violence only 2% end in a conviction. Children whose disclosures don’t result in a criminal conviction still need protection, writes Dr Clíona Saidléar.

# tusla - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'
# Overnight Trips
# Overnight Trips

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

Mar 13th 2019, 11:58 AM 20,760 Views 20 Comments

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

# tusla - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives
# Changing Futures
# Changing Futures

New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives

Mar 5th 2019, 12:39 PM 9,578 Views 20 Comments

The website has been designed by young people with lived experience of the care system.

# tusla - Friday 1 March, 2019

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?

Mar 1st 2019, 12:04 PM 22,976 Views 17 Comments

Child safety expert Ian Elliott said that the organisation is “as safe as it can be and getting safer” – Tusla disagrees.

Second investigation launched into Tusla over 'large volume' of privacy breaches
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Second investigation launched into Tusla over 'large volume' of privacy breaches

Mar 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 18,465 Views 20 Comments

The Data Protection Commission previously uncovered a string of failings at the State agency.

# tusla - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Scouting Ireland asks Tusla for evidence about why it questioned overnight camping trips
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Scouting Ireland asks Tusla for evidence about why it questioned overnight camping trips

Feb 28th 2019, 4:00 PM 17,099 Views 39 Comments

Scouting Ireland says these concerns were never raised with the organisation.

# tusla - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Judge orders video footage of child being taken into care be seized over social media fears
# YouTube
# YouTube

Judge orders video footage of child being taken into care be seized over social media fears

Feb 21st 2019, 6:30 PM 21,890 Views 0 Comments

Tusla had concerns that the footage would be posted on YouTube.

# tusla - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
# Careday19
# Careday19

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,421 Views 3 Comments

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.

# tusla - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years
# Tusla
# Tusla

Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years

Jan 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,326 Views 45 Comments

Last year, Tusla deemed that 100 unborn children were at risk of significant harm and took steps to protect them.

# tusla - Monday 21 January, 2019

Judge told child in rural Irish town may have been trafficked
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

Judge told child in rural Irish town may have been trafficked

Jan 21st 2019, 6:01 AM 31,363 Views 12 Comments

In another case the court heard a pre-school age child may have been sexually abused while in foster care.

# tusla - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí
# Dublin South Central
# Dublin South Central

Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí

Jan 17th 2019, 7:25 PM 10,125 Views 6 Comments

Hiqa’s inspectors reviewed 26 files and found that in 19 of them allegations had not been appropriately notified to gardaí by social workers.

Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims

Jan 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,025 Views 0 Comments

Penalty for the offence on first conviction is a fine of up to €1,000 and a possible one-month sentence.

# tusla - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Six-month waitlist for counselling and confusion for those affected by adoption scandal despite promises
# St Patrick's Guild
# St Patrick's Guild

Six-month waitlist for counselling and confusion for those affected by adoption scandal despite promises

Jan 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,323 Views 24 Comments

The HSE told Tusla it hadn’t received any direction on this, despite the Department of Children believing it to be the case.

# tusla - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
# Malta
# Malta

Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Jan 10th 2019, 12:05 PM 18,744 Views 88 Comments

Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.

# tusla - Friday 28 December, 2018

Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care
# High Court
# High Court

Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care

Dec 28th 2018, 4:33 PM 23,641 Views 0 Comments

The woman fostered the boy, who has certain medical conditions, for more than a year after his birth in 2016.

# tusla - Friday 23 November, 2018

Tusla sets up helpline in wake of reports of 71 alleged abusers in Scouting Ireland review
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

Tusla sets up helpline in wake of reports of 71 alleged abusers in Scouting Ireland review

Nov 23rd 2018, 8:16 PM 9,504 Views 21 Comments

It comes after Minister Katherine Zappone revealed the findings earlier this week.

# tusla - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Children went 'missing' from Tusla care home more than 100 times in twelve-month period
# Hiqa Report
# Hiqa Report

Children went 'missing' from Tusla care home more than 100 times in twelve-month period

Oct 11th 2018, 2:56 PM 11,035 Views 4 Comments

The findings were made as part of an unannounced inspection by HIQA in July.

Tribunal 'might have been unnecessary' had Tusla admitted what happened with McCabe allegation
# Charleton Tribunal
# Charleton Tribunal

Tribunal 'might have been unnecessary' had Tusla admitted what happened with McCabe allegation

Oct 11th 2018, 2:12 PM 11,296 Views 17 Comments

The Charleton report charges the child and family agency of “astounding inefficiency”.

# tusla - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Arrest over distribution of 'child sex dolls' as gardaí raid 32 premises
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Arrest over distribution of 'child sex dolls' as gardaí raid 32 premises

Oct 2nd 2018, 1:30 PM 27,242 Views 54 Comments

Digital material, computers and mobile phones were seized in the searches which took place over the last five days.

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor
# Waterford
# Waterford

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:11 AM 33,089 Views 0 Comments

The 20-page file was written in the 1980s, and was brought to the attention of survivors through an FOI request.

# tusla - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Foster mother takes Tusla to High Court over refusal to consider her as adoptive parent for child
# Courts
# Courts

Foster mother takes Tusla to High Court over refusal to consider her as adoptive parent for child

Sep 25th 2018, 8:29 PM 21,342 Views 0 Comments

The woman had been caring for the boy from a few months after his birth until April of this year.

# tusla - Monday 17 September, 2018

Mother in court after daughter misses year at secondary school
# Dublin
# Dublin

Mother in court after daughter misses year at secondary school

Sep 17th 2018, 7:51 PM 34,295 Views 0 Comments

The offence can result in a prison sentence of up to one month and a €1,000 fine.

Nine-year-old boy in care moved five different times in 13 days
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

Nine-year-old boy in care moved five different times in 13 days

Sep 17th 2018, 12:15 AM 30,840 Views 0 Comments

“His experience in care is augmenting his experience of harm that brought him into care,” the judge said.

# tusla - Friday 31 August, 2018

Tusla's new national database will keep records of children on file 'in perpetuity'
# Permanent Record
# Permanent Record

Tusla's new national database will keep records of children on file 'in perpetuity'

Aug 31st 2018, 6:20 AM 10,974 Views 25 Comments

The only way files will be deleted will be in those where clear mistakes were made, such as those in the Maurice McCabe case.

# tusla - Thursday 30 August, 2018

The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning

Updated Aug 30th 2018, 6:24 PM 25,179 Views 40 Comments

The organisation has been plagued with a number of scandals in recent years.

# tusla - Friday 10 August, 2018

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí
# Justice
# Justice

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí

Aug 10th 2018, 6:20 AM 12,317 Views 13 Comments

The agency has acknowledged that it is concerned about requirements it has to inform suspects about complaints made to gardaí.

# tusla - Friday 6 July, 2018

Adoption scandal: Officials questioned whether telling those affected would 'do more harm than good'
# St Patrick's Guild
# St Patrick's Guild

Adoption scandal: Officials questioned whether telling those affected would 'do more harm than good'

Jul 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,264 Views 46 Comments

There may be more people than the 126 identified so far caught up in the St Patrick’s Guild adoption scandal.

# tusla - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 27,109 Views 0 Comments

Unequivocally, and often brutally, Mr Justice Charleton dismissed the claims made by Garda Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal.

A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal
# Maurice McCabe
# Maurice McCabe

A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal

Jun 30th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,540 Views 0 Comments

It finished nearly 12 months ago and here’s a breakdown of what happened.

# tusla - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Gardaí and Tusla still notify each other of child sexual abuse cases via fax or post
# This Day And Age
# This Day And Age

Gardaí and Tusla still notify each other of child sexual abuse cases via fax or post

Jun 23rd 2018, 10:30 AM 11,170 Views 45 Comments

Publishing a report on Tusla failings this week, Hiqa said “critically important information” was being distributed this way.

# tusla - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances

Jun 20th 2018, 10:58 AM 20,379 Views 5 Comments

The woman’s allowances were reduced significantly when her two children turned 18, despite them both having intellectual disabilities.

# tusla - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures
# Child Abuse Claims
# Child Abuse Claims

Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 5:03 PM 15,017 Views 40 Comments

Hiqa published a report into Tusla’s errors in handling the Maurice McCabe case today, and pointed to a litany of failures.

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'
# The Tusla File
# The Tusla File

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'

Jun 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 20,456 Views 0 Comments

Health watchdog Hiqa is due to publish its report into Tulsa’s handling of information, ordered by Minister Zappone last year.