Valerie cox

Tuesday 12th May

Care Order for Baby Maria

Yesterday afternoon Tusla – the Child and Family Agency – went to court to obtain an interim care order for the baby girl abandoned in Dublin last week.  The case ...

Family Courts

We heard at the beginning of the programme about the Interim care order granted yesterday to Tusla in respect of the baby girl abandoned in Dublin last week.  But there ...

Wednesday 6th May

Lead in Water

The drinking water flowing in to some of our homes has eighty times more than the legal limit of lead.  Irish Water has now identified the 20 homes in Dublin ...

Tuesday 5th May

Drugs Centre

This morning we visit the St James Camino Rehabilitation Network near Enfield in Co Meath where, for the past 18 years, drug addicts have been welcomed for a three month ...

Tuesday 28th April

GRA Annual Conference

Tazers, Uzi sub machine guns, Water protesters and Gardai sleeping in their cars to make ends meet, they're all up for discussion today and tomorrow at the Garda Representative Association's ...

Monday 27th April

Diesel Dipping

Dipping for diesel is a regular operation carried out by Customs officers at roadsides around the country.  Valerie Cox has been out with them checking for marked diesel oil in ...

Wednesday 22nd April

Lay Celebrants

With less people taking part in organized religion, the emergence of the Lay Celebrant was a natural development. Now a new organization has started training lay celebrants to conduct weddings ...

Monday 20th April

First Communion

Over the next few weeks thousands of children around the country will receive their First Holy Communion.  But what’s it going to cost?  Some parents admit to spending well over ...

Tuesday 14th April

Family Courts

Yesterday an international conference on child protection and the law held in Dublin was told that some Judges are too quick to issue orders taking children into care and that ...

Friday 27th March

Family Courts

This morning we returned to the Family Courts in Dolphin House in Dublin where Valerie Cox had been sitting in on some of the cases being heard.

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