Monday March 16, 2015
A Roscommon man has been jailed for six months for sexually abusing his five-year-old daughter over the course of two years.
Tuesday February 24, 2015
Eating disorder awareness and support group Bodywhys recorded a 30% increase in the number of people calling it's helpline in the last year, the largest growth seen in at least a decade.
Thursday November 20, 2014
Inspection by the Health Information and Quality Authority found that 62% of foster carers in the Dublin southwest/Kildare/west Wicklow area had not been reviewed by the Child and Family Agency for more than three years, contrary to regulations.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
A report from the Child Care Law Reporting Project has found that 90% of child care cases coming before the courts in the past year involved unmarried parents.
Friday September 12, 2014
Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister, Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness, has reacted to the death of Ian Paisley saying he has "lost a friend".
Tuesday August 26, 2014
The High Court has cleared the way for a seven-month-old baby, born to a woman with several psychological disorders, to be taken to the UK to ultimately be cared for by her father.
Wednesday July 16, 2014
The Child and Family Agency, Tusla, has published reports into the deaths of four young people.
Friday May 23, 2014
The world's first miniaturised kidney dialysis machine has saved the lives of eight babies in nine months, the Italian scientists who raised the money to build it have said.
Friday September 06, 2013
Emergency action was taken to protect children in foster care in Co Mayo earlier this year after the Health Information and Quality Authority found a number of them to be at immediate risk of harm.
Thursday July 25, 2013
Some children are being put at risk due to the significant pressures faced by residential care centres and foster care services.