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#tusla

# tusla - Thursday 23 May, 2019

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

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

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

# tusla - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week Data Protection

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

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

# tusla - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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

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

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

# tusla - Monday 8 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities Ombudsman

Ombudsman criticises HSE and TUSLA over care for children with disabilities

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

# tusla - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Our systems are not working to prevent child sexual violence, even after it is reported Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop' Overnight Trips

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New website launched to help explain to children in care why Tusla is in their lives Changing Futures

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

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

# tusla - Friday 1 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about? Heating Up

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Second investigation launched into Tusla over 'large volume' of privacy breaches Data Protection

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

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

# tusla - Thursday 28 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Scouting Ireland asks Tusla for evidence about why it questioned overnight camping trips Child Protection

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

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

# tusla - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Judge orders video footage of child being taken into care be seized over social media fears YouTube

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

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

# tusla - Saturday 16 February, 2019

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years Tusla

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Judge told child in rural Irish town may have been trafficked Children In Care

Judge told child in rural Irish town may have been trafficked

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

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa report suggests allegations of abuse in Dublin were 'underreported' by Tusla to gardaí Dublin South Central

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims Dublin District Court

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people Malta

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

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

# tusla - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care High Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tusla sets up helpline in wake of reports of 71 alleged abusers in Scouting Ireland review Child And Family Agency

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

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

# tusla - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Children went 'missing' from Tusla care home more than 100 times in twelve-month period Hiqa Report

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tribunal 'might have been unnecessary' had Tusla admitted what happened with McCabe allegation Charleton Tribunal

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

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

# tusla - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Arrest over distribution of 'child sex dolls' as gardaí raid 32 premises Operation Ketch

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor Waterford

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Foster mother takes Tusla to High Court over refusal to consider her as adoptive parent for child Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mother in court after daughter misses year at secondary school Dublin

Mother in court after daughter misses year at secondary school

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

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old boy in care moved five different times in 13 days Nowhere To Go

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

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

# tusla - Friday 31 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tusla's new national database will keep records of children on file 'in perpetuity' Permanent Record

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning Child And Family Agency

The CEO of Tusla, Fred McBride, is resigning

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

# tusla - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Utter nonsense': The curious case of Keith Harrison at the Disclosures Tribunal Disclosures Tribunal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A series of catastrophic events: What happened in the Tusla module at the Disclosures Tribunal Maurice McCabe

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

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

# tusla - Saturday 23 June, 2018

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

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

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

# tusla - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Foster mother gets backdated payment of €28,600 after Tusla cut her allowances Ombudsman

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

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

# tusla - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures Child Abuse Claims

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

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

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

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

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

# tusla - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Child abuse cases bogged down by lack of cooperation between gardaí and social workers Child Protection

Child abuse cases bogged down by lack of cooperation between gardaí and social workers

A major report has found that the courts aren’t adequately resourced to deal with complex cases.

# tusla - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The sanctity of the confession box is still an issue when it comes to keeping children safe' Sexual Abuse

'The sanctity of the confession box is still an issue when it comes to keeping children safe'

Survivors of Ryan, Ferns, Murphy and Cloyne are angry, writes Tanya Ward.

# tusla - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Deeply concerning': Foster services criticised over lack of garda vetting and shortfall in carers HIQA

'Deeply concerning': Foster services criticised over lack of garda vetting and shortfall in carers

The Health Information and Quality Authority released three inspection reports of foster care services in Ireland.

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