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Tusla acknowledges failings after children raped in Galway foster care

Tusla acknowledges failings after children raped in Galway foster care

Tusla has acknowledged that child protective services failed to keep safe three children who were raped while in foster care in Galway. Three girls were repeatedly raped by Keith ...
Demands for explanation as Tusla employee pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Demands for explanation as Tusla employee pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Demands have been made for an explanation from Tusla after an employee of the child protection agency pleaded guilty to possessing more than 2,000 image of child porn. Denis O’Don ...
NUI Galway study finds significant improvements in Tusla Child and Family Support Services

NUI Galway study finds significant improvements in Tusla Child and Family Support Services

The UNESCO Child and Family Centre at NUI Galway has finalised a four-year study that has found significant improvements in Tusla’s Prevention, Early Intervention and Family Suppor ...
Taoiseach insists Tusla will act on Dunmore rape case inquiry

Taoiseach insists Tusla will act on Dunmore rape case inquiry

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted that all recommendations made by an investigation into the rape of three girls in foster care in Dunmore will be implemented. An independent ...
Galway East TD says government must act on concerns about Tusla

Galway East TD says government must act on concerns about Tusla

Galway East TD Anne Rabbitte has called on Minister Katherine Zappone to outline the course of action she will take to address the serious concerns raised regarding the handling of ...
Shortage of social workers behind backlog of 6,500 child protection cases says Rabbitte

Shortage of social workers behind backlog of 6,500 child protection cases says Rabbitte

A shortage of social workers is leaving a dangerous backlog of child protection cases according to Galway TD Anne Rabbitte.  The East Galway TD said that figures show that nearly ...
Local TDs demand funding for Galway Autism Partnership in crisis

Local TDs demand funding for Galway Autism Partnership in crisis

Two Galway TDs have demanded that the state provide enough money to keep Galway Autism Partnership open amid a funding crisis. Speaking in the Dáil this week Galway West TDs Cathe ...
Report on abuse of three children in Galway foster home due shortly

Report on abuse of three children in Galway foster home due shortly

A report by an independent review into the abuse of three children at a foster home in Dunmore near Tuam is due by the end of the month. Speaking in the Dáil, Children's Minister ...
New ‘One House’ centre for child victims of sexual abuse to open in Galway

New ‘One House’ centre for child victims of sexual abuse to open in Galway

A pilot ‘One House’ centre for children who have been sexually abused will open in Galway in early 2019, it has been announced. The model was developed by three government Depar ...
Homeless family with six children forced to sleep in Galway hospital

Homeless family with six children forced to sleep in Galway hospital

A homeless family with six children was taken to Portiuncula Hospital after the family called to a garda station in Athone last week, as there was no other accommodation available. ...
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