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From TheJournal.ie Childcare court case worries: Families 'cheek-by-jowl' with prisoners, and a huge volume of cases Dr Carol Coulter

Childcare court case worries: Families 'cheek-by-jowl' with prisoners, and a huge volume of cases

In one court on one day, with just one judge, there were 139 cases listed, consisting of crime, general civil law, and child care.

From TheJournal.ie African children are 20 times more likely to be taken into care - report Children In Care

African children are 20 times more likely to be taken into care - report

The Child Care Law Reporting Project described the figures as “striking” and questioned the effect of the direct provision system on child welfare.

From TheJournal.ie Child care court reports show drug abuse, violence and mental illness Children

Child care court reports show drug abuse, violence and mental illness

The reports are published on the Child Law Project website, which was launched earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Why do children end up in care in Ireland? Care

Why do children end up in care in Ireland?

A new website looks at cases from Irish courts where children ended up in care. Here are some of the stories.