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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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids' Grandparents

'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids'

A woman who cares for her two grandchildren tells us how she’s been thwarted at every turn to seek greater supports from the State.

From TheJournal.ie Foster service in south central Dublin had 'significant risks' for children FOSTERING

Foster service in south central Dublin had 'significant risks' for children

All other 21 headings “require improvement”.

From TheJournal.ie Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told Foster

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

From TheJournal.ie Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues State Care

Foster kids without homes made vulnerable by HSE inspection issues

A new investigation by the Ombudsman for Children has shed light on the situation.

From TheJournal.ie There were 6,500 children in care at the end of May Childcare

There were 6,500 children in care at the end of May

The majority were in foster care.

From TheJournal.ie Action taken on Mayo foster service over safety concerns Hiqa Inspection

Action taken on Mayo foster service over safety concerns

The HIQA report found that an immediate action plan had to be put in place – an “exceptional regulatory activity”.

From TheJournal.ie Food, restraint and family: Reports give insight into foster care Children

Food, restraint and family: Reports give insight into foster care

In some centres, children and young people engaged in risk-taking behaviour, inspection reports from HIQA found.

From TheJournal.ie 'Worrying' HIQA report raises questions about safety of foster children in Dublin North West Children

'Worrying' HIQA report raises questions about safety of foster children in Dublin North West

The report found some children had remained in placements despite allegations being made about foster carers.