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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.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness Lack Of Support

‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness

Limited supports for children coming through care is forcing young people out onto the streets and into a growing homeless crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'I understand why a lot of people leave': Being a social worker in Ireland Burnout

'I understand why a lot of people leave': Being a social worker in Ireland

A social worker speaks to TheJournal.ie about the stresses and strains of working a very difficult, challenging job.

From TheJournal.ie Children with disabilities: Over 70 claims of abuse received by health watchdog In Care

Children with disabilities: Over 70 claims of abuse received by health watchdog

Health and social care watchdog Hiqa also received notifications about serious injuries and misconduct by staff.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has more than 6,000 children in care. How are they doing in school? Opinion

Ireland has more than 6,000 children in care. How are they doing in school?

The Irish state is basically raising these children – but how good a job is it doing, asks Professor Robbie Gilligan.

From TheJournal.ie Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated In Care

Five sexual incidents at centre for vulnerable adults investigated

Files for the patients showed no record of a capacity to make a decision on engaging in a sexual relationship.

From TheJournal.ie Three children abused by their mother escaped from their home using a ladder In Care

Three children abused by their mother escaped from their home using a ladder

The mother beat one of the children and told the others she was ‘beating the white devil’ out of the child.