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#vulnerable children

From TheJournal.ie Foster carers 'felt disrespected' by social workers, report finds Vulnerable Children

Foster carers 'felt disrespected' by social workers, report finds

In all, 300 social workers and foster carers responded to a joint consultation from Tusla and the Irish Foster Care Association.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults' Foster Care

'I was afraid of my father. I thought it was normal to be afraid of adults'

A new report from NUI Galway highlights the experiences of children in foster care in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Behind each of these numbers is a child that needs help': The business of fostering in Ireland Vulnerable Children

'Behind each of these numbers is a child that needs help': The business of fostering in Ireland

The State spends over €100 million on foster care each year but Tusla’s role in providing this care is under sharp scrutiny.

From TheJournal.ie Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the 'storybook child' Opinion

Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the 'storybook child'

There are currently over 6,000 children in the Irish care system but in childhood, as in life, the implication is that younger is better.