A new report has detailed how families with children, including new-borns and those with life-threatening illnesses, have been existing in one night only accommodation due to the homeless crisis.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
The Shannon audit found no evidence that Section 12 is being used in an over-zealous manner by An Garda Síochána, and that the fall-out from the 2013 Athlone and Dublin Roma cases meant some gardaí were more anxious about using it.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
A Roma family whose two- year-old blond son was removed overnight from them by gardaí in what their lawyer alleged was a case of “hysterical” and “overzealous” policing has settled its High Court action for €60,000 damages.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
THE resolution of the scandal over Roma children being removed from their families can be foretold. The internal inquiry being conducted by An Garda Síochána into the case of the 7-year-old girl in Tallaght will conclude that the officers who took the children into care made a poor judgment call.
Sat, 26 Oct, 2013