➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
Ireland: Disparity in levels of children’s social service staff across Ireland
The Detail – April 29, 2017
Lower staffing levels in child and family services in the Republic of Ireland than in Northern Ireland have sparked calls for greater investment. It has emerged that there are three times more child and family social workers per head of population in the north than in the south.
Also: Four times more children found to be ‘at risk’ in North than South: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/four-times-more-children-found-to-be-at-risk-in-north-than-south-1.3065362