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Child protection agency boss Jeyes to step down

Tusla chief has rapped 'adversarial' system

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

22nd November, 2015
Gordon Jeyes

Gordon Jeyes, chief executive of the Child and Family Agency, is leaving his post when his contract expires in May. Jeyes has headed the Child and Family Agency (Tusla), since it became an independent legal entity in January 2014.

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs confirmed he was leaving the post, which is now being advertised.

In October, RTE’s This Week programme reported that the government had been warned of serious risks to children and...

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