For much of the 20th century in Ireland, we effectively criminalised child poverty. The Ryan Report found that this was the main reason children were sent to industrial schools - under the official category of “neglect”.
The role once occupied by the industrial schools has since been taken by the care system. Most children in care today live with foster parents; only a small percentage are in residential care. The system has its...
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