Tusla Overspent Its Budget By €8.5 Million In The First Six Months Of This Year
Almost 400 million was spent by June
That's compared to its budget of just over 391 million.
The Child and Family Agency says the overspend was largely due to private residential and foster care costs.
Sinn Féin's spokesperson for children, Kathleen Funchion, says it's very worrying that over 15 million euro was spent on legal fees:
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State Will Not Appeal High Court Decision Not To Extradite Ian Bailey To France
It was the third attempt by French authorities to seek his surrender.