asked the Minister for Justice if he can state how many prisoners were brought before the Children's Court in Dublin in 1924, and how many probation officers (distinguishing between paid and voluntary officers) have been appointed to deal with such cases.
CEISTEANNA.—QUESTIONS. ORAL ANSWERS. - DUBLIN CHILDREN'S COURT.
TOMAS MAC EOIN
The number of persons brought before the Children's Court in Dublin in 1924 was 386, of whom 70 were placed on probation.
There is one paid probation officer, who employs an assistant. There are no permanent voluntary probation officers, but two ladies have agreed to act without remuneration in any cases that may be entrusted to them by the Justices of the Court.