Irish Children Act of 2001
246.—(1) It shall be an offence for any person who has the custody, charge or care of a child wilfully to assault, ill-treat, neglect, abandon or expose the child, or cause or procure or allow the child to be assaulted, ill-treated, neglected, abandoned or exposed, in a manner likely to cause unnecessary suffering or injury to the child's health or seriously to affect his or her wellbeing.
Irish Statute Book http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2001/en/act/pub/0024/index.html
Information collecting point
Health Service Executive, An Garda Siochana (National Police)