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A Galway TD is demanding the Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone to outline what measures have been put in place to ensure the “huge failures” to act on youth crimes, “will never occur again”.
Despite investment aimed at reducing the cost of crèches for parents, there has been a €4 rise in fees per week, according to a new report which was developed and published by Pobal for the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
Roscommon/Galway Fianna Fáil TD, Eugene Murphy, has highlighted the impending closure of Youth Advocate Programmes (YAP) Ireland's service in his constituency and the detrimental impact that this will have on young people and families in the area.
Impending closure of YAP service in Galway/Roscommon will have detrimental impact on young people and families, says Murphy
Fianna Fáil TD Eugene Murphy has highlighted the impending closure of YAP Ireland’s service in Galway/Roscommon and the detrimental impact he feels this will have on young people and families in the area.
The “threat of closure” hanging over Time4Us must be “lifted immediately” to allow “some measure of security to the families using the service”, according to Independent Galway West TD Catherine Connolly.
Following the announcement by the Board of Directors of Time4Us that the service is to close at the end of March, 2018 Deputy Catherine Connolly said she immediately contacted the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to see if she was aware of the proposed closure and to see what steps, if any, had been taken to ensure the service remains open. She also contacted the board of Time 4 Us with a view to clarifying the situation.
Galway City Comhairle na nÓg is a youth council for young people aged 12 to 18 living or attending school in Galway city. Each year at the youth council’s AGM more than 100 young people from across the city attend and vote on an issue that is important to young people.
The Family Resource Centre in Athlone is set to benefit from a Government cash injection, according to local minister, Denis Naughten
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone this week launched a public information campaign about the Government’s plans to deliver More Affordable Childcare to families from September.