Search Results for 'Department of Children and Youth Affairs'

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Three-year Healthy Galway City Strategy aims to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing

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The Healthy Galway City Strategy 2019-2021, launched this week, aims to ensure Galway is a city where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and wellbeing to their full potential, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society, and where responsibility for health and wellbeing is shared and supported.

Turlough Playground named best public playground in Ireland

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The recently completed playground on the grounds of Turlough Park House has won the award for 'Best Public Playground in the Southern Region' at the Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland, during a recent ceremony in Belfast.

LWETB invites applications for substantial local youth club grants

Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board (LWETB) has announced that funding of over €52,000 is currently available to voluntary youth clubs and groups in the region.

Greens raise concerns over hike in childcare costs

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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.

Tuam excavation not expected to start before summer

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The long-awaited and much-welcomed excavation of the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam will probably not commence before early next summer, in order to allow for legislative backing of the move.

Rabbitte urges ‘greater supports’ for orphans and guardians

Orphans and their guardians must be adequately supported by the State, “be it financially, emotionally or otherwise”, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte.

Kyne approves €700,000+ for Foróige Big Brother Big Sister

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More than €700,000, from the Dormant Accounts Fund, will go to for Foróige, to support the youth organisation’s Big Brother Big Sister Programme, following approval by Minister Seán Kyne.

Latest Irish Youth Music Awards album to showcase young musicians in Galway

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The Irish Youth Music Awards, organised by Youth Work Ireland, is celebrating the release of IYMAs Volume 10, an album featuring 10 young up and coming musicians and bands from Galway and Meath. The album will be released tomorrow, Friday, and is available digitally and on CD.

Burke welcomes funding for local community groups

Longford-Westmeath community groups are set to get €160,852 funding, Fine Gael deputy Peter Burke has confirmed.

Galway groups urged to apply for funding under arts and youth scheme

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Youth and arts groups across County Galway are being urged to apply for up to €5,000 in funding through a new residency scheme, which will see groups working with professional artists.

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