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Hanley demands re-think on 'punitive' childcare funding scheme

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A new funding scheme for childcare is in danger of "disproportionately going to those who are better off", while at the same time "hurting families" who live in "the areas of highest deprivation".

Veil of silence must be broken

It is hard to believe several years have passed since local Tuam historian Catherine Corless uncovered the heartbreaking scandal of undocumented burials at the Tuam Mothers and Baby home - one which is sadly still ongoing.

'We need an answer to this question'

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A survivor group has called on Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to launch an inquest into the deaths of children at the mass grave of the Tuam Baby and Mother Home.

Shortage of social workers leaving backlog of child protection cases, says Rabbitte

The Government must speed up efforts to hire social care workers, as new figures show more than 6,000 child protection cases awaiting social workers to be assigned.

Rabbitte highlights ‘huge failures’ to progress or prosecute youth crimes

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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”.

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.

Closure of YAP service to have impact on young people and families

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.

‘Threat of closure’ over Time4Us must be ‘lifted immediately’ says Connolly

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.

Solution must be found to keep Time4Us open, says 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.

 

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