Minister Fitzgerald outlines agenda to improve pre-school quality
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs has today outlined her commitment and agenda for improving quality in pre-school services.
Minister Fitzgerald welcomes the publication of the 2012 Annual Report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children
"I welcome the publication today (Monday 20th May 2013) of the 2012 Annual Report of the National Board for Safeguarding Children..."
Minister Fitzgerald welcomes launch of Youth Homlessness Reports
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, has today welcomed the launch of “Every Child a Home: A Review of the Implementation of the Youth Homelessness Strategy and Young People's Homeless”, and “Housing Pathways and Young People's Homeless and Housing Pathways: Key Findings from a 6-year Qualitative Longitudinal Study”.
Ministers Fitzgerald and Poots open the All Island Conference on Child Protection
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA), Ireland and Edwin Poots MLA, Minster for Health Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS), Northern Ireland today (Wednesday 1st May 2013) addressed the All Island Conference ‘Improving Child Protection Practice: Making the most of Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges’.
Kehoe welcomes 1,600 agri-sector jobs announcement for the South East
Government-supported investment to create 1600 jobs and 450 construction jobs in South East €400 million per annum to rural economy in project supported by Dept of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland
Government-supported investment to create 1600 jobs and 450 construction jobs in South East- Kehoe
GOVERNMENT CHIEF WHIP and Minister of State, Paul Kehoe TD, has welcomed an enormous agri-sector jobs announcement in the development of a world class dairy facility at Belview on the Kilkenny/Waterford just 15 minutes from New Ross.
Ministers Fitzgerald and Burton launch first phase of new afterschool childcare scheme
Subsidised places will assist low-income families where parents are returning to work.
Minister Fitzgerald confirms 116000 Missing Children’s Hotline now operational on 24/7 basis
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has today confirmed that the 116000 Hotline for Missing Children, operated by the ISPCC, which was commenced in December 2012 on a reduced hours pilot basis, is now operating on a full time 24/7 basis. Full time operation of the line started this week
Statement by the Taoiseach on the death of former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.
I was saddened to learn of the death this morning of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Minister Fitzgerald announces Norah Gibbons as Chair of new Child & Family Agency
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs has today announced that the Government has approved the appointment of Ms. Norah Gibbon as first Chairperson of the board of the new Child & Family Agency. The Government also confirmed the name of the new body will be the 'Child & Family Agency'.