Author: Pamela Vymazal

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone, today announced the appointment by the Government of Dr. Conor O’Mahony as Special Rapporteur on Child Protection for a three-year term. The Minister welcomed Dr. O’Mahony to the post saying: “Conor has a distinguished career...

Funding will be made available for the development and delivery of evidence-informed CDP initiatives specifically related to working with and supporting LGBTI+ young people.   Following the launch of the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy during Pride 2018, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr....

NMinister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, T.D., will update Government this week on the development of the new National Childcare Scheme.  Good progress is being made.  Many of the major elements are now in place in preparation for the Scheme’s opening in October...

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD has today launched What Works,a Department of Children and Youth Affairs initiative which aims to maximise the impact of prevention and early intervention to improve the lives of children and young people. What Works will ensure that...

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone TD, announced an increase in funding for children’s play and recreation facilities across Ireland. Every year funding is provided to Local Authorities to fund the development of playgrounds across the country. This year Local Authorities...