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Report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for ECCE free pre-school programme The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone and the Minister for Education and Skills, Mr Joe McHugh, welcomed and published the report by the National Disability Authority (NDA)...

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D., has announced details of the forthcoming Programme Support Payment (PSP), due to be made available to all early learning and care providers this summer. Application window 13th May – 21st June 2019 Over €19m will be made available to...

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D., has announced details of the forthcoming Programme Support Payment (PSP), due to be made available to all early learning and care providers this summer. Over €19m will be made available to early learning and care services...

Minister  for  Children  and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has today announced  the  launch  of  the  National  Childcare Scheme, the pathway to quality,  accessible,  affordable  Early  Learning  and Care and School-Age Childcare in Ireland. Affordable Childcare Scheme renamed as National Childcare Scheme  “In  2017  we  began  to ...

Terms set for examination of DNA options at Tuam Mother and Baby Home Minister Zappone ‘sympathetic’ to request from survivors network The Terms of Reference and timeline have been set for an examination of legal options regarding DNA sampling in connection with the former Mother and Baby...

Pictured above with Minister Zappone, Anna Powell from Tipperary Comhairle and Alex Gorman from Longford Comhairle First Dáil commemoration event including Comhairle na nÓg Members was held  in Mansion House  First Dáil commemoration On 21st January 1919, Dáil Éireann met for the first time.  A hundread years on to the day the...