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€19m Childcare Programme Support Payments open for applications Funding will assist services ahead of National Childcare Scheme The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone T.D., has announced the opening of applications for a €19m fund to support early learning and care and school age...

Dr Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has announced capital grant funding of €2.4m for youth clubs, targeted staff-led youth services and national youth organisations across the country to fund equipment and small capital projects. There will be three youth capital funding schemes...

Fifth  Interim  Report  from  the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes. The   Fifth   Interim  Report  examines  the  burial  arrangements  in  theinstitutions  under  investigation  by  the  Commission.  The  report  alsoexamines  the  transfer  of  remains  to  educational  institutions for thepurpose  of  anatomical examination. Minister Zappone brought...

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...