Minister

Since being appointed Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on May 6th, I have worked hard to develop strong strategies for development and progression within my Department. As Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, my priorities are: Ensuring equal access to high quality early childhood education and...

New Affordable Childcare Scheme and online consultation launched by Minister Katherine Zappone. Be part of the discussion, online survey launched today, access here http://www.dcya.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=120 Minister Zappone  published a policy paper on the new Affordable Childcare Scheme for Ireland and launched an online consultation process on the scheme. The scheme,...

Dr Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, today (Thursday 18th August) welcomed the official signing of the Administrative Agreement on intercountry adoption between the Adoption Authority of Ireland and the Philippines Intercountry Adoption Board (ICAB). This Administrative Agreement sets out in detail...