Katherine Zappone TD

 

Katherine Zappone TD

 

Katherine Zappone TD

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

It was an honour to be appointed on May 6th 2016. As Minister my priorities are:

  • Ending child poverty
  • Ending child homelessness
  • Ensuring equal access to high quality early childhood education and care
  • Protecting vulnerable children in Ireland and Globally

News Updates

October 18, 2019 in Minister

Minister Zappone announces progress following additional €1.5M investment in Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Services

Progress includes: Increase in funding to sexual violence services-        Recruitment of additional domestic violence outreach workers-        Healing programmes for children who have witnessed domestic…
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October 17, 2019 in Minister

Minister Zappone launches Open Policy Debate on Draft Childminding Action Plan

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone T.D., this morning launched an Open Policy Debate on her Department’s Draft Childminding Action Plan. The event is one of…
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October 16, 2019 in Minister

Remembering Ann Louise today on the anniversary of our life partnership ceremony

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October 15, 2019 in Minister

Zappone announces further 2019 Network Funding awards to organisations working to improve outcomes for children under the What Works Initiative

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced further funding awards under the 2019 Network Support Fund, a What Works Initiative, supported through Dormant Accounts Funding. The measure…
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October 9, 2019 in Minister

Minister Zappone announces a €94 million budget package

Image source:  File photograph: Cyril Byrne €54.5m for childcare o        Introduction of the new National Childcare Scheme which will see families who earn up to €100,000 per…
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