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

December 11, 2019 in Minister

Minister Zappone announces decision in relation to progressing the Adoption (Information & Tracing) Bill, 2016

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, today announced her decision in relation to progressing the Adoption (Information and Tracing) Bill, 2016. This decision has been…
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December 11, 2019 in Minister

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD, has published the General Scheme of the Certain Institutional Burials (Authorised Interventions) Bill 2019.

Photo credit : EPA/AIDAN CRAWLEY The General Scheme reflects Minister Zappone’s commitment to ensuring that respect and dignity are afforded to the children who are buried at the site in…
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December 5, 2019 in Minister

Minister Zappone launches Our Voices Our Schools online resource to improve participation of young people in decision-making in the school system

Our Voices Our Schools is an online toolkit for schools to improve student voice.The toolkit is for school management and teaching staff and seeks to improve the participation of young people…
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December 5, 2019 in Minister

Minister Zappone welcomes international recognition for AIM programme

·  Additional funding of €10m secured under Budget 2020 for the programme, which provides both universal and targeted supports to help children with disabilities participate in mainstream pre-school · Over 11,700 children…
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December 3, 2019 in Minister

Tusla announcement on deregistration of Hyde and Seek crèches

RTE Investigates Documentary Tusla’s Early Years Inspectorate this morning notified the registered providers of the ‘Hyde and Seek’ crèches in central Dublin (which were the focus of the RTÉ Investigates…
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