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Minister Zappone outlines five guiding principles for Mother & Baby Home site

Minister Zappone outlines five guiding principles for Mother & Baby Home site

Minister Katherine Zappone has outlined her key principles in discerning the correct action in relation to the remains of dead babies at the Mother and Baby Home site in Tuam. T ...
Minister Zappone says Tuam Home babies should be exhumed if possible

Minister Zappone says Tuam Home babies should be exhumed if possible

Children's Minister Katherine Zappone will present a recommendation to the cabinet on how to handle remains at the former Tuam Mother and Baby Home by autumn. On Monday evening Mi ...
Green Party says Minister Zappone has ignored most child carers in latest plans

Green Party says Minister Zappone has ignored most child carers in latest plans

Green Party candidate for Galway West Pauline O’Reilly has said that Minister Katherine Zappone has all but ignored stay-at-home parents and most childminders in her latest plans f ...
Tusla unable to stop rogue creches, putting children at risk – Rabbitte

Tusla unable to stop rogue creches, putting children at risk – Rabbitte

Concerns have been expressed about the ability of Tusla to handle creches that aren't compliant with regulations, and whether children are being put at risk. Galway East TD Anne R ...
New funding to support services working with young LGBT+ people in Galway

New funding to support services working with young LGBT+ people in Galway

The announcement of over €167,000 in funding to support youth services working with young LGBTI+ people around Ireland has been welcomed by a Galway TD. East Galway TD Ciaran Cann ...
New centre for child sexual abuse victims opens in Galway

New centre for child sexual abuse victims opens in Galway

A new initiative launched in Galway this week aims to completely revamp the way child sexual abuse is handled in Ireland. The Barnahaus Onehouse Galway pilot project brings togeth ...
Report says Tuam Home DNA sampling can proceed

Report says Tuam Home DNA sampling can proceed

It is legally permissible for the sampling of DNA from survivors and family members connected to the Tuam Mother and Baby Home a report has found. Dr Geoffrey Shannon’s Report on ...
Nine Galway youth groups and projects awarded €61,000

Nine Galway youth groups and projects awarded €61,000

Youth groups and services in Galway have been awarded €61,000 in funding from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. The funding announced this week will be used by staff l ...
Galway TD puts forward new idea to promote bilingualism

Galway TD puts forward new idea to promote bilingualism

A programme which would encourage créches and childcare facilities to facilitate bilingualism should be developed, a Galway West TD has argued. Speaking in the Dáil, Deputy Éamon ...
Galway childcare providers awarded €600,000

Galway childcare providers awarded €600,000

Early Learning and School Age Childcare providers in Galway have been awarded almost €600,000 in grant funding announced this week. Children's Minister Katherine Zappone said that ...
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