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Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has  provided an update on the numbers of people coming forward with information about alleged abuse within scouting. Minister Zappone says she has received a written update from Scouting Ireland which confirms that based on the continued...

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced that the new Affordable Childcare Scheme will open for applications in mid-October 2019, with payments flowing from November 2019. The scheme will offer a single, easy to access system of financial subsidies towards childcare for...

€1m funding to be made available The funding will be made available to community and voluntary sector youth organisations to implement a Youth Employability Initiative to assist young people on their progression to achieving career goals. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone TD,...

Today we are marking a great partnership between the South Dublin Comhairle and their friends in Leitrim. It is inspiring to be here today to launch important, strong and powerful messages. These are messages which will ensure that young people are protected, safe and well. I know these...

Dr Katherine Zappone TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, has today announced €1.74 million in grants for 128 targeted staff-led youth projectsand services across the country to fund small capital projects. The grants approved, support purchases of equipment and small scale projects, including the upgrade...