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#department of children and youth affairs

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Gardaí called in after €3,000 stolen from the Dept of Children's coffee 'honesty box'

The culprit has yet to be found and no one has been disciplined over the incident.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Opinion: Government plans to tackle child neglect - but we've heard it all before

The First 5 plan is one in a long line of strategies to protect children but nothing ever changes on the ground, writes child protection expert, Shane Dunphy.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Much-delayed IT system to see Affordable Childcare Scheme launch pushed back to 2019 - at least

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) has declined to provide an estimate as to when the ACS, originally slated for September 2017, will be able to officially launch.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Monday 19 September, 2016

Operations to be reviewed at Oberstown Detention facility

The review will be conducted by two international experts and will focus on the capacity of the centre to deliver high standards of care.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's the latest information about the Tuam mother-and-baby home

The question of a suitable memorial is now being looked at by the Tuam Home Graveyard Committee.

Judge Yvonne Murphy appointed chair of mother-and-baby home inquiry

Minister James Reilly also published a report examining what the government knew about the homes.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Monday 2 June, 2014

Government to fund kiddie dance classes and battle of the bands this week

Other activities like beach cricket, film production and tree-top walking will be on offer to children across the country as part of a week-long initiative.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Friday 20 September, 2013

€4 million fund to target the most disadvantaged children in Tallaght area

The funding will establish early initiative programmes that will support children and families.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Friday 7 June, 2013

24/7 hotline will provide support for missing children and their parents

The Missing Children’s Hotline is being launched in full by the ISPCC today.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Monday 18 February, 2013

Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card

The report card comes from the Children’s Rights Alliance, which put the Department of Social Protection at the bottom of the class due to child poverty.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Friday 8 February, 2013

Additional educational supports needed for children in disadvantaged areas - study

The availability of pre-school education has been shown to result in improved attendance, behaviour and social skills in children from disadvantaged areas.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Friday 9 March, 2012’s progress report for the Government: Children

One year ago, the government created a separate Department of Children for the first time – but has it lived up to its promises?