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# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Thursday 7 May, 2020

No insurance cover for childcare providers that take part in government scheme, warns broker
# Childcare
# Childcare

No insurance cover for childcare providers that take part in government scheme, warns broker

Updated May 7th 2020, 3:33 PM 51,228 Views 54 Comments

45 hours a week of childcare in the home will be provided to certain workers from 18 May.

# department-of-children-and-youth-affairs - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Tusla identifies 'critical' level of risk at 37 childcare facilities across the country
# Creche Scandal
# Creche Scandal

Tusla identifies 'critical' level of risk at 37 childcare facilities across the country

Jul 31st 2019, 5:30 PM 19,304 Views 35 Comments

The figure was revealed at an Oireachtas committee hearing this morning.

Tusla: 'No cast-iron guarantee' that incidents seen in RTÉ creche footage will never happen again
# Oireachtas Hearing
# Oireachtas Hearing

Tusla: 'No cast-iron guarantee' that incidents seen in RTÉ creche footage will never happen again

Jul 31st 2019, 3:21 PM 8,268 Views 27 Comments

The agency appeared before an Oireachtas hearing this morning.

# 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'
# Nespresso Bandit
# Nespresso Bandit

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 47,239 Views 40 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 7,671 Views 30 Comments

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
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

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

Feb 11th 2018, 4:00 PM 12,083 Views 4 Comments

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
# Children's Affairs
# Children's Affairs

Operations to be reviewed at Oberstown Detention facility

Sep 19th 2016, 6:20 AM 7,562 Views 0 Comments

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
# Findings
# Findings

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

Jul 16th 2014, 10:20 PM 15,544 Views 55 Comments

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
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

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

Jul 16th 2014, 2:47 PM 5,477 Views 13 Comments

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
# National Recreation Week
# National Recreation Week

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

Jun 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,656 Views 13 Comments

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
# Investment
# Investment

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

Sep 20th 2013, 3:37 PM 6,789 Views 53 Comments

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
# Missing Children
# Missing Children

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

Jun 7th 2013, 8:48 AM 2,829 Views 4 Comments

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
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card

Feb 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 98,480 Views 11 Comments

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
# Early Education
# Early Education

Additional educational supports needed for children in disadvantaged areas - study

Feb 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,132 Views 36 Comments

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

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Children
# One Year In
# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Children

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 451 Views 1 Comment

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