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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Minister Frances Fitzgerald

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# Sexual Offences
Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming
An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.
# Intelligence
Criminal investigation into whether garda texted information to paramilitary
The former garda has since resigned.
# independent review
Six outside experts appointed to conduct review of Department of Justice
The findings of the review are expected to determine if Brian Purcell will remain as the secretary-general at the Department.
# Homelessness
Getting out of homelessness early is key says study
A six-year investigation into youth homelessness in Ireland has called for ‘more fluid systems of intervention’.
# Childcare
Crèche inspection reports to be put online from next month
Frances Fitzgerald has outlined plans to change the childcare regulation system following RTÉ’s exposé last month.
# Childcare
Better qualified staff and robust inspections in new pre-school agenda
The new ‘Pre-school Quality Agenda’ will ensure action is taken in response to findings of non-compliance.
# Abortion
Children's Minister: ‘Six doctors is clearly too many’ for abortion panel
Frances Fitzgerald told that she wants legislation to be sensitive, reasonable and meaningful.