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# zappone - Friday 17 September, 2021

Taoiseach rules out investigation into Cabinet leak over Zappone
# No Investigation
# No Investigation

Taoiseach rules out investigation into Cabinet leak over Zappone

Sep 17th 2021, 6:45 PM 14,422 Views 45 Comments

Micheal Martin said Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy had ‘no evidence whatsoever’ when he accused Simon Harris of leaking information.

# zappone - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Fine Gael senator says Zappone gathering was lawful, but didn't meet Covid guidelines
# Merrion Gate
# Merrion Gate

Fine Gael senator says Zappone gathering was lawful, but didn't meet Covid guidelines

Aug 5th 2021, 10:56 PM 40,346 Views 90 Comments

After repeating a number of times that the Merrion Hotel event was “lawful”, when pressed, Kyne admitted that the Covid-19 guidelines were breached.

The Zappone Saga: How the controversy played out in the past week, and why she had to quit
# Controversy
# Controversy

The Zappone Saga: How the controversy played out in the past week, and why she had to quit

Aug 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 41,572 Views 65 Comments
  • The saga began with a tweet last Tuesday and ended with Zappone's resignation
  • After a week of controversy, Zappone declined the role following news of a hotel gathering.
  • The outdoor party has drawn comparisons with last year's 'Golfgate' scandal, writes Céimin Burke.

# zappone - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Cabinet approves legislation to excavate site of Tuam mother and baby home
# Tuam
# Tuam

Cabinet approves legislation to excavate site of Tuam mother and baby home

Dec 10th 2019, 12:58 PM 11,345 Views 16 Comments

Between 1925 and 1960, 796 children died at the Tuam mother and baby home.

# zappone - Monday 25 June, 2018

'Deep-rooted culture of mistrust': Scouting Ireland board to step down over handling of rape allegation
# Scouting Ireland
# Scouting Ireland

'Deep-rooted culture of mistrust': Scouting Ireland board to step down over handling of rape allegation

Jun 25th 2018, 1:28 PM 21,249 Views 20 Comments

The government will, however, restore funding for three months.

# zappone - Monday 11 June, 2018

Parents' right to privacy delays Zappone's adoption bill
# Balance Of Rights
# Balance Of Rights

Parents' right to privacy delays Zappone's adoption bill

Jun 11th 2018, 11:59 AM 8,647 Views 25 Comments

The Bill aims to give adopted people and people who have been the subject of an incorrect birth registration the right to birth cert information and other information on their identity.

# zappone - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'This is a time for political courage not political cowardice' - Zappone calls for leadership on the Eighth
# The Eighth Amendment
# The Eighth Amendment

'This is a time for political courage not political cowardice' - Zappone calls for leadership on the Eighth

Jan 24th 2018, 7:15 PM 12,442 Views 149 Comments

Zappone made reference to those, including Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who have not spoken.

# zappone - Friday 7 July, 2017

The 'mixing of remains' will make it very difficult to identify babies at Tuam site
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

The 'mixing of remains' will make it very difficult to identify babies at Tuam site

Jul 7th 2017, 8:41 PM 9,920 Views 29 Comments

“There are currently no known comparative sites, nationally or internationally,” said the Department of Children in a statement.

# zappone - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'They're extremely loyal. Even though they've grown up with neglect they just want to go home'
# Children In Care
# Children In Care

'They're extremely loyal. Even though they've grown up with neglect they just want to go home'

Jun 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,740 Views 5 Comments

Guardians ad litem are appointed by the courts to give children a voice, but that task is by no means an easy one.

# zappone - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Planning childcare for the autumn? You may qualify for these subsidies
# Parenting
# Parenting

Planning childcare for the autumn? You may qualify for these subsidies

Jun 4th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,646 Views 6 Comments

A new universal subsidy comes into force from September.

# zappone - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Child offenders will no longer be detained in adult prisons
# Under-18s
# Under-18s

Child offenders will no longer be detained in adult prisons

Mar 28th 2017, 1:20 PM 12,191 Views 21 Comments

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone will sign a ministerial order as early as this week ending the practice.

# zappone - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'You were just a bastard in their eyes. But they can't hide from the truth now'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

'You were just a bastard in their eyes. But they can't hide from the truth now'

Mar 5th 2017, 8:05 AM 113,503 Views 262 Comments

PJ Haverty’s mother spent five years hammering on the door of the Tuam home trying to get the nuns to return her son – instead they gave him away.

# zappone - Monday 13 February, 2017

Zappone 'has not considered' resigning over McCabe and Tusla revelations
# Tusla File
# Tusla File

Zappone 'has not considered' resigning over McCabe and Tusla revelations

Feb 13th 2017, 5:06 PM 22,895 Views 139 Comments

The minister has been in the firing line over a meeting with garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

# zappone - Thursday 3 November, 2016

School, drinking, sex and depression - the average life of your typical Irish teenager
# Teenage Kicks
# Teenage Kicks

School, drinking, sex and depression - the average life of your typical Irish teenager

Nov 3rd 2016, 9:50 AM 19,053 Views 13 Comments

Family and health the most important to teens while religion and politics are largely ignored.