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#zappone

# zappone - Monday 25 June, 2018

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

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

# zappone - Monday 11 June, 2018

Parents' right to privacy delays Zappone's adoption bill

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

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

“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'

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

A new universal subsidy comes into force from September.

# zappone - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Child offenders will no longer be detained in adult prisons

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'

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

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

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