Address to Seanad Éireann by Ms Catherine McGuinness on Children’s Rights in Ireland

Thursday, 19th June 2014 “I welcome Judge Catherine McGuinness. It was a joy to listen to her, but her words have provided us with a stark reminder and challenged us in this House for work ahead. I note her work … Read more

5 Key Organisations join Senator van Turnhout to Endorse Yes Vote

Press Release: For Immediate Release 30th October 2012 5 KEY ORGANISATIONS JOIN SENATOR VAN TURNHOUT TO ENDORSE YES VOTE Arc Adoption, Childminding Ireland, Inclusion Ireland, Irish Youth Foundation and Treoir joint with Senator van Turnhout to call for a YES … Read more

27 March 2014: Quarterly Meeting of the Joint Committee on Health and Children and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD

Questions submitted in advance by Senator Jillian van Turnhout and response received: Question 9: Figures in relation to Special Care Placement. Question 10: EU Commission Recommendation ‘Investing in Children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage’. Question 11: Amendment to Childcare Act … Read more