Children and Youth Affairs

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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

Minister Reilly  tackles the outstanding issues in relation to the new Adoption Information and Tracing Bill, in terms of concerns over the one year lead in time and pledges to actively consider how best this could be shortened… Meanwhile the importance of the Childcare  Reporting Project has been revealed this week with the publication of its last report revealing important trends in Family Court hearings. This is a vital service which should be extended…

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs in view of the publication of the Child Care Law Reporting Project his views on the need to extend this worthwhile project; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Clare Daly T.D.
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Agriculture/Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare, Dáil Issues, Oral Questions

Clare seeks stiffer penalties for those involved in animal cruelty in light of the increasingly frequent reports of barbarous occurrences around the country.

To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine given frequent and increasing reports of instances of animal cruelty, his plans to introduce stiffer penalties for those convicted of such offences…
– Clare Daly.
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Dáil Issues, Justice, Oral Questions

Minister Fitzgerald shamefully dodges her responsibility to Garda whistle blowers and indeed citizens of Ireland in relation to the continued use of Shannon airport by the US military…

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if she believes that the present arrangements for investigations into Garda Síochána whistleblowing allegations are sufficiently robust, given the present ongoing cases; and if she will make a statement on the matter.
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Dáil Debates, Dáil Issues, Jobs, Oral Questions