Children and Youth Affairs

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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues

I recently asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (Ms. Fitzgerald) where her department stood in relation to the violation of children’s rights regarding the use of PULSE:
 ORAL ANSWER on 27/03/2014

 To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the contact that she has had with the Department of Justice and Equality and An Garda Síochána in relation to allegations that Traveller children, including a 16 day old baby were assigned criminal intelligence PULSE numbers as a matter of routine; the postion regarding children’s rights in this area.; and if she will make a statement on the matter.
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Young Carers

Feb
2014
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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues

Clare recently asked the Minister For Youth Affairs about provisions to help thousands of young people who are performing the role of carers.
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Children and Youth Affairs, Dáil Issues

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs in view of the undeniable evidence, in writing, that religious run adoption agencies participated in and facilitated illegal adoptions, the reason neither her Department nor the Adoption Authority of Ireland have not carried out an audit of every adoption record held in the country.; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Clare Daly T.D.
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Children and Youth Affairs

Clare asked Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if the Irish state would issue an apology to the thousands of Irish people who were illegally adopted in this country as other jurisdictions such as Australia and the U.K. have issued similar apologes.  Click on the link below to watch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2_HwvKlYFg