December 4, 2020
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A Kilkenny TD today unveiled ambitious plans to reform Ireland’s childcare sector. Deputy Kathleen Funchion, who is also Sinn Fein’s front bench spokesperson on children, brought a Private Members Bill before the Dáil earlier today. Her motion calls for increased annual funding for the crisis-hit sector, a plan to incrementally reduce fees charged to parents, […]
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Kilkenny’s Dáil deputy John McGuinness has put his name forward to chair the new Oireachtas Covid-19 committee. Electing a chairperson will be the first act of the new 19-member committee, which has been set up to scrutinise all the actions taken by Government, State agencies and other authorities in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. Deputy McGuinness […]
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By COLIN BARTLEY A ‘Litany of failure’ is how Taoiseach Leo Varadkar described the cervical check screening process as he apologised to the women in Ireland whose lives were “destroyed” by the cancer scandal. One of those women Mr Varadkar was talking about was Kilkenny woman and cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan, who was in […]