January 23, 2021
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A Kilkenny TD is putting forward legislation to allow survivors of Irish Mother and Baby homes access to their birth certificates Deputy Kathleen Funchion, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on children, today published the Civil Registration Amendment Bill 2021. If passed, the legislation will allow any adopted person access to a copy of their birth certificate. The […]
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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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A Kilkenny TD has expressed “huge disappointment” at the Government’s new plan to rescue the childcare sector. Local poll-topper Deputy Kathleen Funchion, who is also Sinn Féin’s frontbench spokesperson on children and youth affairs, said the plan outlined by the Government this week will not be enough to save many childcare centres in Kilkenny and […]