April 23, 2021
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A Kilkenny TD has cautiously welcomed the Government’s review for the provision of childminding in Ireland. But Deputy Kathleen Funchion says more must be done to address the crippling costs in the sector. Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on children warned: “The high costs (of childcare) are a major barrier for many women returning to the workforce. […]
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From medical staff on the frontline to the mothers of vulnerable children struggling to care for them at home, every aspect of women’s lives has been impacted by the lockdown. But writing in KilkennyNow.ie, Carlow-Kilkenny TD Kathleen Funchion says much more needs to be done to address inequality in our society as we emerge from […]
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A Kilkenny TD is introducing legislation that will ensure adopted people, specifically the survivors of Mother and Baby Homes, access to their birth certificates. Deputy Kathleen Funchion, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Children, is bringing the Civil Registration Amendment Bill 2021 before the Dail today. If passed, the Bill will allow survivors a fundamental right to […]
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A Kilkenny TD says it is “vital” that the Chair of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission appear before an Oireacthas committee hearing. Deputy Kathleen Funchion spoke out after saying she is “deeply disappointed” with Justice Yvonne Murphy’s decision not to attend a meeting of the Oireachtas Children’s Committee. The Kilkenny TD, who is also […]