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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A Kilkenny TD has called for an extension to the Mother and Baby Homes Commission inquiry. Deputy Kathleen Funchion said more survivors must be allowed to tell their stories after recordings of interviews to the Commission that were believed to be destroyed were found. The Sinn Féin TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on […]
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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 […]
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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 […]