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Respite care for children with disabilities slashed

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, called on the Government to address the crisis in respite care for children and to restore hours that...

Baby born in car today in Dublin

Soon to be new parents got the surprise of their life when en route to the National Maternity Hospital on Holles Street for a routine...

Minister says now time for local parents to take action for...

Dublin South West TD and Independent Minister, Katherine Zappone says Tallaght families will benefit from More Affordable Childcare in September and should now take...

Government delay in issuing medical cards to sick children is “cruel...

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has criticised the Government's long delay in issuing medical cards to seriously ill children whose families have access...

O’Connor demands action on Kingswood Community College

Local Councillor Charlie O’Connor has called on Richard Bruton TD, the Minister for Education and Skills to explain what is going on in respect...

New childcare measures a step closer for Tallaght parents

Accessible affordable quality childcare is a step closer for many families in Tallaght who cannot afford present services, according to Dublin South West TD...

Fairer rules for children with special needs will benefit Tallaght schools

A new fairer system of allocating teachers and extra resources to children with special needs will benefit schools in Tallaght and neighbouring areas according...

School Transport Review brings no seasonal joy for school children

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe claimed there is very little seasonal joy to be found in a School Transport Review published this week....

Thinking of getting a quad or scrambler bike for your child...

The last number of years has seen a noticeable increase in the number of quads and scrambler bikes being used in an inappropriate manner...

Local TD says closed schools biggest lock-out of trade unionists since...

Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has compared the current industrial dispute between the ASTI and the government to the Dublin 1913 Lockout. With secondary...

Campaigning local parents delighted as Firhouse gets Educate Together School

The announcement yesterday by Minister for Education Richard Bruton that Educate Together has been awarded patronage of three schools in Dublin brought delight to...

Zappone looking at options to help parents who use unregistered childminders

Local TD and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone says she is working on proposals to help parents who use unregistered childminders...

Reports suggest Zappone excluded from Budget debates

According to todays Irish Times there is a reported Cabinet rift over childcare costs with local TD and Children's Minister Katherine Zappone apparently left out...

Parents of LGBT children encouraged to contact LGBT Helpline for support

The LGBT Helpline is the national support service for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and the organisation is calling on parents of...

A thousand children and families supported by Tallaght Community Group in...

Up to a thousand children and families were supported by the Tallaght West based Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) in 2015 – as highlighted in...

Pre-School expansion which can save Tallaght parents €4,000 launched

A major expansion of the free pre-school scheme which can knock an average of €4,000 off the childcare costs for each child has been...
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