Fine Gael TD for Galway West & Mayo South

Monthly Archives: September 2013

PQ No. 178 – 25th September – Education Welfare Officers

To ask the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number and location, by county, of Education Welfare Officers; and if she will report on the efforts of her Department in addressing school absenteeism.. Seán Kyne T.D. REPLY. Within the statutory remit of the National Educational Welfare Board (NEWB), the Education Welfare Service (EWS) has… Continue Reading

PQ No. 153 – 25th September – Assistance with legal fees for Grandparents and family law cases

To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality if support to address the cost of legal fees is available or will be made available in cases where grandparents seek to become party to proceedings regarding children and State care.. – Seán Kyne REPLY. I wish to inform the Deputy that I have no function or… Continue Reading

PQ No. 100 – 25th September – Provision of Breakfast Clubs & School Meals Programme

To ask the Minister for Social Protection the number of breakfast clubs being operated nationally; her views on such clubs; and if her Department is encouraging the creation of more clubs of this nature. – Seán Kyne. R E P L Y Minister for Social Protection (Joan Burton T.D.): The school meals programme provides funding… Continue Reading