Seanad Public Consultation Committee recommends a reserved seat in Seanad for Travellers
A group picture after the launch!

Seanad Public Consultation Committee recommends a reserved seat in Seanad for Travellers

Read the full report here. The Seanad Public Consultation Committee is recommending a reserved seat in the Seanad for Travellers (Taoiseach’s nominee), in a report launched in Leinster House this…

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Ministers called to account for gross disparities in Travellers’ access to education at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Key Issues Affecting the Traveller Community

On December 3rd 2019, Ministers Mary Mitchell O'Connor and Joe McHugh appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Key Issues Affecting the Traveller Community.   Read full discussion here.  

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Speech at the Young Knocknaheeny ‘Born and Raised into Homelessness Child Homeless Report Launch’, 18th October 2019

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Firstly, I am so delighted and so honoured to be giving the keynote here this morning and to be associated with the fine, ground-breaking, collaborative work that Young Knocknaheeny to…

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Children & Young People

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Introduction As a Senator, Colette has introduced key amendments to the Education (Admissions to Schools) Act 2018 to ensure that children with autism have access to the education that is…

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