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Here is our submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs on the Childcare Support Bill 2017 submitted in February 2018.


This research paper was compiled by A&L Goodbody on behalf of the Children's Rights Alliance and the Children's Law Centre (Belfast).

Opinion by Tanya Ward, Chief Executive published in the
Irish Independent, 16 February

The Children’s Rights Alliance unites over 100 members working together to make Ireland one of the best places in the world to be a child.

Call for Expressions of Interest: Establishment of Specialist Legal Advice Outreach Clinics for Children and Young People


Wednesday, 8 November 2017: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

National Children’s Charities Reunite Five Years after Children’s Referendum

The Children’s Rights Alliance is seeking a Legal and Policy Officer (Maternity Leave Cover) to carry out research, develop policy and advocate on behalf of the Children’s Rights Alliance.

Submission to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs on provisions relating to Early Years for Budget 2018

This submission sets out the Children’s Rights Alliance’s recommendations to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs for its Budget 2018 estimates.

In July 2017, the Irish state delegation, led by Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, David Stanton TD, appeared before the UN Committee against Torture as part of Ireland’s examination under the UN Convention against Torture and Other Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or P