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# Josepha Madigan

Last year
Four new special schools to be established in Limerick, Wexford, Meath and Kildare
Mother and Baby Home redress scheme won't open until next year, missing 2023 deadline
No 'specific number' on how many children can participate in Summer Programme
All time
Parents, students and other stakeholders are being asked their views on Special Educational Needs
'Extremely disappointing': Minister criticises school for separating girl with Down Syndrome from class
Government approves legislation to compel schools to provide special education classes more quickly
Autism charity calls for immediate clarity on proposed 'special education centres'
Government urged to confirm 'special education centres' no longer being considered
'Ten steps backwards': Govt proposal to open 'special educational needs centres' met with criticism
Taoiseach apologises to family of twins with autism who were 'failed' by the state
Holiday home owners could be paid for housing refugees, junior minister suggests
'Shocking' testimony on violence against women by female TDs shows all parties united on issue
Educate Together raises concerns with department amid parents' dismay over plans to move school
Schools to reopen for students with special needs from 21 January
Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
Conservationists slam 'horrific and illegal' mass poisoning of buzzards in Co Cork
Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus
Public urged to 'shine a light' in their windows on Easter Saturday for the sick and frontline workers
'You have to learn on your feet very quickly': First time TDs on adjusting to life in Leinster House
HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says
Commemoration events to mark centenary of War of Independence 'challenging and sensitive'
Ireland wins €4.3 million in EU funding for corncrake conservation project
'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December
Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures
Work begins on next stage of Abbey Theatre's €80 million redevelopment plan
Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'
Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland
Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists
Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands
'It defies logical explanation': Martin demands inquiry into Tallaght wetlands controversy
Minister suspends hare coursing licences after deadly rabbit disease discovered in the wild
Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs
30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations
Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August
New social welfare scheme promises 'breathing space' for unemployed artists
FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum
Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife
Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum
Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum
This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it