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19 May 2016 in , , ,

Seven peaks in one day - are you up for the challenge?

Jim Brown, Mourne Seven Sevens Hiking Challenge organiser and founder, explains why preparation for this exhilarating one day team event is key...

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06 May 2016 in , , ,

Joy, peace, serenity and cow bells. L'etape 2016

John Anslow cycled L'Etape du Tour in aid of Barnardos in 2014 and 2015. He shares his memories of the event with Barnardos....

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06 May 2016 in , ,

Draft Programme for Government leaves too many gaps for children

Barnardos welcomed the prioritisation of children in the draft Programme for Government but warns lack of detail on funding for childcare, education and family support leaves gaps through which children may fall....

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05 May 2016 in , ,

Adoption Legislation has Child’s Best Interests at Heart and Must be Passed Swiftly

The new Adoption (Amendment) Bill 2016 recognises that the best interests of children must be at the heart of all adoptions and puts forward welcome changes to do so, said Barnardos today....

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03 May 2016 in , ,

Lions, Tigers and Bears Oh My!

Barnardos Ambassador Tom Vaughan Lawlor joined a group of toddlers in their natural habitat to launch The Big Toddle for Barnardos sponsored by Toddlebox. This May and June thousands of toddlers across Ireland will take up the challenge to toddle a half-mile sponsored walk and raise a roaring €250,000 to help children their own age. This year’s theme is ‘animals’ so mums, dads, grandparent...

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