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24 June 2016 in ,

Video: A Dublin family open up about their life & community

We’d like you to meet Niamh and Mark. They gave a powerful interview on RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime on June 23rd, opening up about the challenges they, their family and their community face in the wake of austerity cuts. In this video they talk to us more about their lives and community in Ballyfermot....

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22 June 2016 in ,

Are children being ignored? Watch and share our short animation

Watch our short animation about why the Government needs to stop ignoring children....

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17 June 2016 in , ,

Oireachtas report must deliver for 1,000s of children caught in the housing crisis

Having a place to call home is the number one priority for thousands of families in Ireland today, therefore the wide-ranging recommendations of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness couldn’t be more timely, said Barnardos....

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13 June 2016 in , ,

Every child facing educational disadvantage must be prioritised

The Minister for Education’s aim to publish an Action Plan for Disadvantaged Schools before the end of the year is encouraging, but must take account of all children living in disadvantage, not just those who attend DEIS schools....

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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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