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29 April 2015 in , ,

Press Release: Give every child the gift of lifelong equality

With just over three weeks remaining until the country goes to the polls in the Marriage Equality Referendum on May 22nd, the leading children’s organisations in Ireland have come together to publicly call on parents and families to vote YES on behalf of this generation and future generations of children....

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24 April 2015 in , ,

Press Release: Truly historic day for children’s rights

Dublin, 24 April 2014 – Today’s Supreme Court ruling on the 31st amendment to the Constitution of Ireland, finally passes the Children’s Referendum. The insertion of an article enshrining children’s rights into Ireland’s Constitution ushers in a new era of support and protection for all children. Children will no longer be seen and not heard, but will have their rights enshrined in the h...

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20 April 2015 in , , ,

Digital Technologies in School – What Do You Think?

Digital technology is becoming an increasingly integral part of everyday lives. It is only natural then, for digital technology to feature increasingly in classrooms as educational aids. However for many the use of such technology and associated devices in schools is also a source of concern, both financially and academically....

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16 April 2015 in , ,

Press Release: Capital investment in early years welcome, but does not go far enough - Barnardos

16 April 2015 – Today’s announcement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, James Reilly, of a €7m capital investment budget for early years services is a welcome step, said Barnardos. However the children’s charity cautioned that it does not go far enough to address the barriers of availability and affordability that prevent children from participating in and benefitting from qua...

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01 April 2015 in , ,

Press Release: Action needed to prevent a problem becoming a crisis for vulnerable children - Barnardos

1 April 2015 – Today’s publication of the latest Child Care Law Reports reveals the urgent need for investment in mental health and social work supports for vulnerable children....

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