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16 July 2014 in ,

Failings Prove Need for Further Investment

Dublin, 16 July 2014 – The death of any child and young person is tragic. These unnecessary deaths of children in care must be avoided in future by ensuring a robust child welfare and protection system is in place, said Barnardos following today’s launch of reports by the National Review Panel into five deaths of children in care....

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14 July 2014 in , , , ,

Does Your Teddy Bear Have the X Factor?

14 July 2014 - The Teddy Audition, an open casting for Teddy Bears will be held on Monday, 21st July in Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin 2 from 2 - 4pm. You have one week to get your teddy ready! The selected Teddy will co-star with Fair City’s Maclean Burke in a physically charged powerful performance of a brand new play called Joe Prop which will tour Ireland in support of Barnardos....

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11 July 2014 in , ,

Children Must Be A Priority - Cabinet Reshuffle

Another change of personnel in the role of Minister for Children must not suggest the position is a stop-gap, said Barnardos following the announcement in today’s cabinet reshuffle and the appointment of James Reilly, TD, into the post. The children’s charity urged the Government to continue its 2011 commitment to improving children’s lives....

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08 July 2014 in ,

Does the cost of school put your family under pressure?

Please watch and share our short video about the cost of school. We're gathering information and comments from parents about the high cost of education in Ireland, in our Annual School Costs Survey. The survey only takes five minutes to complete - we'd really appreciate it if you could fill it out if you have a child in school, and please share it with any parents of school-age children that...

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03 July 2014 in ,

Please create a special childhood memory

Amy has only ever seen farm animals in picture books; she has never seen the sea and she doesn’t know what it’s like to ride a bike. That’s why Barnardos has developed a programme of summer outings which give disadvantaged children like Amy the chance to experience what most of us take for granted. ...

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