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28 July 2015 in , , ,

Long overdue Adoption Bill huge step forward, but could go further

Barnardos welcomes the publication of the General Scheme and Heads of the Adoption (Information and Tracing) Bill which will allow adoptees access to their birth certificates. The Bill finally recognises the importance of a person’s right to their identity while balancing it against the right to privacy of the birth mother. ...

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22 July 2015 in , , ,

Childcare report promises much, but will it deliver?

The Government’s major new report on childcare contains progressive provisions, but cannot be anything more than window dressing for struggling families unless it is actually implemented. ...

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17 July 2015 in , , ,

Go Team Barnardos at the L’Etape du Tour 2015!

Good luck to Team Barnardos participants taking part in the legendary L'etape du Tour 2015 this Sunday! As well as preparing for this amazing world class challenge they’ve raised valuable funds for Barnardos....

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08 July 2015 in ,

Our 2015 School Costs Survey is Now Open - Please Complete and Share

Our annual survey on the cost of school is now open and we encourage all parents and guardians of school-age children to take it. By completing it you will help us to build a picture of the real cost of 'free' education in Ireland, and it also gives you an opportunity to have your say about this issue....

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07 July 2015 in , , , ,

Mary Byrne launches single in aid of Barnardos

Bank of Ireland staff have joined Mary Byrne in the recording studio to record their very first charity single in aid of Barnardos. The CD entitled ‘Wonder Child ‘features the lead vocals of Mary Byrne of X-Factor Fame and backing vocals from Bank of Ireland staff....

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