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22 September 2016 in , ,

Children Need Greater Prioritisation in Government’s Housing Plan

Today’s update on activity relating to the Government’s Action Plan on Housing and Homelessness has revealed just how much more has to be done for children....

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16 September 2016 in , , , ,

David Rawle Calls on Public to Support Barnardos

Barnardos’ Young People’s Ambassador David Rawle, best known for his starring role in SKY TV’s Moone Boy, is calling on the Irish public to support Barnardos’ National Collection Day today, Friday 16th September. Buckets for Barnardos will see collectors take to the streets in towns and cities across the country today, raising vital funds for Barnardos’ work with children and families. I...

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15 September 2016 in , ,

Funding Key to Delivering on Ambitious Action Plan on Education

Barnardos welcomed the Government’s Action Plan on Education today but cautioned that increased funding will be key in delivering on its ambitious targets....

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12 September 2016 in ,

Shannon RFC team up with Barnardos

Shannon RFC kicked off the new season with the announcement of a new partnership with Barnardos, Ireland’s leading children’s charity. The announcement came after the Limerick club’s Munster Senior Cup clash with Sundays Well at Thomond Park. As part of the partnership, Shannon RFC have kindly given Barnardos prime position on the front of its new season jersey....

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06 September 2016 in , ,

Ireland United – by supplying free school books to all its children?

Barnardos has launched a campaign to remove the bulk of current costs paid by parents in the Republic’s schools. They argue that instead the Department of Education should fully fund schools to ensure essentials such as school books, classroom resources and transport (for those who need it) are provided. Their initial focus will be on the primary sector and a recent in-depth report that they com...

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