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Minister of State Listens to Children’s Experience of Coercive Control  

  30 November: Children are victims of coercive control in their own right – according to children’s charity Barnardos. As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2023, Empower Kids Project and Barnardos are raising awareness of the impact coercive control on children.     The Empower Kids Project, is part of Barnardos’ National Childhood Domestic Violence and Abuse

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Barnardos Advice on Talking to Children about War

Spokespeople Available – 086 044 5966 Once again news of conflict across the world is dominating headlines, social media platforms and conversations across the country. Many children are likely to have been exposed to information about violence. Children do not always talk about what is worrying them but they may be trying to make sense

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Barnardos Reacts to the Budget 2024 Announcements for Children

The range of measures within Budget 2024 will help to alleviate the immediate financial concerns of families we work with across Ireland. They will go some way in the short term to reduce their worries about being able to provide their children with basic essentials. We particularly welcome the expansion of free schoolbooks to secondary

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Barnardos Children’s Charity welcomes the introduction of free schoolbooks for secondary school students up to the end of Junior Cert.

10.10.2023: Barnardos children’s charity welcomes the introduction of free schoolbooks for secondary school students. Suzanne Connolly, Barnardos CEO said: “We welcome the introduction of free schoolbooks for secondary school students up to the end of the Junior Cert. It is positive progress on the work started last year with the introduction of free school books

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Barnardos Cork Shop Calls for Local Support for Reuse Month

25th Sept 2023: Barnardos is encouraging the people of Cork to donate their preloved and reusable items to Barnardos Charity shop this October. Barnardos is actively participating in Reuse month in October. The children’s charity wants people to bring their donations into their local Barnardos shop on 99 North Main Street, Cork. Colette Miller, Barnardos

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Barnardos Giving Day, Friday 22nd September

Donate today and make a huge difference to a vulnerable childKindly supported by Dell Technologies Friday 22nd September 2023. Barnardos children’s charity is calling on the public to “click and donate” what they can online on Friday 22nd September to mark Barnardos Giving Day, kindly supported by Dell Technologies. Barnardos has been supporting children at

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