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27 October 2016 in , , ,

Applegreen host a night fit for a movie star to support young children

The Oscars came to Dublin on Friday 14th October with the 3rd Applegreen Ball, bringing together colleagues, suppliers and friends to raise vital funds to support Ireland’s Children....

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25 October 2016 in ,

Barnardos Shops Win 2 Awards

Barnardos Shops were honored to take home two awards at the ICSA (Irish Charity Shops Association) member conference on October 21st. Shop Staff were delighted to win the award for Best Shop Window and Best Charity Shop Manager....

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18 October 2016 in ,

Barnardos launches new publication for early years educators

Barnardos has launched a new publication for early years educators – The Key Person Approach: Positive Relationships with Children in the Early Years. The free booklet was officially launched by Fergus Finlay, CEO, Barnardos in Barnardos early years service in Thurles, Co Tipperary, on October 17th. Those at the event were also celebrating the success of Barnardos Early Years Team in Thurles, wh...

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14 October 2016 in ,

How will Budget 2017 affect children?

One of the biggest headlines of Budget 2017 was the investment in subsidised childcare for all. While this has garnered much debate Barnardos is clear this is long overdue and a welcome move, which will provide relief for all families - especially those on low incomes. High quality, affordable childcare is a key way to help end child poverty. However overall Budget 2017 won't make much of a den...

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12 October 2016 in , ,

Budget 2017 – Education Announcements will have Negligible Impact on Education Disadvantage

An additional €37m funding for Tusla, the Child and Family Agency is welcomed and must be directed towards frontline services, said Barnardos today. However the children’s charity added that disappointingly, Budget 2017 decisions regarding education will do little to assist low income families struggling to meet school costs or tackle educational disadvantage....

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