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19 June 2018 in , ,

Budget 2019 can be The Most Sustainable Budget Yet – by Prioritising Children

Barnardos has today launched its annual Pre Budget Submission following the release of the Government’s Summer Economic Statement. Barnardos is calling on the Government to address the fact that 1 in 7 children in Ireland are LOST to poverty, homelessness and neglect. The charity is urging the Government to use Budget 2019 make a number of sustainable investments which would support all children...

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19 June 2018 in , ,

Key Lessons to be Learnt for Tusla Following HIQA Report

Barnardos expresses concern about issues raised in today’s Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) report into the management by Tusla of child sexual abuse cases, but welcomes recommendations which offer opportunity for learning and improvement of services....

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31 May 2018 in , ,

Child Homelessness on the Rise Again as Problem of Hidden Homelessness Remains Unaddressed

Barnardos today welcomes Minister Zappone’s plans to extend a scheme which provides free childcare to children under five living in emergency accommodation. Currently the scheme is only available in the Dublin area, but it will now be available from Councils in Clare, Cork City, Cavan, Donegal, Kildare, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Offaly, and Wicklow....

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30 May 2018 in , ,

Hidden Homelessness – a growing problem which needs to be acknowledged and tackled

Leading NGOs in Ireland have called for urgent action to address hidden homelessness. Barnardos, Focus Ireland, Simon Communities in Ireland and Society of St Vincent de Paul are deeply concerned about the thousands of individuals, families and children who are experiencing hidden homelessness. These individuals and families have no place to call home and are often doubling and tripling up, stayin...

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24 May 2018 in , ,

Brows for Barnardos Participating Salons

Close to 100 salons and spas across the country are kindly taking part in Brows for Barnardos this June. These salons are offering an amazing 20% of the cost of every eyebrow treatment to Barnardos from Friday 8th June - Monday 18th June....

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