Now showing items 67-86 of 154

    • Impact of Covid19 on Early Years Education & Childcare 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      Barnardos has been delivering quality, evidenced based services, providing practical and emotional supports to children, parents and families for almost 60 years. In 2019 we worked with more than 17,000 children and families ...
    • Infographic on Waiting Lists 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Statistics relevant to waiting lists for Speech and Language, Mental Health Services, and Disability Assessment with regional breakdowns.
    • Initial Observations on the Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2009 

      Barnardos; Irish Association of Young People in Care; Irish Foster Care Association (Barnardos, 2010-01)
      Barnardos, the Irish Association of Young People in Care and the Irish Foster Care Association (hereafter referred to as the group) welcomes the opportunity afforded by the Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2009 to improve the ...
    • Joint Submission to the Office of the Minister for Children on the Implementation of the Ryan Report Recommendations 

      Barnardos; CARI; Children’s Rights Alliance; Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; ISPCC; One in Four; Rape Crisis Network Ireland (Barnardos, CARI, Children’s Rights Alliance, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, ISPCC, One in Four & Rape Crisis Network Ireland, No date)
      The publication of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse report affords us the opportunity to acknowledge the great failings of the Irish State in its past protection of children placed in its care. It is essential ...
    • Make the Grade 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      The intrinsic right to an education is guaranteed to every child in Ireland under Section 42 of the Irish Constitution. Articles 28 and 29 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child give further voice to those ...
    • A Million Reasons to Get it Right : The Barnardos Children's Declaration 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      The purpose of A Million Reasons to Get it Right — The Barnardos Children’s Declaration is to shine a spotlight on the key issues that affect children’s lives. Our hope is that the recommendations we are proposing will ...
    • Missing Separated Children in Ireland 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Between 2000 and 2010, 513 separated children went missing from State care and 440 of them are still unaccounted for (Irish Times, 10 th January 2011). Previously, hostels for separated children did not have round the ...
    • Moving On: Aftercare Provision in Ireland 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
      As children journey through childhood, adolescence and into adulthood the majority experience love, support and stability that enables them to grow into independent, self assured adults. They often stay in the family ...
    • National Vetting Bureau Bill - Committee Stage Debate 

      Barnardos; The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (Barnardos, 2012-10-17)
      Barnardos and ISPCC strongly welcomes the National Vetting Bureau Bill 2012. While it is disappointing that this Bill copies the 2011 Bill in proposing only the vetting of those in identified employment types rather than ...
    • NDP 2007 - 2013 Submission 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to put in a submission for the 2007 - 2013 National Development Plan. Overall the current NDP (2000 - 2006) has made a significant contribution in a number of areas. Social inclusion was ...
    • NESF Submission on Mental Health and Social Inclusion 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the NESF project team on Mental Health and Social Inclusion. Barnardos’ services operate in over 30 locations around the country working directly with and providing ...
    • NEWB Guidelines on Developing School Codes of Behaviour 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      Barnardos welcomes the development of the Guidelines for Developing School Codes of Behaviour and the invitation to make a submission to the National Educational Welfare Board (NEWB) of our suggested amendments to the ...
    • No to the Use of Physical Punishment 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      Barnardos believes that we, as a society, need to make the statement that hitting a child is as unacceptable, indeed as unlawful, as inflicting violence upon an adult. Ireland has signed up to the UN Convention on the ...
    • Parental Leave 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Parents have the biggest influence on a child’s early life, particularly in their first year. The experiences children have during their first year lays the foundation for the rest of their childhood and for the adults ...
    • Play and Recreation 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
      Every time a child plays, they learn. By sharing and taking turns, negotiating obstacles, exercising imaginations and interacting with others, children develop the skills and experience that in turn lead to enhanced ...
    • Presentation to Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure & Reform 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to present to the Committee and I would like to thank Deputy White and members for inviting us this morning. Barnardos provides services to children and families in 42 projects across ...
    • Presentation to TD briefing on Public Health (Alcohol) Bill for Alcohol Action Ireland 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      Barnardos welcomes the main provisions in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill which aim to tackle Ireland’s harmful relationship with alcohol and bring about significant improvements in public health, safety and wellbeing. ...
    • Programme for Government Recommendations 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      The Covid19 crisis has had widespread implications for children and families in Ireland. Children are bearing an enormous burden placed on them by this pandemic. Vulnerable and at risk children, such as those Barnardos ...
    • Reality of Life for Children and Families Struggling with Recession 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Barnardos services across Ireland are seeing daily the impact of the recession on children and families, many of whom are struggling to cope against a backdrop of reduced household income and widespread cuts to public ...
    • Reflections on Ireland’s UPR Process - from a Children’s Rights Perspective 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2015)
      There have been some welcome developments in relation to the advancement of children’s rights since Ireland’s last UPR review in 2010, including most significantly the 31st Constitutional amendment which introduced ...