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    • Barriers to Education Facing Vulnerable Groups 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on topic of the barriers to education facing vulnerable groups. Specifically, our comments will relate to ...
    • Building Brighter Futures: Keeping Children Safe as Houses 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
      Barnardos is appealing to the Property Industry to raise £250,000 this year to help us provide desperately needed services to vulnerable children and their families.
    • The Case for Constitutional Change 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      Barnardos’ vision is an Ireland where childhood is valued and all children and young people are cherished equally. As the Irish Constitution is the supreme source of law in Ireland, Barnardos believes that all children ...
    • Child Poverty: Ireland in Recession 

      End Child Poverty Coalition (Barnardos and others, 2011)
      The recession has hit the lives of many children hard. Child poverty in Ireland did not end during the boom years, in spite of Government promises. Now, as our economic situation worsens, and families up and down the ...
    • Child Prostitution 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      The existence of child prostitution is an alarming indictment of Irish society. Childhood should be a precious time when innocence is protected. We have a moral and societal responsibility to ensure children are protected ...
    • Children Experiencing Neglect 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      The consequences of abuse on a child can be long lasting and varied depending on the severity, the frequency of the abuse, the age of onset and the relationship between victim and abuser. It can affect every aspect of a ...
    • Comprehensive Vetting System 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      Paper describing the vetting system in Ireland and the limitations it has.
    • Dreading December 2010 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Times are tough economically. Barnardos knows that for those children and families living in the most marginalised and disadvantaged communities across Ireland, times have never been tougher. Through our work we have ...
    • Evaluating and Measuring Outcomes for Separated Children 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      The Ryan Implementation Plan (2009) recommended that the Health Service Executive end the use of separately run hostels for separated children seeking asylum and instead implement equity of care policy accommodating them ...
    • Expanding the Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Since its announcement in Budget 2009, the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme has been an undeniable success. Take up of ECCE places has risen to almost 100 per cent with over 100,000 children availing of ...
    • The Experience and Scale of Child Poverty in Ireland 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Across Ireland, Barnardos services 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 ...
    • Hidden Homelessness: Key Recommendations 

      Barnardos, Focus Ireland, Simon Communities in Ireland, Society of St. Vincent de Paul (Barnardos, 2018)
      The housing crisis engulfing the country has been steadily expanding over a number of years. As time has gone on, Government initiatives aimed at tackling the crisis have failed to stem the tide of homelessness, curb ...
    • Hidden Homelessness: What's the problem? 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      The housing crisis engulfing the country has been steadily expanding over a number of years. As time has gone on, Government initiatives aimed at tackling the crisis have failed to stem the tide of children into homelessness, ...
    • The Hidden Housing Crisis 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      Children need a safe, warm and secure place to call home. Inadequate, unsafe or insecure housing has serious repercussions; affecting a child’s mental and physical health, social and emotional development, education and ...
    • The Housing Crisis 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2014)
      Barnardos is seriously concerned about the scale of the housing crisis now facing many low income families particularly those reliant on social welfare. Many children are experiencing their childhood in overcrowded, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...