Recent Submissions

  • Effects of Parental Drinking on Children 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
    Information sheet outlining the consequences of parental alcohol consumption and how it effects children.
  • Extent of Child Abuse in Ireland 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
    Information sheet with statistics relating to the amout of child abuse in Ireland.
  • Changes in the Support of Lone Parents 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
    Information sheet outlining the main proposals issued by the Department of Social and Family Affairs in relation to supporting lone parents.
  • Alcohol Consumption Among Children and Young People 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
    Information sheet with statistics relating to alcohol drinking among children and young people in Ireland.
  • Children's Rights Referendum: Overview 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
    An infographic detailing the issues pertaining to the Children's Rights Referendum.
  • Free Primary Education: Make it a Reality 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2015)
    Infographic showing the cost of universal education.
  • Yes for Children: Reasons to Vote Yes: Infographic 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
    1. Children will have their rights protected in the constitution This referendum is a statement of intent - it says who we are as a country and how we value children - for too long children have been seen and not heard ...
  • Yes for Children (Poster) 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
    A timeline of children's rights in Ireland.
  • Addressing the Housing Crisis - Is Enough Being Done? 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2015)
    Everyone needs a place to call home to instil security, safety and familiarity in their lives. The absence of this affects a child profoundly, leading to feelings of uncertainty, fear, helplessness and anxiety as they see ...
  • Cost Of Living Crisis Impact on Children: Infographic 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2022)
    Infographic on the cost of living crisis nationwide.
  • School Costs 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
    Families on social welfare and those on low incomes face enormous financial pressure in meeting back to school costs. The cost of school books averages €144 for a primary school pupil and €302 for a student at second ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cost of a Child Briefing Paper 

    Harvey, Brian (Barnardos, 2009)
    The modest but real reduction in child poverty in Ireland over recent years is threatened by the proposals made in the McCarthy report and subsequently echoed at government level that the level of Child Benefit should be ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Early Childhood Care and Education 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
    Early childhood is a time of great opportunity for learning and early interventions which promote social and educational development are well proven to be beneficial to children providing both short and long term benefits. ...
  • Children and Mental Health 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
    For children and young people experiencing a mental health illness can affect all aspects of their future development, therefore, prevention and early intervention is the key to stemming the long term effects. Child ...
  • Children and Homelessness 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
    All children deserve to have a place they can call home. Somewhere they feel safe, warm and protected. Homeless children are one of the most marginalised groups of children in Ireland. Children become homeless when a ...
  • Early Childhood Education and Care 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
    The first few years of a child’s life are the most critical in terms of development and learning. Developmental milestones are time-bound and the fact is they are either reached or missed. Remedial action at a later date ...
  • Children and Homelessness 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
    Homeless children are one of the most marginalised groups of children in Ireland. Children become homeless when a number of different life events merge but the overall root cause is poverty. Children experience ‘hidden’ ...

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