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  • Barnardos Annual Review 2012: 50 Years Working with Children and Families 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2013)
    2012 marked Barnardos fiftieth year working with children and families in Ireland. From our beginnings as a small organisation working in Dublin and the border counties in 1962, Barnardos has grown to become the largest ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2011. An Opportunity for Change: Putting Children at the Centre 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2012)
    In Barnardos we dare to hope. We know these are challenging times, for us as an economy, as a country, as a society and at times it can seem that these challenges are overwhelming. We are more aware of these challenges ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2010: We Can't Change the World 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
    With all that is happening in our economy, there is a natural inclination for us to want change to happen right here, right now. While we focus so intently on the present journey of recovery out of our current financial ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2009: Surviving Childhood 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
    If Ireland were to be judged by how it treats its children I feel we would be found sadly lacking, on our past performance but also on our present. As a country we have failed our children repeatedly. We have failed to ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2008 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
    What happens to us in our childhood shapes the person we become. The experiences and lessons of those days and years is what moulds us as adults. Many of us have great memories of childhood. Memories of a time when we had ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2007 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2008)
    In 2007 Barnardos conducted a national childhood poll. We wanted to get to the nub of what parents and young people feel are the biggest issues impacting on childhood today. When asked about what factors contribute to a ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2006 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
    In Barnardos we have a mantra, and it is that no child gets left behind. We want to break the cycle of poverty by severing the link between disadvantage and poor educational achievement. We want to ensure that every child ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2005: we are Barnardos 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
    In 21st century Ireland we hear about the costs of things that, when I was growing up, didn’t come with a price tag. Time is a commodity as never before; community is a luxury item and conversation is a text message – ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 04/05 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2005)
    2004 was a landmark year for Barnardos. After considerable exploration and debate we developed an ambitious long term strategy with a strong vision and mission aimed at making Ireland the best place in the world to be a ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2003-2004 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2004)
    Families are so important to children they’re at the heart of all of Barnardos’ work. While our focus is very firmly on children’s rights and needs we believe in the centrality of the family in their lives. That’s why many ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2002-2003: Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2003)
    Barnardos is continually striving to contribute to making Ireland a better place to be a child. In 2002 we marked the tenth successive year of new service development throughout the country. But our concern is for all ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2001-2002: Every Childhood Lasts a Lifetime 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2002)
    The Annual Review describes many of the services we provide throughout Ireland. Barnardos will continue to strive for the highest standards in the delivery of our programmes for vulnerable children and their families. In ...
  • Barnardos Annual Review 2000-2001: Building Children's Futures This Year and Beyond 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2001)
    The needs of children are such that an organisation like Barnardos can never be satisfied that it is doing enough or being as effective as it possibly can. However, without being complacent, it is a pleasure to report on ...
  • Barnardos Annual Report 2017 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2019)
    To a child, poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit and we have over 138,000 children being punished by consistent poverty in our country today. T o add to this, each month during 2017 the number of homeless ...
  • 2018 at a glance 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2021)
    Our mission is to help transform children's lives. Our Vision: every child is able to reach their full potential.
  • Barnardos Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2022)
    I have always believed that what happens to us as children shapes the adults we become. During 2019, it was my privilege to take up the role of chairperson of Barnardos upon the retirement of David Begg in July 2019. It ...
  • Barnardos Annual Report and Financial Statements 2018 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
    There is an often quoted phrase from Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and statesman, which has always resonated with me “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” This is at the heart of what Barnardos ...
  • Barnardos Annual Report and Financial Statements 2017 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
    To a child, poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit and we have over 138,000 children being punished by consistent poverty in our country today. To add to this, each month during 2017 the number of homeless ...
  • Barnardos Annual Report and Financial Statements 2016 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2017)
    It was Jim Henson who invented two of my favourite people, Statler and Waldorf, in the Muppet Show. He must have been a man who understood the magic and mystery of childhood more than most, because his work can turn grown ...
  • Barnardos Annual Report and Financial Statements 2013 

    Barnardos (Barnardos, 2014)
    In 2013 Barnardos worked with almost 9,000 children and families across Ireland to change their lives for the better. We supported them to build their skills, abilities and capacity to change their lives for the better. ...

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