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# Advocacy

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# Advocacy
‘Why are they executing so many people? 81 before the Chelsea match’
A group of Newcastle fans won’t be cheering if the club beat Man United on Sunday.
All time
# representation
'Embarrass them in the media' - how a club players' body took on the GAA and won
CPA Chairman Micheál Briody says they have achieved the goal they set for themselves when they formed back in 2017.
Opinion: Disabled people in Ireland need the right to personal assistance
Assistance is often the difference between existing and living for many of us, writes James Cawley.
Opinion: Teaching unions' stance on education plans for students with disabilities sets a worrying precedent
I believe that the unions are targeting industrial action at a minority and that this sets a worrying precedent for all minority groups, writes Adam Harris.
# Advocacy
Judge 'completely agrees' complainants in rape cases should have access to legal advice
Mr Justice Paul Butler made his comments during his sentencing of a 24-year-old Dublin man.
# Barnardos
Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children
The children’s charity estimates that €103 million would eliminate costs for all parents.
Column: Collaboration, though not easy, is essential for charities to make a difference
It’s very rare that a social justice ‘win’ can be claimed by any one group – but when civil society organisations come together to fight for a cause, the results are inspiring, writes Anna Visser on National Giving Week.
# Magdalenes
Survivor guide published for Magdalene women applying to Commission
The guide for survivors is published ahead of a report by a former High Court judge into how the State can best provide redress and support for the women.
# Mental Health
Grangegorman whistleblower out of work as Irish Advocacy Network hit by funding shortage
Louise Bayliss was “shocked” to hear that the Irish Advocacy Network had no jobs for its trainees but CEO Colette Nolan said funding has got so tight the group is looking for ways to keep the staff it already has.
Column: Dragging heels on climate change hurts the poor
The changing patterns of climate and other factors have caused chaos in the developing world, writes Concern’s CEO Tom Arnold. This week’s Earth Summit is a chance to prioritise solutions.
# Charities
Action needed to secure charity independence, suggests report
A report published by an umbrella body of Irish charities says legal changes are needed to allow charities to flourish.
# Advocacy
Bono’s advocacy group responds to criticisms over salaries and media gifts
ONE Action says that it sent gifts to journalists to raise awareness about development issues.
# Advocacy
Bono's advocacy organisation sends expensive gifts to journalists
ONE Action sent expensive gifts to reporters to highlight… eh, global poverty.