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# barnardos - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey
# Back To School
# Back To School

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey

Jul 28th 2021, 11:10 AM 11,887 Views 6 Comments

63% were concerned about their children’s emotional development and 51% were concerned about social skills.

# barnardos - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity
# Helping Hand
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# Helping Hand

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity

Apr 1st 2020, 12:53 PM 4,418 Views 3 Comments

The Munster star is hoping to raise €15,000 for Barnardos Ireland.

# barnardos - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school

Aug 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 14,945 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to the Barnardos School Costs Survey, published today.

# barnardos - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'
# Children's Charity
# Children's Charity

Barnardos confirms redundancies amid financial concerns as it makes 'shift in strategic direction'

Mar 19th 2019, 11:33 AM 18,681 Views 22 Comments

The children’s charity has said it was still coping with gaps in state in funding first introduced a decade ago.

# barnardos - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years
# Tusla
# Tusla

Tusla has deemed 350 unborn children at risk of significant harm in 3 years

Jan 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,415 Views 45 Comments

Last year, Tusla deemed that 100 unborn children were at risk of significant harm and took steps to protect them.

# barnardos - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Patient advocates among new board members of the HSE
# Health
# Health

Patient advocates among new board members of the HSE

Jan 22nd 2019, 10:18 PM 11,133 Views 18 Comments

The board will be appointed on an administrative basis until legislation has passed.

# barnardos - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
# Back To School

Parents report going hungry over cost of sending their children to school

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 12,187 Views 52 Comments

Average back-to-school costs have risen at all levels since last year.

# barnardos - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'We come across kids who are exhausted... situations where toilet training has been almost impossible'
# Hidden Homelessness
# Hidden Homelessness

'We come across kids who are exhausted... situations where toilet training has been almost impossible'

May 30th 2018, 1:41 PM 20,986 Views 28 Comments

Advocates today called for more action on so-called hidden homelessness.

# barnardos - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Children's rights groups angry at Dáil vote setting digital age of consent at 16 (they wanted it to be 13)
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Children's rights groups angry at Dáil vote setting digital age of consent at 16 (they wanted it to be 13)

May 16th 2018, 7:04 PM 19,584 Views 15 Comments

The government had put forward a proposal to set the digital age of consent at 13.

# barnardos - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Ronan is five years old and has to share a bed with his mother in his grandparents' house
# Hidden Homelessness
# Hidden Homelessness

Ronan is five years old and has to share a bed with his mother in his grandparents' house

Mar 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 42,357 Views 96 Comments

Hidden homelessness is a growing problem in Ireland.

# barnardos - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'We're failing children': One in seven kids lost to homelessness, poverty or neglect
# Lost Children
# Lost Children

'We're failing children': One in seven kids lost to homelessness, poverty or neglect

Feb 21st 2018, 7:56 AM 11,703 Views 82 Comments

Barnardos wants €250 million to be invested in public services to help children in need.

# barnardos - Friday 15 September, 2017

'I'd get my pocket money and give them an ice cream' - 2,973 children are homeless in Ireland
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'I'd get my pocket money and give them an ice cream' - 2,973 children are homeless in Ireland

Sep 15th 2017, 6:10 AM 14,974 Views 24 Comments

Today is Barnardos’ national collection day.

# barnardos - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'
# School Costs
# School Costs

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'

Aug 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,662 Views 41 Comments

School principals say rising costs are putting pressure on parents and on schools.

# barnardos - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?

Aug 2nd 2017, 9:24 AM 14,382 Views 91 Comments

Many parents will have to spend hundreds of euro in the coming weeks.

# barnardos - Friday 21 July, 2017

'Not a legacy to be proud of': Charities tell ministers how to pull 139,000 children out of poverty
# Children
# Children

'Not a legacy to be proud of': Charities tell ministers how to pull 139,000 children out of poverty

Jul 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 7,692 Views 18 Comments

Today, leading NGOs will outline measures they say could make a real different to the quality of life of children in this country.

# barnardos - Thursday 16 February, 2017

'Imagine the trauma, fear and confusion': 55% surge in child homelessness
# Appalling
# Appalling

'Imagine the trauma, fear and confusion': 55% surge in child homelessness

Feb 16th 2017, 8:42 AM 8,699 Views 85 Comments

Children’s charity Barnardos said it was appalled by the figures

# barnardos - Friday 3 February, 2017

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage
# Domestic Violence Bill
# Domestic Violence Bill

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage

Feb 3rd 2017, 5:34 PM 16,666 Views 23 Comments

The bill needs to be approved by the Oireachtas before it’s enacted.

# barnardos - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Barnardos didn't stick to the guidelines for paying its senior staff, says audit
# Ceo Pay
# Ceo Pay

Barnardos didn't stick to the guidelines for paying its senior staff, says audit

Jan 24th 2017, 9:54 AM 23,519 Views 36 Comments

Another HSE audit found a discrepancy in fuel cards used by the National Ambulance Service.

# barnardos - Monday 5 December, 2016

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes

Dec 5th 2016, 1:10 PM 22,483 Views 30 Comments

A report today highlighted the devastating impact living in an abusive environment can have on every part of a child’s life.

# barnardos - Sunday 27 March, 2016

'A terminally ill child was forced to live in a car for weeks - this is not right'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'A terminally ill child was forced to live in a car for weeks - this is not right'

Mar 27th 2016, 11:15 AM 117 Views 87 Comments

June Tinsley writes that some families are living in deplorable conditions around the country and says the time for talk is over.

# barnardos - Monday 15 June, 2015

Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children
# Barnardos
# Barnardos

Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children

Jun 15th 2015, 10:45 AM 5,206 Views 44 Comments

The children’s charity estimates that €103 million would eliminate costs for all parents.

# barnardos - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"
# Nanny State
# Nanny State

Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"

May 28th 2015, 9:37 AM 13,018 Views 159 Comments

One TD is very unhappy about the proposal.

# barnardos - Monday 18 May, 2015

A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food
# Hunger
# Hunger

A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food

May 18th 2015, 10:12 AM 13,570 Views 69 Comments

A full third of Irish parents with young children are concerned about feeding their family.

# barnardos - Monday 23 March, 2015

Mother and three children forced to take damp two-bed flat with sewage issues
# Distress
# Distress

Mother and three children forced to take damp two-bed flat with sewage issues

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:32 PM 20,709 Views 52 Comments

The family took the flat to avoid emergency accommodation.

# barnardos - Monday 23 February, 2015

The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo
# National Scandal
# National Scandal

The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo

Feb 23rd 2015, 5:03 PM 11,164 Views 46 Comments

“In its last year in office, how will the Government respond to these children?”

# barnardos - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Thinking of binning that unwanted gift? Think again...
# One Persons Trash...
# One Persons Trash...

Thinking of binning that unwanted gift? Think again...

Dec 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,864 Views 4 Comments

Received something you don’t want or need this Christmas? Barnardos could use it.

# barnardos - Sunday 31 August, 2014

'There's a little boy or girl in your community who's going to bed cold or going to school hungry'
# Support
# Support

'There's a little boy or girl in your community who's going to bed cold or going to school hungry'

Aug 31st 2014, 4:30 PM 9,693 Views 35 Comments

Barnardos says that ‘without the generosity of volunteers we would not be able to reach the children who need our support’.

# barnardos - Monday 25 August, 2014

Teachers see a worrying rise in Irish children coming to school hungry
# Missing Out
# Missing Out

Teachers see a worrying rise in Irish children coming to school hungry

Aug 25th 2014, 9:40 AM 14,326 Views 128 Comments

Missing breakfast is causing kids to lose six weeks of learning each year.

# barnardos - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'
# Back To School
# Back To School

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'

Jul 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,423 Views 29 Comments

Barnardos calls on government to take a stand on cost of school uniforms and books as parents are “being pushed to breaking point again and again”.

# barnardos - Saturday 12 July, 2014

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?
# Charity
# Charity

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?

Jul 12th 2014, 11:15 AM 15,483 Views 71 Comments

Barnardos wants to know about the price of socks, PE clothes and tablets.

# barnardos - Friday 27 June, 2014

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?
# Good Cause
# Good Cause

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?

Jun 27th 2014, 3:49 PM 13,767 Views 24 Comments

Barnardos has launched an online fundraising campaign to buy a bike for a young boy after his was stolen yesterday. His family cannot afford a new one.

# barnardos - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families
# Barnardos
# Barnardos

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families

Jun 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,380 Views 4 Comments

Barnardos said that of action isn’t taken, lasting damage could be inflicted on children and parents.

# barnardos - Monday 19 May, 2014

Child worried that Santa wouldn't find him because he was in emergency accommodation
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Child worried that Santa wouldn't find him because he was in emergency accommodation

May 19th 2014, 10:50 PM 17,945 Views 52 Comments

Barnardos says that children are the hidden victims of the housing crises.

HSE admits 54 child mental health vacancies are still not filled
# Children
# Children

HSE admits 54 child mental health vacancies are still not filled

May 19th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,054 Views 6 Comments

This is despite the fact that investment was allocated for these jobs two years ago and demand is rising, with 2,943 children now waiting to see therapists.

# barnardos - Friday 7 February, 2014

Gaps in HSE supports putting futures of children with speech problems at risk
# Early Intervention
# Early Intervention

Gaps in HSE supports putting futures of children with speech problems at risk

Feb 7th 2014, 7:26 PM 9,245 Views 35 Comments

Figures released this week reveal there are eleven HSE areas that have no early intervention teams at all.

# barnardos - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible'
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible'

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:02 AM 5,874 Views 39 Comments

A coalition of health groups are meeting this morning to urge that upcoming legislation be enacted.

# barnardos - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Charities warn that children in care are at risk of sexual exploitation
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Charities warn that children in care are at risk of sexual exploitation

Sep 18th 2013, 6:29 PM 5,514 Views 9 Comments

It follows the revelation this week that over thirty people have been arrested in Northern Ireland as part of a major child abuse investigation.

# barnardos - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Charities speaking in Leinster House have a bottom line: 'No more cuts'
# Austerity
# Austerity

Charities speaking in Leinster House have a bottom line: 'No more cuts'

Sep 11th 2013, 1:11 PM 4,947 Views 46 Comments

Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay says that policy makers seem to ‘regard children as being the cause for the mess we’re in’.

# barnardos - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents?

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:45 AM 14,427 Views 179 Comments

There have been calls for schools to allow parents to buy generic uniforms and iron-on crests to save money. Do you agree?

# barnardos - Thursday 1 August, 2013

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