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# care leavers

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'He passionately wanted to improve things for children in care': A tribute to Shane Griffin
Linda Hayden pays tribute to her friend, activist Shane Griffin, who passed away suddenly on December 31.
Opinion: Let's drop the narrative of the undeserving poor and other myths that dehumanise people
My new play attempts to capture the perspective of young people who have been in state care – humanity has to be at the core of our response, writes Fionnuala Kennedy.
Opinion: The Irish state is a very bad parent - when its children turn 18 they often end up on the streets
Sometimes we talk about people ending up as statistics. But there are no statistics compiled for how many children raised in state care become homeless, writes Shane Dunphy.
'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'
EPIC has warned that young care leavers are at an increased risk of homelessness.