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Belongto brought 37 schools together to award them with an LGBTQ+ Quality Mark

Last Friday, Belongto brought 37 schools together to award them with an LGBTQ+ Quality Mark for their commitment towards LGBTQ+ inclusion. Students, teachers and principals came from across the country, the celebratory event at The Foundry, Google Headquarters in Dublin.

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New framework of services for older people needed

Current approach to commissioning services questioned at seminar on aging. Chair of Sage Advocacy tells national seminar on ageing that “we must move beyond policy making to the construction of a new social institution – a ‘GAA for Care’."

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Justice Committee highlights serious deficiencies with Facial Recognition Technology bill

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice has published its pre-legislative scrutiny report on General Scheme of the Draft General Scheme of the Garda Síochána Bill 2023. It follows significant concerns about the scheme being raised by ICCL, Digital Rights Ireland, several leading academic experts, the Law Society of Ireland and the Data Protection Commission.

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Cost-of-living crisis continuing to impact families

The latest annual Barnardos and ALDI Ireland Food Insecurity Research was launched. The research found that food insecurity in families with children is worsening. The research found that food insecurity in families with children is worsening.

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Irish Hospice Foundation: Time to Reflect Report

Time to Reflect is the findings from a survey commissioned by Irish Hospice Foundation to explore the impact of COVID-19 and public health measures on the experiences and perceptions of the Irish population in relation to dying, death, and bereavement during this time.

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From Malin Head to Mizen Head: Whole Wild World Bus Tour

Laureate na nÓg Patricia Forde has announced the route and schedule of her upcoming, first-of-its-kind ‘Whole Wild World Bus Tour’, which will bring children’s writers and illustrators to schools, libraries, bookshops and cultural venues all along the west coast of Ireland this April.

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Treoir launches campaign for ‘Yes’ votes in Family and Care Referendums

Treoir launched a public campaign to support ‘Yes’ votes in the two upcoming referendums that take place on March 8th. Treoir called on the public to get informed, to make sure they are registered – and to support both amendments in favour of greater family & gender equality.

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Our World Irish Aid Awards 2023-2024

The Our World Irish Aid Awards is an educational program designed for third to sixth class pupils. The program offers curriculum-linked material to teach pupils about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Irish Aid's initiatives aimed at reducing global poverty, hunger, and humanitarian need.

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Peter McVerry Trust appoints new CEO

Peter McVerry Trust has confirmed the successful conclusion of its recruitment process for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Niall Mulligan, who will take up the position in mid-April is the current National Secretary of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Carmichael’s Governance Dilemma

We have just released the eighth edition of Carmichael’s Governance Dilemma where we look at a real-life challenge that a nonprofit Board has faced and consider a range of responses. The scenarios are anonymised so as not to identify any particular nonprofit.

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