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Barnardos: 1,400 parents say enough is enough

Barnardos’ Annual School Costs Survey has found parents continue to pay substantial costs in getting their children ready to return to school each September. Barnardos is calling on the government to take the first step in providing free education by introducing free school books, at the miniscule cost of just 0.2% of the overall education budget, for all primary school children in Budget 2020.

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Nationwide

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26/08/19

SVP wants tobacco style warning on moneylender advertising

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) is seeking to have all licensed moneylenders carry a tobacco style high cost loans warning on their advertising and literature. In a submission to the Department of Finance SVP has said that it is astonishing that no such warning is currently required in advertisements related to licensed moneylending.

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Nationwide

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30/08/19

Alcohol Action Ireland release its annual Alcohol Market Review and Price Survey 2019

Alcohol Action Ireland published its annual off-trade alcohol market review and price survey. It again demonstrates the remarkable affordability of alcohol to every day shoppers and the urgent necessity to commence Minimum pricing of alcohol products that will ensure the low cost of the strongest, cheapest alcohol will be tackled.

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Nationwide

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31/08/19

Online information hub helps adults learn about their education and training options

AONTAS, the National Adult Learning Organisation launched the new website for the One Step Up Information and Referral Service which helps adults find out about their education and training options. This new website provides information on courses, funding supports and contact details for various services to support adult learners access and progress in education.

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Nationwide

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12/09/19

Good Governance Awards

The Good Governance Awards (GGA) is an initiative that recognises and encourages adherence to good governance practice by nonprofit organisations in Ireland. The Awards were developed in 2016 by Carmichael and are supported by Boardmatch, Charities Institute Ireland, Dóchas, Enclude, Volunteer Ireland, The Wheel, together with our corporate partners; 2into3, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Davy, Dept. of Rural & Community Development, Mason Hayes & Curran, Mazars Ireland and The Governance Company.

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Nationwide

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13/09/19

Trauma Informed Care in Practice Conference - Call for Submissions

This is a call for academic presentations or practice-based workshops in order to share learning on implementing trauma theory and trauma-informed care in human services across a wide spectrum of client groups and needs. We invite presenters who have undertaken: Research, Programme evaluation on trauma implementation & Pilots of new programmes. Or who have expertise by experience.

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Dublin

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13/09/19

Culture Night 2019

Culture is catching with venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland as they open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. Returning for its fourteenth year, Culture Night 2019 will take place on Fri Sep 20th.

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Nationwide

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20/09/19

Simon Community Launches Closing the Doors of Homelessness Campaign

The Simon Communities launched their Closing the Door on Homelessness campaign. The charity, which is marking 50 years since its foundation in Ireland in 1969, has launched the campaign to tell the stories of people it has supported to close the door on homelessness. In the campaign, Simon Community clients will be sharing their experiences of the safety and security of closing their own front door behind them.

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Nationwide

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20/09/19

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