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ESRI: Growing Up in Ireland Study

Growing Up in Ireland has been carried out on by the ESRI and Trinity College Dublin since it first started in 2006. The study follows the progress of two cohorts: Cohort ’98 (the ‘Child Cohort’) who were aged 9 years at first interview in 2007 and Cohort ’08 (the Infant Cohort) who were just 9 months in the first wave in 2008. A wide range of topics is covered and mainly come under the three broad domains of health, education and socio-emotional well-being.

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Nationwide

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13/12/19

Léargas celebrate educators who are shaping an inclusive and diverse society for Ireland’s ‘global generation’

European values are fundamental to building a more inclusive society and countering marginalisation and exclusion. That’s according to Léargas, the national agency for Erasmus+ and the European Solidarity Corps, who hosted their annual forum, ‘An Inclusive Europe: Stronger Together’, at Dublin Castle.

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Nationwide

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13/12/19

Barnardos Calls for Support for Children this Christmas

Barnardos children’s charity is launching its Christmas appeal and calling for much needed donations from the public. The children’s charity, who work with more than 17,700 children and families each year, has in excess of 500 families waiting for their help around the country. Barnardos urgently needs donations from the public to reach these families and the need is particularly high at Christmas time.

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Nationwide

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23/12/19

Threshold Annual Report 2018

Prevention of homelessness an achievable, cost-effective alternative to emergency accommodation in 2020 – Threshold Annual Report 2018. Threshold 2018 Annual Report shows our services saved over 11,000 from homelessness. A failure to step up and stop homelessness will lead to yet more human misery as evicted families look to emergency services for shelter and support, the national housing charity Threshold has said.

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Nationwide

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31/12/19

Employment numbers up by 63,000 in 2018 – SOLAS

The number of people entering employment in 2018 increased by 63,000, bringing the total employed in Ireland up to 2.26 million. That’s according to SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, which published the 2019 National Skills Bulletin. The increase in employment in 2018 is spread across many sectors, particularly for administrative support, education and construction.

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Nationwide

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03/01/20

Launch of Ireland’s National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy 2019 - 2021

The Strategy contains over 100 actions that are aimed at promoting inclusion, protecting rights and improving the quality of life and wellbeing of LGBTI+ people. It reflects the commitment in the Programme for Government to create an equal, fair and inclusive society for all, target discrimination and enable LGBTI+ people to overcome the barriers they face.

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Nationwide

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03/01/20