Children's Issues in the news
Outstanding Achievement for ISPCC's Childline Service at the Irish Healthcare Centre Awards
ISPCC was delighted to receive the award for Outstanding Achievement at the Irish Healthcare Centre Awards on Friday night last in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire.
The ISPCC Appoints New Director of Fundraising
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has appointed Gill Waters as its new Director of Fundraising. Gill joins the ISPCC from LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice where she held the position of Fundraising Manager.
ISPCC “Blue Shield" Flag awarded to St. Oliver’s Community School, Drogheda, Co. Louth
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) are delighted to announce that St. Oliver’s Community School Drogheda have reached Shield Flag Status!
National Campaign to Stand Up Against Bullying receives the support of Minister Reilly
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) are delighted that the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. James Reilly is supporting the ISPCC Shield Campaign.
National Campaign to Stand Up Against Bullying, ISPCC Annual Shield Launch Today in Dublin
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) today (March 9th) in Dublin’s city centre officially launches the fourth national ISPCC Annual Shield Campaign with the support of Rory Cowan of Mrs. Brown fame.
ISPCC Director of Services Recognised for Work with Children
The ISPCC’s Director of Services, Caroline O’Sullivan was honoured at the Best of the South West awards this weekend, for her work in child protection and welfare. Caroline, who hails from Kerry, and has worked at the ISPCC for 19 years, and until recently was also Interim CEO of the organisation.
The ISPCC is delighted to have the support of the IRFU with its “Shield My Club” toolkit
The ISPCC have joined forces with the IRFU and ISPCC Ambassadors Jamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney to promote the use of this tool-kit which enables clubs to improve upon their anti-bullying policies and further emphasise that bullying is not acceptable in any form within the community.
March is ISPCC's Shield Anti-Bullying Month
March 1st 2015 will see the beginning of the ISPCC Shield Anti-Bullying Month. The Shield is a symbol of protection against bullying and throughout the month we will be raising awareness about the work that we do in the ISPCC to address this complex issue.
Thalia Heffernan launches new ISPCC Shield Bangle
A huge thank you to Thalia Heffernan for launching our new ISPCC Shield Bangle! The Bangle will be available exclusively in Penneys stores nationwide from Friday onwards for €2.50 with all proceeds going to the ISPCC.
ISPCC express concern over the high number of at-risk children who currently do not have an allocated social worker
ISPCC express concern over the number of children who are deemed to be at-risk and yet have no social worker allocated to their case. This lack of provision is worrying and is most definitely not meeting the needs of these vulnerable children and young people. All children have the right to be safe and protected from any form of abuse and neglect.