Children's Issues in the news
ISPCC Welcomes Supreme Court Ruling and Calls for Continued Momentum on Children's Rights
'We are delighted that the outcome today now means that the Referendum Bill can now be passed to the President for signing into law.'
300 Irish Children Called ISPCC Childline Threatening Suicide in 2014
The ISPCC Childline Report 2014 was held in the European Public Space in Dublin today. Key data on the scale and nature of the demand for Childline was revealed. Childline also celebrated ambassadors Ryan Tubridy, Senator Jillian van Turnhout, Saoirse Ronan, David Coleman and Kate Brennan Harding, to recognise their tremendous support to ISPCC Childline.
Acting Out of my Comfort Zone
The joy of a new job is - for me- the mix of excitement and mild terror that comes from learning about a brand new organisation- how it ticks, what works and what needs reform... I'm learning countless new things each day. For example, this blog could also have been entitled 'Everything I Thought I Knew About Physical Punishment of Children Was Wrong'.
ISPCC confirms its support for a Yes Vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has joined a coalition of organisations under the leadership of BeLongTo YES , Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT young people, to support a Yes Vote in the forthcoming Marriage Equality Referendum
Irish Red Cross Waterford Unit leading the way on Bullying Prevention
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) are delighted to announce that the Youths section of the Irish Red Cross Waterford Unit are the first club in Ireland to be awarded the ISPCC’s Shield Flag!
The ISPCC Warmly Welcomes the Child and Family Relationships Bill
The ISPCC is delighted that the Child and Family Relationships Bill has been passed by the Seanad. The ISPCC has been campaigning for this legislation for many years, and so is particularly pleased to see that the Bill places the Best Interests of children at its heart.
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.