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26
Feb, 2015
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.
 
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25
Feb, 2015
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.
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25
Feb, 2015
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.
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20
Feb, 2015
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.
 
 
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20
Feb, 2015
Missing Child Alert: Starr Carew 17 years old
Gardaí at Enniscorthy are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 17 year old Starr Carew missing from Enniscorthy since the 13th February 2015.

 
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05
Feb, 2015
The ISPCC Congratulates Dr Niall Muldoon
The ISPCC would like to congratulate Dr. Niall Muldoon on his appointment as the new Ombudsman for Children which was announced this week.
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29
Jan, 2015
Dr Geoffrey Shannon's Presentation of Report on Child Protection to Joint Oireachtas Committee
Today the ISPCC welcomes Special Rapporteur on Child Protection Dr Geoffrey Shannon’s report presentation to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children. This report was published in November 2014 and covers child protection and developments in international law; general trends emerging from the courts; children and internet safety and forced marriages.
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26
Jan, 2015
TV3 News Coverage of Cork Outcomes Launch
TV3 News- The 12:30 covered the ISPCC Cork Outcomes Launch, speaking with Ann Marie Spillane- Childline supervisor, Mairead O'Sullivan and Tess Noonan- Interim ISPCC Director of Services about the work of the ISPCC and its 2014 outcomes.
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