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Jun, 2018
ISPCC Childline and Printerinks.ie announce a wealth of fun for children this summer
ISPCC Childline is this summer advising all parents and children about the wealth of opportunities for fun and discovery being offered online by charity partner Printerinks.ie.
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Jun, 2018
Ryanair hosts Digital Donation Day in aid of ISPCC Childline
Ryanair, Ireland’s No 1 airline, has announced it will host a digital donation day for 24 hours on the Ryanair.com website, in aid of ISPCC Childline, its 2018 chosen Irish charity partner.
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19
Jun, 2018
ISPCC welcomes that recommendations of investigation on handling of child sexual abuse allegations are to be implemented in full
ISPCC welcomes the commitments given today that HIQA’s significant findings in its investigation on the handling of child sexual abuse allegations by Tusla are accepted and that the report’s recommendations will be implemented in full.
 
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13
Jun, 2018
ISPCC welcomes Ombudsman for Children's Office Report launch; calls for action to address child homeless and deficits in mental health services
The ISPCC has welcomed the publication today of the Ombudsman for Children’s Office’s Annual Report for 2017, which highlights the experiences of young people and families who have experienced Ireland’s mental health, housing, direct provision and other systems
 
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08
Jun, 2018
ISPCC welcomes publication of Digital Strategy Action Plan; calls for measures to protect young people online
The ISPCC has today welcomed the publication by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D., of the 2018 Digital Strategy Action Plan. The Plan, which sets out over 80 actions aimed at maximising the potential of digital technology in the classroom, includes a commitment by the Department of Education to actively contribute to enhancing young people’s online safety.
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28
May, 2018
Childline to answer seven millionth call this year – ISPCC Annual Report looks back on 30 years of listening
The ISPCC’s Annual Report for 2017 highlights a sharp rise in demand among children and young people for its online services, excellent outcomes achieved for children through its childhood support and mentoring services, the dedicated work of its volunteers and the need for continued public support for its work. The Report highlights that Childline is on course to answer its seventh millionth telephone call in 2018. 
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24
May, 2018
Child protection experts call for 24-hour social work service on anniversary of seminal report
The critical need for a 24-hour social work service for children in Ireland was highlighted at an event hosted by the ISPCC to mark one year since the publication of a report on an audit by Special Rapporteur on Child Protection Dr. Geoffrey Shannon of the use by An Garda Siochana of emergency powers under section 12 of the Childcare Act.
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15
May, 2018
Yvonne Connolly launches ‘DONATE FOR DISCOUNTS WEEKEND' at Blanchardstown Centre – 26th - 27th May
Yvonne Connolly has launched Donate for Discounts – a weekend at Blanchardstown Centre supporting ISPCC Childline. Taking place on May 26th and 27th, Donate for Discounts will offer customers the chance to enjoy fantastic entertainment and discounts for up to 100 stores when they show their support for Ireland’s 24-hour listening service for children and young people.
 
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15
May, 2018
Childline urges public to use change to change children’s lives
Broadcaster, writer and Dancing with the Stars 2018 contestant Maia Dunphy has urged young and old alike across Ireland to donate their change to Childline this month and help the service to change the lives of children.
 
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03
May, 2018
Children’s organisations welcome defeat of amendment to raise the age of digital age of consent to 16
Children’s Rights Alliance, ISPCC and other leading children’s organisations welcome defeat of amendment to raise the age of  digital age of consent to 16.
 
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