Sharp Increase In Number Of Children Living In Emergency Accommodation – Barnardos

Barnardos is drawing attention to the fact that child and family homelessness is a national crisis as the numbers of children living in emergency accommodation have risen sharply in the Mid-West (Clare and Limerick) and the South-East (Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford).   June Tinsley, Head of Advocacy, Barnardos said: “While the total number of […]

Barnardos: 1 In 7 Children In Offaly Are Lost

Barnardos children’s charity has launched its new LOST CHILDHOOD Campaign.  In Ireland 1 in 7 children are lost to homelessness, to poverty and to neglect – this equates to 3,018 children in Offaly.  The children’s charity, which works with more than 15,000 families annually, wants to engage individuals, other organisations and the Government to tackle this […]

Universal Children’s Day – A Day To Celebrate Childhood

Organisations working directly with children have come together with Ireland’s leading children’s rights institutions, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Tusla to celebrate Universal Children’s Day on Monday 20th November. Individuals and organisations across the country are encouraged to get involved on this special day of celebration for children. Visit www.childrensday.ie to find out about events taking place […]

Barnardos And Dell EMC Launch Local Volunteer Drive In Offaly

Barnardos children’s charity is calling on the local community in Offaly to join them by volunteering at their National Collection day this September 15th. The children’s charity, who currently works with more than 14,100 children and families across Ireland and has services for children and families in Offaly urge people to register now! www.barnardos.ie/buckets   […]

Offaly’s Toddlers Are All Hands On DeckForThe Big Toddle For Barnardos

Barnardos children’s charity were joined by Ireland’s littlest pirates to launch the annual Big Toddle for Barnardos. In its 14th year, this May and June will see up to 50,000 toddlers nationwide  – including 898 toddlers in Offaly – lace up their boots and take up the challenge to toddle a half-mile sponsored walk to […]

Kids Munster Football Tournament 10th Anniversary Raffle For Barnardos

When:             Sunday, 28th May 2017 Where:            Douglas Hall Football Club, Co.Cork What:              Each year the Kids for Kids Munster Football Tournament is held in communities in which Barnardos is working to help make a real impact. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of their fundraising efforts, with Kids for Kids raising an incredible €60,000 for Barnardos […]

Barnardos Launches Christmas Toy Appeal

Barnardos has launched its annual Christmas Toy Appeal, supported by GLS ParcelShops. The children’s charity is asking shoppers in Offaly to add the Barnardos Christmas Toy Appeal to their shopping lists this festive season and help make a child’s Christmas. Every Christmas Barnardos needs gifts for children of all ages, from babies through to teenagers. […]

Barnardos National Collection Day – Volunteers Needed

Barnardos children’s charity is looking for volunteers in Offaly to support its national collection day – Buckets for Barnardos – on Friday 16 September. Please give two hours of your time and help raise funds to support Barnardos work with children and families in Offaly. What: Buckets for Barnardos, Barnardos National Collection Day When: Friday […]

Big Toddle For Barnardos Sponsored By Toddlebox Is Launched

Barnardos Ambassador Tom Vaughan Lawlor joined a group of toddlers in their natural habitat to launch The Big Toddle for Barnardos sponsored by Toddlebox. This May and June thousands of toddlers across Ireland will take up the challenge to toddle a half-mile sponsored walk and raise a roaring €250,000 to help children their own age. […]