Press Release: “This is a seminal… – Irish Refugee Council | Facebook

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Press Release:

"This is a seminal moment in the long campaign to end Direct Provision. We first called for Direct Provision to end shortly after it was introduced. It is a hugely criticised system with a wealth of reports and commentary on what is wrong with it. Now it is time to replace it. We welcome the report. It broadly reflects the Advisory Group recommendations published in January and research we commissioned (Implementing Alternatives to Direct Provision) published in January."


Press release: Irish Refugee Council welcome White Paper, focus now on implementation

26 February 2021 Responding to the publication of the Government's White Paper, Nick Henderson, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council said: "This is a seminal moment in the long campaign to end Direct Provision. We first called for Direct Provision to end shortly after it was introduced. It is a hugely c...


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Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Falls Again

Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Falls Again Endangered Species Act Protection Urgent for Iconic Pollinator WASHINGTON, D.C.—The...

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BREAKING: Eastern Monarch butterfly population falls—AGAIN. We're truly at a critical juncture.

"Last December even the Trump administration, the most anti-environment administration on record, could not deny that Monarchs deserve the important protection that endangered species listing provides. They just put it off for an unconscionable four more years. Now the 2021 count shows Monarch numbers declining considerably further because of Monsanto's toxic Roundup. So we are calling on the Biden administration to do what is right and what the science and law demands—list Monarchs now."
—George Kimbrell, legal director at the Center for Food Safety


And now for something a little… – Innovista Ireland | Facebook

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And now for something a little different...
Leadership, families and lockdown.. including some extra resources. We'd love to hear what you think..


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Do you think of yourself as a leader?


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We are excited to be hosting Members consultations on Zoom next week on the Draft State Report to the UNCRPD. There are different themes each day from March 3-10. Network members can register at


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Government announces funding to open St Gabriels Children’s Respite House

St Gabriels government funding – Eoin Coleman and his father Paul with Aisling Cullen pictured above at St Gabriel’s Centre in Limerick. Picture: Arthur Ellis Government announces fundin…


“The Department of Education states that… – Dyslexia Association of Ireland | Facebook

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“The Department of Education states that the duration of the examinations will remain the same as set out in the published timetable. This means students will have additional time to read the paper and answer a reduced number of questions.”


Reduced number of Leaving Cert questions for June exams

The number of questions that this year's Leaving Certificate students are expected to answer in their June examination papers is to be reduced, in a further effort to lighten the load on candidates.