Welcome to the Children’s Rights Alliance Annual Directors' Report 2016.

HIQA Report Shows Too Many Children Without Social Worker

The Children’s Rights Alliance responded today to Overview Report of 2016 HIQA regulation of social care and healthcare services, which includes monitoring and inspecting children’s services.

 

The classical epic Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will be the cornerstone of the concert. Co-Orch Dublin will alternate movements of this Nineteenth Century masterpiece with world premieres of works from Irish contemporary composers.

Tickets are available through Eventbrite here

What? 'A Midsummer Rights Theme' fundraising concert

When? Wednesday 21 June, Doors open 19:30, performance beginning 20:00

Where? CHQ, Dublin 1

Children's Rights Alliance Annual Conference

Children's Rights Alliance Annual Conference

Join us on Tuesday 9 May in the Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin 7 for a day full of exciting panels and discussions on some of the top political issues that will make a critical difference to children’s lives in 2017.

10.00 – 11.00 AGM (for members only)

11.00 – 11.30 Tea/coffee break

PRESS RELEASE

Journey Towards Affordable Childcare Alleviates Pressure on Families

 

The Children’s Rights Alliance has welcomed today’s announcement by Government of its next steps towards making childcare more affordable for all families from this September, including a public information campaign to inform families of their entitlements.

Giving Children in Direct Provision a Voice: How to Make a Complaint to the Ombudsman for Children

Giving Children in Direct Provision a Voice: How to Make a Complaint to the Ombudsman for Children
Wednesday 12 April 2017, 10am – 12pm

Ormond Building, 31-36 Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin 7
Guest Speaker: Páraic Walsh, Investigator, Office of the Ombudsman for Children

PRESS RELEASE

Giving Children in Direct Provision a Voice: How to Make a Complaint to the Ombudsman for Children

 

Wednesday 12 April 2017, 10am – 12pm

 

Ormond Building, 31-36 Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin 7

 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Children’s Interests Must be at Heart of Brexit Negotiations

 
The Children’s Rights Alliance has once again warned of the risks posed to children in the wake of British Prime Minister Theresa May today triggering Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon to remove Great Britain from the European Union.
 
 
Children’s Rights Alliance Welcomes an End to Placing Children in Adult Jails 
 
The Children’s Rights Alliance has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone TD that she will shortly introduce a Ministerial Order to end the detention of young offenders in adult prisons.