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CRA Report Card 2022
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CRA Report Card 2022

Children’s Rights Alliance launched the 2022 Report Card on 21 February. ‘As with last year’s report, the backdrop for this year’s publication is Covid-19. The pandemic changed so much for children and young people again in 2021 – school closures, reduced availability of services and stoppages of those activities that make life normal like playdates,...

KHF Welcomes New CEO, Dr. Cliona Hannon
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KHF Welcomes New CEO, Dr. Cliona Hannon

Dr. Cliona Hannon is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Katharine Howard Foundation and a Chen Yidan Visiting Global Fellow in Harvard University 2021-2022. Cliona was formerly Director of the Trinity Access Programmes (1999-2021), Trinity College Dublin and a Visiting Fellow and Course Director in Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University (2016-21). She has developed...

Dr.Noelle Spring Retires as KHF Director
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Dr.Noelle Spring Retires as KHF Director

Happy New Year to all and I hope this finds you well and surviving okay during the continuation of these strange times. I have now retired from the Foundation at the end of 2021. Having worked in this role for the past 23 years, I am ready to hand over the baton and have been...

PEIN’s new podcast series
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PEIN’s new podcast series

Perspectives on Prevention, is a new podcast series, delivered by PEIN. The series is hosted by one of PEIN’s founding members, Marian Quinn, who chats to people who have experiences to share, insights to explore and expertise to draw on from the field of child and family services. Episode 1 features Vivian Geiran, the former...

Position Paper on Breastfeeding
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Position Paper on Breastfeeding

A paper from the the Faculty of Paediatrics, Faculty of Public Health and the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland highlights that despite improvements over the last 15 years, breastfeeding rates in Ireland remain below international targets. Cultural norms, knowledge gaps among healthcare professionals and lack of practical support impact on these rates....

International Women’s Day- Celebrating Women in Philanthropy
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International Women’s Day- Celebrating Women in Philanthropy

Philanthropy Ireland highlight the legacy of Katharine Howard on International Women’s Day. ‘Ahead of her time’ is a phrase frequently used in respect of what many women have achieved across various fields of activity. In the field of philanthropy in Ireland, it most definitely applies to Katharine Howard. Founder of a foundation bearing her name...