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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...

Relaunch – Supporting Children campaign- providing access to the many supports and services for children, young people and their families
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Relaunch – Supporting Children campaign- providing access to the many supports and services for children, young people and their families

Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman T.D., launches the second Supporting Children campaign aimed at encouraging everyone to be mindful of vulnerable children and young people in these challenging times. The campaign provides easy-to-access information on services available to children and families throughout the period of Covid-19 restrictions. Information about services...