Online Safety Bill can open the window to a safer online world for children but requires serious political will and action, says children’s campaign group

Today the Department of Tourism, Culture Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media published the Online Safety and Media Regulation (OSMR) Bill. The Children’s Rights Alliance has united 16 of its members as part of the #123OnlineSafety Campaign to urge legislators to make critical changes to the Bill to ensure it is fit for purpose.   Responding to today’s publication, Chief […]

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 […]

Report reveals most vulnerable children in Ireland are invisible – Government down another grade on children’s rights

A report launched this week reveals the extent to which children’s rights are not being upheld in Ireland and how some of the most vulnerable children are being rendered invisible.  Report Card 2017 was compiled by the Children’s Rights Alliance, an organisation that holds government to account in respect of their own commitments in A Programme for a […]