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Niamh Flanagan
Assistant Prof Social Policy, Maynooth Uni. Interest: child & family policy; evidence/research & policy; SocialWork ed; information-behaviour. RT≠endorsement
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Jim Daly 16h
The Cabinet has tonight approved publication of “Sharing the Vision - a Mental Health policy for everyone” for the next 10 years. This policy has enormous potential to radically improve the delivery of MH services. I will publish it within the next week.
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Niamh Flanagan 14h
'Racism is the knee on our neck, making it hard to breathe' (via ) Powerful piece by Social Work Graduand
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Niamh Flanagan 14h
Congratulations looking forward to reading this
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McCann FitzGerald Jun 2
Partner has written a booklet, Learn About the Law, for 6 to 11 year olds. Available English & Irish, the book teaches children about the Irish legal system. It includes surprising facts about the law & quiz questions to keep those minds busy!
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DLR CYPSC Jun 2
We’re so delighted to collaborate w/ to develop a solid evidence base with regards to youth mental health during Covid-19 & importantly to identify what services & supports young people advise as being necessary to ensure their wellbeing.
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JP O' Sullivan Jun 2
Replying to @Joe0712 @tusla
Agree with your encouragement towards communication, Joe. The relevant parties should have been consulted with long before now...
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Joe Mooney Jun 2
This decision needs unpacking as it has ramifications, most importantly, on the provision of clarity for those coming forward to disclose. I would strongly encourage to now enter into communication with relevant parties on the design of this policy
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Turn to Teaching May 29
To help potential applicants in these challenging times, the application deadline for the Think About Teaching Foundation Course has been further extended until Friday, June 5th (5pm). Visit for further details on how to apply!
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Journal of Social Policy Jun 1
If you are interested in writing a blog for us on social policy & covid-19 contact editor@socialpolicyblog.com
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Helen Russell Jun 1
13 y.o. daughter came off her bike on one of the FIVE manhole covers in the “bike lane” on Dean St. this weekend. White paint doesn’t protect vulnerable road users.
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Niamh Flanagan May 31
Domestic abuse rises 25pc under lockdown
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MECPATHS May 31
A very useful reference which explains what legally constitutes in . A recent commentary by suggests that this reference document should be more widely used
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JP O' Sullivan May 31
demonstrates the innate vulnerabilities predators like look out for when and the walls of steel around those with influence and cash. Worth watching. happens in practically every country, including Ireland.
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Keith Adams May 28
This is an exciting collaboration between and . Fits with my experience of studying in this department as experienced policy practitioners and organisations often delivered lectures and modules.
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Niamh Flanagan May 30
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MECPATHS May 30
Thanks for the opportunity
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JP O' Sullivan May 30
Another resource for the gang
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JP O' Sullivan May 30
Launch down... more to go... time for the balcony
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Niamh Flanagan May 30
Massive thanks 2 & legal who joined us 2 create a fantastic engaging online module on Anti- (hours later & I'm still populating the moodle page with resources from the two-days!!). Looking 4wrd2 our next collaboration
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Mulhall Photography May 29
Sunrise at the Martello Tower on Irelands Eye, Howth.
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