This morning.

More than 2,000 volunteers will take to the streets for Barnardos National Collection Day.

Rachel Boyce writes:

Barnardos children’s charity works with more than 17,700 children and families each year and have over 550 families waiting for a service around the country.

Barnardos spoke to children in the run up to the National Collection Day to see what is important to them – they spoke about their home, school, family and friends…

Barnardos

5 thoughts on “Bring It In

  1. eoin

    “Barnardos spoke to children in the run up to the National Collection Day to see what is important to them ”

    Ah, isn’t that nice. Did any of them reply that it was important for Barnados to pay its CEO €117,591 a year basic?

    And why the fupp is the government giving this “charity” €16 million a year when the services should be provided by the HSE and DSP?

  2. Slightly Bemused

    I must feel sorry for the father of the boy. When asked about his family, he says ‘I have a mother, a dog, …. and a father’. Poor dad not only comes after the dog, but with an appreciable pause in the middle!

    On the other hand, the little girl obviously loves her dad, poor mam does not get a look in.

    1. bisted

      …ah here…didn’t poor Fergus Finlay toil there for years on the pittance while the other labour grandees have lined their pockets…and Squee continues to bed-block up in the Aras in the role that Fergus covets …

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