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References

Legislation and official policy documents

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2018) LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy 2018-2020. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: https://assets.gov.ie/24459/9355b474de34447cb9a55261542a39cf.pdf

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2018) Mid-term Review of Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://assets.gov.ie/38401/b6fd3f579d514bb79f65d692970b55e6.pdf

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2016) Statement of Strategy 2016 – 2019.

https://assets.gov.ie/22617/34eed417db704d239a3d7accebd434ad.pdf 

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2016) Comhairle na nÓg Toolkit: Second Edition. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://www.comhairlenanog.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Comhairle-na-nOg-Toolkit-2nd-edition.pdf

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2015) National Youth Strategy 2015-2020. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: https://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/publications/20151008NatYouthStrat2015to2020.pdf 

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2015) National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-Making, 2015- 2020. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at:

https://assets.gov.ie/24462/48a6f98a921446ad85829585389e57de.pdf

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2014) Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: The National Policy Framework for Children and Young People, 2014-2020. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: http://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/cypp_framework/BetterOutcomesBetterFutureReport.pdf

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2012) State of the Nation’s Children: Ireland 2012. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: http://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/research/StateoftheNationsChildren2012.pdf

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2011) Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: http://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/Publications/ChildrenFirst.pdf

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2011) National Strategy for Research and Data on Children’s Lives, 2011-2016. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: http://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/publications/NSRD_main-report.pdf

 

Department of Education and Skills (2016) National Skills Strategy 2025. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/PolicyReports/pub_national_skills_strategy_2025.pdf

 

Department of Education and Skills (2014) Further Education and Training Strategy 2014 – 2019. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/Policy-Reports/Further-Education-and-Training-Strategy-2014-2019.pdf

 

Department of Education and Skills (2014) Review of Apprenticeship Training in Ireland. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/Policy-Reports/Review-of-Apprenticeship-Training-in-Ireland.pdf

 

Department of Education and Skills (2005) DEIS (Delivering Equality Of Opportunity In Schools): An Action Plan for Educational Inclusion. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/PolicyReports/deis_action_plan_on_educational_inclusion.pdf

 

Department of Education and Skills (1998) Education Act, 1998. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1998/act/51/enacted/en/html

 

Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection (2019) Report of the Social Inclusion Forum 2019 - Summary Report. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.welfare.ie/en/pdf/Report-of-the-Social-Inclusion-Forum-2019-Summary-Report.pdf

 

Department of Health and Children (2000) Our Children – Their Lives: National Children’s Strategy, 2000-2010. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: http://www.dcya.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?Docid=64&CatID=13&mn=&StartDate=01+January+2000

 

Department of Justice (2017) National Strategy for Women and Girls. Dublin: Government Publication.

http://justice.ie/en/JELR/National_Strategy_for_Women_and_Girls_2017_-_2020.pdf/Files/National_Strategy_for_Women_and_Girls_2017_-_2020.pdf

 

Department of Justice and Equality (2017) The National Traveller and Roma Inclusion Strategy. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/National%20Traveller%20and%20Roma%20Inclusion%20Strategy,%202017-2021.pdf/Files/National%20Traveller%20and%20Roma%20Inclusion%20Strategy,%202017-2021.pdf

 

Department of Justice and Equality (2011) The National Traveller/Roma Integration Strategy. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/discrimination/files/roma_ireland_strategy_en.pdf

 

Department of the Taoiseach (2006) Towards 2016: Ten-Year Framework Social Partnership Agreement 2006-2015.

 

Government of Ireland (1991) Child Care Act 1991. Available at: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1991/en/act/pub/0017/index.html

 

Government of Ireland (1996) Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1996/act/16/enacted/en/html

 

Government of Ireland (2000) Education (Welfare) Act 2000. Available at: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2000/en/act/pub/0022/index.html

 

Government of Ireland (2000) White Paper on a Framework for Supporting Voluntary Activity and for Developing the Relationship between the State and the Community and Voluntary sector.

https://assets.gov.ie/5588/150119115748-be0d73b998894701b4bf3b9872021bfe.pdf

 

Government of Ireland (2001) Children Act 2001. Available at: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2001/en/act/pub/0024/index.html

 

Government of Ireland (2001) Youth Work Act. Dublin: The Stationary Office.

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2001/act/42/enacted/en/print

 

Government of Ireland (2001) Referendum Act 2001. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2001/act/53/enacted/en/html

 

Government of Ireland (2001) Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2001/act/45/enacted/en/html

 

Government of Ireland (2002) Ombudsman for Children Act 2002. Available at: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2002/en/act/pub/0022/index.html

 

Government of Ireland (2010) Civil Law Bill 2010. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/bills/bill/2010/44/

 

Government of Ireland (2012) Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2012/act/28/enacted/en/html

 

Government of Ireland (2013) Child and Family Agency Act 2013. Available at: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/pdf/2013/en.act.2013.0040.pdf

 

Government of Ireland (2014) Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014. Available at: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/pdf/2014/en.act.2014.0025.pdf

 

Government of Ireland (2014) Employment Permits (Amendment) Act 2014. Dublin: Government Publications.

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2014/act/26/enacted/en/html

 

Government of Ireland (2014) National Policy Statement on Entrepreneurship in Ireland. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/Publication-files/Policy-Statement-Entrepreneurship-in-Ireland.pdf 

 

Joint Oireachtas Report on Volunteers and Volunteering in Ireland 2006: Towards 2016.

http://archive.oireachtas.ie/2005/REPORT_20050101_0.html

 

National Committee on Volunteering (2002) Tipping the Balance. Report and Recommendations to Government on Supporting and Developing Volunteering in Ireland. Dublin: National Committee on Volunteering.

https://assets.gov.ie/5587/150119115733-35c3c63a13d248ada01a713955efae4e.pdf

 

Office for Social Inclusion (2015) Updated National Action Plan for Social Inclusion, 2015-2017. Dublin: Government Publications.

https://www.welfare.ie/en/downloads/Updated%20National%20Action%20Plan%20For%20Social%20Inclusion%202015-2017.pdf

 

Office for Social Inclusion (2007) National Action Plan for Social Inclusion, 2007-2016. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at: http://socialinclusion.ie/documents/NAPinclusionReportPDF.pdf

 

Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (2010) The National Quality Standards Framework (NQSF) for Youth Work. Dublin: Government Publications. Available at:

http://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/publications/NQSF_Publication_ENGLISH_270710.pdf

 

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) Available at: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx

 

 

Data and statistics

 

CSO (2019) Monthly Unemployment Statistics 

https://www.cso.ie/en/releasesandpublications/er/mue/monthlyunemploymentseptember2019/ 

 

Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government Homelessness Report October 2019

https://www.housing.gov.ie/sites/default/files/publications/files/homeless_report_-_october_2019.pdf

 

Focus Ireland Homeless statistics 2019

https://www.focusireland.ie/resource-hub/latest-figures-homelessness-ireland/?t=$3#Youth

 

Growing Up in Ireland: The National Longitudinal Study of Children in Ireland: https://www.growingup.ie

 

Oberstown Children Detention Campus

https://www.oberstown.com

 

Irish Prison Service Statistics: https://www.irishprisons.ie/wp-content/uploads/documents_pdf/Age-and-Gender-of-persons-committed-to-prison-by-Year-2007-to-2017.pdf

 

DCYA State of the Nation’s Children Reports:

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/48d829-state-of-the-nations-children/?referrer=/docs/state_of_the_nations_children_2010/1512.htm/

 

Volunteer Ireland: Volunteering statistics https://www.volunteer.ie/resources/volunteering-statistics/

 

 

Studies, reports and academic publications 

 

Active Citizenship Office (2007) Active Citizenship in Ireland Progress Report 2007 – 2008 and Annual Plan 2008 – 2009.

 

BeLonG To Youth Services (2019) The School Climate Report.

http://belongto.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/BeLonG-To-School-Climate-Report-2019.pdf

 

Department of Justice and Equality (2017) Report of DCYA Consultations with Children and Young People Living in Direct Provision.

http://justice.ie/en/JELR/Report_of_DCYA_consultations_with_children_and_young_people_living_in_Direct_Provision.pdf/Files/Report_of_DCYA_consultations_with_children_and_young_people_living_in_Direct_Provision.pdf 

 

Eurofound (2017) Long-term unemployed youth: Characteristics and policy responses. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/sites/default/files/ef_publication/field_ef_document/ef1729en.pdf

 

Eurofound (2014) Social situation of young people in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

http://eurofound.europa.eu/sites/default/files/ef_files/pubdocs/2014/04/en/2/EF1404EN.pdf

 

Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) Forecasting the Future Demand for High Level ICT Skills in Ireland, 2017-2022.

https://dbei.gov.ie/en/Publications/Publication-files/Forecasting-Future-Demand-High-Level-ICT-Skills-Ireland-2017-2022.pdf

 

Foroige (2012) The Foróige Youth Citizenship Programme Evaluation Report.

Galway: UNESCO Child & Family Research Centre, NUI Galway.

https://www.foroige.ie/sites/default/files/citizenship_evaluation_report.pdf 

 

GHK (2010): Study on Volunteering in the European Union – Country Report Ireland. Study on behalf of the European Commission (Directorate-General for Education and Culture).

https://ec.europa.eu/citizenship/pdf/national_report_ie_en.pdf

 

Indecon (2019) Indecon Review of Career Guidance:

https://www.education.ie/en/Publications/Education-Reports/indecon-review-of-career-guidance.pdf

 

Keane, E. (2016) The flexicurity system in Ireland. European Labour Law Journal (2016) 7 (2), pp. 310-320.

https://ulir.ul.ie/bitstream/handle/10344/5283/Keane_2016_fexicurity.pdf?sequence=1

 

Lundy, L. (2007) ‘Voice is not enough: Conceptualizing Article 12 of the UNCRC’, British

Educational Research Journal, Vol. 33, No. 6, pp. 927-42.

 

National Youth Council of Ireland (2011) NYCI Pre-Budget Submission 2019: Future Proof with Investment in Youth. Dublin: NYCI.

https://www.youth.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/NYCI-Pre-Budget-Submission.pdf 

 

National Youth Council of Ireland (2011) Lending a Hand: A Report on Young People and Volunteering in Ireland. Dublin: NYCI.

https://www.youth.ie/documents/lending-a-hand-young-people-and-volunteering/

 

Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI) (2014) An Overview of the Irish Labour Market. Dublin: NERI.

https://www.nerinstitute.net/sites/default/files/research/2019/an_overview_of_the_irish_labour_market_neri_wp201415.pdf

 

Ombudsman for Children Office (2019) No Place Like Home: Children’s views and experiences of living in Family Hubs.

https://www.oco.ie/app/uploads/2019/04/No-Place-Like-Home.pdf 

 

Social Justice Ireland (2019) Poverty Focus 2019.

https://www.socialjustice.ie/sites/default/files/attach/publication/5763/2019-04-15-sjipovertyfocus2019final.pdf?cs=true 

 

 

Official websites

 

Adoption Authority of Ireland

https://www.aai.gov.ie/en/

 

An Garda Síochána (police)

https://www.garda.ie/en/

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/4/mental-health-services/camhs/

Citizen’s Information

https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/

 

Civil Defence

https://www.civildefence.ie

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

www.cso.ie

 

Children and Young People’s Services Committees (CYPSC)

https://www.cypsc.ie

 

Children’s Rights Alliance

https://www.childrensrights.ie

 

Comhairle na nÓg

https://www.comhairlenanog.ie/?redir=1

 

Dail na nÓg

https://www.comhairlenanog.ie/dail-na-nog/

 

Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

https://dbei.gov.ie/en/

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

https://www.gov.ie/en/organisation/department-of-children-and-youth-affairs/?referrer=/

 

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

https://www.chg.gov.ie

 

Department of Education and Skills

https://www.education.ie/en/

 

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/home.aspx

 

Department of Health

https://www.gov.ie/en/organisation/department-of-health/

 

Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

https://www.housing.gov.ie/housing/housing

 

Department of Justice and Equality

http://www.justice.ie

 

Department of Rural and Community Development 

https://www.gov.ie/en/organisation/department-of-rural-and-community-development/?referrer=/

Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)

https://www.esri.ie

 

ECO-UNESCO

http://www.ecounesco.ie

 

Educational Research Centre

http://www.erc.ie

 

Enterprise Ireland

https://enterprise-ireland.com/en/ 

 

European Social Fund in Ireland

https://www.esf.ie/en

 

European Solidarity Corps

http://www.europeansolidarity.ie

 

Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN)

http://www.skillsireland.ie

 

Foróige

https://www.foroige.ie

 

Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)

www.gaa.ie

 

Gaisce Presidents Award

www.gaisce.ie

 

Generation Apprenticeship

http://www.apprenticeship.ie

 

Health Information and Quality Authority

https://www.hiqa.ie

 

Health Service Executive

https://www.hse.ie/eng/

 

Higher Education Authority

https://hea.ie

 

Hub na nÓg

https://www.hubnanog.ie

 

Irish Girl Guides

https://www.irishgirlguides.ie

 

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC)

https://www.ihrec.ie

 

Irish Second Level Students Union (ISSU)

https://www.issu.ie

 

Irish Youth Justice Service

http://www.iyjs.ie

 

Jigsaw, The National Centre for Youth Mental Health

https://www.jigsaw.ie 

 

Le Chéile Mentoring and Youth Justice Support Services

https://lecheile.ie

 

Local Enterprise Offices

https://www.localenterprise.ie 

 

Localise

https://www.localise.ie

 

Macra na Feirme

https://www.macra.ie

 

National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE)

https://www.ncge.ie

 

National Youth Council of Ireland

www.youth.ie

 

Oberstown Children Detention Campus

https://www.oberstown.com

 

Ombudsman for Children Office

https://www.oco.ie

 

Order of Malta

https://orderofmaltaireland.org

 

Our Voices Our School

https://www.ourvoicesourschools.ie

 

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)

https://www.qqi.ie/

 

Reception and Integration Agency (RIA)

http://www.ria.gov.ie

 

SOLAS

http://www.solas.ie

 

Scouting Ireland

https://www.scouts.ie

 

Spunout- Ireland’s youth information website

https://spunout.ie

 

St Vincent de Paul Youth Development Programme

https://www.svp.ie/what-we-do/young-svp.aspx

 

The Referendum Commission

https://www.refcom.ie

 

Tusla, The Child and Family Agency

https://www.tusla.ie

 

Union of Students in Ireland (USI)

http://usi.ie

 

Voluntary Service International (VSI)

https://www.vsi.ie

 

Voluntary Service Overseas Ireland (VSO)

https://www.vso.ie

 

Volunteer Ireland

https://www.volunteer.ie

 

Young Social Innovators

https://www.youngsocialinnovators.ie

 

Youthreach

https://www.education.ie/en/Learners/Information/Youthreach/

 

Youth Theatre Ireland

http://www.youththeatre.ie

 

Youth Work Ireland

https://www.youthworkireland.ie