A brave new model for the rights of Irish children

The proposed changes to the Constitution would force the State to give deserved priority of place to children in all decisions that might affect them

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Arts Council announces 2010 funding decisions

The Arts Council, An Chomhairle EalaĆ­on, the government agency for funding and developing the arts, has made its major grant allocations for 2010, distributing in excess of €49m to more than 350 arts organisations. Letters detailing news of the decisions were posted on Friday.

More here.

New books in the Library

Check the below links to browse through lists of the new books which have arrived in the library during the month of January.

You can click on a direct link to the individual books records on the library catalogue, which will allow you to find out whereabouts the book is shelved in the library, or if someone else already has borrowed the book. The lists are divided by subject area to make it easier for you to browse.

No new Criminology books arrived in January, so the list from December is still live.

Art and Design
, Criminology , Social Sciences

Some of the more recent arrivals are displayed on the new books stand which is located just in front of the issue desk and the main entrance.

Irish Times on Disabilites

Earlier this week the Irish Times published a two part report on the uninspected and unregulated State-funded care of disabled people.

Click here and here for the full articles.

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From Tuesday's Paper: here , here , here , here
From Wednesday's Paper: here , here , here , here