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# advocate - Thursday 9 April, 2020

'Ireland lost one of our greatest champions of children': Tributes paid to advocate Norah Gibbons
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

'Ireland lost one of our greatest champions of children': Tributes paid to advocate Norah Gibbons

Apr 9th 2020, 10:39 AM 60,121 Views 11 Comments

Gibbons was involved in several projects to protect the rights of children and vulnerable groups.

# advocate - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'He passionately wanted to improve things for children in care': A tribute to Shane Griffin
# Care Leavers
# Care Leavers

'He passionately wanted to improve things for children in care': A tribute to Shane Griffin

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:33 PM 49,033 Views 9 Comments

Linda Hayden pays tribute to her friend, activist Shane Griffin, who passed away suddenly on December 31.

# advocate - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week

Feb 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,144 Views 60 Comments

Nurses across the country will be out on the picket lines outside hospitals and clinics today for the second day of strike action.

# advocate - Monday 26 December, 2016

'Being gay was portrayed as a scandal and shame': George Michael's journey to LGBT activist
# Campaigner
# Campaigner

'Being gay was portrayed as a scandal and shame': George Michael's journey to LGBT activist

Dec 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 12,091 Views 100 Comments

He was outed by the press in 1998, and went on to become a major supporter of HIV campaigns