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#care leavers

# care-leavers - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Opinion: Let's drop the narrative of the undeserving poor and other myths that dehumanise people

My new play attempts to capture the perspective of young people who have been in state care – humanity has to be at the core of our response, writes Fionnuala Kennedy.

# care-leavers - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Opinion: The Irish state is a very bad parent - when its children turn 18 they often end up on the streets

Sometimes we talk about people ending up as statistics. But there are no statistics compiled for how many children raised in state care become homeless, writes Shane Dunphy.

# care-leavers - Monday 16 June, 2014

'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'

EPIC has warned that young care leavers are at an increased risk of homelessness.

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