Social Justice Matters
71. SJI Interview Series Ep40: Ciara Gill and Aoife McNamara from the Ombudsman for Children’s Office on the experiences of young people living in the Direct Provision system

71. SJI Interview Series Ep40: Ciara Gill and Aoife McNamara from the Ombudsman for Children’s Office on the experiences of young people living in the Direct Provision system

April 15, 2021

In today's episode, Susanne Rogers is joined by Ciara Gill, Policy Officer and Aoife McNamara, Participation and Rights Education Coordinator with the Ombudsman for Children’s Office to talk about Direct Division and Life in Lockdown – Two recent reports that spoke to young people living in the Direct Provision system. 

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

 

70. SJI Interview Series Ep39: Paul Dornan and Sinead McGarrigle (MLRC) on Minority Groups and Housing Services

70. SJI Interview Series Ep39: Paul Dornan and Sinead McGarrigle (MLRC) on Minority Groups and Housing Services

April 8, 2021

In today's episode, Susanne Rogers is joined by Paul Dornan and Sinead McGarrigle from Mercy Law Resource Centre to talk about the findings in their recent report 'Minority Groups and Housing Services - Barriers to Access and their work as part of the Home for Good coalition.

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

 
 
69. SJI Interview Series Ep38: Bobby Mc Cormack on Development Education and the Sustainable Development Goals

69. SJI Interview Series Ep38: Bobby Mc Cormack on Development Education and the Sustainable Development Goals

March 31, 2021

In today's episode, Susanne Rogers chats with Bobby Mc Cormack from Development Perspectives about education, active citizenship and Ireland's progress in the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. 

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

68. SJI Seminar Series Ep18: Launch presentation of Social Justice Matters: a 2021 guide to a fairer Irish Society

68. SJI Seminar Series Ep18: Launch presentation of Social Justice Matters: a 2021 guide to a fairer Irish Society

March 25, 2021

We launched our socio-economic review for 2021 this week (Tuesday, 24th March 2021), where we present a detailed analysis of a range of key matters which are central to social justice; a vision of Ireland’s future as a just and sustainable society; and a policy framework to move consistently and coherently towards that society. 

In this episode, you can listen back to the presentations from this launch. The full publication is also available to download from our website HERE.

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

67. SJI Interview Series Ep37: Dr. Clodagh Harris on Building Forward Better

67. SJI Interview Series Ep37: Dr. Clodagh Harris on Building Forward Better

March 18, 2021

The 20th March is International Day of Happiness, which we could all do with a bit more of! To mark this day, Colette Bennett chats with Dr. Clodagh Harris of UCC about Wellbeing - how it's measured and who should be involved - and how to build forward better.

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

66. SJI Interview Series Ep36: Brendan Ogle, Inequality and Hungry Bellies

66. SJI Interview Series Ep36: Brendan Ogle, Inequality and Hungry Bellies

March 11, 2021

Last month, the Unite the Union published 'Hungry Bellies are not the same as Full Bellies' a report looking at inequalities in Ireland and their direct impact on people experiencing food poverty. In today's episode Colette Bennett chats with Brendan Ogle of Unite the Union about the report and the misrepresentation of inequality and economic prosperity.

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

65. SJI Interview Series Ep35: Sandra McCullagh on International Women’s Day

65. SJI Interview Series Ep35: Sandra McCullagh on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2021

Today, March 8th, is International Women's Day. To mark this occasion, Colette Bennett chats with Sandra McCullagh, Women's Economic Equality Coordinator with the National Women's Council of Ireland about women's rights - how far we've come and how far we've yet to travel.

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

64. SJI Interview Series Ep34: Tanya Ward and Children’s Rights

64. SJI Interview Series Ep34: Tanya Ward and Children’s Rights

March 4, 2021

The 1919 Democratic Programme pledged as its first duty to secure that “...no child shall suffer hunger or cold from lack of food, clothing or shelter…”. Over one hundred years later, we still have yet to fulfil this pledge.

In this episode, Colette Bennett chats with Tanya Ward, CEO of the Children's Rights Alliance about children's needs pre-, during- and post-Covid-19 and what should be done to deliver on a century's old promise.

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

63. SJI Interview Series Ep33: Eddie D’Arcy on Rehabilitative Justice and Young Offenders

63. SJI Interview Series Ep33: Eddie D’Arcy on Rehabilitative Justice and Young Offenders

February 25, 2021

Eddie D'Arcy is CEO of the Solas Project after spending  27 years leading and developing Ronanstown Youth Service in Neilstown. He has received a number of prestigious awards for his work with young people, including the John O'Connell Award.  

He chats to Susanne Rogers about the Solas Project and the supports it provides the young people in the area. Also how the Compass and Rua projects work with young offenders, adopting a long term support strategy. 

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

62. SJI Interview Series Ep32: Problems with and Solutions for the Private Rented Sector with Threshold

62. SJI Interview Series Ep32: Problems with and Solutions for the Private Rented Sector with Threshold

February 18, 2021

In today's episode, Colette Bennett is joined by Ann-Marie O'Reilly, Policy Officer and Gavin Elliot, Legal Officer with Threshold about the issues for renters in the private rented sector before the pandemic. Despite the efforts made in the past 12 months, more is needed to fully develop tenant rights and prevent unnecessarily homelessness.

In other news, we are delighted that Social Justice Matters has been recognised by FeedSpot as one of the 20 social justice podcasts you should be following in 2020. Check out the list here: https://blog.feedspot.com/social_justice_podcasts/

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