An article in The Journal (National online "newspaper" in Ireland) about the proposed "new graduate" scheme for newly qualified social workers. Comments from The Social Work Action Network Galway included, along with details of the upcoming national demonstration being organised by SWAN Ireland.

Link: http://www.thejournal.ie/student-social-workers-1346047-Mar2014/

 

  • Tuam babies: How the English ‘sent back’ unmarried mothers to Ireland

Policy Press author, academic and SWAN Ireland member Paul Michael Garrett discusses the issues surrounding unmarried mothers in his book "Social work and Irish people in Britain". This blog post looks at this topic and touches on the recent story covering the headlines in Ireland, the Tuam babies.

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