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Niamh O'Connor

Title says, 'Greater than Fear', above a heart with the colours of the LGBTQ+ flag NewsNews Update

Together we are greater than fear

"Together we are greater than fear" This is the message that our community sent to people across the country with our full-page ad in the Irish Examiner, together with the Irish Network Against Racism (INAR), LGBT Ireland and The Rowan Trust. Last month, the devastating murders of Aidan Moffitt and…
Niamh O'Connor
2nd May 2022
A placard saying 'I am Uplift' being held by two hands NewsNews Update

Here’s what we’ve been up to so far in 2022

It's only February, and already our community has achieved so much this year. So, make yourself a cup of tea, relax and enjoy the read.  Whether it’s been signing a petition, emailing or calling your local politicians, chipping in for research, a billboard, a newspaper ad - without you, our…
Niamh O'Connor
24th February 2022
End period poverty CampaignNewsNews Update

Ending period poverty – Why we care

Everyone should have the right to manage their periods with dignity and good hygiene. But lots of people in Ireland miss school because of feeling shamed and uncomfortable about their periods - and many struggle to buy pads, tampons or reusable period products. Something as fundamental to our wellbeing as…
Niamh O'Connor
11th August 2021

A curriculum fit for the last century

The last changes made to the current sex and relationship curriculum in Ireland took place in 1999. Since this time, the population has increased by over 1 million people, four Taoiseachs have been in power, social media was invented and the school population has increased to its highest numbers since…
Niamh O'Connor
8th November 2019
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