Better Stories in Ireland
When it has come to alleviating the impact of COVID-19 policies on inequalities, civil society organisations – NGOs, local governments, or citizens – have developed many initiatives, many “Better Stories”. RESISTIRÉ’s team of national researchers has collected and highlighted a set of particularly relevant initiatives in 31 European countries. Find out what has been developed in Ireland!
selected Better stories
In this section you will find more in-depth information on the most inspiring civil society initiatives, selected in each country by our national researchers.
CRiTiCALL was developed by the Dublin City Volunteer Centre, in collaboration with other organizations, in response to reports of increasing incidents of domestic violence during the COVID-19 restrictions. It originated from ‘Operation Faoisimh/#Still here,’ spearheaded by the Irish police force. The initiative is underpinned by the principle of prioritising domestic violence survivors and individuals vulnerable to domestic abuse.
The Family Carer Support project aims to provide much-needed assistance to families caring for older individuals. This initiative benefited from the funding provided by the Rethink Ireland’s Innovate Together Fund, which was established in response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
To alleviate the impacts of COVID-19 policies, many initiatives have been developed by civil society organisations - NGOs, local governments, or...
In Ireland, fathers’ changing roles due to Covid-19 were highlighted at a webinar hosted by the Childhood development.
A nation-wide campaign to reassure victims of domestic violence that support services are “Still Here”
In Ireland, the Still Here campaign brought together the Department of Justice, NGOs, and private actors to inform victims of domestic violence of the support available during the Covid crisis.
The Irish NGO Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre has led an inspiring initiative to counter the unequal access to justice of Roma and Traveller women experiencing gender-based violence during…
Other better stories of Policy responses
Learn more about the policy responses developed by Ireland to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. These policy responses have been researched and selected by our team of national experts in each country.
other better stories of societal responses
Read more about the initiatives developed in Europe by stakeholders such as NGOs, local governments, or citizens to alleviate COVID-19’s impacts. These initiatives have been collected and highlighted as particularly relevant by our team of national researchers in each country.