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New Head of Child Abuse Charity Announced

New Head of Child Abuse Charity Announced

Children at Risk Ireland (CARI) has announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive/Clinical Officer, Emer O’Neill. Ms O’Neill is CARI’s former national Head of Therapy and will retain a clinical role in the national charity, which supports children, teenagers...

CARI Launch Southeast Outreach Service

CARI Launch Southeast Outreach Service

Children at Risk Ireland (CARI) have officially launched our new southeast Outreach Service, to support children, teenagers and families affected by child sexual abuse.  The service has two dedicated therapists and will serve counties Wexford, Waterford, Carlow,...

CARI Concern About Child Protection

CARI Concern About Child Protection

Child Protection must remain a priority because the most unimaginable abuse is what we witness every day, says Head of Therapy at Children at Risk Ireland (CARI). Emer O’Neill was commenting on what she described as the horrifying details of the rape and abuse of a...

Vigilance and Support Needed to Address Child Sexual Abuse

Vigilance and Support Needed to Address Child Sexual Abuse

CARI Ireland Advice to Parents and Caregivers Child sexual abuse in Ireland is an ongoing crisis, with over 225 children as young as 3 years of age waiting for therapy services. That’s according to Children at Risk Ireland (CARI), the leading agency offering...

Savoy Shares Season’s Spirit with Children’s Charity CARI

Savoy Shares Season’s Spirit with Children’s Charity CARI

Leading Limerick 5 Star Hotel, The Savoy, is holding their New Year’s Eve Gala Ball in aid of the CARI Foundation this year, says managing director, Ronan Branigan. “CARI supports the most vulnerable in our society, children who have been sexually abused, and it is a...

Breaking The Silence – RTE

Breaking The Silence – RTE

Johann Callaghan, Child Sexual Abuse Survivor, was interviewed on Morning Ireland this week, along with CARI’s very own National Head of Therapy, Emer O’Neill and General Manager, Colm O’Brien – 6 mins – have a listen.

BIG NEWS! The Hope Tree Podcast is LIVE!

BIG NEWS! The Hope Tree Podcast is LIVE!

We are SO excited to present to the world The Hope Tree Podcast Series, helping Break the Silence around the heinous crime of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA), by inviting CSA Survivors to tell their stories.

Stand Up and Move Campaign #StandUpandMove

Stand Up and Move Campaign #StandUpandMove

Stand Up And Move to Help Limerick Children We lost Anthony (Axel) Foley on 16th October 2016. His younger sister, Orla, cycled 3,000 kms on The Wild Atlantic Way solo earlier this year to honor his memory. In so doing, she also raised much needed funds for three...

CARI look to 2021

As we all look with hope to a better year in 2021, at CARI, we are looking to our founding aim of addressing the needs of children, families and groups affected by child sexual abuse by providing child centred specialised therapy. Referrals to CARI are increasing, and...

Noonan’s Lights Collection is moving online for 2020!

Tony Noonan of Templeglantine 2019 winner of Energia Ireland’s most Christmassy Home has launched his go Fund me page yesterday on live 95FM and several other radio stations and gave press releases to local and national newspapers.  CARI is one of his chosen charities...

CARI Response to Tusla Child Abuse Substantiation Practice (CASP)

CARI is committed to protecting children from harm. The welfare of children is of paramount importance and CARI services endeavour to safeguard children.  CARI is in full agreement with inter-agency co-operation and recognise the benefits of reporting. CARI are...

CARI Letter – 18th March 2020

To all our CARI Community, We hope that each and every one of you are safe during these unprecedented times. As we work virtually to continue to support our clients and our wider community, we are faced with having the COVID-19 crisis impact our already reduced...

Kavanagh Sisters Podcast – Interview with Eve Farrelly – CARI

The lovely Kavanagh Sisters and our Executive Director Eve Farrelly sit to discuss CARI. In this podcast they discuss the impact of sexual abuse and how CARI helps, as well as some of the challenges from lack of funding. The COVID-19 crisis is set to impact our...

CARI COVID-19 announcement

CARI have taken the following measures with our services that will be in place until Monday 30th March 2020 which will scale back the business of the organisation. CARI will still be open in many ways, but with mitigating measures in place to reduce the numbers...

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Walk, jog or run the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon on Sunday 31st of May 2020. Join the CARI team and make a difference to a child’s life. Click here to register and for full details.

CARI Annual Report 2018 launched

CARI is a leading voluntary organisation with a proven track record in providing child centered specialised therapy and support services to children, families and groups affected by child sexual abuse. CARI provided supported both directly and indirectly to 1054...