This major fundraising initiative will invite all Ryanair customers in Ireland to make a donation to ISPCC
Childline when booking their flight on Ryanair.com.
is concerned by the findings of inspection reports at residential care homes in Dublin, which highlight ongoing issues in relation to the protection and safeguarding of children who are in the care of the state.
Margie Roe, national manager of the ISPCC
's Childline service, said children made contact with them for a number of reasons.
"I know at first hand how the impact of being bullied as a teenager can quite literally last a lifetime and I thought that if we could involve well-known ISPCC
ambassadors perhaps people will think twice about bullying or indeed allowing bullying to happen," he said.
Now it must step up to the mark and ensure that organisations like the ISPCC
are not financially deprived.
Grainia Long from the ISPCC
added: "No one should confuse data protection and the need to ensure children's safety online with imposing unworkable restrictions on children's use of services."
Childline chief Grainia Long said: "The Talking Makes Us Stronger message is extremely important for children and the Headbomz programme is designed to make this clear, easy and fun.
And it was all for a good cause, with a raffle on the night in aid of the ISPCC
This Christmas let's all dig deep and support ISPCC
and the crucial work it does.
"I fly the flag for the ISPCC
and Jenny is on the committee.
You can request support from your local social services and you can also get in touch with the ISPCC
(www.ispcc.ie) for advice.
THE ex-boss of the ISPCC
who quit after he was accused of defrauding the children's charity is now working as a humble cabbie.