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COMECE issues new reflection on the future of work

“The spread and use of new technologies has increased autonomy, but for many it has also led to an intensification of work, shrinking the space for life in family and society.”

2018.11.06.

Right to work strengthened for asylum seekers in Ireland

Asylum seekers now have the option to leave Direct Provision centres if they wish and look for their own accommodation. Up to 3,000 people will be eligible to take up temporary or permanent jobs.

2018.06.28.

Crosscare backs returned emigrants

Ireland has moved on, people have moved on and sometimes that comes as shock – Crosscare Migrant Project.

2016.11.17.

Westminster accredited as Living Wage employer

Cardinal Nichols praises voluntary accreditation scheme saying it allows employers show they value their employees.

2015.11.04.

Young Irish emigrants open up about emigrating

Minister for the Diaspora launches website providing simple but effective advice and tools to help Irish emigrants deal with the challenges of emigration.

2015.03.06.

Pope Francis thanks working mothers

Theirs is a call “to work and at the same time to the family.”

2014.07.09.

Papal message of solidarity with those heavy burdened

Up to 150,000 participate in Family Pilgrimage to the Tomb of St Peter in Rome.

2013.10.27.

Work and spirituality: finding the balance

Greg Heylin explores the areas of work and spirituality at individual and organisational levels. Essentially it is a book of ascetical theology which draws on wisdom from organisational consultancy, the self-help tradition, spiritual companionship and Christian faith. It aims to give saner perspectives on work and give power to act in creative ways.

1999.11.30.

Worker for the kingdom

The conference of Religious of Ireland (CORI) is a forum for over 80 religious congregations. Sarah Mac Donald spoke to its Director General, Sr Marianne O’Connor OSU.

1999.11.30.

Care for the primary carers

Although he retired in 1993 after 30 years as an obstetrician, Eamon O’Dwyer was inspired by John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae to get involved in setting up an international agency to help mothers in the developing world give birth to live and healthy babies.

1999.11.30.

People in the workforce

“Work is for the benefit of human beings, not human beings for the benefit of the production process.” This is the central point that Peter McVerry SJ emphasises in this helpful run through the papal encyclicals on the problems of human work and economic life.

1999.11.30.

All in a day’s work

Nusha Yonkova is the information officer at the Immigration Council of Ireland (ICI). Here she share her busy day with us.

1999.11.30.

Interrupted plans

Justin Kilcullen, the director of Trocaire, finds time to write about a busy day in his life in February 2006.

1999.11.30.

Where the sunshine falls

A local GP shares her busy day – her dilemmas and her achievements – with us. It is the second in a series of articles compiled by Caroline Lynch.

1999.11.30.

Shared experience

Margaret Winters shares her experience as a palliative care nurse in Dublin.

1999.11.30.

Work and play

Dympna M. McMahon writes about volunteering for Children in Hospital, Ireland.

1999.11.30.

Championing children

Emily Logan was one of seven children and trained as a children’s nurse in Temple Street Hospital in Dublin and at Great Ormond St Hospital, London. She tells us about her work as the Ombudsman for Children in Ireland.

1999.11.30.

Championing children

Emily Logan was one of seven children and trained as a children’s nurse in Temple Street Hospital in Dublin and at Great Ormond St Hospital, London. She tells us about her work as the Ombudsman for Children in Ireland.

1999.11.30.

Every picture tells a story

Noel Gavin, a photographer with the “Irish Daily Star” tells how his work as a photographer, especially in so-called Third World countries has inspired to the the stories of the poor.

1999.11.30.

A key to a differrent life

Aideen Gough is an art teacher. she believes and tells us how art can change people’s lives.

1999.11.30.

Teaching

Teacher Breda O’Brien tealls how she sees her job and the school can be an effective for handing on Christian beliefs and values from one generation to the next.

1999.11.30.

Hope was my inspiration

Deo Ladislas Ndakengerwa tells us about his role as policy and campaigns officer at the Irish Refugee Council.

1999.11.30.

All God’s children

Jackie Pallas tells about her work as National Secretary of the Society of Missionary Children, and how it links children in Ireland with children in Africa in helping and praying for one another.

1999.11.30.

Caring for teachers

Paul Andrews SJ says: “Teachers need pastoral care for themselves. Their daily work exposes them to a merciless manipulation of their weaknesses by sharp-eyed and clever teenagers.”

1999.11.30.
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