Engaging Dads, Supporting Families Webinar

  In September we hosted a very insightful webinar on Engaging Dads, Supporting Families with speakers: Doctor Gary Barker – CEO and founder of Promundo Cassius Campbell – Fatherhood Institute Damien Peelo – CEO of Treoir Dave Saunders – CEO of From Lads to Dads Celine Moran and Catarina Leitao -CDI Presentations available below: Gary Barker – Engaging Dads Webinar […]


European Grant Awarded to CDI to Evaluate Parent Engagement Model

The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) is delighted to have secured the prestigious Marie Sklodowska – Curie Actions (MSCA) grant enabling us to undertake state of the art research on Parental Engagement and Relationships in Early Childhood (PEAR) starting in May 2020 to conclude in April 2022. Parental support and engagement in early years can have […]


A Homeless Christmas

On Sunday 29th December, that often dreary in-between period when most of us have eaten and drunk too much, and are wondering how on earth we will find the motivation and appetite to get through the required gluttony of New Years’ Eve, a group of volunteers from Tallaght hosted a party for almost 90 families […]