Launch of and the Start Right Case Studies - 23rd January 2015

By cypscAdmin, Monday, 19th January 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Parenting Support, Family Support.

Limerick Children and Young People's Services Committee, Start Right Limerick and Parenting Limerick launched the website and the Start Right case studies on Friday 23rd January from 11.30am - 1.30pm in Thomond Park. Minister for Education and Skills Jan O'Sullivan TD  attended the event and officially launched the website and case studies.






Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan TD launches

Parenting is the most important job in the world, but it is also the most challenging. Nobody can do it by themselves: We all need help from time to time. is part of a population approach developed by Parenting Limerick and Start Right to promote positive parenting. The website helps parents to find their way through the 'Ages and Stages' of their child’s development and offers practical advice on building strong relationships through positive interactions. The website has articles covering topics such as bullying, relationships, playing with your child, tips on avoiding and managing tantrums and supporting developmental milestones. It signposts the variety of Limerick-based and national services available to parents, as well as providing helpful tips from professionals. There are also lots of downloadable publications about parenting and links to other useful websites.

The Start Right case studies are presented in a series from 1 to 5 that tell the story of how supports have been put in place to improve outcomes for children and to work in partnership with parents in doing this. 

Case Study 1: Preschool Practice Manager: An Early Years Intervention

Case Study 2: Building Partnerships: A Start Right Approach to Mentoring in the Early Years

Case Study 3: Sunnyside Afterschool Club

Case Study 4: Early Years Manager's Network

Case Study 5: Partnership with Parents = Success

For more information contact Start Right Co-ordinator, Maria O'Dwyer at

About Parenting Limerick

Parenting Limerick is a network of organisations that provides parenting and family support in Limerick City. It works together to provide parents with the information and support that they need so that they can be the best parents they can. The old saying rings true – happy parents make happy children.

Please click here to view the event invitation.

Please click here to view the press release. 

Please click here to read coverage of the launch by the Limerick Leader. 


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