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#Children

# children - Monday 10 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week Cyber Safety

32% of Irish children are talking to strangers online every week

Over half of nine year olds are on social media despite age restrictions, a new survey has found.

# children - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Three children died as a result of measles that year. I remember their eyes' Opinion

'Three children died as a result of measles that year. I remember their eyes'

Consultant paediatrician John Fitzsimons writes about his experiences with measles, and why it’s important to vaccinate.

From TheJournal.ie China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies Baby Boom

China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies

The government has indicated it will scrap its policy which limits the number of children per family through tough fines.

# children - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Being rude and mean to a co-worker can have very negative effects on their children Be Nice

Being rude and mean to a co-worker can have very negative effects on their children

A new study suggests that experience of workplace incivility can directly impact on a person’s parenting style.

# children - Friday 10 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí Justice

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí

The agency has acknowledged that it is concerned about requirements it has to inform suspects about complaints made to gardaí.

# children - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin Temple Street

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

# children - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think grandparents should get cash for helping out with childcare? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think grandparents should get cash for helping out with childcare?

The idea of the Grandparent and Grandchild Expenses Reimbursement Scheme was raised with the Taoiseach this week.

# children - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units Call For Reform

'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units

The Mental Health Commission has said services in Ireland are “unsafe and substandard”.

# children - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become Too Many Options

The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become

Younger children are more likely to take both numerical and social information into account, new research has found.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds 40% of people have a fictional first childhood memory Fake

Study finds 40% of people have a fictional first childhood memory

The authors of a new study said it is not until people are five or six that they form adult-like memories and some participants said they had memories from when they were babies.

# children - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations Facebook

Retail Excellence suspends partnership with Facebook after undercover reporter exposes violations

Retail Excellence had partnered with Facebook to provide training to retailers to enhance their digital strategies through their platform.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin Dispatches This post contains videos

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin

Channel 4′s Dispatches programme sent a reporter to record training.

# children - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems Research

Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems

The types of childhood hardships include divorce or separation of parents, death of a parent, and emotional, physical or sexual abuse.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness Lack Of Support

‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness

Limited supports for children coming through care is forcing young people out onto the streets and into a growing homeless crisis.

# children - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should vending machines selling unhealthy foods and drinks be banned in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vending machines selling unhealthy foods and drinks be banned in schools?

An Oireachtas Committee has recommended just that.

# children - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook Online Safety

Taoiseach 'appalled' that comment referring to 'knacker children' not removed by Facebook

The Taoiseach made the comment as he launched the government’s new online safety strategy, which will see Facebook and Google on an advisory panel.

# children - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel' Homeless Crisis

Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel'

A new report by the Children’s Rights Alliance looks at the impact of homelessness on children’s education.

# children - Monday 2 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'You're very strong': Thai football team lost for nine days in a cave have been found Search Party

'You're very strong': Thai football team lost for nine days in a cave have been found

The boys and their coach entered the cave on 23 June.

# children - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 12 children and their football coach trapped for two days in flooded Thai cave Monsoon

12 children and their football coach trapped for two days in flooded Thai cave

Rescuers were sent to find them today.

From TheJournal.ie Government providing €49.5 million for school clothing scheme, up €2.1 million on last year Social Protection

Government providing €49.5 million for school clothing scheme, up €2.1 million on last year

It is paid at a rate of €125 for children aged 4-11 and €250 for children aged 12 years and over.

# children - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 70 babies who died at Bethany Home - and one mother - to be named on new memorial stone Mother And Baby Home

# children - Thursday 21 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough' Immigration

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# children - Sunday 17 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us' Anam Cara

Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us'

Father’s Day can be a tough day for those who have lost a child or a father.

# children - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs Emergency

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon says the government needs to change its thinking.

# children - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services Children

Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services

RTÉ has reported that the HSE identified errors in audiology services provided to children in the west of Ireland.

# children - Monday 4 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie For parents of children who are seriously ill, guilt is a common feeling they grapple with Hospice

For parents of children who are seriously ill, guilt is a common feeling they grapple with

Dr Aidan McKiernan, a Senior Clinical Psychologist with the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice, spoke to TheJournal.ie ahead of Children’s Hospice Week.

# children - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Six children drown off Turkish coast Drowning

Six children drown off Turkish coast

Two adults, one woman and six children lost their lives.

# children - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Giving babies extra Vitamin D 'doesn't make their bones any stronger' Sunshine

Giving babies extra Vitamin D 'doesn't make their bones any stronger'

As many as 40% of Europeans do not get enough of the vitamin, which is naturally produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight.

# children - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The sanctity of the confession box is still an issue when it comes to keeping children safe' Sexual Abuse

'The sanctity of the confession box is still an issue when it comes to keeping children safe'

Survivors of Ryan, Ferns, Murphy and Cloyne are angry, writes Tanya Ward.

# children - Monday 28 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents in these 16 areas to be surveyed over demand for non-denominational schools No Religion

Parents in these 16 areas to be surveyed over demand for non-denominational schools

The government wants 400 multi- and non-denominational schools in place by 2030.

From TheJournal.ie Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year Abuse

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year

72% of phone calls answered by the charity came from males.

# children - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Can children's books help kids fight climate change? Beasts At Bedtime

Can children's books help kids fight climate change?

We spoke to the author of a new book on the topic.

# children - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.' Incorrect Smear Tests

Bereaved cervical cancer family: 'I want my Mammy. I just love her so much, I want her back.'

Irene Teap died last July, her family now know that two of her smears were incorrect.

# children - Monday 7 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members A Safe Space

Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members

There is also concern about children talking to strangers online when they play these games.

# children - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with someone sharing photos of their children online?

For some, sharing photos of their children is the most natural thing imaginable. For others, it’s completely unfair to the child in question.

# children - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Common sense prevailed': Proposal to raise digital age of consent to 16 rejected Data Protection

'Common sense prevailed': Proposal to raise digital age of consent to 16 rejected

Children’s rights groups had strongly opposed the proposal.

# children - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# children - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12 Widespread Outrage

India approves death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12

Violent crime against women has been on the rise in India despite tough laws enacted in 2013.

# children - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles Sex Tourism

'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles

Campaigners have said sex tourism from Ireland is growing.

# children - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A scandal': Almost 8,000 children waiting over a year for eye treatments Ophthalmology

'A scandal': Almost 8,000 children waiting over a year for eye treatments

A trial in Sligo could offer a solution to long eye treatment waiting lists for children.

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