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#Children

# children - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree that children shouldn't be instructed to hug extended family members? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

# children - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths Mass Shooting

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

From TheJournal.ie Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department Dublin

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

# children - Monday 13 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mother pleads for help after seven-year-old son expelled after trying to strangle principal with tie Liveline

Mother pleads for help after seven-year-old son expelled after trying to strangle principal with tie

The child’s mother fears that her son could seriously hurt someone.

# children - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Joanne McNally: 'I don’t want children, but I’m not selfish' Column

Joanne McNally: 'I don’t want children, but I’m not selfish'

I also have the attention span of a ferret on six nespressos, writes Joanne McNally.

# children - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case Warning To Friend

Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case

The woman said she sent the video to warn a friend about the dangers of leaving her children alone with her boyfriend.

# children - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families Growing Up In Ireland

Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families

A study has also found that boys are more likely than girls to find school difficult.

# children - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Young mum stereotypes: 'Some of us are happy being mothers and wives' Column

Young mum stereotypes: 'Some of us are happy being mothers and wives'

I don’t have to worry about the biological clock, and I’ll be thirty-eight when my eldest starts college, writes Susannah O’Brien.

# children - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two young boys missing from Co Limerick have been found safe and well Found

Two young boys missing from Co Limerick have been found safe and well

Five-year-old Arnel Azad and his two-year-old brother Ayaan had been missing since Tuesday 31 October.

# children - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect Study

Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect

This is according to the a new study into the detainees of the centre.

# children - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New arrivals: Four children from 'The Jungle' camp to arrive in Ireland soon Tusla

New arrivals: Four children from 'The Jungle' camp to arrive in Ireland soon

So far, 30 children who have been separated from their families have been brought to Ireland.

# children - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Not everyone's happy with the name for the children's hospital Phoenix Hospital

Not everyone's happy with the name for the children's hospital

It’s going to be called the Phoenix Children’s Health.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you happy with the name of the new children's hospital? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with the name of the new children's hospital?

Once it’s opened the hospital will be called the Phoenix Children’s Health.

# children - Monday 23 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The new children's hospital will be called... Phoenix Children's Health Out Of The Ashes

The new children's hospital will be called... Phoenix Children's Health

The project is projected to cost over €1 billion in full and is due to be completed in 2021.

# children - Sunday 22 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'False sense of security': Warning for parents who use smart devices to keep tabs on their children Child Safety

'False sense of security': Warning for parents who use smart devices to keep tabs on their children

Some smartphones and smartwatches could be sharing your child’s location with strangers.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does it make sense to charge a nominal fee for 'free' GP care for the under-12s? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does it make sense to charge a nominal fee for 'free' GP care for the under-12s?

The Sunday Independent this morning reports that parents could be charged a fee of €5 per visit for such care.

# children - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school Growing Up In Ireland

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

# children - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys Courts

Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys

Dr Shine replied “I absolutely deny that allegation” after each of the eight charges were read out to him.

# children - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10 Global Problem

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

# children - Monday 2 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Children 'subjected to atmosphere of fear' due to issues at residential centre UNANNOUNCED INSPECTION

Children 'subjected to atmosphere of fear' due to issues at residential centre

A report found that improvements followed the appointment of an interim centre manager.

# children - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery Spinal Curve

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

# children - Monday 25 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding Tackling Obesity

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

# children - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Author of damning report on gardaí's child protection record invited to train new recruits Geoffrey Shannon

Author of damning report on gardaí's child protection record invited to train new recruits

Professor Geoffrey Shannon published a comprehensive audit of the gardaí’s child protection practices in May.

# children - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn Beware

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

The warning comes after three people were hospitalised with serious eye injuries caused by the guns.

# children - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# children - Monday 11 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Abused children being made wait five years before court case over Delays

Abused children being made wait five years before court case over

Support charity Cari believes “a five-year time span out of a child’s life is too long”.

# children - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden Slow Down

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

From TheJournal.ie The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called? Secular

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# children - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year Homelessness

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year

Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.

# children - Monday 4 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think getting rid of girls and boys children's clothing labels is a good idea? Poll This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Got questions about how to feed your child healthy food? Let us put them to an expert Facebook Live

Got questions about how to feed your child healthy food? Let us put them to an expert

We’ll be chatting to Dr Eva Orsmond live about her new show, Ireland’s Health Divide – and we want to put your questions to her.

# children - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman Homelessness

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman

New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.

# children - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí want to make sure that everyone who needs to be vetted does it by the end of the year Vulnerable People

Gardaí want to make sure that everyone who needs to be vetted does it by the end of the year

Failing to get vetted can result in a €10,000 fine and up to five years in prison.

# children - Monday 28 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The problem is that these are institutions': Family hubs for homeless compared to direct provision MY NAME IS...

'The problem is that these are institutions': Family hubs for homeless compared to direct provision

The number of children who are homeless is now at nearly 3,000.

# children - Friday 25 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'One death is just too many': Parents told to put high-vis vests on kids as they cycle and walk to school Back To School

'One death is just too many': Parents told to put high-vis vests on kids as they cycle and walk to school

The RSA said children are particularly vulnerable road users and parents should ensure drivers can see them.

# children - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone Freetown

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.

# children - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died Addiction

Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died

The baby boy’s death was not reported to be connected to his mother’s drug use, but a report has criticised the seven-week delay in making contact with the woman.

From TheJournal.ie 'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450% Waiting Lists

'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450%

A total of 52,257 child patients were waiting at any length of time for their first appointment at the end of July.

# children - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game Palestine

Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game

The Gaza football academy struggles due to a lack of facilities, equipment and safe places to play.

# children - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created Parenting

Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he hopes to expand the subsidy scheme to more families in the future.

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