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So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

Jul 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,958 Views 9 Comments

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become
# Too Many Options
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# Too Many Options

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 1:00 PM 11,492 Views 12 Comments

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

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia
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# Lois Bridges

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia

Jun 7th 2018, 5:18 PM 20,346 Views 4 Comments

There was little evidence during inspections that the current medical, nursing, or healthcare assistant staff had eating disorder training.

Scientists say adolescence now lasts until the age of 24
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# Grow Up

Scientists say adolescence now lasts until the age of 24

Jan 19th 2018, 1:17 PM 36,476 Views 85 Comments

Experts have argued the definition should be changed so that laws and social policy can be developed around it.

Ward of court system is 'inadequate, archaic and has no place in the 21st Century'
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# Dignity

Ward of court system is 'inadequate, archaic and has no place in the 21st Century'

Jan 18th 2018, 4:00 PM 13,268 Views 6 Comments

A new report published today says there is “confusion and lack of understanding” around the whole system.

Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke
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# Air Pollution

Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke

May 31st 2017, 9:15 AM 8,567 Views 38 Comments

32.7% of nine-year-olds from Ireland’s lowest-income families are exposed to secondary smoke daily.

'I couldn't believe they over-medicated my father to shut him up because he was singing'
# Safeguarding
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# Safeguarding

'I couldn't believe they over-medicated my father to shut him up because he was singing'

Apr 9th 2017, 10:00 PM 37,008 Views 53 Comments

During a debate on proposed new laws to protect the vulnerable, Senator Lynn Ruane opened up about her own experience.

What Percent Mess Are You?
# Hot Mess
# Hot Mess

What Percent Mess Are You?

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:30 PM 14,131 Views 1 Comment

Are you the organised friend, or the barely functional friend? Find out here.

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work
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# Commute

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work

Mar 17th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,972 Views 36 Comments

Commuters who only used public transport also had lower BMI compared to car-users.

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?

Jun 20th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,393 Views 77 Comments

Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?

A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food
# Hunger
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# Hunger

A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food

May 18th 2015, 10:12 AM 13,570 Views 69 Comments

A full third of Irish parents with young children are concerned about feeding their family.

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services
# What Do Ya' Reckon?
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# What Do Ya' Reckon?

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

Dec 15th 2014, 11:52 AM 10,191 Views 98 Comments

A new survey also shows that almost a quarter have attended a water protest in the past year.

'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'
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# Social Care

'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'

Nov 16th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,007 Views 12 Comments

Social work expert Maurice Fenton said that the relationship between children and carers is being sacrificed.

A third of people think coding is more important than learning Irish
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# Digital Skills

A third of people think coding is more important than learning Irish

Oct 17th 2014, 11:09 AM 13,478 Views 150 Comments

1 in 5 people think coding is more important than maths.

9 adults who couldn't be more unhelpful about the Leaving Cert
# Can You Not
# Can You Not

9 adults who couldn't be more unhelpful about the Leaving Cert

Aug 13th 2014, 9:45 AM 10,327 Views 0 Comments

The struggle is real

10 things adults think teenagers should know about the 'real world'
# I Guess This Is Growing Up
# I Guess This Is Growing Up

10 things adults think teenagers should know about the 'real world'

Jun 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 70,144 Views 48 Comments

Tip No.1: It’ll all #BeGrand.

Adults with learning difficulties celebrate the Green Ribbon Campaign in this uplifting video
# Happy
# Happy

Adults with learning difficulties celebrate the Green Ribbon Campaign in this uplifting video

May 5th 2014, 3:39 PM 9,219 Views 15 Comments

May 2014 is Green Ribbon Month, working to reduce stigma around mental health issues.

Kids taste coffee for the first time, remind you that it's actually disgusting
# Yuck
# Yuck

Kids taste coffee for the first time, remind you that it's actually disgusting

Apr 30th 2014, 6:20 PM 2,760 Views 5 Comments

It doesn’t really taste NICE, does it. You need it, but it’s not NICE.

7 moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

7 moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous

Feb 12th 2014, 9:30 PM 33,271 Views 47 Comments

We’re meant to be adults for pity’s sake!

Increase of 5 per cent in people using Passport Express
# Citizens
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# Citizens

Increase of 5 per cent in people using Passport Express

Jan 3rd 2014, 5:13 PM 12,304 Views 43 Comments

A total of 631,186 passports were issued in 2013 – and 5 per cent more people used Passport Express.

First meningitis B vaccine now available privately in Ireland
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# Disease

First meningitis B vaccine now available privately in Ireland

Dec 16th 2013, 3:15 PM 11,664 Views 25 Comments

The Meningitis Research Foundation has called for the vaccine to be implemented nationally for all children.

6 things you should no longer need to hide from your parents
# Older And Bolder
# Older And Bolder

6 things you should no longer need to hide from your parents

Nov 10th 2013, 1:00 PM 73,979 Views 68 Comments

Like, whatever Mum and Dad.

7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend
# Put On The Kettle
# Put On The Kettle

7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend

Sep 28th 2013, 9:30 AM 27,931 Views 18 Comments

There’s no fireside like your own fireside. Most of the time.

9 reasons to avoid the pub tonight
# The Youth
# The Youth

9 reasons to avoid the pub tonight

Aug 14th 2013, 6:00 PM 30,330 Views 58 Comments

Leaving Cert celebrants will be out in full force, friends.

9 adults who are being exceptionally unhelpful about the Leaving Cert
# Pipe Down
# Pipe Down

9 adults who are being exceptionally unhelpful about the Leaving Cert

Aug 14th 2013, 10:26 AM 9,024 Views 3 Comments

“It doesn’t matter”… “I did crap and look at me”… KEEP IT TO YOURSELVES!

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'
# Redress
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# Redress

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'

Jul 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,583 Views 4 Comments

The survivors who lived in the home have been calling for a number of years for redress and an apology for their time there.

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace
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Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

Apr 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 437 Views 11 Comments

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of
# Feel Old Yet?
# Feel Old Yet?

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of

Feb 20th 2013, 9:45 PM 57,449 Views 112 Comments

People who are now legally able to drink and vote have no memory of these things.

Garda witness appeal after 4 children and 3 adults injured in crash
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# Appeal

Garda witness appeal after 4 children and 3 adults injured in crash

Feb 16th 2013, 2:40 PM 14,140 Views 5 Comments

A two-year-old boy was seriously injured anad removed to Temple St Hospital, while a woman in her 30s remains in Mullingar hospital.

Just two ASBOS issued since 2010 as much-criticised system is shunned
# ANTI-SOCIAL
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# ANTI-SOCIAL

Just two ASBOS issued since 2010 as much-criticised system is shunned

Feb 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,341 Views 13 Comments

However most than 3,500 behaviour warnings, the first step to an ASBO, have been issued – including 1,200 to children.

Lisa McInerney: New Year is where we resolve to be grown-ups
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# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: New Year is where we resolve to be grown-ups

Dec 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 26 Views 2 Comments

The true mark of maturity, however, is to stop beating ourselves up over not being the perfect adult – and to resolve to be a better kid.

New Irish horror film animated by children
# Horror
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# Horror

New Irish horror film animated by children

Oct 30th 2012, 4:09 PM 5,904 Views 4 Comments

The film itself isn’t for children – but the animations by Irish young people add another edge to this scary tale by a talented director.