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From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths Vaccination

Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths

Harris is considering advice from the Attorney General on mandatory vaccination.

From TheJournal.ie Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019 Cancer

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 'chimneys' drilled into mountain in bid to reach trapped boys Trapped

Over 100 'chimneys' drilled into mountain in bid to reach trapped boys

The boys and their coach have been trapped for nearly two weeks.

From The42 'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham History Boys

'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham

Ireland’s record in London since 2010 could even make a lack of experience an advantage.

From TheJournal.ie 'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls Gender Roles

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Scotland investigate after two 12-year-olds left with 'significant injuries' in chemical attack Aberdeen

Police in Scotland investigate after two 12-year-olds left with 'significant injuries' in chemical attack

Police said that the two boys had a substance on them which caused “burn type injuries”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls Boys

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls

The study measured aerobic fitness by testing students with a beep test – the results of which they then entered into a competition.

From TheJournal.ie Abuse at a deaf school: 'I screamed at night, but no one could hear me' School For Deaf Boys

Abuse at a deaf school: 'I screamed at night, but no one could hear me'

A documentary revealing the experiences of boys at St Joseph’s school – both positive and negative – is to be aired tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Two boys used spades to 'tunnel their way out of playschool' The Great Escape

Two boys used spades to 'tunnel their way out of playschool'

Rather than lie low, they then they tried to buy a car.

From TheJournal.ie Former Archbishop dies before trial for abusing boys Jozef Wesolowski

Former Archbishop dies before trial for abusing boys

The former archbishop died overnight, the Vatican has announced today.

From TheJournal.ie "Sudden illness" of former Vatican official before trial for sexual abuse Papel Matter

"Sudden illness" of former Vatican official before trial for sexual abuse

Jozef Wesolowski was admitted yesterday after coming down with a “sudden illness”.

From TheJournal.ie Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert Examination Blues

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert

New research from the ERSI has found that students are under a lot of pressure during their examinations.

From TheJournal.ie Man (49) sentenced to 8 years in prison over sexual activity with a child Indecent Assault

Man (49) sentenced to 8 years in prison over sexual activity with a child

Police said that the sentence “sends out a strong message” to those involved in the abuse of children.

This woman deals with rape-threatening trolls online by literally telling their mums

Her tweet is going viral around the world today.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí confirm no other person being sought over deaths of three brothers Charleville

Gardaí confirm no other person being sought over deaths of three brothers

Post-mortems have been completed on the bodies of twin boys and their brother.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed? Taboo

Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed?

“It’s not fair Mama, why do only girls get sparkly things?”

From TheJournal.ie Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark Baby Names

This is why you should never trust your kids to bring you breakfast in bed

Kids can’t carry anything successfully. Fact.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Our increasingly touch-phobic society is bad for children Boys To Men

Opinion: Our increasingly touch-phobic society is bad for children

Boys can sometimes have problems expressing their feelings – we must empower them so they grow into the kind of men our society really needs.

From TheJournal.ie "State of shock": Parents protest over amalgamation of North Mon school Cork

"State of shock": Parents protest over amalgamation of North Mon school

Former pupils of the school include Niall Tóibin, Rory Gallagher and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

From TheJournal.ie Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups' Rape

Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups'

New research into youth sexual behaviour, consent and alcohol finds that Irish young people believe sexual consent is largely ‘unspoken’.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Christmas Day crowds queue up to leap into the icy waters at the 40 Foot BUUURRRRRR

VIDEO: Christmas Day crowds queue up to leap into the icy waters at the 40 Foot

Patrick Maye, Chris Maye and Justin Kinehan made this video of yesterday’s chilling experience.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We can be the healthy masculinity we wish to see Opinion

Column: We can be the healthy masculinity we wish to see

The “rules” and maschismo that so many boys learn early in life has created a stifling idea of what it means to be a man. But we don’t need to be bound by these narrow ideas, writes Carlos Andrés Gómez.

14 things you'll remember if you went to an all-boys school

Wedgies. Farts. Fights. It’s all there.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican envoy sacked over child sex probe Allegations

Vatican envoy sacked over child sex probe

The Monsignor is accused of having sex with underage boys in Santo Domingo.

From TheJournal.ie Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents Gender Battles

Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents

A group of parents want to see an end to the gender-specific advertisement of toys for boys and girls.

From TheJournal.ie How have the Kardashians influenced Ireland's top baby names? Say My Name

How have the Kardashians influenced Ireland's top baby names?

The CSO has just released the latest information on Ireland’s top baby names… is yours in there?

From TheJournal.ie Boys ditch homework and mitch school (but still better at maths than girls) Growing Up In Ireland

Boys ditch homework and mitch school (but still better at maths than girls)

An ESRI conference heard boys are more likely than girls to be absent from school and less likely to do homework.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 11 ways to handle your child's first teen disco Opinion

Column: 11 ways to handle your child's first teen disco

Are the scare stories about teenage discos really true? Sheila O’Malley has some advice on how to navigate this rite of passage.

From TheJournal.ie 'Suspicious approach' reportedly made towards young boys in Kells Co Meath

'Suspicious approach' reportedly made towards young boys in Kells

Gardaí believe the alleged approach was an isolated incident but are urging parents and children to be vigilant.

From TheJournal.ie Body image 'a burning and complex issue' for young people Body Image

Body image 'a burning and complex issue' for young people

A new report says body image has a major influence on a teenager’s mental health.