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This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she's on I'm A Celebrity

Gemma Collis and Gemma Collins: similar, but very different.

From TheJournal.ie Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland Controversial Site

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

The controversial website says that they’ve updated their safety policies.

From TheJournal.ie 'I feel like I can do more now that I've got rid of my overlapping jaw' My Story

'I feel like I can do more now that I've got rid of my overlapping jaw'

Deirbhile Moran was called Jaws in school – but now she’s got her confidence back.

From TheJournal.ie Woman accused of "trolling" McCann parents believed to have been found dead Trolling

Woman accused of "trolling" McCann parents believed to have been found dead

Brenda Leyland featured in a Sky News report on trolling last week.

From TheJournal.ie Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling Online Abuse

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling

We asked two high-profile Twitter users to share their experiences of online harassment…

7 offensive things redheads are sick of hearing

Watch out for that temper!

From TheJournal.ie A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying Young Brilliant Minds

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying

Need some inspiration? Read on… Trisha Prabhu will get you off that couch.

From TheJournal.ie Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment Bullying

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment

McCabe’s legal team have written to Noirín O’Sullivan’s office to arrange the meeting this week to discuss 13 allegations of harassment.

From TheJournal.ie Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace Opinion

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace

We asked and you told us. Here are some of your experiences of bullying in the workplace.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?

Would you tell your boss or keep it to yourself?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We were a normal married couple who fell on hard times. Now, we sleep in our car. Homeless

Opinion: We were a normal married couple who fell on hard times. Now, we sleep in our car.

When we see homeless people, we only look at where they ended up – not the road that took them there.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A mental health nurse’s experience of mental health issues Green Ribbon

Opinion: A mental health nurse’s experience of mental health issues

I grew up thinking mental health was someone else’s problem. Then, when I was affected, my own prejudice and fear that kept me from talking about it.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend Mental Health Days

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton Election 2014

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton

Local election candidate Martina Genockey was accosted by two opponents in Tallaght and the confrontation became physical.

US school gives children terrible, terrible advice on how to deal with bullies

“Do not tell on bullies” was one particularly awful tidbit.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV Dutch Scandal

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV

And is going to court to stop the station from airing its show. Is this reality TV gone too far?

From TheJournal.ie Government approves another €60k for parental anti-bullying training Support

Government approves another €60k for parental anti-bullying training

More than 3,000 parents took part in the training courses over the last year.

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school

The 9-year-old boy was told that the bag was a trigger for bullying.

From TheJournal.ie Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession Secondary School

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

From TheJournal.ie Report finds most racist incidents happen during the day Online Hatred

Report finds most racist incidents happen during the day

The iReport by ENAR shows that social media is being used for racist attacks and death threats.

From TheJournal.ie One in ten students have cyberbullied another Online

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

New research also shows that three quarters of parents do not check their children’s online activity every day.

From The42 Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour NFL

Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour

The offensive lineman says he acted like a big baby.

From TheJournal.ie Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts Online Bullying

Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts

A new study, in connection with Bristol University, is to look at how people use content online when experiencing suicidal thoughts.

From The42 Miami Dolphins 'bullying' inquiry says Richie Incognito and two other players harassed Martin NFL
From TheJournal.ie One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online Net Safety

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online

Additionally, it’s been found that one in five children surveyed said they’d had contact online with people they had never met in person.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work?

It’s still a real problem in Irish workplaces, according to a new study.

From TheJournal.ie The Govt's new internet safety group met for the first time today Interwebz

The Govt's new internet safety group met for the first time today

The Internet Content Governance Advisory Group is looking at issues relating to internet governance, including online bullying and harassment.

Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children'

‘We can’t go after the bully, but we can try and empower the children.’

From TheJournal.ie Column: I’ve been the bullied and the bully – and here’s my advice to young people Opinion

Column: I’ve been the bullied and the bully – and here’s my advice to young people

When we teach children to ignore bullies, we teach them how to hide their anger from the people who are hurting them. In turn, their self-esteem can be eroded to the extent that asserting themselves is unimaginable, writes Clare Hartwieg.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real Opinion

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real

When my girlfriend became abusive I didn’t know what to do. I felt scared and alone – but I also felt that I had to be a representative for other gay people, and that admitting to what was happening would let others down.

Elmo from Love/Hate reveals he used to be the school bully

He used to pick on St Patrick’s Athletic striker Anthony Flood.

From TheJournal.ie Erin and Shannon Gallagher's mother takes legal action against school Suicide

Erin and Shannon Gallagher's mother takes legal action against school

Lorraine Gallagher has filed papers against the Donegal Vocational Education Committee (VEC).

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide Cyberbullying

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide

Half of the 1,400 young people surveyed said they had witnessed bullying online, while a large number admitted saying things on the internet that they never would in person.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’ Opinion

Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’

Ireland needs to follow the lead of other countries and make corporal punishment illegal, writes Tanya Ward.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland 'should consider laws that would jail cyber bullies' Bullying

Ireland 'should consider laws that would jail cyber bullies'

A Fine Gael TD has suggested Ireland adopt proposed New Zealand laws, which would make it an offence to incite someone to take their own life.

From TheJournal.ie Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees BREAKING THE SILENCE

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees

The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.

Aunt rallies 100 Facebook friends to help nephew stand up to bully

Well that certainly showed him.

From TheJournal.ie Dad walking across US in memory of gay son is hit and killed by truck Joseph Bell

Dad walking across US in memory of gay son is hit and killed by truck

Joe Bell was hit and killed by a semi-tractor on 9 October.

From TheJournal.ie One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months Cyber Bullying

One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months

One in 11 adolescents admitted to cyber bullying other people in the same time frame.

From TheJournal.ie Parents to receive anti-bullying training under new scheme Bullying

Parents to receive anti-bullying training under new scheme

Up to 70 anti-bullying classes will be run by the National Parents Councils after €40,000 in funding was made available by the Department of Education.