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#Child Safety

From TheJournal.ie Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children Child Safety

Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children

Despite Twitter shutting down a significant number of these accounts, new versions keep appearing.

From TheJournal.ie UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July New Laws

UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July

The new laws will come into effect from 15 July.

From TheJournal.ie What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about? Heating Up

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?

Child safety expert Ian Elliott said that the organisation is “as safe as it can be and getting safer” – Tusla disagrees.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders Child Safety

Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders

The Cabinet approved the sharing of travel information of child sex offenders from the US to Ireland and vice versa.

From TheJournal.ie Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way Children

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way

A US company has conducted research on young children.

From TheJournal.ie School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service Child Safety

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service

The Department of Education said the “safety of children travelling on the school transport service is of paramount importance”.

From TheJournal.ie Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical' Internet Safety

Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'

The government is moving towards appointing a Digital Safety Commissioner.

From TheJournal.ie How should I talk to my three-year-old son about 'bad people'? NO SECRETS

How should I talk to my three-year-old son about 'bad people'?

We want our kids to stay innocent – but we also want to prepare them. Where is the right balance, asks Chrissie Russell.

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 Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps? Child Safety

Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps?

Concerns over children’s safety online were raised this week following Snapchat’s latest update.

From TheJournal.ie Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations Child Safety

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations

Snapchat has introduced a map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.

From TheJournal.ie 'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?' Child Safety

'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?'

Children and technology expert Andy Phippen gives his advice to parents on the issue of sexting.

From TheJournal.ie 'Children are treated like human trash': The systematic failings in Ireland's child protection system Tusla

'Children are treated like human trash': The systematic failings in Ireland's child protection system

A report published today found serious issues with inter-agency cooperation when dealing with vulnerable children taken from their parents.

From TheJournal.ie Dear Driver: What do I need to know when buying child seats? Dear Driver

Dear Driver: What do I need to know when buying child seats?

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

From TheJournal.ie Midlands children in foster care can go months without seeing their siblings or birth families Child Safety

Midlands children in foster care can go months without seeing their siblings or birth families

A new report has identified serious shortcomings in foster care in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Dear Driver: Which is the safest seat in my MPV? Dear Driver

Dear Driver: Which is the safest seat in my MPV?

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

From TheJournal.ie Dear Driver: When should I let my child go in the front seat? Dear Driver

Dear Driver: When should I let my child go in the front seat?

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy France

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy

The death is being investigated by a prosecutor in Toulouse.

From TheJournal.ie Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels Opinion

Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels

We are failing to learn lessons from the past on child protection. It is a shameful mark of disrespect to the many children who have suffered abuse and neglect in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Concern after hundreds of unidentified files on families discovered in office Child Safety

Concern after hundreds of unidentified files on families discovered in office

A review is being carried out now in the Laois/Offaly area.

From TheJournal.ie New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

From TheJournal.ie The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly Child Safety

The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly

TheJournal.ie speaks to an expert on how best to make your home safe for a young child.

From TheJournal.ie How to keep your child safe while they're online TechKnowHow

How to keep your child safe while they're online

The internet is a vast and useful tool, but for parents, it something that comes with its own drawbacks. Here is how you can ensure they stay safe while they’re online.

From TheJournal.ie Benedictine and Columban orders meeting most child safeguarding protocols Monks

Benedictine and Columban orders meeting most child safeguarding protocols

The NBSCCCI reports are largely complimentary to the two orders.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system Child Safety

Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system

The latest review commends the roles of Priest Support Co-ordinator and Priest Delegate – both roles being unique to the Dublin Diocese.

From TheJournal.ie Safeguarding board has "no remit" to deal with abuse by Irish priests abroad Safeguarding

Safeguarding board has "no remit" to deal with abuse by Irish priests abroad

As further reviews of child protection measures across Catholic Church in Ireland published, “anomaly” emerges.

From TheJournal.ie Diocese of Down and Connor met 46 of 48 child safety objectives Safeguarding

Diocese of Down and Connor met 46 of 48 child safety objectives

The second-largest diocese in the country has dealt with cases involving 14 living priests in recent years, dealing with each of them properly, a report by the Church’s child safety watchdog has found.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Church child welfare watchdog to publish audit results today Child Safety

Catholic Church child welfare watchdog to publish audit results today

The largest audit of Church bodies to date will be published today, with Christian Brothers particularly under the microscope.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican not legally liable for clerical abuse - says Vatican Sex Abuse

Vatican not legally liable for clerical abuse - says Vatican

UN committee’s questionnaire on Vatican’s own investigations into clerical sex abuse cases also remains unanswered.

From TheJournal.ie Distressing short film imagines fate of missing child Child Safety

Distressing short film imagines fate of missing child

ISPCC has released the fictional short to highlight awareness of its Missing Children’s Hotline.

From TheJournal.ie Priest steps aside as "child safeguarding" complaint is investigated Catholic Church

Priest steps aside as "child safeguarding" complaint is investigated

A statement from the Bishop of Kilmore says that the complaint relates to events that happened “a considerable time ago”.

From TheJournal.ie Children's Ombudsman has "trust of the public" needed for Roma cases probe Child Protection

Children's Ombudsman has "trust of the public" needed for Roma cases probe

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald explains why Emily Logan has been given power to compel gardai to speak to her.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday The 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims Prayers

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims

Bishop Francis Duffy said a prayer at his ordination for the two young girls who were allegedly attacked in Athlone.

From TheJournal.ie New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying CyberPsychology

New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying

The RCSI launched its CyberPsychology Research Centre this week.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCC publishes tips on keeping children safe Athlone

ISPCC publishes tips on keeping children safe

The charity has published advice for parents in light of the alleged attack in Athlone. It urges parents to teach basic rules to children from the age of two.

From TheJournal.ie Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI Child Safety

Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI

The Rape Crisis Network of Ireland (RCNI) has urged anyone concerned about a neighbour to work with gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We should follow Britain’s lead and crack down on internet porn Opinion

Column: We should follow Britain’s lead and crack down on internet porn

David Cameron is planning an extensive crackdown on widespread access to online pornography – we must recognise the intense harm sexually explicit material has on children and follow suit, writes Ashley Balbirnie.

From TheJournal.ie Online sexual predators increasingly using blackmail and threats against children Child Safety

Online sexual predators increasingly using blackmail and threats against children

Online predators using the internet to gain access to young victims are increasingly using blackmail, extortion and aggression in their approaches.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar criticises 'No' campaigner due to speak in tonight's TV3 debate Children's Referendum

Varadkar criticises 'No' campaigner due to speak in tonight's TV3 debate

Kathy Sinnott is taking the ‘No’ side in the Vincent Browne-hosted debate on the upcoming children’s referendum. The FG director of elections called her claims on RTÉ’s Prime Time last night as “scaremongering”.

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