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From TheJournal.ie Parents concerned about 'commercialisation and sexualisation' of children - survey Children

Parents concerned about 'commercialisation and sexualisation' of children - survey

Parents think today’s children enjoy a better childhoods than their own but have also raised concerns about messages being aimed at children.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Are Irish children safe now? I don't believe so Opinion

Column: Are Irish children safe now? I don't believe so

Maeve Lewis of abuse survivors’ support group One in Four says new childhood protection legislation is welcome – but of little use without support services to back it up.

From TheJournal.ie Fast-food outlets could be banned near schools Obesity

Fast-food outlets could be banned near schools

The Government is considering restrictions on takeaways, after a report revealed one in four Irish children is overweight.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘My family couldn’t look after me’ – life inside a State home Read Me

Column: ‘My family couldn’t look after me’ – life inside a State home

Clíodhna has been in the State childcare system for most of her life. She tells TheJournal.ie about social workers, Christmas shopping, and why she has no regrets.

From TheJournal.ie Small Lives: The Irish childhood in pics In Photos This post contains images

Small Lives: The Irish childhood in pics

National Photographic Archive gathers together a moving pictorial record of children in Ireland between 1880 and 1960.