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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think grandparents should get cash for helping out with childcare? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think grandparents should get cash for helping out with childcare?

The idea of the Grandparent and Grandchild Expenses Reimbursement Scheme was raised with the Taoiseach this week.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross defends proposal to give grandparents cash for helping out with childcare Granny Grant

Shane Ross defends proposal to give grandparents cash for helping out with childcare

The proposal attracted criticism Grandchild Expenses Reimbursement Scheme will be in the region of €1,000 per year.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids' Grandparents

'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids'

A woman who cares for her two grandchildren tells us how she’s been thwarted at every turn to seek greater supports from the State.

From TheJournal.ie The minefield of free childcare: The Grandparents Creche is great, but how do you pay the bill? Childcare

The minefield of free childcare: The Grandparents Creche is great, but how do you pay the bill?

Family childcare comes at a price that can be difficult to define, writes Chrissie Russell.

19 lovely Irish tweets that will make you appreciate your grandparents

If you still can, go visit them immediately.

From TheJournal.ie Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes Courts

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes

Two cases of alleged elder abuse appeared before Kildare’s family court this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'They are not alone': Grandparents fighting for custody of their grandchildren not unique Foster Care

'They are not alone': Grandparents fighting for custody of their grandchildren not unique

Last week, TheJournal.ie reported about the removal of a child from the care of the grandparents due to their age.

14 things only Irish grandads love

We love em really.

From TheJournal.ie Grandparents and foster care - how the system works It's Complicated

Grandparents and foster care - how the system works

In the wake of a nine-year-old boy being removed from his grandparents’ care on age grounds, we looks at how foster care works.

This man's overjoyed reaction to becoming a grandfather is going super viral

“You are going to be a grandparent.” “You are going to the BEACH?”

This badass granny is the new queen of Twitter

Eighty six-year-old Baddie Winkle is out to steal your man. And your Twitter followers.

Man discovers he's going to be a grandfather, has sweetest reaction ever

It’s time for those Friday Feels.

From TheJournal.ie Childminders warn new tax rules will force more into the black economy Earnings

Childminders warn new tax rules will force more into the black economy

Early Childhood Ireland said the move by Revenue may not be in the best interests of children.

The guide to selfies, as illustrated by grandads

Let these silver surfers guide you through the choppy waters of social media.

This grandma wrote a FILTHY recipe for banana bread

Not suitable for grandchildren.

11 reasons older people are cooler than you Grandaddy Cool This post contains videos

11 reasons older people are cooler than you

Look, they just are OK?

From TheJournal.ie New bill introduces definition of a grandparent Grandparents

New bill introduces definition of a grandparent

Fine Gael TD said it is an unusual piece of legislation as our laws do not generally address such personal issues as familial bonds.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932 Old School This post contains videos

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932

Check out this 1932 video of the legendary department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, including the bargain basement, the ‘gay and lively’ café – and a mechanical zoo…

From TheJournal.ie Elderly couple deny killing granddaughter Court

Elderly couple deny killing granddaughter

A Co Antrim couple are accused of the unlawful killing of their young granddaughter in 2001.