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

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:00 AM 38,624 Views 163 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 4:55 PM 42,630 Views 140 Comments

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

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

Jul 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,503 Views 27 Comments

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.

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

Jul 26th 2017, 12:53 PM 4,452 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Grandparents

19 lovely Irish tweets that will make you appreciate your grandparents

Apr 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,473 Views 3 Comments

If you still can, go visit them immediately.

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 28,671 Views 0 Comments

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

This teenager's lovely grandparents wear matching outfits every day
# MATCHY MATCHY
# MATCHY MATCHY

This teenager's lovely grandparents wear matching outfits every day

Sep 1st 2016, 9:10 AM 3,815 Views 1 Comment

The cutest.

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

May 31st 2016, 9:01 AM 17,507 Views 0 Comments

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
# Irish Grandads
# Irish Grandads

14 things only Irish grandads love

May 29th 2016, 9:30 AM 7,761 Views 3 Comments

We love em really.

Grandparents and foster care - how the system works
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Grandparents and foster care - how the system works

May 23rd 2016, 6:10 AM 31,101 Views 99 Comments

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 tweet is breaking hearts all over the internet
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# Cutting Onions

This tweet is breaking hearts all over the internet

Mar 18th 2016, 7:20 PM 9,510 Views 4 Comments

CRYING.

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

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

Nov 19th 2015, 9:00 AM 5,605 Views 1 Comment

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

This couple found out they're going to be grandparents, and their reaction was adorable
# Granny Cool
# Granny Cool

This couple found out they're going to be grandparents, and their reaction was adorable

Jul 1st 2015, 7:41 AM 4,156 Views 0 Comments

“I’M GONNA PEE MY PANTS.”

Adorable grandparents are accidentally tagging Grandmaster Flash in their Facebook posts
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# Grandmaster Lols

Adorable grandparents are accidentally tagging Grandmaster Flash in their Facebook posts

Sep 11th 2014, 5:33 PM 3,367 Views 0 Comments

The dotes.

Irish 2-year-old has perfected her phone conversations already
# Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye
# Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye

Irish 2-year-old has perfected her phone conversations already

Jul 9th 2014, 6:36 PM 4,214 Views 1 Comment

“Are you well?”

This badass granny is the new queen of Twitter
# Baddie Winkle
# Baddie Winkle

This badass granny is the new queen of Twitter

Apr 28th 2014, 9:14 AM 8,889 Views 2 Comments

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
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# The Big Reveal

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

Apr 25th 2014, 4:37 PM 4,518 Views 5 Comments

It’s time for those Friday Feels.

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

Mar 8th 2014, 6:06 PM 23,926 Views 82 Comments

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

10-year-old drives parents' car into a ditch, claims to be a dwarf who'd forgotten his licence
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# Cool Customer

10-year-old drives parents' car into a ditch, claims to be a dwarf who'd forgotten his licence

Feb 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 40,023 Views 46 Comments

Ah, the old dwarf defence…

Kids' drawings of their grandparents brought to life with photographs
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# Grand Art

Kids' drawings of their grandparents brought to life with photographs

Nov 15th 2013, 2:44 PM 2,525 Views 0 Comments

These are adorable.

The guide to selfies, as illustrated by grandads
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# Silver Surfers

The guide to selfies, as illustrated by grandads

Aug 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 17,591 Views 32 Comments

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

This grandma wrote a FILTHY recipe for banana bread
# Overdone
# Overdone

This grandma wrote a FILTHY recipe for banana bread

Jun 26th 2013, 4:45 PM 2,282 Views 1 Comment

Not suitable for grandchildren.

11 reasons older people are cooler than you
# Grandaddy Cool
# Grandaddy Cool

11 reasons older people are cooler than you

Jun 3rd 2013, 1:00 PM 19,354 Views 15 Comments

Look, they just are OK?

New bill introduces definition of a grandparent
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New bill introduces definition of a grandparent

Feb 18th 2013, 3:53 PM 19,381 Views 32 Comments

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

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932
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Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932

Jan 11th 2012, 6:05 PM 8,151 Views 23 Comments

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…

Elderly couple deny killing granddaughter
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Elderly couple deny killing granddaughter

Jun 17th 2011, 12:17 PM 523 Views 0 Comments

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