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# parents - This year 2022

Calls for dedicated State service to pursue parents who fail to pay child maintenance
# Child Maintenance
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# Child Maintenance

Calls for dedicated State service to pursue parents who fail to pay child maintenance

Jul 31st 2022, 12:05 AM 20,686 Views 46 Comments
  • A review group comprised submitted a report on the child maintenance system to Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys in April, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Support services have said child maintenance is seen largely as a personal, parental obligation and therefore a matter of private family law.
Government's 'objective' to cut childcare costs before Christmas - Taoiseach From TheJournal.ie

Government's 'objective' to cut childcare costs before Christmas - Taoiseach

Updated Jun 20th 2022, 2:19 PM 26,408 Views 46 Comments

Martin warned that the toughest period in this crisis could be wintertime.

Parents paying nearly €800 in monthly fees per child in childcare, report finds
# Cost Of Childcare
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# Cost Of Childcare

Parents paying nearly €800 in monthly fees per child in childcare, report finds

May 13th 2022, 3:54 PM 19,965 Views 35 Comments

A new report finds that the average weekly fee nationally per child for full day childcare is €186.84.

Government to reduce childcare costs 'considerably' in the next Budget
# Capping Fees
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# Capping Fees

Government to reduce childcare costs 'considerably' in the next Budget

Apr 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 63,241 Views 63 Comments
  • Childcare fees will be capped at September 2021 levels if a deal can be done on pay and conditions.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says increased subsidies should be used to reduce costs considerably for parents.
  • Government believes a reduction in the cost of childcare 'will help with cost of living'.
'I hadn’t seen my parents for two-and-a-half years. It was really emotional'
# Reunited
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# Reunited

'I hadn’t seen my parents for two-and-a-half years. It was really emotional'

Mar 12th 2022, 9:23 PM 109,691 Views 15 Comments

Finlay Bealham shared a special moment with his family at Twickenham.

Waiting lists for children's surgeries to be tackled by extending operating theatre hours
# Waiting Lists
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# Waiting Lists

Waiting lists for children's surgeries to be tackled by extending operating theatre hours

Feb 15th 2022, 9:01 PM 14,485 Views 16 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said “far too many” children are waiting too long for orthopaedic surgery

# parents - Last year 2021

Schools across the country advised to 'open tomorrow as usual'
# Storm Barra
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# Storm Barra

Schools across the country advised to 'open tomorrow as usual'

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 3:01 PM 76,268 Views 74 Comments

Schools are closed in 12 counties today.

'Desperate' parents paying double to get birth certs via private companies amid registration delays
# Delay
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# Delay

'Desperate' parents paying double to get birth certs via private companies amid registration delays

Nov 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 68,051 Views 38 Comments
  • Parents are paying private companies more than twice the going rate to get birth certs for their children, Órla Ryan reports
  • There are long delays in registering children's births in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow
  • This is having a knock-on effect on them being issued with birth certs and applying for social welfare benefits
Parents face child benefit lag due to long delays in birth registration
# Newborns
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# Newborns

Parents face child benefit lag due to long delays in birth registration

Oct 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 22,547 Views 30 Comments
  • Delays are due to the summer's cyber attack on the HSE, Aoife Barry reports
  • Parents have been reporting delays of two to three months for registration
  • Fears for vulnerable parents who can't access child benefit due to the delay
'I have no idea who will mind my children': Readers' stories of Ireland's childcare crisis
# Joining The Dots
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# Joining The Dots

'I have no idea who will mind my children': Readers' stories of Ireland's childcare crisis

Aug 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 76,058 Views 47 Comments
  • Every year, tens of thousands of parents around the country seek out childcare, but many say it has become an increasingly difficult search.
  • We asked readers to share their experiences and struggles with childcare in Ireland.
  • Here are their stories, collected by Lauren Boland.
Have you faced difficulties finding childcare for your young child? We want to hear your story
# Get In Touch
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# Get In Touch

Have you faced difficulties finding childcare for your young child? We want to hear your story

Aug 26th 2021, 11:27 AM 14,861 Views 17 Comments

We want to piece together the picture of what finding childcare looks like in Ireland – here’s how you can take part.

Minister seeks to 'reassure parents' that a full reopening of schools is planned
# Back To School
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# Back To School

Minister seeks to 'reassure parents' that a full reopening of schools is planned

Jul 25th 2021, 3:33 PM 34,982 Views 38 Comments

Minister Norma Foley said the return of children to the classroom for the new school term is a priority.

'Two-tier system' means couples still forced to travel for termination after severe foetal diagnoses
# Pregnancy
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# Pregnancy

'Two-tier system' means couples still forced to travel for termination after severe foetal diagnoses

Mar 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 42,789 Views 50 Comments

The legislation is due to be reviewed this year.

120,000 doses of children's flu vaccine destroyed due to low uptake, despite 'heavyweight' promotion campaign
# Flu Season
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# Flu Season

120,000 doses of children's flu vaccine destroyed due to low uptake, despite 'heavyweight' promotion campaign

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 30,574 Views 29 Comments

The flu vaccine was free for children in Ireland for the first time in 2020.

Leaving Cert: Exam timetable released as parents could face 'sanctions' for lobbying
# Canvassing
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# Canvassing

Leaving Cert: Exam timetable released as parents could face 'sanctions' for lobbying

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 12:35 PM 59,601 Views 50 Comments
  • Timetable to begin from Wednesday 9 June
  • Sanctions for grade lobbying could include barring students form exams
  • Reopening of schools likely to begin with LC students and young children
Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment
# Supreme Court
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# Supreme Court

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:29 PM 24,599 Views 0 Comments

The boy, known as John, suffered a devastating brain injury in road crash in 2020.

'Our kids are suffering': Some parents 'devastated' over failure to re-open special education as planned
# Parents
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# Parents

'Our kids are suffering': Some parents 'devastated' over failure to re-open special education as planned

Jan 21st 2021, 6:30 AM 15,153 Views 94 Comments

Schools for children with special educational needs were due to re-open today.

Further restrictions in maternity hospitals as some decide to reverse decision allowing partners into 20-week scan
# Pregnancy
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# Pregnancy

Further restrictions in maternity hospitals as some decide to reverse decision allowing partners into 20-week scan

Jan 8th 2021, 6:01 PM 21,100 Views 10 Comments

Some hospitals adapted their visiting restrictions for difficult situations such as pregnancy loss, stillbirth and unexpected complications.

# parents - All time

Children with disabilities waiting years for assessment a violation of their rights, committee to be told
# Children's Rights
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# Children's Rights

Children with disabilities waiting years for assessment a violation of their rights, committee to be told

Dec 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 9,362 Views 9 Comments

Over 6,000 children are currently overdue an assessment of their needs.

People with disabilities have been ‘forgotten’ during pandemic, Dáil told
# Services Cut
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# Services Cut

People with disabilities have been ‘forgotten’ during pandemic, Dáil told

Oct 7th 2020, 2:52 PM 13,672 Views 35 Comments

Day services have only reopened at 40% capacity.

The flu vaccine and children: Here is everything parents need to know
# Vaccination
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# Vaccination

The flu vaccine and children: Here is everything parents need to know

Sep 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 54,271 Views 27 Comments

“The flu vaccine is one of the safest vaccines we have, it’s one of the oldest vaccines we have,” a GP said.

70% of primary school parents concerned about impact of Covid-19 on children's mental health
# Concerned Parents
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# Concerned Parents

70% of primary school parents concerned about impact of Covid-19 on children's mental health

Jun 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 15,556 Views 26 Comments

A quarter of parents are either “very” or “extremely” concerned about their children’s mental health.

State grants will ensure childcare providers should have no reason to increase fees, says minister
# Childcare
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# Childcare

State grants will ensure childcare providers should have no reason to increase fees, says minister

Jun 10th 2020, 1:30 PM 15,737 Views 12 Comments

A €75 million funding package has been announced.

Suggestions children aged 4 would be taught about masturbation called out as 'dangerous scaremongering'
# New Sex Ed Plan
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# New Sex Ed Plan

Suggestions children aged 4 would be taught about masturbation called out as 'dangerous scaremongering'

Dec 11th 2019, 4:58 PM 28,376 Views 67 Comments

The minister said the ethos of the school is central to any curriculum and will be protected.

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'
# Smartphones
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# Smartphones

'Young people learn about sex through porn, many have no idea what a healthy relationship looks like'

Nov 10th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,982 Views 23 Comments

Parents and teachers need to be better equipped to talk to young people about sex and relationships, Noeline Blackwell has said.

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children
# Equality
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# Equality

'What we have in Ireland is not equal': Same-sex parents call for more legal rights to their children

Oct 21st 2019, 2:32 PM 21,335 Views 68 Comments

The protest was held this afternoon outside the Department of Health building in Dublin.

Paid maternity and paternity leave to be extended by two weeks
# New Parents
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# New Parents

Paid maternity and paternity leave to be extended by two weeks

Oct 7th 2019, 8:33 AM 81,122 Views 33 Comments

New legislation will provide for extra paid leave for each parent of a child who is born, or adopted, from 1 November 2019.

Behind-the-scenes pressure on minister to raise inheritance tax threshold in the Budget
# Budget 2020
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# Budget 2020

Behind-the-scenes pressure on minister to raise inheritance tax threshold in the Budget

Sep 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,313 Views 37 Comments

A tax-free threshold on transfers between parents and their children currently stands at €320,000.

Poll: Should voluntary contributions to schools be scrapped?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should voluntary contributions to schools be scrapped?

Aug 14th 2019, 9:00 AM 32,898 Views 148 Comments

Parents can be asked to pay between €60 to €115.

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school
# Back To School
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# Back To School

Parents say they're avoiding paying bills to deal with the cost of sending their children to school

Aug 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,046 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to the Barnardos School Costs Survey, published today.

Four more weeks of unpaid parental leave available from September
# Unpaid Leave
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# Unpaid Leave

Four more weeks of unpaid parental leave available from September

Jul 25th 2019, 11:11 AM 67,981 Views 41 Comments

This will increase the unpaid parental leave from 18 weeks to 22 weeks from 1 September 2019.

'Our son Patrick is looking down on Leanne this weekend. She was very close to him'
# Family First
From The42
# Family First

'Our son Patrick is looking down on Leanne this weekend. She was very close to him'

May 4th 2019, 8:00 AM 51,873 Views 6 Comments

A look through Leanne Kiernan’s rise to the top, through the highs and the lows, ahead of today’s FA Cup final.

Man sues parents for throwing away his €25k porn collection
# Michigan
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# Michigan

Man sues parents for throwing away his €25k porn collection

Apr 15th 2019, 8:15 AM 71,504 Views 72 Comments

The 40-year-old man’s father told him he had done him a favour by getting rid of his 12 boxes of films and magazines.

Parents' focus on 'winning' custody battles is harming Irish children
# Family Courts
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# Family Courts

Parents' focus on 'winning' custody battles is harming Irish children

Mar 13th 2019, 8:10 AM 19,988 Views 45 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will today hear from various interest groups about proposals to reform the family law system.

Opinion: How to deal with your child's fear of the monsters under the bed
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Opinion: How to deal with your child's fear of the monsters under the bed

Mar 3rd 2019, 4:00 PM 13,237 Views 22 Comments

Philippa Perry writes about how not to shut children down, which might only encourage them not to talk to you about big and small things.

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
# Careday19
From TheJournal.ie
# Careday19

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,832 Views 3 Comments

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law
# Parenting
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# Parenting

Same-sex couples will be able to use ‘parent’ on birth certificates under new law

Jan 11th 2019, 11:06 AM 18,811 Views 105 Comments

The changes will resolve a number of difficulties in the registration of donor assisted births.

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year
# Budget 2019
From TheJournal.ie
# Budget 2019

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

Oct 9th 2018, 1:53 PM 41,391 Views 22 Comments

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?

Sep 26th 2018, 7:00 PM 14,122 Views 27 Comments

Bookseller Lorraine Levis advises parents on how to raise a book-loving child in a screen-loving era.

'I won’t ever be able to understand exactly how the HPV vaccine works. So as a parent I have to trust the experts'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'I won’t ever be able to understand exactly how the HPV vaccine works. So as a parent I have to trust the experts'

Sep 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 17,548 Views 130 Comments

The desire to protect and care for your child is indescribable, writes Eric Nolan. And that means doing your best to keep them safe.

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