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FactCheck: Are children who get smacked more successful later in life?
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FactCheck: Are children who get smacked more successful later in life?

Apr 12th 2016, 8:56 AM 51,684 Views 190 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the study that caused ructions on Liveline yesterday.

The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed
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The last legal defence for slapping children is set to be removed

Oct 21st 2015, 3:05 PM 19,241 Views 72 Comments

A new poll finds most people do not favour an all-out ban on parents smacking their children.

Poll: Should the government ban parents from smacking their children?
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Poll: Should the government ban parents from smacking their children?

Oct 19th 2015, 8:43 AM 22,527 Views 246 Comments

Minister James Reilly is seeking a ban – do you agree with him?

Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"
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Making parents criminals for smacking their kids? "Totally unacceptable"

May 28th 2015, 9:37 AM 12,864 Views 160 Comments

One TD is very unhappy about the proposal.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

May 27th 2015, 4:50 PM 8,348 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Corporal punishment to be outlawed in foster care - James Reilly
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Corporal punishment to be outlawed in foster care - James Reilly

May 27th 2015, 3:08 PM 27,028 Views 109 Comments

An EU ruling stating Irish laws on smacking children are in breach of European law was issued this morning following a formal complaint from a UK-based NGO.

Poll: Does Ireland need to ban the smacking of children?
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Poll: Does Ireland need to ban the smacking of children?

May 27th 2015, 9:47 AM 21,079 Views 156 Comments

Europe thinks we do.

Poll: Do you think Ireland should ban the smacking of children?
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Poll: Do you think Ireland should ban the smacking of children?

Mar 7th 2015, 10:11 AM 25,248 Views 213 Comments

There is no Irish ban on physical punishment of children by their parents.

Ireland could be next for rap on the knuckles over smacking children
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Ireland could be next for rap on the knuckles over smacking children

Mar 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,806 Views 94 Comments

Currently, there is no outright ban on physical punishment of children by their parents or caregivers.

Former president criticises Pope for saying smacking children is acceptable
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Former president criticises Pope for saying smacking children is acceptable

Feb 7th 2015, 10:09 AM 12,871 Views 123 Comments

Pope Francis said this week that it’s okay for parents to smack their children.

Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children?
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Poll: Is it ever okay to smack your children?

Feb 6th 2015, 8:45 AM 28,888 Views 175 Comments

The Pope says it is, sometimes.

UN tells Ireland to ban smacking children
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UN tells Ireland to ban smacking children

Jul 25th 2014, 6:15 AM 12,075 Views 152 Comments

They say that the State should focus on promoting non-violent forms of discipline.

Mischievous walrus gives unlucky girl a huge slap on the bum
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Mischievous walrus gives unlucky girl a huge slap on the bum

May 4th 2014, 10:30 AM 4,229 Views 1 Comment

Thus begins a lifetime fear of walruses.

Ireland tells UN there are 'severe sentences' for violence against children
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Ireland tells UN there are 'severe sentences' for violence against children

Sep 27th 2013, 7:51 AM 7,037 Views 117 Comments

Earlier this month there were calls for the government to ban corporal punishment in the home.

Government urged to introduce ban on smacking children
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Government urged to introduce ban on smacking children

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:07 AM 2,553 Views 38 Comments

The Children’s Rights Alliance has questioned why children are protected against abuse in school but do not have the same protections at home.

Poll: Would you support a ban on smacking children?
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Poll: Would you support a ban on smacking children?

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:26 AM 6,477 Views 154 Comments

Amid calls for a complete ban, the government has said a balance should be struck between supporting good parenting and imposing criminal sanctions on those failing to adhere to good practice. What do you think?

Poll: Should all smacking of children be banned?
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Poll: Should all smacking of children be banned?

Aug 5th 2012, 11:49 AM 10,815 Views 228 Comments

The Government announced last December that it is considering an outright ban on parents smacking their children. What do you think?

Column: Why Ireland must ban all smacking of children
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Column: Why Ireland must ban all smacking of children

Aug 5th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,259 Views 172 Comments

Smacking is on the same spectrum as violent abuse – and only serves to legitimise lashing out, writes Kate Ferguson.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Dec 30th 2011, 7:51 PM 4,597 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Smacking ban could be on the way; how Ireland looked from abroad in 2011; and the unfortunate power of Twitter…

Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government
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Total ban on smacking children under consideration by Government

Dec 30th 2011, 5:03 PM 6,209 Views 109 Comments

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald has said an outright prohibition of all corporal punishment is an option.