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Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds
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Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds

Jul 29th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,243 Views 10 Comments

Four out of five teenagers surveyed said they had been subjected to sexual harassment in the last 12 months.

Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears
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Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:46 PM 54,490 Views 36 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly got government approval to purchase millions of vaccine doses for use in 2022.

Gaeltacht summer courses cancelled for the second year running
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Gaeltacht summer courses cancelled for the second year running

May 7th 2021, 2:20 PM 11,985 Views 11 Comments

Work is underway on developing an appropriate stabilisation package for the sector.

Study shows unchanged teen smoking rates in 40% of countries over past two decades
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Study shows unchanged teen smoking rates in 40% of countries over past two decades

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 11,001 Views 19 Comments

Ireland is not included in this study, but other data shows a decline in Irish teen smoking levels over time.

Nasal flu vaccine extended to teenagers due to low take-up
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Nasal flu vaccine extended to teenagers due to low take-up

Dec 11th 2020, 5:23 PM 12,457 Views 65 Comments

Only 190,000 LAIV vaccines have been administered since October, out of 460,000 distributed.

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows
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Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows

Nov 12th 2020, 2:58 PM 13,537 Views 26 Comments

The report revealed 37% of Irish teenagers already used an e-cigarette at some stage.

Most of Ireland's teens are healthy and ambitious, but not all of them get the same fighting chance
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Most of Ireland's teens are healthy and ambitious, but not all of them get the same fighting chance

Jul 30th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,382 Views 2 Comments

20% of 17 and 18 year olds surveyed were found likely to be depressed.

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships
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Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,417 Views 19 Comments

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital
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Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital

Dec 31st 2019, 2:12 PM 54,183 Views 7 Comments

Two friends, 15-year-old Tammi-Leigh Ferrin and 17-year-old Charlene Gallagher, went missing from the Ulster Hospital this morning.

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
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Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds

Nov 19th 2019, 9:19 AM 23,669 Views 74 Comments

That’s according to My World Survey 2, the largest ever study of Ireland’s youth mental health.

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds
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Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds

Aug 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,865 Views 4 Comments

The findings published are part of a major study of over 10,000 13-16 year olds in England.

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds
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US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds

May 1st 2019, 3:27 PM 32,702 Views 21 Comments

Researchers said: ‘The results of this study should raise awareness that young people are particularly vulnerable to the media.’

Man walking home from work seriously injured after attack by gang of teens in west Dublin
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Man walking home from work seriously injured after attack by gang of teens in west Dublin

Jan 10th 2019, 3:03 PM 88,137 Views 86 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers
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Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers

Sep 27th 2018, 3:25 PM 24,977 Views 66 Comments

The figures relate to weekly drinking among 15-year-olds.

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths
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Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 PM 6,733 Views 1 Comment

There has been over a week of unrest following the deaths of the teens, who were killed by a speeding bus.

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year
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There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year

May 30th 2018, 1:14 PM 23,727 Views 97 Comments

The number represents a 5% decline and the HSE has welcomed the trend.

9 ways you passed the time if you were a teenager at the dawn of the millennium
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# Millennium Memories

9 ways you passed the time if you were a teenager at the dawn of the millennium

Mar 14th 2018, 9:00 PM 10,616 Views 4 Comments

You either sat on a wall or watched Jackass.

Dublin school teacher loses €75,000 case against McDonald's after teenagers insulted him in restaurant
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Dublin school teacher loses €75,000 case against McDonald's after teenagers insulted him in restaurant

Feb 26th 2018, 9:29 PM 77,632 Views 0 Comments

Christian Morris brought a defamation suit against the north Dublin fast food restaurant after a group of teenagers called him ‘a paedophile and a faggot’ and stole his phone.

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died
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Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died

Feb 23rd 2018, 12:28 PM 85,118 Views 69 Comments

Medical professionals who treated the teenagers said parents need to take more responsibility for their children’s behaviour.

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves
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13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,122 Views 57 Comments

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling
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Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

Dec 29th 2017, 11:00 PM 20,671 Views 73 Comments

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school
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Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school

Nov 29th 2017, 7:27 AM 11,933 Views 0 Comments

The two boys – aged 16 and 18 – are in custody.

Two teenagers hospitalised after attack by a large group of men
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Two teenagers hospitalised after attack by a large group of men

Nov 6th 2017, 7:53 PM 37,726 Views 25 Comments

The alleged attackers were described as both black and white youths and they were accompanied by females who witnessed the assaults.

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival
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These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

Nov 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,965 Views 8 Comments

We talked to them about how they did it.

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10
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In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Oct 11th 2017, 7:56 AM 32,655 Views 93 Comments

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze
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Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze

Oct 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 29,556 Views 23 Comments

The craze is an extension of a similar fad prevalent across the US last year, and coincides with the release of the Stephen King adaptation ‘It’.

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers
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'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Sep 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,656 Views 8 Comments

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

'Unknown electronic device' used in assault on three teenage boys
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'Unknown electronic device' used in assault on three teenage boys

Sep 7th 2017, 9:31 PM 30,776 Views 15 Comments

The assault took place at about 4.30pm yesterday in west Belfast.

Two 14-year-olds missing from Dublin have been found safe and sound
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Two 14-year-olds missing from Dublin have been found safe and sound

Sep 7th 2017, 10:31 AM 41,626 Views 23 Comments

The two had been missing since yesterday morning.

'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year
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'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year

Jul 7th 2017, 12:03 PM 6,550 Views 13 Comments

The Mental Health Commission released its annual report today.

'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?'
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'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?'

Jun 15th 2017, 6:45 AM 22,458 Views 26 Comments

Children and technology expert Andy Phippen gives his advice to parents on the issue of sexting.

Two teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after becoming lost for three days
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Two teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after becoming lost for three days

Jun 14th 2017, 11:01 PM 28,921 Views 30 Comments

The Parisian catacombs comprise more than 150 miles of tunnels beneath the French capital.

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality
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Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Jun 4th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,891 Views 10 Comments

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

13 Reasons Why: 'Drama is actually a good place for young people to explore tough themes'
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13 Reasons Why: 'Drama is actually a good place for young people to explore tough themes'

May 14th 2017, 3:30 PM 429 Views 28 Comments

We have to give teen viewers some credit for knowing the difference between truth and fiction, right and wrong, safe and dangerous, writes Lorraine Courtney.

'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'
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'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'

May 6th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,748 Views 3 Comments

Youth theatre is giving young people in Ireland the chance to express themselves, grow confident, and deal with issues in their lives.

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London
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Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London

Apr 24th 2017, 11:45 AM 30,631 Views 40 Comments

Joseph Kelly had been in an argument shortly before his death.

Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple
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Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple

Apr 6th 2017, 12:17 PM 23,182 Views 74 Comments

The trend comes after gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked on their way home last weekend in Arnhem.

Inspiring teens: 'Very rarely do you get really good news stories about young people'
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Inspiring teens: 'Very rarely do you get really good news stories about young people'

Mar 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 12,746 Views 3 Comments

Meet the teens who are making people realise they can bring about change in their local community.

14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day
# Forbidden Love
# Forbidden Love

14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day

Mar 5th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,324 Views 5 Comments

Imagine what my life would be like if I’d been let have a phone in my room?

Anger management classes could help stem violence among young men
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Anger management classes could help stem violence among young men

Feb 12th 2017, 7:45 AM 5,909 Views 23 Comments

Call for services to better tackle the ‘changing culture of violence’ in Irish society.

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