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#Teens

How are Ireland's 15-year-olds doing in school compared with the rest of the world?
# Education
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# Education

How are Ireland's 15-year-olds doing in school compared with the rest of the world?

Dec 3rd 2019, 1:13 PM 28,949 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s students among top performers in reading, science and maths, but are more dissatisfied with their lives.

Scientists say adolescence now lasts until the age of 24
# Grow Up
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# Grow Up

Scientists say adolescence now lasts until the age of 24

Jan 19th 2018, 1:17 PM 36,478 Views 85 Comments

Experts have argued the definition should be changed so that laws and social policy can be developed around it.

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

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

Nov 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,971 Views 8 Comments

We talked to them about how they did it.

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised
# Manchester
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# Manchester

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised

Jun 20th 2016, 9:07 AM 15,254 Views 16 Comments

The girls are in a stable condition.

This teen's demanding relationship contract is going viral
# These Hoes
# These Hoes

This teen's demanding relationship contract is going viral

Jun 10th 2016, 9:51 PM 11,561 Views 5 Comments

No hoes.

LOOK at this teen's reaction to her parents showing up at her school dance
# I'm A Cool Mom
# I'm A Cool Mom

LOOK at this teen's reaction to her parents showing up at her school dance

Mar 29th 2016, 10:00 PM 8,503 Views 2 Comments

RUINING MY LIFE!

A Kerry lad has set up a fundraising page so he can visit his American girlfriend
# Maddie And Shane
# Maddie And Shane

A Kerry lad has set up a fundraising page so he can visit his American girlfriend

Mar 11th 2016, 9:41 AM 4,511 Views 3 Comments

This is the romance of the decade. We’re not even joking.

Today's teens are completely befuddled by Windows 95, and you're ancient
# What's A Modem
# What's A Modem

Today's teens are completely befuddled by Windows 95, and you're ancient

Mar 9th 2016, 9:37 AM 4,501 Views 1 Comment

*dial up noise*

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place
# Disenfranchised
From TheJournal.ie
# Disenfranchised

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place

Feb 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,285 Views 38 Comments

Ahead of the election TheJournal.ie spoke to six Irish teenagers about what they want for the country over the next four years.

HSE response to TV3 documentary: HPV vaccine has 'good safety record'
# Gardasil
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# Gardasil

HSE response to TV3 documentary: HPV vaccine has 'good safety record'

Dec 15th 2015, 12:13 PM 15,260 Views 86 Comments

Concerns have been raised over the HPV vaccine administered to schoolgirls across the country.

Teenage girl reportedly suffered fit in school after getting HPV vaccine
# Gardasil
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# Gardasil

Teenage girl reportedly suffered fit in school after getting HPV vaccine

Dec 13th 2015, 8:09 PM 61,533 Views 130 Comments

Abbey Colohan is just one teenager who will feature in a documentary about the vaccine.

WATCH: Teen sentenced for robbing a Subway armed with a machete
# Manchester
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# Manchester

WATCH: Teen sentenced for robbing a Subway armed with a machete

Dec 4th 2015, 9:39 PM 13,874 Views 29 Comments

The 16-year-old boy threatened staff with the knife, before ripping a cash register from its drawer.

Irish teens are using '#spicebag' to tag their 'stunning' Instagram selfies
# Spice Bag
# Spice Bag

Irish teens are using '#spicebag' to tag their 'stunning' Instagram selfies

Oct 20th 2015, 8:21 PM 7,589 Views 0 Comments

“Spice bag” has taken on a whole new meaning.

How Embarrassing Were You As A Teen?
# Omg Cringe
# Omg Cringe

How Embarrassing Were You As A Teen?

Sep 17th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,518 Views 3 Comments

BE ABSOLUTELY HONEST.

How Well Do You Speak Teen?
# Slangin'
# Slangin'

How Well Do You Speak Teen?

Sep 7th 2015, 12:14 PM 12,084 Views 9 Comments

OMG WYRN?

Teens are changing 'no' to 'HELL YEAH' in their mams' phones (with A++ results)
# Youths
# Youths

Teens are changing 'no' to 'HELL YEAH' in their mams' phones (with A++ results)

Aug 24th 2015, 9:20 AM 10,553 Views 0 Comments

Won’t somebody think of the mams?

How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers
# Sex Week
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# Sex Week

How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers

Jul 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 103,962 Views 39 Comments

The facts (and figures) of life.

Model Thalia Heffernan mugged by teens on way to work
# Mugged
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# Mugged

Model Thalia Heffernan mugged by teens on way to work

Jul 15th 2015, 10:39 AM 24,133 Views 66 Comments

The 20-year-old model was struck in the face as a teenage girl ripped her bag off her back.

Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI
# Safe Sex
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# Safe Sex

Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI

Jun 24th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,533 Views 27 Comments

It’s all about the molecules.

12 fashion disasters all Irish teen lads faced in the 00s
# Teenage Dirtbag
# Teenage Dirtbag

12 fashion disasters all Irish teen lads faced in the 00s

Jun 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 16,841 Views 14 Comments

How were these allowed to happen?

Fewer school children are drinking alcohol every week
# The Kids Are Alright
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# The Kids Are Alright

Fewer school children are drinking alcohol every week

Mar 25th 2015, 1:54 PM 12,462 Views 25 Comments

Young people are happier and healthier than they were 10 years ago. Good for them.

Want to help your kids survive in today's world? Teach them to cop on
# Get It Together
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# Get It Together

Want to help your kids survive in today's world? Teach them to cop on

Mar 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 28,683 Views 15 Comments

The fake Internet world our children are growing up in is making them more vulnerable in the real world – but you can help.

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State
# Sydney
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# Sydney

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Mar 9th 2015, 10:21 AM 16,092 Views 36 Comments

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments'
# Florida
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# Florida

Teens charged over child pornography Instagram account with 'cruel comments'

Feb 13th 2015, 11:52 AM 15,012 Views 9 Comments

Followers were encouraged to post sexually explicit images of teens in the area to “expose” them.

Two teens in care who disappeared last year are still missing
# Missing
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# Missing

Two teens in care who disappeared last year are still missing

Jan 24th 2015, 5:00 PM 17,466 Views 5 Comments

Both teens had arrived in Ireland unaccompanied.

Teens in State-run home were leaving regularly to take drugs
# Children In Care
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# Children In Care

Teens in State-run home were leaving regularly to take drugs

Jan 12th 2015, 4:25 PM 9,659 Views 10 Comments

A Hiqa report found the care centre was not run in a way that the children were always safe and protected from themselves.

Families are filming teenagers' meltdowns after getting One Direction tickets for Christmas
# Aaaahhhhhhh
# Aaaahhhhhhh

Families are filming teenagers' meltdowns after getting One Direction tickets for Christmas

Dec 30th 2014, 4:43 PM 2,422 Views 2 Comments

THAT moment.

Gardaí seek info on car after teen (15) dies and 4 others are injured in collision
# Clondalkin
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# Clondalkin

Gardaí seek info on car after teen (15) dies and 4 others are injured in collision

Dec 21st 2014, 7:20 PM 51,492 Views 54 Comments

The car collided with a tree last night.

6 essential instructions for the teenagers in your life
# Toilet Roll
# Toilet Roll

6 essential instructions for the teenagers in your life

Dec 7th 2014, 9:30 AM 28,082 Views 29 Comments

This is our dishwasher, there are many like it, but this one is ours.

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike
# School's Out
# School's Out

9 Irish teens who are only delighted about today's teachers' strike

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:41 AM 4,690 Views 0 Comments

Thank you, teachers.

Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens
# Tugce
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# Tugce

Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens

Dec 1st 2014, 8:34 AM 52,524 Views 81 Comments

The 23-year-old is said to have been attacked in a McDonald’s car park.

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 1
# Trailers
# Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 1

Nov 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 9,223 Views 6 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money.

Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm's move to Ireland?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you object to Ask.fm's move to Ireland?

Nov 5th 2014, 9:27 AM 11,655 Views 41 Comments

The controversial site has updated its safety policies after reports of cyberbullying.

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity
# Get Moving
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# Get Moving

Compulsory 2 hours of PE per week needed to stop the rise of teen obesity

Oct 30th 2014, 8:00 PM 12,126 Views 46 Comments

It is estimated that one in five Irish teenagers is overweight or obese.

Thinking of getting your child a smartphone? Here's what you should consider
# TechKnowHow
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# TechKnowHow

Thinking of getting your child a smartphone? Here's what you should consider

Oct 26th 2014, 11:00 AM 16,288 Views 20 Comments

The children and teens of today might be more tech savvy, but that doesn’t mean you should automatically get them a smartphone.

TIME names Cork award-winners among most influential teens of 2014
# Science Boffins
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# Science Boffins

TIME names Cork award-winners among most influential teens of 2014

Oct 14th 2014, 7:33 AM 10,480 Views 8 Comments

Emer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and Ciara Judge have won a heap of awards for their science discoveries.

Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers
# Happy
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# Happy

Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers

Oct 7th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,849 Views 5 Comments

Pain was one of the main reasons that reduced the quality of life for adolescents.

Explainer: What is the 'pass out challenge'?
# Pass Out Challenge
# Pass Out Challenge

Explainer: What is the 'pass out challenge'?

Sep 17th 2014, 1:45 PM 18,740 Views 5 Comments

Doctors are warning teenagers not to try the dangerous challenge.

This teenager took a selfie every day for seven years
# Boyhood Irl
# Boyhood Irl

This teenager took a selfie every day for seven years

Aug 11th 2014, 4:20 PM 6,548 Views 4 Comments

It’s the real-life Boyhood.

Teens are setting themselves on fire as part of a 'Facebook challenge'
# Firestarter
# Firestarter

Teens are setting themselves on fire as part of a 'Facebook challenge'

Jul 31st 2014, 2:34 PM 5,684 Views 8 Comments

*shakes head*

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