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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 10 October, 2015


# children - Today’s News

A Danish zoo is planning to dissect a lion in front of children

The animal was put down nine months ago because the zoo had too many lions.

# children - Yesterday’s News

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

The image has prompted an outpouring of heartfelt messages from other parents who have conceived through IVF.

# children - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

# children - Sunday 4 October, 2015

We were better parents before smartphones

There’s something slightly tragic about the sight of a two -year-old tugging at his mother’s trouser leg as she scrolls or the kid who is perilously close to falling off the high bars as Dad checks the latest score, writes Claire Micks.

# children - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Two men charged over brutal murder of teen babysitter, after 31-year investigation

Police say they’ve solved the shocking 1984 murder of 14-year-old Barbara Rowan.

# children - Friday 2 October, 2015

WATCH: Police chief breaks down in tears after a baby is shot dead

“This should not be happening in our city, and we’ve got to do something about it.”

# children - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Care order issued ‘without question’ as hungry children found living in cold, filthy conditions

The case was outlined in the latest volume of the Child Care Law Reporting Project.

‘I’m scared for my younger brother, who is getting him dressed and bringing him to school?’

Details of a case of a young girl being taken into care over the abuse she received from her mother has been revealed.

# children - Sunday 27 September, 2015

‘You’re an adult and your parents are fighting, but it’s not your job to fix their relationship’

Regardless of your age, if your parents aren’t getting on or are separating, it’s not easy. It is often assumed that adult children can take it on the chin, but it is not that straight forward, writes Bernadette Ryan.

This unique Irish app helps train distracted kids’ brains

Its creator, entrepreneur and neuroscientist Aine Behan, tells us how it works.

# children - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Sex workers hit out at new bill criminalising prostitution clients

The proposed legislation also includes tough penalties for the grooming of children.

Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call

Two girls were saved from the water by an off-duty policeman, but one of them died today.

# children - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Off-duty policeman saves drowning kids after ‘father throws them into pond’

“I heard something about children, that they might possibly be in trouble.”

# children - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Find yourself saying ridiculous things to children? This Dad made a book about it Parenthood This post contains images

Find yourself saying ridiculous things to children? This Dad made a book about it

‘We do not poop in books’ and other words of wisdom.

# children - Friday 18 September, 2015

Mother arrested and boyfriend charged with murdering toddler found in plastic bag

The girl, previously known as “Baby Doe”, has been identified.

# children - Thursday 17 September, 2015

‘In the beginning it rips you apart’: Parents discuss losing a child Coping With Grief This post contains videos

‘In the beginning it rips you apart’: Parents discuss losing a child

Anam Cara has released a series of videos aimed at helping bereaved families.

# children - Monday 14 September, 2015

Mother charged after being found pushing dead son on park swings

The toddler had been left in the swing for two days.

# children - Sunday 6 September, 2015

How today’s kids spend their time in school vs kids back in the day

The kids are back to school – how much has changed since their parents and grandparents were there?

‘Should we just sit at home twiddling our thumbs just because we have children?’

Should people have to hang up their wellie boots just because they have kids?

# children - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Poll: Children in pubs … Is it ever okay? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Children in pubs … Is it ever okay?

Do hordes of screaming kids regularly ruin your nights out?

# children - Friday 4 September, 2015

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby “Fight Club” video on Snapchat

They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.

# children - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Meet the Kildare woman whose son’s special needs inspired her to start changing children’s lives

Karen Leigh set up the charity six years ago, to help fill gaps that left children stuck on HSE waiting lists.

# children - Friday 28 August, 2015

‘I miss you every minute’: Stepmother to Jason Corbett’s children shares memories online

Molly Martens and her father have been described as ‘persons of interest’ by the police.

# children - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Do you think the people revealed on Ashley Madison got what they deserve?

The debacle has given the ‘moral majority’ the perfect opportunity to express their disapproval, writes Tony Moore.

They grow up so fast: It’s the first day of school for Ireland’s infants Big School This post contains images

The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country

The party wants to provide every schoolchild in the country with at least one hot meal a day.

# children - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Neo-Nazi arrested after urinating on children on Berlin train

He and another man shouted racist insults at a woman and her two children, calling them “a pack of asylum seekers”.

Splitting childcare could improve your relationship and sex life

But it’s a balancing act.

# children - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Wife of Jason Corbett to plead not guilty if charged with murder or manslaughter

The Limerick man’s children returned to Ireland yesterday.

# children - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Chile to deport paedophile Irish priest convicted of abusing young girl

The priest repeatedly molested the girl from the time she was five.

The children of Jason Corbett have returned home to Ireland

The Corbett family overcame a custody battle with the children’s stepmother.

# children - Friday 21 August, 2015

Ten-year-old gets bitten by shark. Goes back in water to save friend

Kaley Szarmack ran back in the water to save a six-year-old girl.

This boy used his Communion money to buy ice cream for children in Temple Street

Liam O’Flynn’s mum said the family is “beyond proud”.

# children - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Jason Corbett’s children to return to Ireland

Jack and Sarah Corbett will remain under the guardianship of their aunt and uncle.

# children - Monday 17 August, 2015

From Business ETC Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive Gaming

Parents, violent video games DO make players more aggressive

But not necessarily violent.

# children - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Plane carrying 54 people found crashed in Indonesia

The plane disappeared ten minutes before it reached its destination.

Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future

“That often is the one piece of information that gives them a glimmer of hope”.

# children - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Corbett children remain with step-mother as custody hearing delayed until next week

A custody hearing for Jason Corbett’s children was supposed to happen yesterday.

# children - Friday 14 August, 2015

Target got rid of ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ signs, and there was quite a reaction

The majority of its customers appeared to be satisfied with the decision.

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