# children - Today’s News
It’s estimated on average a prefab costs around €13,500 a year to rent.
Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.
# children - Sunday 28 June, 2015
It is reported the driver lost control on the highway and the coach crashed into an overpass.
# children - Saturday 27 June, 2015
Melissa and Chris Nolan have been repairing dolls and teddies for over 30 years.
# children - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Today is the last day of the One-Parent Family Payment for anyone whose youngest child is aged seven. Approximately 11,000 families will immediately lose income.
# children - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
The level of uptake has been described as “phenomenal”.
# children - Tuesday 23 June, 2015
Police said the footage was “a bit of a warning for people to be careful”.
# children - Sunday 21 June, 2015
Au pairs are working in up to 20,000 Irish homes – many working around the clock for not much pay.
They’re missing their dads today – and their own children.
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They shared their stories with us.
# children - Thursday 18 June, 2015
She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.
It can be hard to do, but sometimes we should back off and let young people make their own decisions.
# children - Tuesday 16 June, 2015
There are currently over 6,000 children in the Irish care system but in childhood, as in life, the implication is that younger is better.
# children - Sunday 14 June, 2015
Coping International have been set up to assist the children of clergymen.
# children - Thursday 11 June, 2015
A petition has gone viral on whether parents should be allowed to pierce their children’s ears.
# children - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.
# children - Tuesday 9 June, 2015
The powerful documentary aired on RTÉ last night, giving an insight into Noble’s troubled past and her inspiring ability to turn it into something positive.
# children - Sunday 7 June, 2015
A new movie explores Noble’s life, and how she has helped thousands of children. It airs tomorrow night on RTÉ One.
# children - Saturday 6 June, 2015
Marian Quinn, Chairperson of the Association of Childhood Professionals explains why thousands of childhood professionals are taking to the streets across the country this weekend.
# children - Thursday 4 June, 2015
A long-term investment plan for childcare is good for children, good for society and good for the economy.
The most common form of abuse is neglect and some children suffer horrific physical and sexual abuse before the State is called on to intervene.
# children - Monday 1 June, 2015
# children - Friday 29 May, 2015
Gina Rinehart was ranked the 37th most powerful woman in the world this week by Forbes magazine.
# children - Thursday 28 May, 2015
A garda was arrested today over leaks to the media in the case.
# children - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
Longreads to savour or save.
The Department of Social Protection says it aims to minimise risks of fraud and eliminate incorrect payments.
# children - Monday 25 May, 2015
A significant proportion of referrals to CARI in recent years are in the under-12 age group.
# children - Sunday 24 May, 2015
Not pandering to a child’s tantrums is better for everyone in the long run, but be prepared for horrified looks from other adults.
Maternity staff are being asked to deal with far, far more births than they can safely handle in hospitals up and down the country.
The BCG vaccine is delayed.
# children - Saturday 23 May, 2015
She had been there for hours.
# children - Friday 22 May, 2015
Many of the complaints cited truth and accuracy, privacy and children.
# children - Thursday 21 May, 2015
Both surrogacy and donor-conception require more, not less, ethical discussion before the Government’s plans in this area become formalised in law.
Former president of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, Mamo McDonald, explains why she will be voting Yes tomorrow.
# children - Wednesday 20 May, 2015
New figures have shown the number of criminals on the sex offenders list.
# children - Tuesday 19 May, 2015
Solicitor Eileen King writes about why a group of lawyers are advocating a No vote this Friday.
They’ve all won an award today.
# children - Monday 18 May, 2015
The boy was found in a shallow grave by a stream on Saturday.
Lett’s Field is a green area – but not an official playground – in Clondalkin.
# children - Sunday 17 May, 2015
In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie this week, puppeteer Caroll Spinney told us he visits Ireland every year.