# children - Today’s News
# children - Sunday 26 July, 2015
One has since been returned to Oberstown.
School children are carrying bags that weigh 20 to 30% of their body weight due to thick notebooks and textbooks.
# children - Tuesday 21 July, 2015
Philip, a small business owner from Donegal spoke out on the Anton Savage show earlier today.
# children - Sunday 19 July, 2015
After seven years of volunteering, I’ve learned a few things about young people that are worth sharing.
# children - Saturday 18 July, 2015
Bickering is almost inevitable on the long holiday drives.
# children - Friday 17 July, 2015
The coach declined the opportunity to select a favourite.
# children - Thursday 16 July, 2015
Channel 4′s Dispatches – Escape From Isis needs to be seen.
# children - Wednesday 15 July, 2015
Coolmine Therapeutic Commnity is the only ‘mother and child’ facility in the country.
A new study assesses how children feel about living in Ireland.
# children - Tuesday 14 July, 2015
I want to raise awareness of the benefits of having a home birth in healthy pregnancies, with the hope that it will encourage more women to explore this option.
# children - Monday 13 July, 2015
The Irish Cancer Society have described the news as “very worrying”.
# children - Friday 10 July, 2015
Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?
# children - Thursday 9 July, 2015
# children - Tuesday 7 July, 2015
We are failing to learn lessons from the past on child protection. It is a shameful mark of disrespect to the many children who have suffered abuse and neglect in Ireland.
# children - Monday 6 July, 2015
A TD says Ireland should follow San Francisco’s lead on the issue.
# children - Friday 3 July, 2015
A new report looks at child protection services in North Dublin.
# children - Thursday 2 July, 2015
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.