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# children - Monday 20 March, 2017

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'

No child should have to wait longer than four months to receive necessary scoliosis surgery, according to a new report.

# children - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

DNA from child confirms assassinated Kim Jong-Nam's identity

He was poisoned with the deadly nerve agent VX in an assassination on 13 February.

# children - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Young boys who appeared in Prime Time crèche exposé awarded €48k in damages

Jamie Doyle (8) and Mark Doyle (5) sued the creche through their mother.

Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'

Researchers have said limiting usage of electronics can help stave off future health issues.

# children - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Writing "suits you" under pictures of people holding babies should be outlawed You're Next

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016

At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.

# children - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40

The blaze was believed to have been set by girls protesting dire conditions they were subjected to at the shelter.

# children - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

# children - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them' Tuam Babies This post contains videos

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them'

Minister Zappone has agreed to a small scoping exercise to assess if the mother and baby home investigation can be expanded.

# children - Monday 6 March, 2017

Pollution kills 1.7 million children under five worldwide each year

Over half a million deaths each year are from diseases attributable to air pollution and second-hand smoke.

# children - Friday 3 March, 2017

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced

The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.

# children - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Grace case: 47 children went through foster home where there were abuse concerns

Two previously unpublished reports about the case have been made public.

Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions

Thousands of children have teeth extracted under general anaesthetic each year.

# children - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Next in line: Children's self-portraits take professionals' place in Merrion Square

The organisers had hoped to display 100 submissions, but due to the number of responses have decided to increase that over 250.

# children - Thursday 16 February, 2017

'Imagine the trauma, fear and confusion': 55% surge in child homelessness

Children’s charity Barnardos said it was appalled by the figures

# children - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Minister reveals that over 6,000 children in State care

The number of children in care has risen by almost 20% during the past decade.

# children - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'

Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.

# children - Monday 6 February, 2017

Poll: Are school uniforms too expensive? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are school uniforms too expensive?

Guidelines are to be issued to schools outlining how they can help cut costs for parents.

Online games mean young children are being cyberbullied long before they get a phone

New research shows that more than one in 10 school children have been cyberbullied.

# children - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour

“Some people think it’s new age, hippy dippy. It’s anything other than that. It’s very practical, down to earth.”

How different is the story of someone fleeing Syria to that of a World War II refugee?

Harry and Ahmed tell their stories to Unicef.

45,000 children are set to sow, grow (and eat) their own fruit and veg this spring

Children were shown how to grow their own cress, runner beans and baby carrots at the launch of Sow & Grow.

# children - Friday 3 February, 2017

Government bill would end exemptions that allow child marriage

The bill needs to be approved by the Oireachtas before it’s enacted.

# children - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

RTÉ will continue making children's TV programmes in 2017 Exclusive

However, it’s understood the programming will be minimal and there are no guarantees beyond this year.

# children - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Demand for crèches: For the first time, there are over 100,000 children in free childcare

This represents an increase of almost 50% in a year, and comes before Zappone brings her plans before the Dáil next week.

# children - Thursday 19 January, 2017

At least 15 children dead in horror schoolbus crash in India

Around 400 road users die in India per day. The country has one of the worst records worldwide on road safety.

# children - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services

That’s according to one TD who has released figures given to him by the HSE.

Armenia 'faces shortage of women' due to sex-selective abortions

The tradition is for families to prefer sons in the country.

# children - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today

Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.

# children - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# children - Friday 30 December, 2016

More than 2,500 children were homeless in the last week of November

From 21-27 November, a total of 1,023 families were homeless in Dublin alone.

# children - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Over 120 children under the age of one were in state care last Christmas

The Child and Family Agency has a statutory duty to children who are not receiving adequate care and protection.

Children as young as 12 and pensioners in their 70s shoplifting in Dublin stores

Many shoplifters during the festive period are first-time offenders, according to gardaí who police Dublin’s city centre.

# children - Friday 23 December, 2016

Brad Pitt accuses Angelina Jolie of risking children's privacy

The actor says his estranged wife is trying to make him look bad, with little regard for the welfare of their six children.

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# children - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I fear it’s going to take a child to die before they act'

Deirdre McDonnell is “unbelievably shocked” at the length of waiting lists for children with scoliosis.

# children - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

PHOTOS: Famous faces bring Christmas cheer to Crumlin Children's Hospital This post contains images

PHOTOS: Famous faces bring Christmas cheer to Crumlin

Over 100 children will spend Christmas Day in the hospital.

Doctors warn young children can choke to death on whole grapes

Grapes can form a tight airlock in the throat, meaning they need to be removed with specialist equipment.

# children - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Homeless families can now get 25 hours of free childcare

The scheme will offer 25 hours of free childcare from next month.

# children - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Mick Jagger welcomes eighth child at age of 73

Jagger already has seven children ranging in age from 17 to 46, from four previous relationships

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