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# children - Today’s News


# children - Yesterday’s News

# children - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children

Whenever same-sex marriage is argued against – be it in print, radio or television – the issue of raising children is inevitably raised. But it’s a red herring.

Two teens in care who disappeared last year are still missing

Both teens had arrived in Ireland unaccompanied.

# children - Thursday 22 January, 2015

‘Should we allow mothers to marry their daughters?’

The marriage equality debate has begun in earnest…

# children - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish fathers look set to benefit from two weeks paid paternity leave

Junior minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he’s confident this provision will be included in new legislation currently being drafted.

# children - Monday 19 January, 2015

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground

The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.

# children - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Boko Haram kidnap 60 people, mostly women and children, in cross-border attack

The Islamist militants ‘burst into two villages and torched homes’.

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)

I used to think that male friends who openly expressed their love for their young children were going soft, I now find myself feeling the same way.

# children - Friday 16 January, 2015

Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death

She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.

# children - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

This is what happens when kids and dogs see snow for the first time


# children - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Tralee judge asks Ukrainian woman if all her children are ‘from the same stable’

The woman was convicted after stealing clothes, toys and other items worth €500 from a Debenhams store.

# children - Monday 12 January, 2015

Opinion: ‘My daughter is happy. My daughter has two homes.’

Co-parenting after the breakdown of a relationship can be difficult – but, with a little humility and cooperation, you can do the best for your child.

# children - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could virtual reality help reduce child road deaths?

16 children under the age of 15 died on our roads in 2014.

# children - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most?

The most popular locations for inter-country adoptions have changed due to new rules.

# children - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 wonderfully bizarre jokes written by children Bad Kids Jokes

13 wonderfully bizarre jokes written by children

Because you have to grow into your sense of humour.

# children - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Here’s how many social worker vacancies there are nationwide

James Reilly shared the figures in the Dáil recently.

# children - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Woman who hid existence of babies pleads not guilty to their murders

Erika Murray gave birth to her five youngest children in the house’s bathroom, attempting to hide their existence from their father.

Thinking of binning that unwanted gift? Think again…

Received something you don’t want or need this Christmas? Barnardos could use it.

# children - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Opinion: Survival strategies for parents to get through long dark winter weekends

On overcast, rainy weekends, it can be tough to keep them occupied.

# children - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Community buys presents and rallies to help orphaned girls after parents’ stabbing

Cornelius and Angelique Billing died in a domestic incident in Co Clare.

# children - Friday 26 December, 2014

Christmas Day at Childline: 1,208 calls and messages over just 24 hours

The charity had warned it would have to close its nighttime service — but a funding deal means it will now be able to stay open round-the-clock.

# children - Thursday 25 December, 2014

‘My children felt my sadness’ – Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads

Many fathers in Ireland will not see their children at all today.

# children - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Ah Jaysus! 8-year-old Dublin boys tell the Nativity story in their own words

‘I think Mary would have been a lot like Mrs. Brown’…

# children - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Mother charged with murder of eight children in Australia

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

“It’s like a grieving process”: Parents prepare to leave Ireland and follow their children to Australia

Janet and Eugene Bennis miss their children and grandchildren so much, they’ve decided to move to the other side of the world.

What are these kids most looking forward to about Christmas? Nearly There Now This post contains videos

What are these kids most looking forward to about Christmas?

Family time, turkey and a few technological devices.

# children - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Opinion: 8 things I’ve learned about Christmas since having kids

Before kids, Christmas was about nights out as much as nights in – and about finding the perfect sparkly dress for the office party.

# children - Friday 19 December, 2014

Column: We continue to put children in adult prisons. It is utterly unacceptable.

Young people have the highest rates of reoffending, but they also have the greatest capacity for change – scientific evidence proves this.

# children - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Caught cold: 20,000 fake Frozen dolls seized in Dublin

They could hardly let THAT go…

# children - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin

Two charities today have called in the government to overhaul the rental system to keep people in their homes.

# children - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The42 One in five children think Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea – survey

One in five children think Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea – survey

They were given several options, including ‘X Factor contestant’ and ‘astronaut’.

Bereaved parents condemn burial of babies in coffins with adults

“Tandem burials” were conducted up until the 1980s.

# children - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

There are ‘virtually no services’ for gifted schoolchildren

And most teachers can’t recognise them, anyway.

# children - Saturday 6 December, 2014

This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart

Last year, over 400 children were cared for in Temple Street Children’s Hospital over Christmas.

# children - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming

An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.

# children - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths

Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.

# children - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Opinion: Christmas – the season of sugar-laced tantrums, queues, and unreasonable demands

One disastrous shopping attempt and an aborted visit to see the Christmas tree lights are all you need to find what’s really important in the run-up to Christmas…

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