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Dublin: 17 °C Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Family - Yesterday’s News

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

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Family - Monday 13 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites as you can this summer.

Family - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as you can.

Family - Friday 10 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Longford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kilkenny

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kerry

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Fingal

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

Family - Monday 6 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Donegal

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Clare

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cavan

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Carlow

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Warning issued as four cases of measles are reported in Dublin

Two adults and two children were affected.

Family - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'Very disturbing': Almost 1,700 children waiting over a year for psychology services

The situation has been called a “postcode lottery”.

Family - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'The little knitted octopuses worked brilliantly': How a Dublin knitting group helped these premature twins Tentacles For Tinies This post contains videos

'The little knitted octopuses worked brilliantly': How a Dublin knitting group helped these premature twins

Eli and Ezra were born at 27 weeks and needed constant care – luckily they got some through the assistance of the Rotunda Knitters.

Family - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Clonakilty wants to become Ireland's first autism-friendly town

We’ve heard of autism-friendly shops, but a new initiative goes even further.

Family - Sunday 22 July, 2018

The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become

Younger children are more likely to take both numerical and social information into account, new research has found.

Family - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Smoking, vaping or even having nicotine patches during pregnancy may increase the risk of cot death

New research shows that babies can be at an increased risk of cot death if exposed to cigarettes or e-cigarette smoke while in the womb.

European Parliament proposes new rules for parents to juggle work and home commitments EU

European Parliament proposes new rules for parents to juggle work and home commitments

This will include the right to flexible working hours for parents with children 10 years and under.

Family - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Poll: Should vending machines selling unhealthy foods and drinks be banned in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vending machines selling unhealthy foods and drinks be banned in schools?

An Oireachtas Committee has recommended just that.

Family - Monday 18 June, 2018

Addiction to video games is now a recognised illness

Those who suffer have trouble controlling their behaviours around gaming.

Family - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

The government plans to slap a minimum five-year expiration date on all gift cards

The Minister for Business says a lack of vouchers regulation ’causes confusion and worry’ for shoppers.

Family - Monday 4 June, 2018

For parents of children who are seriously ill, guilt is a common feeling they grapple with

Dr Aidan McKiernan, a Senior Clinical Psychologist with the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice, spoke to TheJournal.ie ahead of Children’s Hospice Week.

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

Family - Sunday 3 June, 2018

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

Family - Saturday 2 June, 2018

School says children 'may have to remain in their wheelchairs' due to SNA cuts

The Dublin primary school has warned parents that there will be “a serious disruption of services” in September.

Giving babies extra Vitamin D 'doesn't make their bones any stronger'

As many as 40% of Europeans do not get enough of the vitamin, which is naturally produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight.

Family - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn

One in eight people, up from one in 11, will have type 2 diabetes.

Family - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples

The findings come from a study by the American National Institute of Health that looked at couples being treated for infertility.

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