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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 21 April, 2014

Teenagers

# teenagers - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Column: Identifying unexpected strengths in adolescents

In adolescents, strengths can be found in unexpected venues – perhaps peering through the cracks of hardship – so keep your eyes open.

# teenagers - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb threats to American Airlines Hoax

# teenagers - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 8 most embarrassing parts of everyone’s teenage diaries Dear Diary

The 8 most embarrassing parts of everyone’s teenage diaries

Dear Diary, today Conor asked me if he could use my sharpener. WOW!!!

# teenagers - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge UK fire crews called to free teenager stuck in baby swing King Of The Swingers

UK fire crews called to free teenager stuck in baby swing

The baby swings may look like fun, but they’re not. Especially when you’re not a baby.

# teenagers - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Column: Relationship and sex education should be consistently provided in all schools

Early relationships and sexual adventures – or the choice to avoid them – can have a formative effect both on a personality and on a life. As such, young people need access to consistent sex education, writes Aaron McKenna.

# teenagers - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

# teenagers - Monday 10 March, 2014

Teens told by Pure in Heart that condoms fail one in six times Exclusive

And in separate claims, students who attended a retreat in Knock also said they were told by speakers that they would lose certain hormones the more often they had sex.

# teenagers - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 reasons to be glad you’re not a teenager anymore NOTSTALGIA

11 reasons to be glad you’re not a teenager anymore

Feel nostalgia for your lost youth? We can put a stop to that.

# teenagers - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Children don’t understand the consequences of sexting

Children as young as 10 have engaged in ‘sexting’ – sending explicit images or texts to another person — but they are distanced from the reality of what they are doing, writes Dr Maureen Griffin.

# teenagers - Monday 3 February, 2014

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire

The house was extensively damaged in the blaze on Saturday.

# teenagers - Sunday 12 January, 2014

“Everyone has worked so hard” – why teens love the Young Scientist exhibition

The BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition comes to a close on Saturday. Here’s why teens love it.

# teenagers - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children

Teenage issues and aggression are the most common reasons for calls to a helpline for parents in Ireland.

# teenagers - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Meet Ireland’s bright sparks at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition

TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the talented teenagers behind the incredible ideas and projects.

# teenagers - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Teen helpline records 65 per cent increase in calls

Teen-line is now looking at offering a texting service for teenagers.

# teenagers - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Poll: Should we lower the age of consent in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we lower the age of consent in Ireland?

Cabinet is expected to discuss lowering the age of consent to sex from 17 to 16. Do you agree with this?

# teenagers - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Teenagers whose friends self-harm are more likely to self-harm

Drug use by friends, low self-esteem, and higher levels of anxiety are all associated with self-harm in teenagers.

# teenagers - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’

Ireland needs to follow the lead of other countries and make corporal punishment illegal, writes Tanya Ward.

# teenagers - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 behaviours you definitely engaged in when your parents went away Free Gaf

8 behaviours you definitely engaged in when your parents went away

Did life get any better than this when you were a teenager?

# teenagers - Friday 15 November, 2013

Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery

Two new papers also say that little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks of this surgery.

# teenagers - Friday 8 November, 2013

Teens to talk mental health recommendations at Dáil na nÓg

The teens will be addressed by the Minister for Children during the event.

# teenagers - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Teens embrace charity shops – and give disposable fashion the boot

The teens learned about the high cost of clothes production during a youth club exercise.

Obesity linked to early onset of puberty in girls

Girls in the USA were found to be developing symptoms of puberty at an average age of 9.7 years.

# teenagers - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Teens can now post public updates on Facebook

The social media company has detailed a number of changes specifically geared towards teenagers.

# teenagers - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Concern over teen ‘thigh gap’ weight loss obsession

Psychologists and sociologists warn that ‘pipe dream’ of particular body shape a danger to teenage girls.

# teenagers - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 of THOSE hairstyles we all deeply regret Short Back And Sides

11 of THOSE hairstyles we all deeply regret

Oh, the horror. The horror.

From The Daily Edge These 90s teen movies were actually based on Shakespeare Party Bard

These 90s teen movies were actually based on Shakespeare

Like, totally wherefore art thou Romeo, you know?

# teenagers - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 things you did with your friends as a teenager (but probably don’t any more) Forever Friends

7 things you did with your friends as a teenager (but probably don’t any more)

Unless your friendship is very special, that is.

# teenagers - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Tobacco industry ‘needs to recruit 50 new smokers a day’ to replace deceased and quitters

Research due to be launched by Minister James Reilly today found that teens are drawn to cigarettes in attractive packages because of the image they create.

# teenagers - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Column: Let’s talk about sex (maybe)

Why does sex education in schools address so little about real-life relationships, sexuality, and the practicalities of obtaining contraception?

# teenagers - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 21 things you’ll remember from secondary school School Daze

# teenagers - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self Your Bad Self

11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self

What would YOU tell yourself as a teenager?

# teenagers - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 memories we all have from starting big school Big School

10 memories we all have from starting big school

You’re in the big leagues now.

# teenagers - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Special room for teen cancer patients to open in Crumlin Children’s Hospital

A total of €8 million has been donated to help build a new cardiac unit and to renovate the cancer ward at the hospital.

# teenagers - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Did you go through The Awkward Phase as a teen? Teenage Years

Did you go through The Awkward Phase as a teen?

These are the telltale signs…

# teenagers - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

“We all have a particular talent – but it’s one with a bad reputation”

Every year, thousands of academically above-average students attend the Centre for Talented Youth in DCU. Here, four teenagers explains what it means to them.

# teenagers - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Column: My girls are entirely dependent on others – how will we cope with care cuts?

A father of two girls, both with disabilities, says cutting the much-needed day support will make it difficult – if not impossible – for his family to cope.

# teenagers - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Government to hold referendum on lowering voting age to 16

The referendum is likely to be held on the same day as a number of other votes designed to modernise the Constitution.

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

The Government is going to hold a referendum to lower the voting age. Good idea?

# teenagers - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Drama camps to give a new voice to young people with stammers

The camps are an opportunity to meet other young people with stammers, and to realise that they are not defined by their stammer.

# teenagers - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Airbrushed images in teen mags ‘should be labelled’

Nessa Childers MEP has called for mandatory labelling of airbrushed photographs in magazines for young people.

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