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# adults - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

# adults - 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.

# adults - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'Serious concerns' over private treatment centre for people with anorexia

There was little evidence during inspections that the current medical, nursing, or healthcare assistant staff had eating disorder training.

# adults - Friday 19 January, 2018

Scientists say adolescence now lasts until the age of 24

Experts have argued the definition should be changed so that laws and social policy can be developed around it.

# adults - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Ward of court system is 'inadequate, archaic and has no place in the 21st Century'

A new report published today says there is “confusion and lack of understanding” around the whole system.

# adults - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke

32.7% of nine-year-olds from Ireland’s lowest-income families are exposed to secondary smoke daily.

# adults - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'I couldn't believe they over-medicated my father to shut him up because he was singing'

During a debate on proposed new laws to protect the vulnerable, Senator Lynn Ruane opened up about her own experience.

# adults - Friday 22 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge What Percent Mess Are You? Hot Mess

What Percent Mess Are You?

Are you the organised friend, or the barely functional friend? Find out here.

# adults - Thursday 17 March, 2016

People who use public transport have lower fat percentage than those who drive to work

Commuters who only used public transport also had lower BMI compared to car-users.

# adults - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?

Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?

# adults - Monday 18 May, 2015

A huge number of Irish adults are worried about not having enough money to buy food

A full third of Irish parents with young children are concerned about feeding their family.

# adults - Monday 15 December, 2014

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

A new survey also shows that almost a quarter have attended a water protest in the past year.

# adults - Sunday 16 November, 2014

'Social workers can't do their jobs properly due to under resourcing'

Social work expert Maurice Fenton said that the relationship between children and carers is being sacrificed.

# adults - Friday 17 October, 2014

A third of people think coding is more important than learning Irish

1 in 5 people think coding is more important than maths.

# adults - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 adults who couldn't be more unhelpful about the Leaving Cert Can You Not

# adults - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 things adults think teenagers should know about the 'real world' I Guess This Is Growing Up

10 things adults think teenagers should know about the 'real world'

Tip No.1: It’ll all #BeGrand.

# adults - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Adults with learning difficulties celebrate the Green Ribbon Campaign in this uplifting video Happy

Adults with learning difficulties celebrate the Green Ribbon Campaign in this uplifting video

May 2014 is Green Ribbon Month, working to reduce stigma around mental health issues.

# adults - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kids taste coffee for the first time, remind you that it's actually disgusting Yuck

Kids taste coffee for the first time, remind you that it's actually disgusting

It doesn’t really taste NICE, does it. You need it, but it’s not NICE.

# adults - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous Me Nerves

7 moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous

We’re meant to be adults for pity’s sake!

# adults - Friday 3 January, 2014

Increase of 5 per cent in people using Passport Express

A total of 631,186 passports were issued in 2013 – and 5 per cent more people used Passport Express.

# adults - Monday 16 December, 2013

First meningitis B vaccine now available privately in Ireland

The Meningitis Research Foundation has called for the vaccine to be implemented nationally for all children.

# adults - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 things you should no longer need to hide from your parents Older And Bolder

6 things you should no longer need to hide from your parents

Like, whatever Mum and Dad.

# adults - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend Put On The Kettle

7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend

There’s no fireside like your own fireside. Most of the time.

# adults - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 reasons to avoid the pub tonight The Youth

9 reasons to avoid the pub tonight

Leaving Cert celebrants will be out in full force, friends.

From The Daily Edge 9 adults who are being exceptionally unhelpful about the Leaving Cert Pipe Down

9 adults who are being exceptionally unhelpful about the Leaving Cert

“It doesn’t matter”… “I did crap and look at me”… KEEP IT TO YOURSELVES!

# adults - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'

The survivors who lived in the home have been calling for a number of years for redress and an apology for their time there.

# adults - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

# adults - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of Feel Old Yet? This post contains videos

13 things today’s Leaving Cert students have no memory of

People who are now legally able to drink and vote have no memory of these things.

# adults - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Garda witness appeal after 4 children and 3 adults injured in crash

A two-year-old boy was seriously injured anad removed to Temple St Hospital, while a woman in her 30s remains in Mullingar hospital.

# adults - Monday 11 February, 2013

Just two ASBOS issued since 2010 as much-criticised system is shunned

However most than 3,500 behaviour warnings, the first step to an ASBO, have been issued – including 1,200 to children.

# adults - Monday 31 December, 2012

Lisa McInerney: New Year is where we resolve to be grown-ups

The true mark of maturity, however, is to stop beating ourselves up over not being the perfect adult – and to resolve to be a better kid.

# adults - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

New Irish horror film animated by children

The film itself isn’t for children – but the animations by Irish young people add another edge to this scary tale by a talented director.