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Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Column: Bullying is not just a 'natural' part of growing up
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Bullying is not just a 'natural' part of growing up

Apr 25th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,255 Views 37 Comments

Forty per cent of 9-year-olds in Ireland have experienced bullying – and as Lisa Collins writes, more needs to be done to encourage children to speak out.

Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Column: Child abuse is a serious crime. It deserves a serious punishment.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Child abuse is a serious crime. It deserves a serious punishment.

Mar 7th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,336 Views 36 Comments

In Ireland, sentences for child abuse-related crimes are far lower than elsewhere, writes Lisa Collins. So what does this say about our society?