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Thursday 31 May, 2018

'The sanctity of the confession box is still an issue when it comes to keeping children safe'
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'The sanctity of the confession box is still an issue when it comes to keeping children safe'

May 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 24,336 Views 110 Comments

Survivors of Ryan, Ferns, Murphy and Cloyne are angry, writes Tanya Ward.

Friday 14 October, 2016

Opinion: The government is beginning to recognise that the first five years of a child's life are the most crucial
# Childcare
# Childcare

Opinion: The government is beginning to recognise that the first five years of a child's life are the most crucial

Oct 14th 2016, 9:00 PM 135 Views 24 Comments

Adults need to step away and put children back at the centre of childcare, writes Tanya Ward.

Wednesday 20 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 893 Views 465 Comments

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

Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Column: Last year's multi-million euro underspend in mental health is unacceptable
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Last year's multi-million euro underspend in mental health is unacceptable

Feb 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 35 Views 29 Comments

In a year when many families and communities lost a child or young person to suicide, it makes no sense that €29 million pledged to be spent on mental health was not used, writes Tanya Ward.

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Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Column: Ireland needs an international safeguard for our children
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland needs an international safeguard for our children

May 15th 2012, 10:00 AM 26 Views 5 Comments

We need to draw a line under our tragic history of child abuse – and a new international standard is the perfect opportunity, writes Tanya Ward of the Children’s Rights Alliance.