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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Boy

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# enniscorthy
Man arrested over Wexford dog attack as family says boy's life has been 'destroyed forever'
The incident happened on Sunday.
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# Arson
Boy (13) accused of arson after house gutted by fire
The fire happened on Wellington Street in Dublin last November.
# Court
Teen (16) threatened 'to cut taxi driver's head off', court told
The boy was convicted of production of a knife as a weapon and threatening to kill or cause serious harm.
# ballydesmond
Boy (11) in critical condition following car crash in Cork
The incident happened around 4.45pm yesterday afternoon.
# Fresh Prince
Britain's new royal baby unveiled to the world as Kate Middleton leaves hospital after giving birth
This is the third child for the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.
# Shankill
Six-year-old boy dies after being struck by a van on Friday
The incident occurred at around 4.45pm on the Shanganagh Road, Shankill.
# Athlone Road
Toddler hospitalised after falling from Longford apartment this morning
The infant fell from a height and was brought to Mullingar Hospital by emergency services.
# Navan
Boy (8) in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by car in Meath
The boy was brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.
# Clare
Teenage boy (13) airlifted to hospital after he was 'assaulted on his lunch break'
The assault is believed to have been carried out by two boys from another school.
# Wallaby damned
Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia
The child got about 14 hours into a 4,000km journey.
# lorcan O'reilly
Teen jailed for 4.5 years for stabbing young man in the heart at Halloween party
The incident occurred at the Oliver Bond Flats.
# gender trouble
Armenia 'faces shortage of women' due to sex-selective abortions
The tradition is for families to prefer sons in the country.
# Courts
Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine
The abuse lasted for eight years.
# Internal Review
Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure
Photographs of the incident were shared on Twitter.
# Colorado
Mum saves boy (5) from being mauled by mountain lion
The boy sustained minor injuries.
# Japan
Seven-year-old who was abandoned in bear-inhabited forest found alive
The child was abandoned by his parents in the forest as punishment nearly a week ago.
# Waterford
60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial
A young boy has claimed his mother and father sexually abused him.
# foster
Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told
The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.
# Costa Blanca
Four-year-old British boy drowns in pool on holiday in Spain
The boy died before emergency services arrived at the holiday complex.
# Executions
Islamic State's alleged latest video features an English-speaking boy threatening to kill 'non-believers' in the UK
The video purports to show the execution of five men who confess to charges of “espionage”.
# Kilcolgan
Boy (8) dies in Galway farming accident
He was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead a short time later.
# Waterford
8-year-old boy seriously injured following attack by dog
The incident happened in the Gracedieu area of Waterford city on Monday night.
# United States
Schoolboy sued by his aunt for breaking her wrist 'still loves her'
“She would never do anything to hurt the family or myself, and she loves us.”
# London
Teenager who stabbed 15-year-old over bike found guilty of murder
Alan Cartwright was out cycling with friends when he was attacked.
# Philadelphia
Teenager arrested for 'planning Islamic State-style attack on Pope'
“The minor was inspired by ISIL and sought to conduct a detailed homeland attack.”
# Gun Crime
7-year-old boy shot dead during birthday party in North Carolina
The boy was among five killed in the city of Charlotte over the weekend.
# humanity washed ashore
Distressing images of drowned Syrian toddler highlight tragedy of migrant crisis
WARNING: Readers may find an image in this article upsetting.
# Youghal
Boy (3) airlifted to hospital from leisure centre after swimming pool incident
He is believed to be in a critical condition.
# a story shared
These photos of a homeless boy doing his homework went viral and changed his life
The pics were taken by a passer-by.
# Smuggled
A boy found in a suitcase in Spain is being reunited with his mother
He was found a crossing into a Spanish enclave in North Africa.
# it's a boy... again
This couple have 13 boys - and say it's 'impossible' for them to have a girl
He was born with a full head of hair and all.
# France
Police interrogate 8-year-old for saying he agrees with Charlie Hebdo terrorists
The little boy made the comments at school and the director went to police about it.
# Etan Patz
Trial begins of man accused of kidnapping and killing this boy in 1979
The situation was one of America’s most famous missing person’s cases.
# Cornwall
5-year-old sent invoice after he misses a friend's birthday party
The total came to £15.95
# syria hoax boy
Producer of fake "Syrian hero boy" clip apologises after online outcry
The director of the video has revealed it was shot on location in Malta last summer with professional actors.
# Finglas
Gardaí investigate after boy (14) seriously injured in fall from bridge
He has been rushed to Temple Street hospital.
# ashya king
Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents
Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken from hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.
# Investigation
Man arrested over shooting of boy (6)
Sean Scully was shot in a house in the Ballyfermot area in June.
# genders
These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society
Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.