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#Child Safety

# child-safety - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Varadkar criticises 'No' campaigner due to speak in tonight's TV3 debate

Kathy Sinnott is taking the ‘No’ side in the Vincent Browne-hosted debate on the upcoming children’s referendum. The FG director of elections called her claims on RTÉ’s Prime Time last night as “scaremongering”.

# child-safety - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Diocese of Clonfert: "No written procedures for management of allegations" Child Protection This post contains images

Diocese of Clonfert: "No written procedures for management of allegations"

Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into Clonfert diocese.

# child-safety - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Virgin to re-think policy on men sitting beside unaccompanied children

A public backlash has seen Virgin Australia reconsidering a policy barring men from sitting beside unaccompanied children.

# child-safety - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Column: We need a version of ‘Sarah’s Law’ to help protect children

Irish parents must be given access to controlled information on sex offenders in their area, writes independent TD Denis Naughten.

# child-safety - Friday 25 May, 2012

Gardaí launch new alert system for child abductions Missing This post contains images

Gardaí launch new alert system for child abductions

A new alert system has been launched aimed at spreading information quickly to the media and public when a child is believed to have been abducted.

# child-safety - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Concerns raised over child safety and privacy online

A study commissioned by the ISPCC found that one-third of primary school children did not know how to keep their social network account private, while one in six secondary students had met someone in person after meeting them online.

# child-safety - Thursday 6 October, 2011

IKEA recalls children's folding tent over injury risk

BUSA folding tent should be immediately taken away from children and returned to the store, according to IKEA.

# child-safety - Friday 5 August, 2011

In pictures: ISPCC casts Jedward in a new light ISPCC This post contains images

In pictures: ISPCC casts Jedward in a new light

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is set to launch a new campaign on Monday, but posters have already sprung up around Dublin City Centre.

# child-safety - Monday 25 July, 2011

'Unacceptable' risk to children in HSE Dublin foster care, says watchdog

The State’s health watchdog has criticised the HSE’s Dublin north central foster care service, saying that children were being placed with “unassessed and unapproved” foster parents.