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#Cyberbullying

# cyberbullying - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

UCC to contact Facebook over "birds" page
# UCC
# UCC

UCC to contact Facebook over "birds" page

Nov 5th 2013, 12:19 PM 48,335 Views 106 Comments

A page that posts Facebook photos of college students has been roundly criticised by students groups.

# cyberbullying - Friday 4 October, 2013

New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying
# CyberPsychology
# CyberPsychology

New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying

Oct 4th 2013, 10:00 PM 4,978 Views 7 Comments

The RCSI launched its CyberPsychology Research Centre this week.

# cyberbullying - Monday 16 September, 2013

Parents to receive anti-bullying training under new scheme
# Bullying
# Bullying

Parents to receive anti-bullying training under new scheme

Sep 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,267 Views 13 Comments

Up to 70 anti-bullying classes will be run by the National Parents Councils after €40,000 in funding was made available by the Department of Education.

# cyberbullying - Friday 13 September, 2013

Cyberbullying and homophobic bullying policies now mandatory for schools
# Bullying
# Bullying

Cyberbullying and homophobic bullying policies now mandatory for schools

Sep 13th 2013, 2:39 PM 7,689 Views 75 Comments

The Department of Education has published new anti-bullying procedures to replace guidelines that have been in place since 1993.

# cyberbullying - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Misuse of social media needs to be more carefully monitored, says Oireachtas committee
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Misuse of social media needs to be more carefully monitored, says Oireachtas committee

Jul 18th 2013, 2:29 PM 5,573 Views 29 Comments

An Oireachtas report says that bullying on social media platforms is affecting self-esteem in Irish teens.

# cyberbullying - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Cyber-bullying should be a crime says rapporteur on child protection
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Cyber-bullying should be a crime says rapporteur on child protection

Jul 11th 2013, 3:57 PM 3,934 Views 16 Comments

The child protection report also recommends guardianship should apply to civil partnerships.

Poll: Should cyberbullying be classed as a crime?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should cyberbullying be classed as a crime?

Jul 11th 2013, 10:17 AM 6,671 Views 133 Comments

A government report today will recommend that online bullying should be seen as a crime. Good idea? Bad idea?

# cyberbullying - Monday 17 June, 2013

Column: There is a glass ceiling of homophobia in Irish sport
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There is a glass ceiling of homophobia in Irish sport

Jun 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 15 Views 35 Comments

Social inclusion and sport go hand-in-hand – but, within Irish games, there remains two distinct playing fields: one for LGBT people and one for straight people. The time has come to change this, writes Phil Prendergast MEP.

# cyberbullying - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Children's Minister 'constantly amazed' at lack of basic services
# Interview
# Interview

Children's Minister 'constantly amazed' at lack of basic services

May 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,814 Views 17 Comments

In a recent broad-ranging interview, Frances Fitzgerald talks about schools being ‘too ashamed’ to stand up to bullying, ‘unacceptable’ waiting lists and ‘bad news’ in service inspections.

# cyberbullying - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Budget 2013, water charges and cyber-bullying
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Budget 2013, water charges and cyber-bullying

Mar 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,758 Views 5 Comments

The Dáil completes its consideration of the Finance Bill today, while the Seanad finalises the new water charges scheme.

# cyberbullying - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Column: Restricting young people's access to social networks would be a huge mistake
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Restricting young people's access to social networks would be a huge mistake

Mar 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 43 Views 22 Comments

It would be foolish to overlook the amazing opportunities social networks and other digital tools present for young people just because older generations are intimated by change, writes Dr Stephen Brennan.

# cyberbullying - Monday 11 March, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Senator's 'frape' gaffe signals that panic - not reason - rules social media debate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Senator's 'frape' gaffe signals that panic - not reason - rules social media debate

Mar 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 217 Views 74 Comments

Fidelma Healy-Eames and Eamonn Coghlan were “given an important task that deserved research and clarity of delivery – instead we got ludicrous schemes and half-remembered gossip”.

# cyberbullying - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Column: We already have all the laws we need to tackle online abuse
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We already have all the laws we need to tackle online abuse

Mar 6th 2013, 7:00 PM 44 Views 10 Comments

Proposals to introduce legislation to “curb” social media use are an unnecessary attack on free speech, writes Fergal Crehan.

# cyberbullying - Monday 4 March, 2013

63 per cent of people think schools should ban smartphones and social networks
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

63 per cent of people think schools should ban smartphones and social networks

Mar 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,124 Views 16 Comments

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals is calling on social networks to work with schools and take a great role in tackling bullying.

# cyberbullying - Monday 4 February, 2013

New campaigns against cyber bullying launched
# Bullying
# Bullying

New campaigns against cyber bullying launched

Feb 4th 2013, 4:02 PM 7,229 Views 25 Comments

Teen-led campaign Watch Your Space and the Garda programme Connect with Respect were launched by Minister Ruairí Quinn and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan this morning.

# cyberbullying - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: 5 tips to deal with cyberbullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

Column: 5 tips to deal with cyberbullying

Jan 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 190 Views 20 Comments

Online harassment is a concern to young people and parents who aren’t familiar with certain technologies – but there are practical ways to deal with cyberbullying, writes Pat Forde.

# cyberbullying - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Column: To tackle bullying, we first need to change our culture
# Bullying
# Bullying

Column: To tackle bullying, we first need to change our culture

Jan 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 30 Views 24 Comments

The current national discussion about bullying and suicide is opportunity to tackle the attitudes that underpin the way people treat one another – not to cloak the issue in more silence, writes Genevieve Shanahan.

# cyberbullying - Friday 18 January, 2013

Dáil to debate Bill on mandatory bullying code for schools
# Bullying Bill
# Bullying Bill

Dáil to debate Bill on mandatory bullying code for schools

Jan 18th 2013, 6:33 PM 5,420 Views 36 Comments

Sinn Féin has tabled legislation which will require school boards to adopt mandatory counter-bullying measures.

# cyberbullying - Sunday 6 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space

Jan 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 19,821 Views 9 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

TD says social media bullying has contributed to deaths
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

TD says social media bullying has contributed to deaths

Jan 6th 2013, 6:48 PM 12,561 Views 159 Comments

“It is impossible to quantify how many deaths have been caused or contributed to in this country by the negative elements of social media,” said Fine Gael TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

# cyberbullying - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Fitzgerald concerned about difficulty of regulating cyberbullying sites
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Fitzgerald concerned about difficulty of regulating cyberbullying sites

Jan 5th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,842 Views 29 Comments

The Minister for Children admits that given the “global and open nature of the internet”, it may be difficult to regulate the likes of Ask.fm.

# cyberbullying - Monday 31 December, 2012

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime

Dec 31st 2012, 7:15 AM 3,019 Views 11 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says ratification would ensure safe and responsible use of the internet in Ireland.

# cyberbullying - Friday 30 November, 2012

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying

Nov 30th 2012, 10:22 AM 13,729 Views 24 Comments

Teens feel like it’s the worst kind because they “can’t escape it” and pictures and messages can be spread so quickly.

# cyberbullying - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Experts say 'traditional' bullying is still most common form
# Bullying
# Bullying

Experts say 'traditional' bullying is still most common form

Nov 24th 2012, 11:33 AM 3,852 Views 4 Comments

The founder and director of the anti-bullying centre at TCD says cyber-bullying is an “extension” of traditional bullying.

# cyberbullying - Monday 5 November, 2012

Children’s Ombudsman recommends schools take action on cyber-bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

Children’s Ombudsman recommends schools take action on cyber-bullying

Nov 5th 2012, 1:55 PM 5,806 Views 20 Comments

A nationwide consultation of over 300 pupils finds schools need to better encourage students to take responsibility for their actions.

# cyberbullying - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Safebook: How to stay safe online
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Safebook: How to stay safe online

Nov 1st 2012, 3:49 PM 19,505 Views 28 Comments

Infographic says parents should join Facebook if cyber-bullying is to be tackled. What do you think?

# cyberbullying - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Over to you: Have you ever been bullied?
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

Over to you: Have you ever been bullied?

Oct 31st 2012, 7:30 PM 8,990 Views 0 Comments

We want to hear your story.

# cyberbullying - Monday 29 October, 2012

Suicide prevention charity tells teens to seek help after Erin tragedy
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

Suicide prevention charity tells teens to seek help after Erin tragedy

Oct 29th 2012, 4:04 PM 19,968 Views 76 Comments

Erin Gallagher, 13, was found dead on Saturday after receiving anonymous abuse through networking site Ask.fm.

# cyberbullying - Thursday 21 April, 2011

One in five Irish teens are victims of cyber bullying
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

One in five Irish teens are victims of cyber bullying

Apr 21st 2011, 6:56 PM 1,120 Views 0 Comments

A large proportion of those who have been bullied online say it has had a negative impact on their mental health.

# cyberbullying - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Friends denounce Phoebe Prince article
# Phoebe Prince
# Phoebe Prince

Friends denounce Phoebe Prince article

Aug 18th 2010, 4:40 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

Family friend suggests controversial article will influence jury.

Was Phoebe Prince herself a school bully?
# Phoebe Prince
# Phoebe Prince

Was Phoebe Prince herself a school bully?

Aug 18th 2010, 6:18 AM 1,785 Views 0 Comments

Controversial article claims the suicide victim had been a cyberbully in Ireland.