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# grandparents - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Poll: Do you think grandparents should get cash for helping out with childcare?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think grandparents should get cash for helping out with childcare?

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:00 AM 38,623 Views 163 Comments

The idea of the Grandparent and Grandchild Expenses Reimbursement Scheme was raised with the Taoiseach this week.

# grandparents - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Shane Ross defends proposal to give grandparents cash for helping out with childcare
# Granny Grant
# Granny Grant

Shane Ross defends proposal to give grandparents cash for helping out with childcare

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 4:55 PM 42,630 Views 140 Comments

The proposal attracted criticism Grandchild Expenses Reimbursement Scheme will be in the region of €1,000 per year.

# grandparents - Sunday 30 July, 2017

'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids'
# Grandparents
# Grandparents

'When I stopped working, I said I was going to put everything into these kids'

Jul 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,499 Views 28 Comments

A woman who cares for her two grandchildren tells us how she’s been thwarted at every turn to seek greater supports from the State.

# grandparents - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

The minefield of free childcare: The Grandparents Creche is great, but how do you pay the bill?
# Childcare
# Childcare

The minefield of free childcare: The Grandparents Creche is great, but how do you pay the bill?

Jul 26th 2017, 12:53 PM 4,445 Views 3 Comments

Family childcare comes at a price that can be difficult to define, writes Chrissie Russell.

# grandparents - Monday 24 April, 2017

19 lovely Irish tweets that will make you appreciate your grandparents
# Grandparents
From The Daily Edge
# Grandparents

19 lovely Irish tweets that will make you appreciate your grandparents

Apr 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,473 Views 3 Comments

If you still can, go visit them immediately.

# grandparents - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes
# Courts
# Courts

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 28,671 Views 0 Comments

Two cases of alleged elder abuse appeared before Kildare’s family court this week.

# grandparents - Thursday 1 September, 2016

This teenager's lovely grandparents wear matching outfits every day
# MATCHY MATCHY
From The Daily Edge
# MATCHY MATCHY

This teenager's lovely grandparents wear matching outfits every day

Sep 1st 2016, 9:10 AM 3,813 Views 1 Comment

The cutest.

# grandparents - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

'They are not alone': Grandparents fighting for custody of their grandchildren not unique
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

'They are not alone': Grandparents fighting for custody of their grandchildren not unique

May 31st 2016, 9:01 AM 17,507 Views 0 Comments

Last week, TheJournal.ie reported about the removal of a child from the care of the grandparents due to their age.

# grandparents - Sunday 29 May, 2016

14 things only Irish grandads love
# Irish Grandads
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Grandads

14 things only Irish grandads love

May 29th 2016, 9:30 AM 7,758 Views 3 Comments

We love em really.

# grandparents - Monday 23 May, 2016

Grandparents and foster care - how the system works
# It's Complicated
# It's Complicated

Grandparents and foster care - how the system works

May 23rd 2016, 6:10 AM 31,074 Views 99 Comments

In the wake of a nine-year-old boy being removed from his grandparents’ care on age grounds, we looks at how foster care works.

# grandparents - Friday 18 March, 2016

This tweet is breaking hearts all over the internet
# Cutting Onions
From The Daily Edge
# Cutting Onions

This tweet is breaking hearts all over the internet

Mar 18th 2016, 7:20 PM 9,509 Views 4 Comments

CRYING.

# grandparents - Thursday 19 November, 2015

This man's overjoyed reaction to becoming a grandfather is going super viral
# Whisper Challenge
From The Daily Edge
# Whisper Challenge

This man's overjoyed reaction to becoming a grandfather is going super viral

Nov 19th 2015, 9:00 AM 5,605 Views 1 Comment

“You are going to be a grandparent.” “You are going to the BEACH?”

# grandparents - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

This couple found out they're going to be grandparents, and their reaction was adorable
# Granny Cool
From The Daily Edge
# Granny Cool

This couple found out they're going to be grandparents, and their reaction was adorable

Jul 1st 2015, 7:41 AM 4,151 Views 0 Comments

“I’M GONNA PEE MY PANTS.”

# grandparents - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Adorable grandparents are accidentally tagging Grandmaster Flash in their Facebook posts
# Grandmaster Lols
From The Daily Edge
# Grandmaster Lols

Adorable grandparents are accidentally tagging Grandmaster Flash in their Facebook posts

Sep 11th 2014, 5:33 PM 3,367 Views 0 Comments

The dotes.

# grandparents - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish 2-year-old has perfected her phone conversations already
# Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye
From The Daily Edge
# Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye

Irish 2-year-old has perfected her phone conversations already

Jul 9th 2014, 6:36 PM 4,214 Views 1 Comment

“Are you well?”

# grandparents - Monday 28 April, 2014

This badass granny is the new queen of Twitter
# Baddie Winkle
From The Daily Edge
# Baddie Winkle

This badass granny is the new queen of Twitter

Apr 28th 2014, 9:14 AM 8,885 Views 2 Comments

Eighty six-year-old Baddie Winkle is out to steal your man. And your Twitter followers.

# grandparents - Friday 25 April, 2014

Man discovers he's going to be a grandfather, has sweetest reaction ever
# The Big Reveal
From The Daily Edge
# The Big Reveal

Man discovers he's going to be a grandfather, has sweetest reaction ever

Apr 25th 2014, 4:37 PM 4,518 Views 5 Comments

It’s time for those Friday Feels.

# grandparents - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Childminders warn new tax rules will force more into the black economy
# Earnings
# Earnings

Childminders warn new tax rules will force more into the black economy

Mar 8th 2014, 6:06 PM 23,926 Views 82 Comments

Early Childhood Ireland said the move by Revenue may not be in the best interests of children.

# grandparents - Thursday 13 February, 2014

10-year-old drives parents' car into a ditch, claims to be a dwarf who'd forgotten his licence
# Cool Customer
From The Daily Edge
# Cool Customer

10-year-old drives parents' car into a ditch, claims to be a dwarf who'd forgotten his licence

Feb 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 40,023 Views 46 Comments

Ah, the old dwarf defence…

# grandparents - Friday 15 November, 2013

Kids' drawings of their grandparents brought to life with photographs
# Grand Art
From The Daily Edge
# Grand Art

Kids' drawings of their grandparents brought to life with photographs

Nov 15th 2013, 2:44 PM 2,525 Views 0 Comments

These are adorable.

# grandparents - Monday 5 August, 2013

The guide to selfies, as illustrated by grandads
# Silver Surfers
From The Daily Edge
# Silver Surfers

The guide to selfies, as illustrated by grandads

Aug 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 17,591 Views 32 Comments

Let these silver surfers guide you through the choppy waters of social media.

# grandparents - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

This grandma wrote a FILTHY recipe for banana bread
# Overdone
From The Daily Edge
# Overdone

This grandma wrote a FILTHY recipe for banana bread

Jun 26th 2013, 4:45 PM 2,282 Views 1 Comment

Not suitable for grandchildren.

# grandparents - Monday 3 June, 2013

11 reasons older people are cooler than you
# Grandaddy Cool
From The Daily Edge
# Grandaddy Cool

11 reasons older people are cooler than you

Jun 3rd 2013, 1:00 PM 19,354 Views 15 Comments

Look, they just are OK?

# grandparents - Monday 18 February, 2013

New bill introduces definition of a grandparent
# Grandparents
# Grandparents

New bill introduces definition of a grandparent

Feb 18th 2013, 3:53 PM 19,381 Views 33 Comments

Fine Gael TD said it is an unusual piece of legislation as our laws do not generally address such personal issues as familial bonds.

# grandparents - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932
# Old School
# Old School

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932

Jan 11th 2012, 6:05 PM 8,151 Views 23 Comments

Check out this 1932 video of the legendary department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, including the bargain basement, the ‘gay and lively’ café – and a mechanical zoo…

# grandparents - Friday 17 June, 2011

Elderly couple deny killing granddaughter
# Court
# Court

Elderly couple deny killing granddaughter

Jun 17th 2011, 12:17 PM 523 Views 0 Comments

A Co Antrim couple are accused of the unlawful killing of their young granddaughter in 2001.