# parents - Tuesday 9 October, 2018
The measure will be introduced from November 2019.
# parents - Wednesday 26 September, 2018
Bookseller Lorraine Levis advises parents on how to raise a book-loving child in a screen-loving era.
# parents - Monday 3 September, 2018
The desire to protect and care for your child is indescribable, writes Eric Nolan. And that means doing your best to keep them safe.
# parents - Wednesday 29 August, 2018
Jastine was abducted and murdered by Mark Hennessy in May of this year.
# parents - Monday 25 June, 2018
It is paid at a rate of €125 for children aged 4-11 and €250 for children aged 12 years and over.
# parents - Monday 4 June, 2018
Parents may not be fully aware of the vast range of science and technology careers available, Dr Des Fitzgerald said.
# parents - Sunday 3 June, 2018
Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.
# parents - Sunday 25 March, 2018
Since September 2016 the uptake rate for the vaccine has increased from 51% to 62%.
# parents - Sunday 18 February, 2018
The doctors said that face paint the boy was wearing might have been oil-based, which would have reacted with the spark.
# parents - Wednesday 31 January, 2018
The digital age of consent in Ireland is 13.
# parents - Thursday 11 January, 2018
“My mom wouldn’t let me watch the birth scene in the Spice Girls movie.”
# parents - Tuesday 2 January, 2018
Many people currently pay cash to their childminder, but this new measure would ensure these minders receive the benefits of any employee.
# parents - Monday 25 December, 2017
The number of children in Romania’s orphanages has plummeted from more than 100,000 in the 80s to about 7,000.
# parents - Wednesday 8 November, 2017
“We have to take a wider societal view and not think of rearing children as something best done in one’s spare time, preferably by women,” Deirdre Clune said.
# parents - Saturday 2 September, 2017
New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.
# parents - Wednesday 16 August, 2017
All he wants is a cake but I know other parents will expect more, writes Chrissie Russell.
# parents - Friday 4 August, 2017
The review will take 10 months to complete and will inform Minister Katherine Zappone’s future budget decisions.
# parents - Wednesday 26 July, 2017
Family childcare comes at a price that can be difficult to define, writes Chrissie Russell.
# parents - Tuesday 27 June, 2017
Snapchat has introduced a map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.
# parents - Thursday 15 June, 2017
Children and technology expert Andy Phippen gives his advice to parents on the issue of sexting.
# parents - Thursday 20 April, 2017
The family court heard that the family had living arrangements “unsuitable for a young child”.
# parents - Sunday 16 April, 2017
The burning question of the day.
# parents - Wednesday 29 March, 2017
According to Retail Excellence, all kinds of shops – from electronics to garden centres – are reporting higher rates of children shoplifting.
# parents - Monday 13 March, 2017
# parents - Friday 3 March, 2017
The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.
# parents - Friday 17 February, 2017
The 35-year-old Wicklow native, whose real name is Fergal Devitt, has forged a successful career in wrestling.
# parents - Monday 13 February, 2017
Evidence shows that fathers who have positive relationships with their children are six times less likely to reoffend.
# parents - Thursday 5 January, 2017
Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.
# parents - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
In May, TheJournal.ie exclusively reported about the case where grandparents were told they were too old to be the foster carers of their grandchild.
# parents - Thursday 17 November, 2016
The mother of a boy with severe cerebral palsy will meet with the Minister for Disability Issues today.
# parents - Thursday 10 November, 2016
# parents - Wednesday 2 November, 2016
The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.
# parents - Sunday 30 October, 2016
The chief executive of Tusla said the agency wants families to share more power and responsibility, and to “own their problems”.
# parents - Monday 17 October, 2016
The boy’s father was jailed for 14 years last week for raping the child.
# parents - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
Subsidised childcare, increased benefits for single parents and tax cuts will all benefit families.
# parents - Tuesday 4 October, 2016
# parents - Thursday 29 September, 2016
A national study has found that children who spend more time online and watching TV are scoring worse.
# parents - Wednesday 28 September, 2016
# parents - Saturday 17 September, 2016
So many “When will you be home?” texts. So many.
# parents - Tuesday 16 August, 2016
“Dearest husband, I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone.”