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#Teenagers

# teenagers - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns

Jun 30th 2022, 12:05 AM 17,374 Views 33 Comments

# teenagers - Friday 4 March, 2022

Parents of children aged 12-15 can now book their child's Covid booster online
# Booster
# Booster

Parents of children aged 12-15 can now book their child's Covid booster online

Mar 4th 2022, 11:26 AM 8,292 Views 9 Comments

Walk-in centres will also be operational for this booster.

# teenagers - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds

Jul 29th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,484 Views 10 Comments

Four out of five teenagers surveyed said they had been subjected to sexual harassment in the last 12 months.

# teenagers - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:46 PM 54,844 Views 36 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly got government approval to purchase millions of vaccine doses for use in 2022.

# teenagers - Friday 7 May, 2021

Gaeltacht summer courses cancelled for the second year running
# Called Off
# Called Off

Gaeltacht summer courses cancelled for the second year running

May 7th 2021, 2:20 PM 12,122 Views 11 Comments

Work is underway on developing an appropriate stabilisation package for the sector.

# teenagers - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Study shows unchanged teen smoking rates in 40% of countries over past two decades
# Smoking
# Smoking

Study shows unchanged teen smoking rates in 40% of countries over past two decades

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 11,096 Views 19 Comments

Ireland is not included in this study, but other data shows a decline in Irish teen smoking levels over time.

# teenagers - Friday 11 December, 2020

Nasal flu vaccine extended to teenagers due to low take-up
# Nasal Vaccine
# Nasal Vaccine

Nasal flu vaccine extended to teenagers due to low take-up

Dec 11th 2020, 5:23 PM 12,506 Views 65 Comments

Only 190,000 LAIV vaccines have been administered since October, out of 460,000 distributed.

# teenagers - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows
# Underage Drinking
# Underage Drinking

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows

Nov 12th 2020, 2:58 PM 13,948 Views 26 Comments

The report revealed 37% of Irish teenagers already used an e-cigarette at some stage.

# teenagers - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Most of Ireland's teens are healthy and ambitious, but not all of them get the same fighting chance
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Most of Ireland's teens are healthy and ambitious, but not all of them get the same fighting chance

Jul 30th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,600 Views 2 Comments

20% of 17 and 18 year olds surveyed were found likely to be depressed.

# teenagers - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,439 Views 19 Comments

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

# teenagers - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital

Dec 31st 2019, 2:12 PM 54,268 Views 7 Comments

Two friends, 15-year-old Tammi-Leigh Ferrin and 17-year-old Charlene Gallagher, went missing from the Ulster Hospital this morning.

# teenagers - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
# My World Survey
# My World Survey

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds

Nov 19th 2019, 9:19 AM 24,841 Views 74 Comments

That’s according to My World Survey 2, the largest ever study of Ireland’s youth mental health.

# teenagers - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds

Aug 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,899 Views 4 Comments

The findings published are part of a major study of over 10,000 13-16 year olds in England.

# teenagers - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds
# In America
# In America

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds

May 1st 2019, 3:27 PM 32,729 Views 21 Comments

Researchers said: ‘The results of this study should raise awareness that young people are particularly vulnerable to the media.’

# teenagers - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Man walking home from work seriously injured after attack by gang of teens in west Dublin
# Lucan
# Lucan

Man walking home from work seriously injured after attack by gang of teens in west Dublin

Jan 10th 2019, 3:03 PM 88,231 Views 86 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

# teenagers - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers

Sep 27th 2018, 3:25 PM 25,137 Views 66 Comments

The figures relate to weekly drinking among 15-year-olds.

# teenagers - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 PM 6,748 Views 1 Comment

There has been over a week of unrest following the deaths of the teens, who were killed by a speeding bus.

# teenagers - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year
# Birth Rate
# Birth Rate

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year

May 30th 2018, 1:14 PM 23,897 Views 97 Comments

The number represents a 5% decline and the HSE has welcomed the trend.

# teenagers - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

9 ways you passed the time if you were a teenager at the dawn of the millennium
# Millennium Memories
From The Daily Edge
# Millennium Memories

9 ways you passed the time if you were a teenager at the dawn of the millennium

Mar 14th 2018, 9:00 PM 10,656 Views 4 Comments

You either sat on a wall or watched Jackass.

# teenagers - Monday 26 February, 2018

Dublin school teacher loses €75,000 case against McDonald's after teenagers insulted him in restaurant
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin school teacher loses €75,000 case against McDonald's after teenagers insulted him in restaurant

Feb 26th 2018, 9:29 PM 77,932 Views 0 Comments

Christian Morris brought a defamation suit against the north Dublin fast food restaurant after a group of teenagers called him ‘a paedophile and a faggot’ and stole his phone.

# teenagers - Friday 23 February, 2018

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died
# Bandon
# Bandon

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died

Feb 23rd 2018, 12:28 PM 85,195 Views 69 Comments

Medical professionals who treated the teenagers said parents need to take more responsibility for their children’s behaviour.

# teenagers - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves
# Sexting
# Sexting

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,218 Views 57 Comments

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

# teenagers - Friday 29 December, 2017

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling
# Contraception
# Contraception

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

Dec 29th 2017, 11:00 PM 20,935 Views 73 Comments

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

# teenagers - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school
# Australia
# Australia

Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school

Nov 29th 2017, 7:27 AM 11,954 Views 0 Comments

The two boys – aged 16 and 18 – are in custody.

# teenagers - Monday 6 November, 2017

Two teenagers hospitalised after attack by a large group of men
# Gormanston
# Gormanston

Two teenagers hospitalised after attack by a large group of men

Nov 6th 2017, 7:53 PM 37,832 Views 25 Comments

The alleged attackers were described as both black and white youths and they were accompanied by females who witnessed the assaults.

# teenagers - Sunday 5 November, 2017

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival
# Lit Festival
# Lit Festival

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

Nov 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 11,002 Views 8 Comments

We talked to them about how they did it.

# teenagers - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10
# Global Problem
# Global Problem

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Oct 11th 2017, 7:56 AM 32,799 Views 93 Comments

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

# teenagers - Monday 9 October, 2017

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze
# It Follows
# It Follows

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze

Oct 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 29,723 Views 23 Comments

The craze is an extension of a similar fad prevalent across the US last year, and coincides with the release of the Stephen King adaptation ‘It’.

# teenagers - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers
# Turn2MeYouth
# Turn2MeYouth

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Sep 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,685 Views 8 Comments

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# teenagers - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'Unknown electronic device' used in assault on three teenage boys
# Belfast
# Belfast

'Unknown electronic device' used in assault on three teenage boys

Sep 7th 2017, 9:31 PM 30,791 Views 16 Comments

The assault took place at about 4.30pm yesterday in west Belfast.

Two 14-year-olds missing from Dublin have been found safe and sound
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Two 14-year-olds missing from Dublin have been found safe and sound

Sep 7th 2017, 10:31 AM 41,636 Views 23 Comments

The two had been missing since yesterday morning.

# teenagers - Friday 7 July, 2017

'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year
# Mental Health Commission
# Mental Health Commission

'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year

Jul 7th 2017, 12:03 PM 6,564 Views 13 Comments

The Mental Health Commission released its annual report today.

# teenagers - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?'
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

'When did it become the norm to say 'I'll go out with you if you send me a naked pic'?'

Jun 15th 2017, 6:45 AM 22,533 Views 26 Comments

Children and technology expert Andy Phippen gives his advice to parents on the issue of sexting.

# teenagers - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Two teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after becoming lost for three days
# Labyrinth
# Labyrinth

Two teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after becoming lost for three days

Jun 14th 2017, 11:01 PM 28,990 Views 30 Comments

The Parisian catacombs comprise more than 150 miles of tunnels beneath the French capital.

# teenagers - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality
# New Study
# New Study

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Jun 4th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,982 Views 10 Comments

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

# teenagers - Sunday 14 May, 2017

13 Reasons Why: 'Drama is actually a good place for young people to explore tough themes'
# Read Me
# Read Me

13 Reasons Why: 'Drama is actually a good place for young people to explore tough themes'

May 14th 2017, 3:30 PM 496 Views 28 Comments

We have to give teen viewers some credit for knowing the difference between truth and fiction, right and wrong, safe and dangerous, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# teenagers - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'
# Youth Theatre
# Youth Theatre

'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'

May 6th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,778 Views 3 Comments

Youth theatre is giving young people in Ireland the chance to express themselves, grow confident, and deal with issues in their lives.

# teenagers - Monday 24 April, 2017

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London
# Joseph Kelly
# Joseph Kelly

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London

Apr 24th 2017, 11:45 AM 30,695 Views 40 Comments

Joseph Kelly had been in an argument shortly before his death.

# teenagers - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple

Apr 6th 2017, 12:17 PM 23,204 Views 74 Comments

The trend comes after gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked on their way home last weekend in Arnhem.

# teenagers - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Inspiring teens: 'Very rarely do you get really good news stories about young people'
# Youth Citizenship
# Youth Citizenship

Inspiring teens: 'Very rarely do you get really good news stories about young people'

Mar 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 12,805 Views 3 Comments

Meet the teens who are making people realise they can bring about change in their local community.

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