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# bullying - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

School that cancelled homophobic bullying workshop say it will go ahead 'at a future date'
# Parental Concerns
# Parental Concerns

School that cancelled homophobic bullying workshop say it will go ahead 'at a future date'

Jan 28th 2015, 11:50 AM 14,416 Views 111 Comments

Volunteers say they were told the cancellation was because “both sides of the argument should be represented”.

7 inspiring responses to homophobia in our society From The Daily Edge

7 inspiring responses to homophobia in our society

Jan 28th 2015, 11:18 AM 7,291 Views 3 Comments

The times homophobia didn’t win.

# bullying - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Students to protest over school's cancellation of homophobic bullying workshop
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Students to protest over school's cancellation of homophobic bullying workshop

Jan 27th 2015, 10:38 PM 97,514 Views 434 Comments

Transition year students at Coláiste Eoin in Dublin are planning to wear rainbow flags on their school crests.

# bullying - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Here's the heartfelt letter a 9-year-old girl wrote her teacher after he came out as gay
# Proud
From The Daily Edge
# Proud

Here's the heartfelt letter a 9-year-old girl wrote her teacher after he came out as gay

Dec 16th 2014, 4:17 PM 5,335 Views 8 Comments

Beautiful.

# bullying - Saturday 29 November, 2014

This woman deals with rape-threatening trolls online by literally telling their mums
# Trolling
From The Daily Edge
# Trolling

This woman deals with rape-threatening trolls online by literally telling their mums

Nov 29th 2014, 1:45 PM 39,776 Views 23 Comments

Her tweet is going viral around the world today.

# bullying - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

New legislation needed to stop online "trolls"
# Law Reform Commission
# Law Reform Commission

New legislation needed to stop online "trolls"

Nov 19th 2014, 11:38 AM 7,993 Views 99 Comments

The report published today looks at the need for regulation specific to online harassment.

# bullying - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

School did not discriminate against expelled Traveller who waved fake penis at teacher
# Bullying
# Bullying

School did not discriminate against expelled Traveller who waved fake penis at teacher

Nov 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 32,924 Views 0 Comments

The child had been involved in numerous other incidents of bad behaviour.

# bullying - Monday 17 November, 2014

This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she's on I'm A Celebrity
# I'm A Celebrity
From The Daily Edge
# I'm A Celebrity

This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she's on I'm A Celebrity

Nov 17th 2014, 8:18 AM 3,685 Views 0 Comments

Gemma Collis and Gemma Collins: similar, but very different.

# bullying - Monday 3 November, 2014

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland
# Controversial Site
# Controversial Site

Ask.fm is moving its HQ to Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 12:56 PM 9,740 Views 14 Comments

The controversial website says that they’ve updated their safety policies.

# bullying - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'I feel like I can do more now that I've got rid of my overlapping jaw'
# My Story
# My Story

'I feel like I can do more now that I've got rid of my overlapping jaw'

Oct 19th 2014, 9:15 AM 28,890 Views 34 Comments

Deirbhile Moran was called Jaws in school – but now she’s got her confidence back.

# bullying - Monday 6 October, 2014

Woman accused of "trolling" McCann parents believed to have been found dead
# Trolling
# Trolling

Woman accused of "trolling" McCann parents believed to have been found dead

Oct 6th 2014, 10:49 PM 55,497 Views 108 Comments

Brenda Leyland featured in a Sky News report on trolling last week.

# bullying - Monday 1 September, 2014

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling

Sep 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 62 Views 28 Comments

We asked two high-profile Twitter users to share their experiences of online harassment…

# bullying - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

7 offensive things redheads are sick of hearing
# No Soul
From The Daily Edge
# No Soul

7 offensive things redheads are sick of hearing

Aug 20th 2014, 5:51 PM 45,554 Views 59 Comments

Watch out for that temper!

# bullying - Saturday 9 August, 2014

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying
# Young Brilliant Minds
# Young Brilliant Minds

A 13-year-old has figured out a way to stop cyber-bullying

Aug 9th 2014, 4:00 PM 35,853 Views 18 Comments

Need some inspiration? Read on… Trisha Prabhu will get you off that couch.

# bullying - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment
# Bullying
# Bullying

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment

Jul 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,255 Views 39 Comments

McCabe’s legal team have written to Noirín O’Sullivan’s office to arrange the meeting this week to discuss 13 allegations of harassment.

# bullying - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace
# Opinion
# Opinion

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace

Jun 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 18,935 Views 86 Comments

We asked and you told us. Here are some of your experiences of bullying in the workplace.

# bullying - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: If you were being bullied at work what would you do?

Jun 17th 2014, 9:09 AM 14,625 Views 90 Comments

Would you tell your boss or keep it to yourself?

# bullying - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Opinion: We were a normal married couple who fell on hard times. Now, we sleep in our car.
# Homeless
# Homeless

Opinion: We were a normal married couple who fell on hard times. Now, we sleep in our car.

Jun 12th 2014, 1:00 PM 139 Views 94 Comments

When we see homeless people, we only look at where they ended up – not the road that took them there.

# bullying - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Opinion: A mental health nurse’s experience of mental health issues
# Green Ribbon
# Green Ribbon

Opinion: A mental health nurse’s experience of mental health issues

May 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 877 Views 30 Comments

I grew up thinking mental health was someone else’s problem. Then, when I was affected, my own prejudice and fear that kept me from talking about it.

# bullying - Friday 9 May, 2014

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend
# Mental Health Days
# Mental Health Days

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 913 Views 45 Comments

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

# bullying - Thursday 1 May, 2014

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

VIDEO: Labour candidate confronted in Dublin, "thuggery and intimidation" says Joan Burton

May 1st 2014, 3:28 PM 18,210 Views 134 Comments

Local election candidate Martina Genockey was accosted by two opponents in Tallaght and the confrontation became physical.

# bullying - Thursday 17 April, 2014

US school gives children terrible, terrible advice on how to deal with bullies
# Beat The Bullies
From The Daily Edge
# Beat The Bullies

US school gives children terrible, terrible advice on how to deal with bullies

Apr 17th 2014, 3:11 PM 4,187 Views 5 Comments

“Do not tell on bullies” was one particularly awful tidbit.

# bullying - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV
# Dutch Scandal
# Dutch Scandal

Dutch school does not want footage of bullying to be shown on TV

Apr 10th 2014, 3:29 PM 15,444 Views 19 Comments

And is going to court to stop the station from airing its show. Is this reality TV gone too far?

# bullying - Monday 31 March, 2014

Government approves another €60k for parental anti-bullying training
# Support
# Support

Government approves another €60k for parental anti-bullying training

Mar 31st 2014, 2:07 PM 5,641 Views 38 Comments

More than 3,000 parents took part in the training courses over the last year.

# bullying - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school
# My Little Brony
From The Daily Edge
# My Little Brony

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school

Mar 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 48,987 Views 140 Comments

The 9-year-old boy was told that the bag was a trigger for bullying.

# bullying - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession
# Secondary School
# Secondary School

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

Mar 12th 2014, 11:53 AM 12,367 Views 16 Comments

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

# bullying - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Report finds most racist incidents happen during the day
# Online Hatred
# Online Hatred

Report finds most racist incidents happen during the day

Mar 11th 2014, 9:20 AM 6,289 Views 84 Comments

The iReport by ENAR shows that social media is being used for racist attacks and death threats.

# bullying - Monday 24 February, 2014

One in ten students have cyberbullied another
# Online
# Online

One in ten students have cyberbullied another

Feb 24th 2014, 9:45 PM 11,731 Views 51 Comments

New research also shows that three quarters of parents do not check their children’s online activity every day.

# bullying - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour

Feb 18th 2014, 2:43 PM 3,983 Views 1 Comment

The offensive lineman says he acted like a big baby.

Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts
# Online Bullying
# Online Bullying

Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts

Feb 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 4,713 Views 5 Comments

A new study, in connection with Bristol University, is to look at how people use content online when experiencing suicidal thoughts.

# bullying - Friday 14 February, 2014

Miami Dolphins 'bullying' inquiry says Richie Incognito and two other players harassed Martin
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Miami Dolphins 'bullying' inquiry says Richie Incognito and two other players harassed Martin

Feb 14th 2014, 6:15 PM 3,255 Views 5 Comments

The report is in and it makes grim reading.

# bullying - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online
# Net Safety
# Net Safety

One-in-ten young teenagers have received sexual messages online

Feb 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,100 Views 15 Comments

Additionally, it’s been found that one in five children surveyed said they’d had contact online with people they had never met in person.

# bullying - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever experienced bullying at work?

Feb 5th 2014, 9:24 AM 17,114 Views 134 Comments

It’s still a real problem in Irish workplaces, according to a new study.

# bullying - Monday 6 January, 2014

The Govt's new internet safety group met for the first time today
# Interwebz
# Interwebz

The Govt's new internet safety group met for the first time today

Jan 6th 2014, 9:38 PM 6,911 Views 40 Comments

The Internet Content Governance Advisory Group is looking at issues relating to internet governance, including online bullying and harassment.

Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children'
# Controversial
From The Daily Edge
# Controversial

Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children'

Jan 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 32,265 Views 79 Comments

‘We can’t go after the bully, but we can try and empower the children.’

# bullying - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Column: I’ve been the bullied and the bully – and here’s my advice to young people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I’ve been the bullied and the bully – and here’s my advice to young people

Dec 17th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,124 Views 53 Comments

When we teach children to ignore bullies, we teach them how to hide their anger from the people who are hurting them. In turn, their self-esteem can be eroded to the extent that asserting themselves is unimaginable, writes Clare Hartwieg.

# bullying - Monday 9 December, 2013

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real

Dec 9th 2013, 7:30 PM 559 Views 68 Comments

When my girlfriend became abusive I didn’t know what to do. I felt scared and alone – but I also felt that I had to be a representative for other gay people, and that admitting to what was happening would let others down.

# bullying - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Elmo from Love/Hate reveals he used to be the school bully
# Love/Hate Relationship
From The Daily Edge
# Love/Hate Relationship

Elmo from Love/Hate reveals he used to be the school bully

Dec 4th 2013, 5:20 PM 12,309 Views 5 Comments

He used to pick on St Patrick’s Athletic striker Anthony Flood.

# bullying - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Erin and Shannon Gallagher's mother takes legal action against school
# Suicide
# Suicide

Erin and Shannon Gallagher's mother takes legal action against school

Dec 3rd 2013, 1:46 PM 34,843 Views 0 Comments

Lorraine Gallagher has filed papers against the Donegal Vocational Education Committee (VEC).

# bullying - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Two thirds of students say they know someone who died by suicide

Nov 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,860 Views 9 Comments

Half of the 1,400 young people surveyed said they had witnessed bullying online, while a large number admitted saying things on the internet that they never would in person.