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#Bullying

# bullying - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘I find it upsetting that you can legally strike your children as a form of discipline’

Nov 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 965 Views 465 Comments

Ireland needs to follow the lead of other countries and make corporal punishment illegal, writes Tanya Ward.

# bullying - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Ireland 'should consider laws that would jail cyber bullies'
# Bullying
# Bullying

Ireland 'should consider laws that would jail cyber bullies'

Nov 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,752 Views 35 Comments

A Fine Gael TD has suggested Ireland adopt proposed New Zealand laws, which would make it an offence to incite someone to take their own life.

# bullying - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees
# BREAKING THE SILENCE
# BREAKING THE SILENCE

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees

Nov 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,632 Views 10 Comments

The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.

# bullying - Monday 21 October, 2013

Aunt rallies 100 Facebook friends to help nephew stand up to bully
# Justice League
From The Daily Edge
# Justice League

Aunt rallies 100 Facebook friends to help nephew stand up to bully

Oct 21st 2013, 12:23 PM 4,314 Views 1 Comment

Well that certainly showed him.

# bullying - Friday 11 October, 2013

Dad walking across US in memory of gay son is hit and killed by truck
# Joseph Bell
# Joseph Bell

Dad walking across US in memory of gay son is hit and killed by truck

Oct 11th 2013, 9:39 PM 37,176 Views 70 Comments

Joe Bell was hit and killed by a semi-tractor on 9 October.

# bullying - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

One in seven children subjected to cyber bullying in last three months

Oct 1st 2013, 9:24 AM 3,879 Views 42 Comments

One in 11 adolescents admitted to cyber bullying other people in the same time frame.

# bullying - 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 4,271 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.

# bullying - Friday 13 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Friday

Sep 13th 2013, 10:57 PM 11,368 Views 2 Comments

The latest on the tragic fire that killed the family of a Beaumont doctor, the details of the Garda ‘Operation Majesty’ — and it turns out Ryan Tubridy is a time-traveller…

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 7,702 Views 75 Comments

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

# bullying - Monday 26 August, 2013

Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools be responsible for tackling cyber bullying?

Aug 26th 2013, 9:48 AM 7,448 Views 55 Comments

An anti-bullying expert has said primary schools need to take a more pro-active approach to cyber-bullying. Do you think it should be their responsibility?

# bullying - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Thousands of anti-bullying ads to appear in school textbooks
# Bullying
# Bullying

Thousands of anti-bullying ads to appear in school textbooks

Aug 20th 2013, 6:55 AM 6,621 Views 88 Comments

The ads will give advice to anyone who is being bullied and will appear in both print and digital textbooks.

# bullying - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Column: Making threats over the internet is a crime, but sometimes anonymity is needed
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Making threats over the internet is a crime, but sometimes anonymity is needed

Aug 11th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,110 Views 53 Comments

Before we remove the masks of users online, we need to look at both the pros and cons of being anonymous on the internet, writes Fergal Crehan.

# bullying - Friday 9 August, 2013

Poll: Is boycotting websites the solution to online bullying?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is boycotting websites the solution to online bullying?

Aug 9th 2013, 10:08 AM 6,671 Views 73 Comments

What do you think?

# bullying - Thursday 25 July, 2013

"A 12-year-old Traveller boy attempted suicide because he was being bullied at school"
# Travellers
# Travellers

"A 12-year-old Traveller boy attempted suicide because he was being bullied at school"

Jul 25th 2013, 1:07 PM 23,169 Views 40 Comments

Two new leaflets aimed at tackling self harm, suicide and bullying among Travellers have been launched in response to figures that show that suicide accounts for 11 per cent of Traveller deaths.

# bullying - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Column: Childline is the only option for some - that's why we volunteer
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Childline is the only option for some - that's why we volunteer

Jul 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 231 Views 4 Comments

Volunteering with Childline can be challenging and difficult at times, write a group of volunteers from Childline Cork, who say although it can be heart-wrenching it is worth it.

# bullying - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Bullying in childhood can lead to psychotic experiences, new study shows
# Trauma
# Trauma

Bullying in childhood can lead to psychotic experiences, new study shows

Jul 11th 2013, 11:01 AM 4,465 Views 12 Comments

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has published a report linking childhood trauma to psychotic symptoms like ‘hearing voices’.

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 6,678 Views 133 Comments

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

# bullying - 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 19 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.

# bullying - 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 6,817 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.

# bullying - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Ruairí Quinn: Even conservative groups know homophobic bullying is a problem
# Ruairí Quinn
# Ruairí Quinn

Ruairí Quinn: Even conservative groups know homophobic bullying is a problem

Apr 27th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,643 Views 22 Comments

In a recent interview with TheJournal.ie, the Minister for Education outlined concerns about homophobic bullying and the bullying of the ‘bright, pretty young person’ in the classroom.

# bullying - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What Irish companies need to know about cyberbullies in the workplace

Apr 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 454 Views 11 Comments

With new media comes new risks, writes Julie O’Neill who says many employers might not know they could be liable for statements made by their employees outside of working hours.

# bullying - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Ireland is the 10th best place in the world to be a child
# Best In The World
# Best In The World

Ireland is the 10th best place in the world to be a child

Apr 10th 2013, 6:55 AM 16,171 Views 60 Comments

But UNICEF warns childhood must be protected during economic downturn.

# bullying - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Column: We are all part of the solution to bullying
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We are all part of the solution to bullying

Mar 26th 2013, 1:00 PM 85 Views 42 Comments

The ISPCC has developed a ‘self evaluation toolkit’ that schools can use to determine their own strengths and needs regarding bullying, writes Andrew Jackson.

# bullying - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Committee to hear about bullying on social media
# Social Media
# Social Media

Committee to hear about bullying on social media

Mar 13th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,752 Views 13 Comments

The hearing is one of a series on social media use in Ireland.

# bullying - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher
# Bullying
# Bullying

28 students suspended for 'Liking' explicit post about teacher

Mar 12th 2013, 3:17 PM 32,782 Views 142 Comments

A Co Limerick school has suspended 28 students after liking a Facebook update referring to a teacher’s personal life.

# bullying - Friday 8 March, 2013

Bullied: The experts' advice on what to do if you have been affected by bullying
# Read Me
# Read Me

Bullied: The experts' advice on what to do if you have been affected by bullying

Mar 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 1,064 Views 35 Comments

Following what you told us about your bullying experiences, we asked the experts for advice. Here’s what they said.

# bullying - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Bullied: Your stories of bullying and its lasting effects
# Opinion
# Opinion

Bullied: Your stories of bullying and its lasting effects

Mar 7th 2013, 1:00 PM 10,137 Views 53 Comments

We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about how the pain of childhood bullying can live on.

# bullying - 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 49 Views 10 Comments

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

# bullying - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school
# Read Me
# Read Me

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in school

Mar 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 34,725 Views 56 Comments

We asked and you told us. Here are your stories about bullying in school.

# bullying - Monday 4 March, 2013

Column: How parents can help a child who is being bullied
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How parents can help a child who is being bullied

Mar 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 2,865 Views 31 Comments

Parents can feel helpless when their child is the victim of bullying – but there are some practical steps they can take to address the problem constructively, writes Pat Forde.

ISPCC launches campaign to shield children from bullying
# ISPCC
# ISPCC

ISPCC launches campaign to shield children from bullying

Mar 4th 2013, 2:31 PM 4,064 Views 5 Comments

Blue shield pins are to be sold throughout March to help raise awareness of child bullying.

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 5,157 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.

# bullying - Friday 22 February, 2013

Oireachtas committee wants to hear your issues with social media
# Social Media
# Social Media

Oireachtas committee wants to hear your issues with social media

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 3,733 Views 41 Comments

Transport and Communications joint committee has launched a public consultation process to explore the use – and abuse – of social media. (And you can participate through social media).

# bullying - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Column: Action plans for young people may be laudable - but they're just window-dressing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Action plans for young people may be laudable - but they're just window-dressing

Feb 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 26 Views 13 Comments

The Government says it is prioritising young peoples’ mental health while, at the same time, cutting the role of counsellors, writes Gerry Flynn.

# bullying - Monday 4 February, 2013

New campaigns against cyber bullying launched
# Bullying
# Bullying

New campaigns against cyber bullying launched

Feb 4th 2013, 4:02 PM 7,236 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.

# bullying - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Number of primary school children with depression rises
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Number of primary school children with depression rises

Jan 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 6,201 Views 22 Comments

The survey found that bullying leads to a number of significant mental health challenges in primary schools.

# bullying - 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 204 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.

Quinn ringfences €500,000 for just-launched Action Plan on Bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

Quinn ringfences €500,000 for just-launched Action Plan on Bullying

Jan 29th 2013, 4:50 PM 5,177 Views 13 Comments

The plan sets out 12 actions to prevent and tackle bullying in Irish schools.