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# bullying - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Government to launch major anti-bullying plan
# Bullying
# Bullying

Government to launch major anti-bullying plan

Jan 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,727 Views 30 Comments

Ministers Ruairí Quinn and Frances Fitzgerald will unveil the Action Plan on Bullying later today, including plans for all schools to keep a formal record of bullying incidents.

# bullying - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Column: I know the effects of suicide. I know how support can help.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I know the effects of suicide. I know how support can help.

Jan 26th 2013, 1:00 PM 386 Views 13 Comments

Suicide has touched so many families in Ireland – and its problems cannot be overcome alone, writes Seamus Hennessy.

# bullying - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Rising food poverty hinders students' ability to learn
# Poverty
# Poverty

Rising food poverty hinders students' ability to learn

Jan 24th 2013, 12:23 PM 6,858 Views 62 Comments

The IPPN said primary school students are faced with new forms of disadvantages including losing their homes, cyber-bullying and early sexualisaton.

# bullying - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Bullying Bill, water charges and Shannon's future
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Bullying Bill, water charges and Shannon's future

Jan 23rd 2013, 9:30 AM 2,025 Views 2 Comments

TDs vote tonight on whether school management boards will be forced to meet to discuss all bullying allegations.

# bullying - Monday 21 January, 2013

Department to issue bullying guidelines to schools this week
# Bullying
# Bullying

Department to issue bullying guidelines to schools this week

Jan 21st 2013, 11:41 AM 4,029 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Education will also release mental health guidelines for post-primary schools in the near future.

# bullying - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Column: To tackle bullying, we first need to change our culture
# Bullying
# Bullying

Column: To tackle bullying, we first need to change our culture

Jan 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 38 Views 24 Comments

The current national discussion about bullying and suicide is opportunity to tackle the attitudes that underpin the way people treat one another – not to cloak the issue in more silence, writes Genevieve Shanahan.

# bullying - Saturday 19 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 19th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,492 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…

# bullying - Friday 18 January, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added 'fo shizzle'
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added 'fo shizzle'

Jan 18th 2013, 7:50 PM 6,062 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Dáil to debate Bill on mandatory bullying code for schools
# Bullying Bill
# Bullying Bill

Dáil to debate Bill on mandatory bullying code for schools

Jan 18th 2013, 6:33 PM 5,423 Views 36 Comments

Sinn Féin has tabled legislation which will require school boards to adopt mandatory counter-bullying measures.

# bullying - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Politicians should engage in social media, not regulate it

Jan 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 261 Views 25 Comments

Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.

# bullying - Monday 7 January, 2013

Column: Social media has an ‘off’ switch, and I know when to use it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Social media has an ‘off’ switch, and I know when to use it

Jan 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 25 Views 12 Comments

Twitter and Facebook can be a vital social outlet, or they can turn nasty. But most of us have a choice, writes Lisa Domican.

# bullying - Sunday 6 January, 2013

TD says social media bullying has contributed to deaths
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

TD says social media bullying has contributed to deaths

Jan 6th 2013, 6:48 PM 12,610 Views 159 Comments

“It is impossible to quantify how many deaths have been caused or contributed to in this country by the negative elements of social media,” said Fine Gael TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

# bullying - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Fitzgerald concerned about difficulty of regulating cyberbullying sites
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Fitzgerald concerned about difficulty of regulating cyberbullying sites

Jan 5th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,860 Views 29 Comments

The Minister for Children admits that given the “global and open nature of the internet”, it may be difficult to regulate the likes of Ask.fm.

# bullying - Monday 31 December, 2012

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime
# Cybercrime
# Cybercrime

Calls for Ireland to ratify international convention against cybercrime

Dec 31st 2012, 7:15 AM 3,030 Views 11 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says ratification would ensure safe and responsible use of the internet in Ireland.

# bullying - Friday 28 December, 2012

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should social media users be able to comment anonymously?

Dec 28th 2012, 9:52 AM 10,124 Views 172 Comments

What do you think?

# bullying - Monday 24 December, 2012

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying

Dec 24th 2012, 3:55 PM 5,097 Views 11 Comments

The authors of a new study have said parents and doctors should routinely ask children with food allergies about bullying.

Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air
# Abuse
# Abuse

Former Taoiseach says abusive tweets should not be read on air

Dec 24th 2012, 8:37 AM 11,228 Views 131 Comments

John Bruton said that public anger at political decisions does not give people the right to abuse TDs.

# bullying - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear
# Support
# Support

Twitter-based #depressionhurts campaign gets in gear

Dec 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 4,489 Views 21 Comments

Social media enterprise has no budget but its volunteers are reaching out to those affected by depression or bullying.

# bullying - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Dec 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 5,250 Views 7 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# bullying - Friday 21 December, 2012

Italy: Court acquits Google executives in autism video appeal
# Google
# Google

Italy: Court acquits Google executives in autism video appeal

Dec 21st 2012, 4:14 PM 4,724 Views 15 Comments

An Italian appeals court acquitted three Google executives of having violated the privacy of an autistic Italian boy by failing to take down a video of him being bullied at school.

# bullying - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Column: I was a school bully. This is how I felt.
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I was a school bully. This is how I felt.

Dec 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,664 Views 46 Comments

I bullied others under the cover of ‘craic’ – and I know the profound effects it can have, writes Rick Nash.

# bullying - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Column: Ireland has a bullying crisis. Here’s what my school did about it.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland has a bullying crisis. Here’s what my school did about it.

Dec 16th 2012, 8:15 AM 201 Views 41 Comments

Bullying is in the spotlight again after a series of tragedies. Eimhear Lynch, 16, describes how she and her friends took action.

# bullying - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture

Dec 12th 2012, 7:30 PM 66 Views 42 Comments

Some children may be missing out on a key stage of development, writes psychotherapist Joanna Fortune.

Sinn Féin publishes legislation on school bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

Sinn Féin publishes legislation on school bullying

Dec 12th 2012, 10:44 AM 3,605 Views 82 Comments

The legislation will strengthen existing laws, as well as putting in place binding mandatory anti-bullying policies.

# bullying - Friday 7 December, 2012

New primary school anti-racism initiative launched
# Racism
# Racism

New primary school anti-racism initiative launched

Dec 7th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,289 Views 29 Comments

The project was launched by Trinity College after it emerged children as young as 5 or 6 were being target by racist bullying

# bullying - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Poll: Have you experienced bullying?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you experienced bullying?

Nov 24th 2012, 11:52 AM 6,647 Views 40 Comments

Today, we’d like to know: have you ever experienced bullying?

Experts say 'traditional' bullying is still most common form
# Bullying
# Bullying

Experts say 'traditional' bullying is still most common form

Nov 24th 2012, 11:33 AM 3,857 Views 4 Comments

The founder and director of the anti-bullying centre at TCD says cyber-bullying is an “extension” of traditional bullying.

# bullying - Friday 16 November, 2012

Column: I won’t let my young daughter join Facebook
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I won’t let my young daughter join Facebook

Nov 16th 2012, 7:00 AM 703 Views 76 Comments

Social networking sites can be harmful if children aren’t ready, writes Nora Creamer, whose 11-year-old daughter is desperate for one.

# bullying - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Erin Gallagher's grandfather calls for teacher and pupil education on bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

Erin Gallagher's grandfather calls for teacher and pupil education on bullying

Nov 7th 2012, 7:38 PM 7,451 Views 31 Comments

“It’s not really us that should have been getting the help – it should have been Erin, and she never got that.”

# bullying - Monday 5 November, 2012

Children’s Ombudsman recommends schools take action on cyber-bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

Children’s Ombudsman recommends schools take action on cyber-bullying

Nov 5th 2012, 1:55 PM 5,817 Views 20 Comments

A nationwide consultation of over 300 pupils finds schools need to better encourage students to take responsibility for their actions.

# bullying - Friday 2 November, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:05 PM 11,585 Views 3 Comments

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Ask.fm founder on bullying: "It is not about the site"
# Bullying
# Bullying

Ask.fm founder on bullying: "It is not about the site"

Nov 2nd 2012, 11:22 AM 20,197 Views 45 Comments

Mark Terebin was asked to comment after it was alleged that young Irish teens took their own lives after being bullied by anonymous people online.

# bullying - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Over to you: Have you ever been bullied?
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

Over to you: Have you ever been bullied?

Oct 31st 2012, 7:30 PM 9,010 Views 0 Comments

We want to hear your story.

# bullying - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Column: Our children need lessons in how to behave online
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our children need lessons in how to behave online

Oct 30th 2012, 7:30 PM 573 Views 27 Comments

We teach kids how to behave appropriately in real-life – and we need to do the same when our children log on, says Ian Power.

Teens urged not to respond to cyber bullies
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

Teens urged not to respond to cyber bullies

Oct 30th 2012, 9:23 AM 10,793 Views 72 Comments

In the wake of the death of 13-year-old Erin Gallagher, SpunOut.ie has issued a set of guidelines to help parents and children deal with online and text bullying.

# bullying - Monday 29 October, 2012

Suicide prevention charity tells teens to seek help after Erin tragedy
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

Suicide prevention charity tells teens to seek help after Erin tragedy

Oct 29th 2012, 4:04 PM 19,995 Views 76 Comments

Erin Gallagher, 13, was found dead on Saturday after receiving anonymous abuse through networking site Ask.fm.

# bullying - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Column: How I came to shake the hand of a troll
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How I came to shake the hand of a troll

Sep 26th 2012, 9:47 AM 92 Views 52 Comments

Leo Traynor tells how online bullying escalated to grim offline intimidation – and an emotional personal encounter.

# bullying - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Poll: Have you experienced bullying on a social network?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you experienced bullying on a social network?

Sep 25th 2012, 9:45 AM 7,176 Views 76 Comments

The number of people on social networks has increased – but with recent accounts of bullying on them, we want to know if you have also experienced some level of this behaviour.

# bullying - Thursday 26 July, 2012

John O’Shea to leave GOAL after High Court action is settled
# Courts
# Courts

John O’Shea to leave GOAL after High Court action is settled

Jul 26th 2012, 6:00 PM 20,204 Views 23 Comments

O’Shea has announced his retirement from the charity, after an attempt by its board to remove him is settled out of court.