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#Child Safety

# child-safety - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Opinion: ‘It feels as though I’m answering a call on every shift from a child talking about suicide’
# Childline
# Childline

Opinion: ‘It feels as though I’m answering a call on every shift from a child talking about suicide’

Dec 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 16,956 Views 12 Comments

ISPCC Childline volunteer Lee Daly says many of the children calling in are struggling with all the extra issues brought about by the changes of 2020.

# child-safety - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Opinion: 'The children I meet are often shattered by their social media use'
# Digital Literacy
# Digital Literacy

Opinion: 'The children I meet are often shattered by their social media use'

Feb 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 33,984 Views 6 Comments

Often, girls are worn out by body judgement and boys by overuse of video games, writes Stella O’Malley, a psychotherapist.

# child-safety - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Twitter clamps down on Irish-linked accounts sharing pictures of underage children

Jul 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 26,564 Views 13 Comments

Despite Twitter shutting down a significant number of these accounts, new versions keep appearing.

# child-safety - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July
# New Laws
# New Laws

UK to officially ban use of porn websites among under-18s from July

Apr 17th 2019, 2:59 PM 25,424 Views 52 Comments

The new laws will come into effect from 15 July.

# child-safety - Friday 1 March, 2019

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?

Mar 1st 2019, 12:04 PM 22,991 Views 17 Comments

Child safety expert Ian Elliott said that the organisation is “as safe as it can be and getting safer” – Tusla disagrees.

# child-safety - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders

Jul 5th 2018, 8:29 PM 7,892 Views 11 Comments

The Cabinet approved the sharing of travel information of child sex offenders from the US to Ireland and vice versa.

# child-safety - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way
# Children
# Children

Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way

Feb 20th 2018, 7:37 PM 9,482 Views 6 Comments

A US company has conducted research on young children.

# child-safety - Friday 9 February, 2018

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service

Feb 9th 2018, 6:01 AM 23,891 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Education said the “safety of children travelling on the school transport service is of paramount importance”.

# child-safety - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'
# Internet Safety
# Internet Safety

Denis Naughten says banning children from the internet 'isn't practical'

Jan 25th 2018, 3:11 PM 7,832 Views 49 Comments

The government is moving towards appointing a Digital Safety Commissioner.

# child-safety - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

How should I talk to my three-year-old son about 'bad people'?
# NO SECRETS
# NO SECRETS

How should I talk to my three-year-old son about 'bad people'?

Oct 25th 2017, 5:01 PM 3,327 Views 0 Comments

We want our kids to stay innocent – but we also want to prepare them. Where is the right balance, asks Chrissie Russell.

# child-safety - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'False sense of security': Warning for parents who use smart devices to keep tabs on their children
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

'False sense of security': Warning for parents who use smart devices to keep tabs on their children

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:30 AM 18,106 Views 13 Comments

Some smartphones and smartwatches could be sharing your child’s location with strangers.

# child-safety - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps?
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Do you know how to protect your child on social media apps?

Jul 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 12,762 Views 18 Comments

Concerns over children’s safety online were raised this week following Snapchat’s latest update.

# child-safety - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Warning for Irish parents over Snapchat update that shows users' exact locations

Jun 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 20,825 Views 17 Comments

Snapchat has introduced a map feature that allows users to track other people’s location.

# child-safety - 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 22,458 Views 26 Comments

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

# child-safety - Monday 29 May, 2017

'Children are treated like human trash': The systematic failings in Ireland's child protection system
# Tusla
# Tusla

'Children are treated like human trash': The systematic failings in Ireland's child protection system

May 29th 2017, 1:50 PM 18,920 Views 15 Comments

A report published today found serious issues with inter-agency cooperation when dealing with vulnerable children taken from their parents.

# child-safety - Monday 23 January, 2017

Dear Driver: What do I need to know when buying child seats?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: What do I need to know when buying child seats?

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:39 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# child-safety - Monday 17 October, 2016

Midlands children in foster care can go months without seeing their siblings or birth families
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Midlands children in foster care can go months without seeing their siblings or birth families

Oct 17th 2016, 11:06 AM 10,736 Views 19 Comments

A new report has identified serious shortcomings in foster care in the region.

# child-safety - Monday 10 October, 2016

Dear Driver: Which is the safest seat in my MPV?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: Which is the safest seat in my MPV?

Oct 10th 2016, 4:59 PM 1,118 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# child-safety - Monday 3 October, 2016

Dear Driver: When should I let my child go in the front seat?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: When should I let my child go in the front seat?

Oct 3rd 2016, 1:35 PM 18,191 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# child-safety - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy
# France
# France

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy

Jan 20th 2016, 7:51 PM 25,562 Views 21 Comments

The death is being investigated by a prosecutor in Toulouse.

# child-safety - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels
# Opinion
# Opinion

Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels

Jul 7th 2015, 4:40 PM 132 Views 20 Comments

We are failing to learn lessons from the past on child protection. It is a shameful mark of disrespect to the many children who have suffered abuse and neglect in Ireland.

# child-safety - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Concern after hundreds of unidentified files on families discovered in office
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Concern after hundreds of unidentified files on families discovered in office

Apr 30th 2015, 3:03 PM 10,048 Views 13 Comments

A review is being carried out now in the Laois/Offaly area.

# child-safety - Thursday 27 November, 2014

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
# Milestone
# Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

Nov 27th 2014, 5:50 PM 9,336 Views 42 Comments

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

# child-safety - Thursday 6 November, 2014

The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

The Upgrade: Making your home family-friendly

Nov 6th 2014, 4:44 PM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to an expert on how best to make your home safe for a young child.

# child-safety - Sunday 7 September, 2014

How to keep your child safe while they're online
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

How to keep your child safe while they're online

Sep 7th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,153 Views 5 Comments

The internet is a vast and useful tool, but for parents, it something that comes with its own drawbacks. Here is how you can ensure they stay safe while they’re online.

# child-safety - Monday 12 May, 2014

Benedictine and Columban orders meeting most child safeguarding protocols
# Monks
# Monks

Benedictine and Columban orders meeting most child safeguarding protocols

May 12th 2014, 4:30 PM 4,097 Views 18 Comments

The NBSCCCI reports are largely complimentary to the two orders.

Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system

May 12th 2014, 12:19 PM 5,184 Views 23 Comments

The latest review commends the roles of Priest Support Co-ordinator and Priest Delegate – both roles being unique to the Dublin Diocese.

# child-safety - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Safeguarding board has "no remit" to deal with abuse by Irish priests abroad
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Safeguarding board has "no remit" to deal with abuse by Irish priests abroad

Dec 10th 2013, 11:55 AM 2,857 Views 2 Comments

As further reviews of child protection measures across Catholic Church in Ireland published, “anomaly” emerges.

Diocese of Down and Connor met 46 of 48 child safety objectives
# Safeguarding
# Safeguarding

Diocese of Down and Connor met 46 of 48 child safety objectives

Dec 10th 2013, 10:46 AM 2,403 Views 8 Comments

The second-largest diocese in the country has dealt with cases involving 14 living priests in recent years, dealing with each of them properly, a report by the Church’s child safety watchdog has found.

Catholic Church child welfare watchdog to publish audit results today
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Catholic Church child welfare watchdog to publish audit results today

Dec 10th 2013, 7:31 AM 3,164 Views 32 Comments

The largest audit of Church bodies to date will be published today, with Christian Brothers particularly under the microscope.

# child-safety - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Vatican not legally liable for clerical abuse - says Vatican
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Vatican not legally liable for clerical abuse - says Vatican

Dec 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,152 Views 68 Comments

UN committee’s questionnaire on Vatican’s own investigations into clerical sex abuse cases also remains unanswered.

# child-safety - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Distressing short film imagines fate of missing child
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Distressing short film imagines fate of missing child

Dec 4th 2013, 12:05 PM 21,802 Views 37 Comments

ISPCC has released the fictional short to highlight awareness of its Missing Children’s Hotline.

# child-safety - Monday 4 November, 2013

Priest steps aside as "child safeguarding" complaint is investigated
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Priest steps aside as "child safeguarding" complaint is investigated

Nov 4th 2013, 8:35 AM 11,274 Views 48 Comments

A statement from the Bishop of Kilmore says that the complaint relates to events that happened “a considerable time ago”.

# child-safety - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Children's Ombudsman has "trust of the public" needed for Roma cases probe
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Children's Ombudsman has "trust of the public" needed for Roma cases probe

Oct 26th 2013, 3:19 PM 4,460 Views 33 Comments

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald explains why Emily Logan has been given power to compel gardai to speak to her.

# child-safety - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

# child-safety - Monday 7 October, 2013

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims
# Prayers
# Prayers

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims

Oct 7th 2013, 8:04 AM 6,375 Views 90 Comments

Bishop Francis Duffy said a prayer at his ordination for the two young girls who were allegedly attacked in Athlone.

# child-safety - Friday 4 October, 2013

New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying
# CyberPsychology
# CyberPsychology

New research centre to focus on trafficking, child safety and cyberbullying

Oct 4th 2013, 10:00 PM 4,978 Views 7 Comments

The RCSI launched its CyberPsychology Research Centre this week.

# child-safety - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

ISPCC publishes tips on keeping children safe
# Athlone
# Athlone

ISPCC publishes tips on keeping children safe

Oct 2nd 2013, 2:21 PM 11,395 Views 0 Comments

The charity has published advice for parents in light of the alleged attack in Athlone. It urges parents to teach basic rules to children from the age of two.

# child-safety - Monday 30 September, 2013

Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

Athlone incident reminds us to be vigilant when it comes to child safety, says RCNI

Sep 30th 2013, 2:12 PM 24,372 Views 78 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network of Ireland (RCNI) has urged anyone concerned about a neighbour to work with gardaí.

# child-safety - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Column: We should follow Britain’s lead and crack down on internet porn
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We should follow Britain’s lead and crack down on internet porn

Jul 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 290 Views 110 Comments

David Cameron is planning an extensive crackdown on widespread access to online pornography – we must recognise the intense harm sexually explicit material has on children and follow suit, writes Ashley Balbirnie.

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