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Family - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people

It’s not a done deal yet, but advocates are cautiously optimistic about a big win.

Family - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Now you can finally limit how often you use apps on your phone

Here’s how to use Screen Time if you’re an iOS user.

Family - Monday 26 November, 2018

39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period

There were 39 people killed or injured in collisions involving a quad bike or scrambler on a public road.

Family - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Why Disney decided to take the mick out of its princess stereotype

In the movie, the princesses stand up for themselves.

Family - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Hopes that Irish children's TV will follow UK and feature Lámh signing after viral video

Lámh is Ireland’s version of Makaton.

Emma Mhic Mhathúna among Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards finalists

Pat Hume, the wife of civil rights leader John Hume, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Awards at tonight’s ceremony.

Family - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'They deserve a second chance': ISPCA appeals for new homes for nine rescued Terrier dogs

The dogs were discovered by the ISPCA living in unsuitable conditions where their welfare was compromised.

One-third of eight-year-old boys are playing video games for over-18s

60% of boys in sixth class have played an over-18s game.

Family - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins Dynasties This post contains videos

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins

The decision broke a principle of nature film-making to observe but not interfere.

Family - Monday 19 November, 2018

'I tell people: girls and women in patriarchal societies, they die as if they were never born'

Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Malala, has written a moving memoir.

Family - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Opinion: The Supermum myth needs to be exposed

I can’t and won’t hide the fact that I find being Mum really tough, writes Geraldine Walsh

Family - Friday 9 November, 2018

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF First Lady This post contains videos

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

Family - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises CSO

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises

Teenage births have more than halved in a decade and the number of twins being born has increased significantly.

Family - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

Family - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

Family - Monday 22 October, 2018

Repair works on Dublin school that forced closure of one of its buildings 'could take up to a year'

School management have pledged that all students will be accomodated after the mid-term break.

Family - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Decongestants 'should not be given' to young children with colds

New research shows there is no evidence that they alleviate symptoms such as a blocked or runny nose.

Family - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000

This is what your savings will be.

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

Family - Monday 1 October, 2018

In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer

Students are growing in confidence about their immediate job prospects, writes Ruairi Kavanagh, editor of Gradireland.

Family - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families

St Vincent de Paul says parents are struggling to eat, while prioritising their children’s education.

Family - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?

Bookseller Lorraine Levis advises parents on how to raise a book-loving child in a screen-loving era.

Family - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'

Actor Rob Delaney has written a powerful essay about the death of his two-year-old son.

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks Pins And Needles This post contains videos

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks

There have been 20 cases in the state of New South Wales alone.

Family - Friday 14 September, 2018

Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free

Currently they have a VAT rate of 13.5%.

Family - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'

Gill Hasson says that you should spend your money on experiences, not things.

Family - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

End of an era for iconic children's characters as Lambert Puppet Theatre to close

The theatre was founded by puppeteer Eugene Lambert in 1972.

Family - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Rosie is about a young family who are homeless and living in hotels.

Family - Monday 20 August, 2018

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point

We’ve been speaking to accommodation experts to gauge the supply and demand and the best moves this morning for CAO applicants.

Family - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Limerick

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Friday 17 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations

The new guidelines are aimed at improving conditions for asylum seekers.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

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