Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Teenager

All time
10-year-old drives parents' car into a ditch, claims to be a dwarf who'd forgotten his licence
Ah, the old dwarf defence…
Man (19) killed and five others injured in Galway crash overnight
Six people were travelling in the car when it crashed in Connemara at around 2am.
Local news channel interview 'mellowed' teen about high school crime
He’s just really, really chilled out, ok?
Gardaí investigate sudden death of teen found in community centre
The teen was taken to hospital in Naas, where he later died.
Kanye West investigated over alleged assault on teen who insulted Kim K
The 18-year-old allegedly called Kardashian a “n*gger lover”.
Teenager dies trying to stop suicide bomber at his school in Pakistan
People in the village are hailing 17-year-old Aitzaz Hasan as a hero.
Matt Lucas' tale of Twitter friendship this lunchtime will warm your heart
Ready your cockles!
Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim
The judge overruled an earlier decision which denied the girl permission to have a termination.
16-year-old sings Blue Christmas in unbelievable Elvis impersonation
You won’t believe it.
14-year-old boy missing from Dublin since Sunday
Daniel Murphy was last seen in the city centre.
Teenager shot in Bray but not seriously injured
The man was shot in the foot and has been taken to hospital.
Photograph of unidentified girl found outside GPO to be released
The teenager was found in a ‘distressed state’ in Dublin’s city centre in October.
Kells teenager located safe and well
Starr Carew was last seen yesterday night in Kells.
Email with personal details of girl found at GPO accidentally sent to member of public
The message contained specific details about the young teenager’s physical and mental wellbeing and a photograph of her in hospital.
Donal Walsh's anti-suicide video to be broadcast on Saturday Night Show
The inspirational teenager spoke out about suicides while he was battling cancer.
Reality show suggests plastic surgery for 14-year-old contestant
Young hopeful refuses to compromise to achieve her dream.
'Flattering and borderline embarrassing' - Shane O'Donnell on new-found fame
The Banner’s hat-trick hero appeared on the Late Late Show with Patrick Donnellan and Davy Fitzgerald.
Youth held in private hospital room after being turned away from detention centres
A Limerick teenager facing several charges was turned away from local State detention centres last night and spent the night in a private room in the Mid-Western Regional Hospital under garda escort.
13-year-old Sean Hynes found safe and well
Gardaí had asked for the public’s assistance in finding the teenager.
16-year-old runs the show for Arsenal and sets up sweet Walcott goal
Expect to see Gedion Zelalem taking the whizz out of teams in the League Cup.
The main reasons why being a teenager is just TOO HARD
Misery, delight, and misunderstanding.
15 members of Irish Coast Guard rescue 16-year-old boy from cliff edge
The boy tried to climb up the cliff from the beach and had become stranded in Howth.
13-year-old set to become Ireland's youngest cricketer after Twenty20 call-up
Lucy O’Reilly is hoping to help her country into the T20 World Cup three months before her 14th birthday.
Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting
Trayvon Martin (17) was unarmed when he was shot in Florida in February 2012.
Update: Man and 15-year-old boy drowned in Down quarry
The tragedy occurred in the seaside village of Annalong.
Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore
Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.
'An honour to represent Munster and Paul O'Connell at Donal Walsh funeral'
Retired Munster and Ireland forward Marcus Horan paid tribute to Donal Walsh, who recently lost his battle with cancer.
Teenager arrested after fellow teen stabbed in Castlebar
A man in his late teens was stabbed in Market Square, in the centre of the Co Mayo town, this afternoon.
Meet the teenage cage fighter that's dreaming of UFC glory
The Northern Irish youngster has been training alongside Conor McGregor and Cathal Pendred for the past year.
Bostonians celebrate capture of second bombing suspect
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found by a homeowner in a boat where he had taken refuge.
Teen arrested as sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Tallaght
Gardaí arrested the man in his late teens in the Jobstown area of the south Dublin suburb this evening.
Young Fine Gael 'fully endorses' work by
The group’s president said that “whether Deputy Mulherin accepts it or not, the reality is that young people are having sex”.
Gardaí issue appeal over missing 15-year-old in Wexford
Lori Ann Plunkett was last seen at 2pm on 14 March wearing blue leggings and a khaki green jacket.
Police in Belfast appeal for information about alleged assault on teenage girl
Police are seeking to identify a taxi driver and two women who met the victim early this morning.
Gardaí appeal for help in tracing missing teen
Kim Nangle was last seen at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre on 15 March.
Update: 14-year-old boy dies after shooting incident in Clondalkin
The incident happened at a house in Woodford in the south Dublin suburb at around 10.15pm last night.
Missing 16-year-old located 'safe and well'
Yesterday gardaí issued an appeal for information regarding the whereabouts of Raehel Andoh.
Online programme to support teens with self-esteem issues
The launch of the programme is to coincide with Eating Disorders Awareness Week.
Teen seriously injured in two-car collision
Gardaí in Castleblaney are investigating the crash, which occurred on the N53 at Maghernakill yesterday.
18-year-old dies after Tipperary crash
The 18-year-old died two days after the car he was driving hit a ditch.