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# teenagers - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Most of Ireland's teens are healthy and ambitious, but not all of them get the same fighting chance

20% of 17 and 18 year olds surveyed were found likely to be depressed.

# teenagers - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Physical distancing may have long-term impact on teenagers' relationships

“Even if physical distancing measures are temporary, several months represents a large proportion of a young person’s life,” one author of a scientific opinion piece said.

# teenagers - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital

Two friends, 15-year-old Tammi-Leigh Ferrin and 17-year-old Charlene Gallagher, went missing from the Ulster Hospital this morning.

# teenagers - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds

That’s according to My World Survey 2, the largest ever study of Ireland’s youth mental health.

# teenagers - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds

The findings published are part of a major study of over 10,000 13-16 year olds in England.

# teenagers - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

US teen suicide rates rose by 29% after release of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why, study finds

Researchers said: ‘The results of this study should raise awareness that young people are particularly vulnerable to the media.’

# teenagers - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Man walking home from work seriously injured after attack by gang of teens in west Dublin

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

# teenagers - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers

The figures relate to weekly drinking among 15-year-olds.

# teenagers - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths

There has been over a week of unrest following the deaths of the teens, who were killed by a speeding bus.

# teenagers - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

There were 1,041 teenagers who became mothers in Ireland last year

The number represents a 5% decline and the HSE has welcomed the trend.

# teenagers - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge 9 ways you passed the time if you were a teenager at the dawn of the millennium Millennium Memories

9 ways you passed the time if you were a teenager at the dawn of the millennium

You either sat on a wall or watched Jackass.

# teenagers - Monday 26 February, 2018

Dublin school teacher loses €75,000 case against McDonald's after teenagers insulted him in restaurant

Christian Morris brought a defamation suit against the north Dublin fast food restaurant after a group of teenagers called him ‘a paedophile and a faggot’ and stole his phone.

# teenagers - Friday 23 February, 2018

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died

Medical professionals who treated the teenagers said parents need to take more responsibility for their children’s behaviour.

# teenagers - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

# teenagers - Friday 29 December, 2017

Better sex education and conversations with parents: Why the teen pregnancy rate keeps falling

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% in 15 years.

# teenagers - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school

The two boys – aged 16 and 18 – are in custody.

# teenagers - Monday 6 November, 2017

Two teenagers hospitalised after attack by a large group of men

The alleged attackers were described as both black and white youths and they were accompanied by females who witnessed the assaults.

# teenagers - Sunday 5 November, 2017

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

We talked to them about how they did it.

# teenagers - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10

Rates of child and adolescent obesity are highest (over 30%) in some islands in Polynesia.

# teenagers - Monday 9 October, 2017

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze

The craze is an extension of a similar fad prevalent across the US last year, and coincides with the release of the Stephen King adaptation ‘It’.

# teenagers - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# teenagers - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'Unknown electronic device' used in assault on three teenage boys

The assault took place at about 4.30pm yesterday in west Belfast.

Two 14-year-olds missing from Dublin have been found safe and sound

The two had been missing since yesterday morning.

# teenagers - Friday 7 July, 2017

'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year

The Mental Health Commission released its annual report today.

# teenagers - 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'?'

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

# teenagers - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Two teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after becoming lost for three days

The Parisian catacombs comprise more than 150 miles of tunnels beneath the French capital.

# teenagers - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

# teenagers - Sunday 14 May, 2017

13 Reasons Why: 'Drama is actually a good place for young people to explore tough themes'

We have to give teen viewers some credit for knowing the difference between truth and fiction, right and wrong, safe and dangerous, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# teenagers - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'

Youth theatre is giving young people in Ireland the chance to express themselves, grow confident, and deal with issues in their lives.

# teenagers - Monday 24 April, 2017

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London

Joseph Kelly had been in an argument shortly before his death.

# teenagers - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple

The trend comes after gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked on their way home last weekend in Arnhem.

# teenagers - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Inspiring teens: 'Very rarely do you get really good news stories about young people'

Meet the teens who are making people realise they can bring about change in their local community.

From The Daily Edge 14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day Forbidden Love

14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day

Imagine what my life would be like if I’d been let have a phone in my room?

# teenagers - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Anger management classes could help stem violence among young men

Call for services to better tackle the ‘changing culture of violence’ in Irish society.

# teenagers - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'We just couldn't keep up with what the phone could do' - The trouble of keeping kids safe online

Mobile phones and teenagers’ internet habits have changed dramatically over the past decade.

# teenagers - Monday 30 January, 2017

Autopsies ordered on bodies of six teenagers who died after party in Germany

The bodies were discovered by the owner of the property yesterday morning.

# teenagers - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services

That’s according to one TD who has released figures given to him by the HSE.

# teenagers - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court

The schoolgirl was forced into a car and taken away, until gardaí intercepted the car on the M1 in Dublin.

# teenagers - Thursday 3 November, 2016

One third of Irish 18-year-olds have had sexual intercourse, major study finds

The finding is contained in the latest round of research from the Growing Up in Ireland study.

# teenagers - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'Some flee immediately': Migrants pretending to be children to get into Ireland

So far this year, Tusla has received 97 referrals into its team for separated children seeking asylum.

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