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#Teenagers

# teenagers - This year 2022

Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

Disposable vapes will 'get a whole new generation of people addicted to nicotine', expert warns

Jun 30th 2022, 12:05 AM 18,022 Views 33 Comments
Parents of children aged 12-15 can now book their child's Covid booster online
# Booster
# Booster

Parents of children aged 12-15 can now book their child's Covid booster online

Mar 4th 2022, 11:26 AM 8,317 Views 9 Comments

Walk-in centres will also be operational for this booster.

# teenagers - Last year 2021

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland
# Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Irish teenagers facing high levels of sexual harassment, report finds

Jul 29th 2021, 6:00 PM 11,530 Views 10 Comments

Four out of five teenagers surveyed said they had been subjected to sexual harassment in the last 12 months.

Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Large numbers will need vaccine booster shots later this year and into next year, Cabinet hears

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:46 PM 54,873 Views 36 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly got government approval to purchase millions of vaccine doses for use in 2022.

Gaeltacht summer courses cancelled for the second year running
# Called Off
# Called Off

Gaeltacht summer courses cancelled for the second year running

May 7th 2021, 2:20 PM 12,149 Views 11 Comments

Work is underway on developing an appropriate stabilisation package for the sector.

Study shows unchanged teen smoking rates in 40% of countries over past two decades
# Smoking
# Smoking

Study shows unchanged teen smoking rates in 40% of countries over past two decades

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 11,114 Views 19 Comments

Ireland is not included in this study, but other data shows a decline in Irish teen smoking levels over time.

# teenagers - All time

Nasal flu vaccine extended to teenagers due to low take-up
# Nasal Vaccine
# Nasal Vaccine

Nasal flu vaccine extended to teenagers due to low take-up

Dec 11th 2020, 5:23 PM 12,511 Views 65 Comments

Only 190,000 LAIV vaccines have been administered since October, out of 460,000 distributed.

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows
# Underage Drinking
# Underage Drinking

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows

Nov 12th 2020, 2:58 PM 14,028 Views 26 Comments

The report revealed 37% of Irish teenagers already used an e-cigarette at some stage.

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

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

Jul 30th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,633 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,458 Views 19 Comments

“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.

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Appeal launched to locate two teenage girls missing from Belfast hospital

Dec 31st 2019, 2:12 PM 54,283 Views 7 Comments

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

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
# My World Survey
# My World Survey

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

Nov 19th 2019, 9:19 AM 25,006 Views 74 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,906 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

May 1st 2019, 3:27 PM 32,734 Views 21 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2019, 3:03 PM 88,255 Views 86 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

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

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

Sep 27th 2018, 3:25 PM 25,164 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 PM 6,751 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

May 30th 2018, 1:14 PM 23,918 Views 97 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 14th 2018, 9:00 PM 10,665 Views 4 Comments

You either sat on a wall or watched Jackass.

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

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

Feb 26th 2018, 9:29 PM 77,974 Views 0 Comments

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.

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

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

Feb 23rd 2018, 12:28 PM 85,216 Views 69 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,241 Views 57 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 29th 2017, 11:00 PM 20,976 Views 73 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 29th 2017, 7:27 AM 11,960 Views 0 Comments

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

Two teenagers hospitalised after attack by a large group of men
# Gormanston
# Gormanston

Two teenagers hospitalised after attack by a large group of men

Nov 6th 2017, 7:53 PM 37,847 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 11,009 Views 8 Comments

We talked to them about how they did it.

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

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

Oct 11th 2017, 7:56 AM 32,832 Views 93 Comments

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

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze
# It Follows
# It Follows

Israeli police detain dozens in 'horror clown' craze

Oct 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 29,747 Views 23 Comments

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’.

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers
# Turn2MeYouth
# Turn2MeYouth

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

Sep 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,689 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 7th 2017, 9:31 PM 30,794 Views 16 Comments

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
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

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

Sep 7th 2017, 10:31 AM 41,673 Views 23 Comments

The two had been missing since yesterday morning.

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

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

Jul 7th 2017, 12:03 PM 6,567 Views 13 Comments

The Mental Health Commission released its annual report today.

'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 22,538 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 14th 2017, 11:01 PM 29,002 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 4th 2017, 5:00 PM 29,000 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2017, 3:30 PM 507 Views 28 Comments

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.

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

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

May 6th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,782 Views 3 Comments

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

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London
# Joseph Kelly
# Joseph Kelly

Investigation launched after Irishman dies following row with teenagers in London

Apr 24th 2017, 11:45 AM 30,708 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 6th 2017, 12:17 PM 23,220 Views 74 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 12,812 Views 3 Comments

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

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