A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
Ireland has been ranked in the top five best countries in the world for children to grow up in.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
Time for a new culture on climate change.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
Dublin welcomed its first baby of the new decade this morning.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
Ronan Farrow is pivotal to the pursuit of film producer Harvey Weinstein on sex allegations, writes.
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
UNICEF have announced plans to vaccinate 67,000 children in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
The government is considering making vaccines for children mandatory.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
169 million children worldwide have missed out on the measles vaccine in the last eight years.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
Asylum seekers from as diverse countries as the Ukraine and Burundi plan to go on a tour of direct provision centres all around the country next year in a bid to spread their message of hope.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
The figure is according to a new report from UNICEF that looks at mortality rates in 16 countries that are going through conflict.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Today marks World Poetry Day and everyone, from Unicef to Spotify, are getting involved online.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Some 1.5m deaths could be prevented each year if simple vaccinations were administered more widely, says
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
A children’s book published in time for Christmas could make parents think twice about snapping up the latest computer game for their offspring.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018
Donncha O’Callaghan is hoping he can boost the work of Unicef Ireland by donating all the monies raised by a Testimonial Gala Ball in his honour in November to the organisation he has long served as an ambassador.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
Pope Francis will arrive in Dublin at 10.30am tomorrow.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018
Poverty, inequality, and mental health are among the key issues for young people in Ireland.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
A valuable tool in coping with modern life, a psychologist believes the early introduction of mindfulness can be hugely beneficial, writes
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
Cash payments work for families. Robert Putnam, the US author of Bowling Alone, quotes research showing that a €3,000-a-year-payment in a child’s first three years improves that child’s academic performance and increases his or her eventual salary by 20%.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
Two-thirds of people believe parents should be financially supported to stay at home with their child for the first 12 months of its life.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
Many teenagers look to older folk as mentors to guide and assist them in becoming mature adults. The winners of the West Cork Garda Youth Awards do things the other way around, advising, helping and inspiring people of all ages.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2017
This abuse includes being called “Gorilla” and a “Monkey” on daily basis, as well as being told to “go back to your country”.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
90% of the people in the African nation have health insurance, and life expectancy has increased by 19 years since 2000, says
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
Munster props James Cronin and Brian Scott, Connacht second-row Quinn Roux and Leinster’s Jordi Murphy make their first starts in the famous colours of the Barbarians who face Tonga at Thomond Park tonight (7.30pm).
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
The prospect of playing for the Barbarians against Tonga tomorrow night and in the same side as Donncha O’Callaghan is helping Munster’s James Cronin forget the injuries that have plagued and seriously damaged his career — with the prop now hopeful better times must surely lie ahead.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
The World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships, which were postponed due to the Mexico earthquake, have been rearranged.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Ireland’s suicide rate has stabilised and has begun to fall since the recession, according to the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) 2016 report.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Why has the country with the worst breastfeeding rate in the developed world just axed its international breastfeeding development programme?
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Bangladesh wants to protect vulernable children from getting harmed or involved in criminal activities.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
About 240,000 children have fled Burma's Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh over the last three weeks, according to a UN agency.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
A trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Burma has capsized, drowning at least five people, as the UN said the crisis has pushed more than 125,000 refugees into Bangladesh.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
George Clooney's foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Nearly 80% of Yemeni children need immediate humanitarian assistance amid the collapse of the country's health system in the face of the two-year-long civil war, three UN agencies have said.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
The founder of Pieta House claims child psychiatry services in Ireland are in the worst possible condition imaginable.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
So I’m reading a report. Unicef published it on Monday, and it says a lot of scarifying — even shaming — things about how children are doing in the rich countries of the world.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
Here's your morning news bulletin.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
From academic prowess to cutting-edge research, Ireland’s young women are an impressive bunch, writes
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Munster and Irish second row forward, Donncha O'Callaghan has been announced as May’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
The evacuation of more than 3,000 Syrians from four areas as part of a population transfer has been postponed a day after a deadly blast killed more than 120 people, many of them government supporters.
Sun, 16 Apr, 2017
No warning is given and no air raid sirens sound but the people of Sana’a city in Yemen know when the bombs are about to start falling.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Charlize Theron stepped out in Christian Dior Couture for the Berlin premiere of The Fate and The Furious.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
THE UN is in danger of becoming as irrelevant and ineffectual as the League of Nations that preceded it — able to condemn atrocities but not halt them. The chemical attack in Syria, most likely by government forces, is the most recent example.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
The United Nations needs €4bn by the end of March to prevent devastating hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, yet just €86m has been collected so far, the world body's chief has said.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
An expert ponders the findings while a Dutch family in Clare say they won’t be heading home any time soon, writes
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017