Thu, 25 Feb, 2021
Fri, 18 Sep, 2020
The authors of a raft of new reports into how child welfare and protection cases are dealt with in courts have said more secure care beds are urgently needed to help those most in need.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2020
Almost 4,000 children in homeless accommodation are being stigmatised and denied equal chances in life, charities are warning.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
Saying “no” to your child can be a very difficult thing to do, especially when the child in question is demanding and won’t rest until they hear that golden word, “yes”.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
An online service matching parents with suitable child minders has been set up. But many mums and dads are not properly briefing them on what do in emergencies, writes Arlene Harris.
Sun, 30 Jun, 2019
The latest individual reports into the deaths of children known to the care services have some familiar themes — challenging family backdrops; sometimes substance abuse in the home; adverse events.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018
For the second year running, we at Food Not Bombs, a voluntary group, are collecting all sorts of toys and good clothes for the refugee families in Balseskin Direct Provision Centre, St Margarets, Co Dublin.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2018
This is probably the strongest Cork accent we’ve heard in a long time.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
Nobody likes losing, especially Finn.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2018
Birthdays - we loved them growing up.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2018
Almost 2,700 children are now waiting to be seen by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, with a 10% increase in just one month in the number of young people waiting for more than a year.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
Legislation making it illegal for social media companies to use data from children under the age of 16 should be considered, according to Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Birth is the “brightline” event marking when the unborn is entitled to the full extent of constitutional rights available to citizens, the State has argued before a seven-judge Supreme Court.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
A mother and child escaped through the back window of their home when a wheelie bin was set on fire beside their front door, it was claimed yesterday.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
A 17-year-old girl’s desperate escape from the window of a Southern Californian house has revealed to the world the strange and secret horror she and her 12 brothers and sisters had been enduring.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018
The sentencing of a woman who forwarded a video clip of a child being raped through WhatsApp has been adjourned until March.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
As a major study highlights soaring rates of childhood and adolescent obesity around the world, experts tell how parents can tell if their child is obese.
Thu, 12 Oct, 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
Jen Hogan is well used to dealing with negative comments about breastfeeding her 22-month-old. As we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, she explains why it’s the best option for her and her child.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Gardaí are hoping people in a south Dublin apartment complex heard or saw something that might provide key clues regarding the fatal stabbing of a child at his home.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
A Limerick toddler is alive thanks to the quick thinking of two Garda detectives who kept her breathing during a medical emergency in Limerick city centre.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
A boy is in a critical condition in hospital after apparently coming into contact with hazardous material believed to have been dumped at a bonfire site in the North.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
A man who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl after showing her pornography has been jailed for 18 months.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
Tue, 16 May, 2017
It seems he was always a master performer
Wed, 10 May, 2017
A four-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car outside a medical centre.
Sun, 30 Apr, 2017
The parents of Madeleine McCann have vowed to do "whatever it takes for as long as it takes" to find her as they prepare to mark the tenth anniversary of her disappearance.
A four-year-old boy has died in a farm accident in Co Fermanagh.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Hey, a person can dream, can't they?
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Researchers in Galway University are calling on parents to tell them what it is like to raise a child with a disability.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
A girl was left with life-threatening injuries after a ceiling collapsed in a school sports hall.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
Update: Aivaras Miezetis has been located safe and well.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017
A five-year-old boy has been found dead after allegedly being forced to run several kilometres in the middle of the night as punishment for wetting his bed.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
A mother of two has been acquitted of encouraging her boyfriend to shoot a crying toddler in the head with an air rifle in the UK.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
Portugal's Supreme Court has ruled that missing Madeleine McCann's parents cannot sue for libel a former detective who published a book alleging they were involved in their daughter's disappearance.
A nine-year-old boy has been seriously injured in a crash in county Antrim.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
Tomás is a real little Cork legend.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
Barnardos says the effects of domestic abuse on children are getting worse.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
The Irish Government has formally commits to accepting up to 200 unaccompanied child refugees from Calais.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
It is what it is.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2016
Just like any other child, he wants the TV on.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Three in four Irish parents have bragged about their child's professional achievements.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Yes, it's roadworthy.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016
It has emerged that a debt collection company has written to a two-year-old child to seek €100 for an emergency visit to a local hospital.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2016
A five-year-old boy pulled his two-year-old brother out of a burning lorry following a crash that killed their father, police in Houston said.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Brenden Bickerstaff-Clark from Youngstown, Ohio, has shared an emotional video to Facebook.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
A video that surfaced online last year, but has recently been shared widely, shows a mother shaving off her daughter’s hair reportedly as punishment for bullying a bald cancer patient.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
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