One in three young primary school children in high poverty regions in Dublin are victims of bullying, according to a new study.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
Supports for children with disabilities in the free pre-school year vary widely because of a lack of clear Government policy, according to Children’s Ombudsman Emily Logan.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
Access to free pre-school for children with disabilities depends on where they live because of inconsistent distribution of resources, reports Education Correspondent Niall Murray
Chronic under-staffing of psychology services in Co Roscommon left 180 children waiting one to two years to be seen and prevented psychologists from assessing parents ability to care for their children.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2013
IRELAND’S leading youth organisation Foróige was last night investigating whether serial paedophile Michael Ferry worked as a youth leader at one of its clubs.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2011
Mon, 09 May, 2011
PARTS of Dublin and Louth are currently without HSE Children First Information and Advice Officers, it has emerged.
Wed, 23 Feb, 2011
A study of separation agreements made in Irish courts has shown that new forms of shared care are emerging among separated couples.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
THE Government is still failing to implement policies to protect children at risk which were adopted over a decade ago, an investigation by the Children’s Ombudsman has found.
Wed, 12 May, 2010
CHILDREN will lose out if the Government insists on its free year of pre-school education being based on a weekly payment, service providers have warned.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
THE number of children attending playgroups and crèches has dropped in almost eight in 10 pre-school services, according to a new survey by the Irish Preschool Play Association (IPPA).
Wed, 28 Oct, 2009
BULLYING has become an everyday part of life for teenagers, particularly in the school setting, a new report reveals.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2009
A children’s watchdog today suspended an investigation into an audit of sex abuse allegations in the Catholic Church amid claims that health chiefs have not co-operated.
Wed, 06 May, 2009
THE latest education cutback is to close a centre developing vital Government policy and structures for pre-school education.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
IF you’re a teenager who’s ever felt you were about to expire from boredom, or a parent who’s fretted about offspring developing square eyes and couch bums, a new information service might put your minds at rest.
Tue, 17 Jun, 2008
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