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#ISPCC

# ispcc - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Childhood is short and we are robbing it from thousands of children' Homelessness

'Childhood is short and we are robbing it from thousands of children'

Accepting, without ambition to change, the numbers now living in emergency accommodation is fatal to tackling the problem, writes Cliodhna O’Neill of the ISPCC.

# ispcc - Monday 28 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year Abuse

Childline answered 381,000 calls, texts and online messages from children last year

72% of phone calls answered by the charity came from males.

# ispcc - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Children's rights groups angry at Dáil vote setting digital age of consent at 16 (they wanted it to be 13) Child Protection

Children's rights groups angry at Dáil vote setting digital age of consent at 16 (they wanted it to be 13)

The government had put forward a proposal to set the digital age of consent at 13.

# ispcc - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further Storm Emma

Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further

The government has urged everyone across the country to be at home from 4pm today.

# ispcc - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day ISPCC

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day

Some got in touch because they were worried about abuse while others simply needed company.

# ispcc - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 6 months on from damning report, State finally taking concerns on child protection seriously says charity National Level

6 months on from damning report, State finally taking concerns on child protection seriously says charity

Geoffrey Shannon published a damning audit of the approach from gardaí and Tusla to child protection concerns earlier this year.

# ispcc - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie ISPCC withdraws 'Headbomz' campaign ad from cinemas following worries it could upset children Childline

ISPCC withdraws 'Headbomz' campaign ad from cinemas following worries it could upset children

The charity said it had consulted with over 150 children while developing the campaign.

# ispcc - Monday 29 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Children are treated like human trash': The systematic failings in Ireland's child protection system Tusla

'Children are treated like human trash': The systematic failings in Ireland's child protection system

A report published today found serious issues with inter-agency cooperation when dealing with vulnerable children taken from their parents.

# ispcc - Friday 3 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse Reach Out

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the courage of those who report the crime must be rewarded.

# ispcc - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: At what age should children get a smartphone? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: At what age should children get a smartphone?

The ISPCC said they had a case of a nine-year-old sending nude pictures of herself to her classmates.

# ispcc - Saturday 30 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones Sexualisation Of Children This post contains a poll

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones

Exposure to sexual imagery and language at a young age can lead to mental health problems.

# ispcc - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here's what happened when seven politicians took questions from kids Kids Talk

Here's what happened when seven politicians took questions from kids

Tough questions on the campaign trail.

# ispcc - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day Abuse

Childline received over 1,000 calls and messages from children on Christmas Day

Some got in touch because they were worried about alcohol abuse while others simply needed company.

# ispcc - Friday 4 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Young girls are being told who to talk to and where to go by their boyfriends Opinion

Young girls are being told who to talk to and where to go by their boyfriends

Domestic violence can happen to anyone- regardless of their age, writes Alex O’Keefe.

# ispcc - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels Opinion

Children are being put at risk because government is dragging its heels

We are failing to learn lessons from the past on child protection. It is a shameful mark of disrespect to the many children who have suffered abuse and neglect in Ireland.

# ispcc - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Religion class is one of the only places where students can express themselves' Opinion

'Religion class is one of the only places where students can express themselves'

It’s up to teachers to be as vigilant as possible when it comes to bullying, writes secondary teacher, Tia Duffy.

# ispcc - Monday 22 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Some good news for a change: A funding deal means Childline can stay open 24-hours Threat Lifted

Some good news for a change: A funding deal means Childline can stay open 24-hours

The service had warned it would have to close during nighttime hours, unless essential funding could be raised.

# ispcc - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Síle Seoige's Christmas charity single is beating Taylor Swift on iTunes Maybe This Christmas

Síle Seoige's Christmas charity single is beating Taylor Swift on iTunes

Kind of. Shake THAT off, Taylor.

# ispcc - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pony rescued after being found in 'excruciating pain' with head collar embedded in his face Sligo

Pony rescued after being found in 'excruciating pain' with head collar embedded in his face

The ISPCA wants to hear from anybody who has any information about the pony.

# ispcc - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Could you be the first point of contact for a child who wants to talk? Support

Could you be the first point of contact for a child who wants to talk?

The ISPCC is looking for volunteers for its Childline service.

# ispcc - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'I take one less slice of bread for lunch' - how Irish children deal with recession Every Little Helps

'I take one less slice of bread for lunch' - how Irish children deal with recession

Last week Childline said its service deals not just with abuse children, but with children who are worried about the recession and how it’s impacted on their families.

# ispcc - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Childline is at breaking point – who else will listen to vulnerable children? Children

Opinion: Childline is at breaking point – who else will listen to vulnerable children?

Childline should be expanding. Instead we’re faced with the awful possibility that a child calling in desperation might have no one to answer their call.

# ispcc - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'We've told children we're here for them 24/7 - if charity crisis continues we won't be' Childline

'We've told children we're here for them 24/7 - if charity crisis continues we won't be'

Ahead of the charity’s AGM in Dublin today, the ISPCC said it is now at breaking point and could be forced to close Childline at night – when children need them most.

From TheJournal.ie Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet Funding

Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet

Some volunteers say they have been abused when fundraising by members of the public.

# ispcc - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'It doesn't matter if it's the first or fifth time they've run away - it's not safe for the child' Missing

'It doesn't matter if it's the first or fifth time they've run away - it's not safe for the child'

Tomorrow is International Missing Children’s Day and the ISPCC said most of the 30,000 missing child cases in the last six years have been runaways.

# ispcc - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ISPCC: Four-year sentence for mother reminder that child abuse occurs nationwide Wilful Neglect

ISPCC: Four-year sentence for mother reminder that child abuse occurs nationwide

The mother pleaded guilty to wilful neglect of her three children.

# ispcc - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Children can recover from sex abuse - but not if they've to wait 6 months for therapy Mental Health

Children can recover from sex abuse - but not if they've to wait 6 months for therapy

Children’s charities have been critical of the lack of access to services for children who have been sexually abused, as the HSE does not have the specialist staff to treat them.

# ispcc - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three-quarters of Irish people don't believe slapping children works Discipline

Three-quarters of Irish people don't believe slapping children works

Two children’s rights groups want the practice outlawed.

# ispcc - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible' Tobacco

Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible'

A coalition of health groups are meeting this morning to urge that upcoming legislation be enacted.

# ispcc - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie If you see children begging on the street, the ISPCC want you to report it Neglect

If you see children begging on the street, the ISPCC want you to report it

The society’s Leanbh service wants members of the public to contact their out of hours service or gardaí if they see children begging.

# ispcc - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Distressing short film imagines fate of missing child Child Safety

Distressing short film imagines fate of missing child

ISPCC has released the fictional short to highlight awareness of its Missing Children’s Hotline.

# ispcc - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie It's now illegal to post nude pics online of your ex... in California No Nudes

It's now illegal to post nude pics online of your ex... in California

No more “revenge” porn for embittered exes.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCC publishes tips on keeping children safe Athlone

ISPCC publishes tips on keeping children safe

The charity has published advice for parents in light of the alleged attack in Athlone. It urges parents to teach basic rules to children from the age of two.

# ispcc - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK's lead in blocking online porn? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK's lead in blocking online porn?

Internet providers in the UK will have to automatically block access to porn to protect children.

# ispcc - Friday 7 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 24/7 hotline will provide support for missing children and their parents Missing Children

24/7 hotline will provide support for missing children and their parents

The Missing Children’s Hotline is being launched in full by the ISPCC today.

# ispcc - Saturday 25 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The anguish of parents and families highlighted on International Missing Children's Day Missing Children

The anguish of parents and families highlighted on International Missing Children's Day

A child going missing is every parent’s nightmare – but what services are available to support the parents and families of missing children?

# ispcc - Monday 4 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ISPCC launches campaign to shield children from bullying ISPCC

ISPCC launches campaign to shield children from bullying

Blue shield pins are to be sold throughout March to help raise awareness of child bullying.

# ispcc - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ISPCC launches Missing Children’s Hotline 116 000

ISPCC launches Missing Children’s Hotline

The hotline will provide advice and support to missing children and their families.

# ispcc - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ISPCC: Lack of teen mental health supports needs to be addressed Children

ISPCC: Lack of teen mental health supports needs to be addressed

According to a new ISPCC survey, as children age they are less able to know where to go for support.

# ispcc - Friday 9 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Supervalu TV ad scoops top industry award Advertising Awards This post contains videos

Supervalu TV ad scoops top industry award

The company behind the supermarket’s recent ad campaign won the Grand Prix at the industry awards in Dublin last night where Alastair Campbell was guest speaker.

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