Judge Groarke was told that the boy’s fingertip was appropriately packaged by creche staff and sent to the hospital, where it was reattached under general anaesthetic. Photograph: Getty Images

A judge in the Circuit Civil Court has refused a €20,000 settlement offer to a three-year-old boy who lost the top of his left ring finger in what was(...)

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The “sexting” phenomenon, and general “peer to peer” exchange of material, has been facilitated by advances in technology, a conference was told at the weekend in Dublin. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

There has been a noticeable increase in sexually aggressive behaviour through young people’s use of phone and online content, a conference hea(...)