Orla Doyle

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Marion Dennis with her son, Jamie. Marion is reaping the rewards for participating in the Preparing for Life programme. Photograph: Conor Healy

Marion Dennis was “terrified” when she learned she was pregnant at the age of 42 with her son Jamie, even though he wasn’t her first child. But having(...)

Elaine McCann with her daughter Chloe who took part in the Preparing for Life, parenting mentoring programme in North Dublin which was found to dramatically improve children’s IQ, health and behaviour. Photograph: Conor Healy Photography

An early intervention programme trialed in north Dublin has significantly improved outcomes for children’s IQ and behaviour. The first in a series of(...)

Educational consultant Claire Warden believes there is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.

‘Three quarters of children spend less time outdoors than prisoners,” was the recent eye-catching headline over a British newspaper report on the res(...)