Orla Doyle

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Generation Covid: (from left) Jack o'Neill, Megan Atkinson and Daniel Airey

MEDICALLY, THEY WERE SPARED THE WORST EFFECTS OF COVID-19. ECONOMICALLY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY, IRELAND’S YOUNG WILL SUFFER HUGE CONSEQUENCES FROM COR(...)

Will your children scoff all their Easter eggs in one day or space out their consumption? Photograph: iStock.

Will your children dive into their chocolate Easter eggs this Sunday and scoff the lot before bedtime? Or will they – on your insistence perhaps – sp(...)

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(...)