Archive for the category: ‘Featured’

17. 12. 2018

11 Schools in Dublin Bay North will Undergo Major Improvement Works Next Summer

11 local schools will undergo major improvement works over the summer months thanks to Government funding through the Summer Works Scheme. Today’s announcement confirms the Government’s continuing prioritisation of capital […]

14. 12. 2018

Avoid Pitfalls of Technology this Christmas

Parents buying smart phones and tablets as Christmas presents should be aware of healthy screen time guidelines for children and teens. Many children and young teens will get a technology […]

14. 12. 2018

Full Protection of Children’s Data One Step Closer

The full protection of children’s data is now ‘one step closer’ due to the imminent launch of a public consultation on the processing of children’s personal data and their data […]

7. 12. 2018

New Initiative Can Help Tackle Bullying

I have called for the introduction of new anti-bullying initiatives in schools. Currently, schools are required to create their own policies regarding how to deal with bullying in accordance with […]

5. 12. 2018

Introduce National Anti-Bullying Policy for Schools

I have called for the introduction of national anti-bullying guidelines for schools. Currently, schools are required to create their own policies regarding how to deal with bullying in accordance with […]

5. 12. 2018

Taoiseach Visits Dublin Bay North

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar toured Dublin Bay North on Saturday, December 1st. I along with, Minister Bruton and the Taoiseach visited Howth Harbour to discuss the issues facing the fishing community […]

29. 11. 2018

Education and Advocacy are Crucial In Moving Forward in Eradicating HPV and Cervical Cancer

I have called for more emphasis on  HPV and testing in sex education programmes in schools. Despite recent disappointments surrounding cervical screening in Ireland, there has been an increase of […]

16. 11. 2018

1,000 Irish people a Month are Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes- Time for Legislative Action

1,000 Irish people a month are now being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes – statistics from the National Screening service show. The current figures as ‘completely unacceptable.’ Currently a quarter […]

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