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Parents spending significant finance during baby’s first year

The BabyDoc Club parenting community reveal the real cost of baby, with the first in-depth survey of its kind in Ireland.

COPE Galway welcomes new national awareness campaign on domestic abuse

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Galway Domestic Abuse Service has welcomed the timely, new Government awareness and information campaign on domestic abuse, which was launched this week (www.stillhere.ie) It is understood that radio and TV ads will start this week as part of the campaign.

Government must deliver on childcare scheme for 'heroic' healthcare workers

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The State's frontline workers are "our heroes at this time", and the Government has a duty to "make life as easy for them as possible", and must introduce the long promised childcare scheme.

Domestic violence incidents must not 'go under radar' during Covid-19, says O'Reilly

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Despite the lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus crisis, incidents of domestic violence will continue, but because of the lockdown many such incidents will continue to go under the radar, and unreported.

Parenting resilient minds

Mental health problems affect about one in five children and young people. They include depression, anxiety, and conduct disorders, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives (Mental Health Ireland). According to the World Health Organisation around 50 per cent of mental disorders begin before the age of 14. Parents have begun to figure this part out themselves. They can unfortunately name on one hand children who needed some form of expert support for their emotional and mental wellbeing in the past 12 months. Parents are more than aware of the daily stories on all media forms of anxious children, crying spells, teenagers suffering migraine, school refusal, depression, bullying, missing youths, self-harming, suicides, violence, poor self-image, eating disorders, and so on.

Call for open access to personal information for adoptees

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The Galway City Council is expected to endorse a supporting motion on behalf of Aitheantas - Adoptee Identity Rights, a group campaigning for open access for adoptees to their own information, at its next meeting on Monday.

Advice on tax treatment of civil partners from Coll & Co

UNMARRIED COUPLES. YOU COULD HAVE A LARGE TAX BILL IF YOUR PARTNER DIES.

Hanley demands re-think on 'punitive' childcare funding scheme

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A new funding scheme for childcare is in danger of "disproportionately going to those who are better off", while at the same time "hurting families" who live in "the areas of highest deprivation".

Mayor urges students to apply for O'Carroll Bursary

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Galway students are being encouraged to apply for the Labour Party's Richard O'Carroll Empowerment Bursary, especially as the deadline for applications is tomorrow. The successful applicant will receive €2,000 in the first term of the 2018-2019 academic year.

Shared maternity leave Bill will give parents greater flexibility

Fianna Fáil has introduced a bill in the Dáil which will allow parents to share maternity leave.

 

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