CyberSafeIreland releases a new scribe animation video for parents on Internet Safety Day 2017

Posted on Feb 6, 2017

Check out our new scribe animation video for parents with simple steps to take to empower your child to be Stronger, Smarter and Safer Online

We have published our first newsletter!

Posted on Jan 9, 2017

Our first quarterly newsletter is now available, with insights and tips on online safety and being a good digital citizen. Please feel free to download and share with any parents or educators that you know!

Parents, here are the rules of your child’s new smartphone

Posted on Jan 5, 2017

Our Programme Director, Cliona Curley, advises parents who have bought their child a connected device this Christmas, in this Irish Times article. As a parent you are not in control of everything but there is a huge amount that you can do, she says, to reduce the risks that come with the incredibly powerful gadget […]

Get clued in about smartphones for kids

Posted on Dec 22, 2016

Read the opinion piece by our CEO, Alex Cooney, on what to think about if considering buying your child a smartphone for Christmas. For those parents taking the leap, she suggests that before you do, and certainly before you hand the device over, you do some groundwork, including researching what safety settings or parental controls […]

Our Digital Lives: A compelling view of the impact of technology on society from the Making Ireland Click team

Posted on Nov 21, 2016

You may have caught the first three episodes of MAKING IRELAND CLICK, a great four part documentary TV series, website, and social media campaign dedicated to helping people do more with digital.  In the fourth part of the series, Our Digital Lives, which aired on 21st November, David Puttnam, Ireland’s Digital Champion, looks at how […]

Read our article in the Independent – 15 Ways to Keep Children Safe Online

Posted on Nov 8, 2016

Not sure where to begin when it comes to safeguarding your children online? It may seem like an insurmountable challenge but actually there is a lot that parents can do. Read our article with 15 simple steps that will go a long way towards stronger, smarter and safer kids online.

CyberSafeIreland submits contribution to Government Data Forum’s Consultation on the “Digital Age of Consent”

Posted on Nov 8, 2016

CyberSafeIreland is delighted to have been invited by the Government Data Forum to contribute to their consultation process on the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the “Digital Age of Consent”. The Government Data Forum was established by the Minister for Data Protection, Dara Murphy T.D. and brings together a broad mix of […]

When should we start talking to our children about Internet safety?

Posted on Nov 1, 2016

Online safety is a big worry for many parents. But at what age should we sit down and talk to our children about the potential dangers and what are the steps that we can take to ensure that children stay safe and behave in a responsible way online? Read our practical tips for parents published […]

CyberSafeIreland is looking for new trainers…

Posted on Oct 17, 2016

We are looking for independent Internet Safety trainers in North Dublin & the Midlands. If you are interested in helping us to empower children (and their parents) to be Stronger, Smarter and Safer online, please check our advert on the Wheel

CyberSafeIreland has won a Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Elevator Award!!

Posted on Oct 12, 2016

We are absolutely delighted to announce that CyberSafeIreland has won a prestigious Elevator award from SEI. This funding and support in a year long programme will make a huge difference in helping us to reach every child in Ireland. We are so excited to have won this award in our first year of operation. Thanks […]