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The Houseparty App – What Parents Need to Know

Cliona Curley, Programme Director at CyberSafeIreland, reflects on a newly emerging app which is gaining popularity among pre-teens.  A child first mentio ...

CyberSafeIreland comments on Deputy Jim Daly’s draft bill to ban unsupervised use and ownership of smart devices by under 14s

Our CEO, Alex Cooney provided the following comment yesterday on Deputy Daly’s draft bill: “Deputy Daly’s focusing of attention on the important issue of ...

Download or print our May Newsletter

Download or print a copy of our May Newsletter with advice on Snapchat, parental controls and using social media in the classroom. Feel free to share with ...

Read our news coverage from the launch of our new video for parents!

We were delighted with the extensive news coverage that we got on releasing our new scribe animation video for parents. This gave us an opportunity to let ...

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

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 ...

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

Our Programme Director, Cliona Curley, advises parents who have bought their child a connected device this Christmas, in this Irish Times article. As a par ...

Get clued in about smartphones for kids

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 takin ...

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

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 ...

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

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 p ...