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Protecting our privacy – 5 steps to take today

by guest blogger Ruby Corcoran As a designer I would like to think of a world where everything is designed for the better following a set of ethical pract ...

CyberSafeIreland launches flyer for parents on conversations to have at home about online safety

CyberSafeIreland surveyed 1,500 children aged between 8 and 13 between September and November 2017 and found over a third of children are rarely or never t ...

Challenges and opportunities in team sports for creating an environment in which kids thrive - Enda McGahern

Having being involved in both sport (as player & coach) and teaching Internet safety in schools for the past number of years, I’ve often pondered as to ...

Conversations to have with teens about bullying

A recent initiative in Kenya is a great example of how we can empower children to stand up for themselves with energy and confidence. In these consent clas ...

Guest blogger Ethan Shattock explains the ‘Digital Age of Consent’ and how this may impact on children’s use of the Internet

What is the Digital Age of Consent? The ‘Digital Age of Consent’ refers to the age at which young people may sign up for online services such as social me ...

CyberSafeIreland warns parents to think before sharing photos of their kids in school uniforms on social media

CyberSafeIreland has advised parents to think about the personal information they are giving away if they do not exercise caution when it comes to privacy ...

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 ...