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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ste ...

So Your Kid is a Muser – What Parents Need to Know about Musical.ly

Cliona Curley, Programme Director at CyberSafeIreland reflects on one of the latest apps to appeal to Irish pre-teens… When we started our schools program ...

A Technical Solution to Online Safety?

Professor Andy Phippen, Special Advisor on Digital Wellbeing to CyberSafeIreland, writes about the pros and cons of using technical interventions to keep k ...