The Cavan village trying to save its school‘We need 5 children for the 30th of September this year.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Glangevlin is a village in County Cavan. And it’s trying to encourage families to relocate to save the local National School, Curravagh N.S. They have everything they need. There’s just one thing missing. The kids. Principal of Curravagh, Tara McGrath, joined Brenda Donohue on The Ray D’Arcy Show today to make her case on why people should “Stand with Glan”. They were also joined by Susan Carton, one of those responsible for saving …

Childhood Obesity ‘1 in 4 Irish children are overweight or obese’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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The weather is beginning to change, the leaves are starting to fall and all signs are pointing towards back-to-school time.  No doubt parents all over the country have been doing the mad pre-September dash to book suppliers and uniform retailers, but what if the shop doesn’t stock your child’s size?  Jonathon Eakin of Hunter’s uniform suppliers joined Sean O’Rourke to …

Homework‘Have a plan… so that homework is just part of the daily routine, that it’s as expected as brushing your teeth’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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It’s a staple fixture for the vast majority of children and teenagers in education, but it appears that homework still causes tension in homes around the country. Clinical Child Psychologist David Coleman spoke on Today with Sean O’Rourke, explaining that there are certainly perceived benefits from having exercises to do each day after school. “Most people would say oh its …