Worrying Shortfall of Important Nutrients among Irish Teenagers

The Irish Universities Nutritional Alliance (IUNA) have just released new findings from their latest study, which reported on the dietary intakes of 428 Irish teenagers aged 13-18 years. Inadequate intakes of a number of important nutrients were reported, with a particularly high percentage having inadequate intakes of calcium (51%) and vitamin D (94%). Inadequacies were […]

Two teens from Tipperary attend international youth leadership conference in Maynooth

  Two teens from Tipperary, Jack O’Meara & Ashling Dunphy, have attended Foróige’s Leadership for Life International Youth Conference in Kildare this week, 31st July – 4th August. The conference brought together 250 teenagers from India, the USA and Ireland to learn how to become leaders in their own lives. During the week-long conference the teens learn […]

Dr. Tony Humphreys – Understanding Teenager At The Nenagh Arts Centre

Adolescence is about becoming an adult. Depending on the teenager’s experiences in infancy and childhood, the teenage years can be a rollercoaster of emotional highs and lows or a relatively smooth ride into maturity.  The level of maturity of the significant adults in teenagers’ lives – parents and teachers – is critical to how well teenagers […]

Hugh Increase In Teenagers Contacting Teeline Ireland For Support in 2016

TeenLine Ireland have announced that the free, national listening service for teenagers has received approximately 25,000 calls and almost 26,000 texts since January last year. The service receives between 140 – 170 calls and texts a night while an extra 1,100 calls and texts were received over Christmas. This is a significant increase on the […]

Almost 50% increase in number of teenagers in distress calling helpline

A record number of almost 20,000 calls were made to Teen-Line, Ireland’s only dedicated teenage helpline. This is a 49% increase on the number of calls received in 2013. Teen-Line also established a mobile phone texting service in November 2014 and almost 1,000 texts were received in the 6 weeks the service was open last […]