Press Statement: Children First Bill: Calls time on physical punishment of children

Press Statement 11 November 2015 Children First Bill: Calls time on physical punishment of children ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Today, Wednesday 11 November 2015, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James Reilly TD, heralded … Read more

Press Statement: Senator van Turnhout welcomes abolition of defence of reasonable chastisement

Press Statement 21 October 2015 Senator van Turnhout welcomes abolition of defence of reasonable chastisement ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** The archaic common law defence “reasonable chastisement” of children finally vanquished to the realms of history “Whether it is slapping or tapping, … Read more