Entries by adaly

Boys as young as nine struggling to cope with “tsunami of porn”

Lynne Kelleher – Independent.ie 6th March 2013 Children are viewing online pornography at just nine or 10 years of age – and a new study has shown that their shocked parents have no idea how to control what their youngsters are seeing. A new RTE documentary ‘Generation Sex’ last night investigated the fallout from the […]

Death at a distance: the worst phone call an emigrant can get

Death at a distance: the worst phone call an emigrant can get Friday, February 8th, 2013 at 9:09 am No one wants to hear a loved one is gravely ill, or worse, but being abroad makes it even harder to bear, writes Ciara Kenny As Joe Buggy prepared to move out of his parents’ house […]

A “Little Day” about Adoption

A ‘LITTLE DAY’ ABOUT ADOPTION* Friday, December 14, 2012 in Dublin: UCD School of Applied Social Science : Social Work Building : Room C001 10a.m. to 4p.m. All About Adoption – Search and Reunion, Opening of Closed Adoption and Open Adoption…How Many Families Does It Take To Make An Adoption? This mini training/dialog is designed […]

Review of workshop: How to get online from scratch with Sue Bourke

Review: How to Get Online from Scratch by Sue Bourke FTAI workshop 10 November 2012 Ashling Hotel Dublin. By Eugene Donohoe Having discovered the joys of digital gadget freakery in late middle age, I was thrilled to attend this FTAI organized workshop presented by Sue Bourke. What was even better was that it was for […]

Social Construction and Social Work Practice: Innovations and Interpretations

‘Social Construction and Social Work Practice: Innovations and Interpretations’ On 19 April 2012, the School of Social Work and Social Policy Trinity College Dublin hosted a seminar to mark the publication of ‘Social Construction and Social Work Practice: Innovations and Interpretations’ edited by Professor Stanley Witkin of University of Vermont and published by Columbia University Press in […]