DONEGAL continues to have the lowest rates of children vaccinated against Covid-19 in the country. New figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have revealed that the Primary Course Completion rate in 5 to 11-year-olds is just four per cent in Buncrana– the lowest rate in the country. The second lowest uptake in the country […]
Inishowen has recorded the lowest level of children vaccinated against Covid-19. New figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have revealed that just the Primary Course Completed rate in five to eleven year olds is just 4 percent in Buncrana and Carndonagh – the lowest rate in the country. The county also recorded the second […]
Seventy four per cent of children aged between nine and 17 years experienced feelings of loneliness, according to survey findings.
MORE than 1,000 children in Donegal are awaiting assessments for Occupational therapy, Speech and Language therapy and Psychological Services Cllr Gerry McMonagle was told at lastweek’s Regional Health Forum. The recently appointed chair of the HSE Forum had tabled the question to find out how many children were waiting on these services and what the […]
CHILDREN in Donegal have been prescribed anti-depressants on more than 1,000 occasions over the past ten years, according to new figures. The numbers come to light amid a scandal that has engulfed the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). A major report was published in January and to date 240 families have received apologies […]
A redundancy from the corporate world before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic proved to be the catalyst for a major lifestyle change for one mum.
From working with children and young people, we know that the love and warmth of the season is not felt in every home.”
The incident happened in Wolfe Tone Place on Friday, February 28, between 4.10pm and 4.30pm.
Kevin and Joanne Gallinagh celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Kids Yoga at a special function at Back Stage in Letterkenny. “A child who learns yoga, mindfulness & relaxation will be developing essential skills for a lifetime of health & wellness in mind, body & spirit” Advertisement WITH over 10 years’ experience in the teaching profession, […]
THE closure of a children and young people’s residential unit in Letterkenny in recent days has been described as ‘extremely concerning’.