“Parents, Stop Demonising Phones – Take Responsibility”

Written 5 months ago by Newsroom


An Offaly psychotherapist says we need to stop demonising smart phones, and start holding ourselves accountable for what our children are doing online.

Research from Cyber Safe Ireland shows almost a quarter of Irish eight year olds are playing games which feature violent and sexually inappropriate content made for adults.

It also outlines two fifths of children between the ages of eight and ten are speaking to strangers on the internet.

Birr’s Stella O’Malley says it’s not fair to leave our youth exposed to explicit content;

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