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Helping your Children to Handle the Heat

Helping your Children to Handle the Heat

If the last few weeks have thought us anything, it’s that in Ireland we don’t know what to do with great weather. We rush out to buy barbecues, inflatable paddle pools and garden furniture, for fear it will all end suddenly. We stay up later at night, socialise more and generally revel in the sunshine. Given how rare a heatwave ... Read More »

Top Tips for Water Safety

Top Tips for Water Safety

Many of us will head toward water to enjoy the warm weather. Whether it’s a paddling pool in the back garden, a river, a lake or the ocean, below are some tips to make sure that your child is safe near water Make sure that an adult supervises children in or around water at all times. Even a shallow bath ... Read More »

Bus Safety Tips

Bus Safety Tips

Provided by Ellen O Sullivan, Ellen has worked with schools as part of An Taisces Green-Schools Travel Programme since 2009 to encourage more sustainable modes of transport for the school journey. If you would like to know more about sustainable travel journeys please visit www.greenschoolsireland.org or www.limericksmartertravel.ie Read More »

Smarter Travel: Walking

Smarter Travel: Walking

The importance of walking with your child from an early age When did walking become a thing of the past? When did the whole world suddenly start driving everywhere and finding excessive traffic congestion an acceptable part of a daily routine? This isn’t just a local phenomenon; it is an issue that is being realised across the world where car ... Read More »