April 2018 – February 2019

Apr 9 Mon
Maureen Griffin -Forensic Psychologist: “Social Media: Challenges for Parents”.
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Maureen Griffin -Forensic Psychologist: "Social Media: Challenges for Parents".


Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh and Parents Association


Dr. Maureen Griffin, forensic psychologist will deliver a presentation to parents

Social Media: Challenges for Parents


The presentation will cover what is currently popular among Irish students; what the potential dangers are and offer practical advice on how to protect children online.


Issues that will be addressed include:


  • o social networking sites
  • o social messaging/chatting apps
  • o video-streaming
  • o gaming

  • o mobile device safety
  • o grooming
  • o sexting
  • o screen-time and cyber-bullying



Date: Monday 9th April

Time: 8.00 pm

Location: School – Rooms H1, 2 and 3

Admission: Free

Light refreshments afterwards

This expert talk is being sponsored by the CSN Parents Association.

“informative and helpful”, “highly recommended”, “excellent”

— School Chaplains Association of Ireland




Sep 28 Fri
Closing date for receipt of applications for 2019
4:00 pm
Jan 24 Thu
Talk for Parents with Tony Hegarty MIAHIP, Psychotherapist – “The Challenges of Parenting a Teenager” @ Colaiste an Spioraid Naoimh
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feb 6 Wed
Internet Safety Night for Parents @ Colaiste an Spioraid Naoimh
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Internet Safety Night for Parents @ Colaiste an Spioraid Naoimh





Trend Micro is the largest independent Cloud Security Company in the world with 5,500 employee’s; 250 of whom are based at their European headquarters in Cork.  Since 2008, their Internet Safety for Kids and Families Programme (ISKF) has reached over 1,300,000 parents, educators and youth worldwide; including 130,000 in Ireland. The ISKF programme is a global initiative funded by Trend Micro worldwide; delivered free into our local communities.

Trend Micro collaborate regularly with academia, law enforcement, industry and government with key focus at all times on youth and community empowerment online.

Website and useful resources:     https://whatsyourstory.trendmicro.ie/

This information evening for parents will offer information, practical tips and advice on how to be safe and responsible online while enjoying the benefits and opportunities that technology has to offer us all.

Many topics will be covered and your questions answered.


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