There has been a 23% rise in the number of self harm cases since 2017 - with children as young as 10 among those presenting.
That is according to St Patrick's Mental Health Services which is highlighting the issue, along with Pieta House, for Self-Injury Awareness Day.
Incidences among LGBTI+ young people are also twice as high compared to their non-LGBTI+ peers.
John Downey is due to find out today if he is going to be surrendered to authorities in Northern Ireland.
The alleged IRA bomber is wanted to face charges in relation to the murders of two British soldiers there.
The soldiers, who were from the Ulster Defence Regiment, died when an IRA car bomb blew up in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh in 1972.
The US is offering a reward of up to US$1m for information about the son of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.
Hamza Bin Laden is emerging as a key leader of the Islamic militant group.
US special forces killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011.
The medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is suspending activity at the epicentre of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
It comes after an attack on an Ebola Treatment Centre in the city of Butembo.
The incident on February 22nd was the second attack in three days.
Funding to help businesses save 30% a year on energy costs has been announced.
Applications to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland's scheme are now open, with a fund of up to €6m available.
In order to qualify for a grant, participants must follow the SEAI EXEED standard and embed energy efficiency measures in the design of their projects.