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"We changed the laws in relation to hitting your wife, your dog, and your child - in that order"

If smacking has become illegal in Ireland, are we sure parents are no longer doing it? The actor ...

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17.27 25 Feb 2020


"We changed the laws in relation to hitting your wife, your dog, and your child - in that order"


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17.27 25 Feb 2020


If smacking has become illegal in Ireland, are we sure parents are no longer doing it? The actor Martin Freeman has admitted last week that he has smacked his children, though he is not proud of it nor is it something common in his household.

Mark Cagney was joined by Jillian Van Turnhout, former CEO of the Children’s Rights Alliance, who has been instrumental in changing the laws regarding smacking children in Ireland, Wales and Scotland. 

 


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