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4 hours of screentime? How to keep kids off devices.

Yesterday we heard shocking statistics that 12% of 8 year-olds are spending four hours a day onli...

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12.06 11 Sep 2019


4 hours of screentime? How to keep kids off devices.


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12.06 11 Sep 2019


Yesterday we heard shocking statistics that 12% of 8 year-olds are spending four hours a day online.

That equates to 61 days a year. But where are children when this is happening?

Are they with parents or child-minders or in after-school care settings?

These parents of pupils attending Harold's Cross National School in Dublin believe extra-curricular activities are the key to limiting screentime.

Newstalk reporter Aideen Finnegan has also spoken to school principal, Bernadette Kehoe, about what activities are on offer.


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