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Dermot & Dave

How To Talk To Children About Tragic News Stories

The country has been reeling since the horrific killing of Ashling Murphy. As we try to understand w...
Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

11:32 AM - 17 Jan 2022



Dermot & Dave

How To Talk To Children About Tragic News Stories

Eimear Shannon
Eimear Shannon

11:32 AM - 17 Jan 2022

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The country has been reeling since the horrific killing of Ashling Murphy. As we try to understand what happened, and why, the story is everywhere in society both on our screens, our radios and in conversation.

How To Talk To Children About Tragic News Stories

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But, when you have small ears at home, things can be incredibly tricky. Trying to explain to children such immense tragedy might feel almost impossible, and questions are almost certainly coming at a pace.

Aoife Lee from Parent Support joined Dermot and Dave with some practical tips on how to talk to children about tragic news stories.

You can catch the chat by clicking play above.


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