15 May 2023

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Galway public weighs in on what age schoolchildren should be allowed have phones

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Galway public weighs in on what age schoolchildren should be allowed have phones

Galway Bay fm newsroom – How young is too young to buy a child a mobile phone?

Well, a primary school in Wicklow is trying a new approach to answer that question, and tackle children’s screen time.

Parents of pupils at St. Kevin’s NS have volunteered to sign an agreement not to buy their child a smartphone until they finish sixth class.

But what do people in Galway think of the plan – Sarah Slevin has been finding out

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