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21st Century Child

Programmes

  • John Glennon

    Series 4: Episode 2

    In episode 1 our families reflect on the 21st Century Child

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  • John Glennon

    Series 4: Episode 1

    In episode 1 our families reflect on the 21st Century Child

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  • Series 3: Episode 4

    The 21st century children are now three years of age and this episode looks at how their personalities are developing and the kind of traits that are beginning to emerge.

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  • Series 3: Episode 3

    Grandparents now play a defining role in the lives of Irish children.

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  • Series 3: Episode 2

    Stay at home dad Frank Mahon talks about the challenge of being a full time dad after years of working in the construction industry.

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  • Richard

    Series 3: Episode 1

    Lone parent Aisling Ruane opens up about how her depression impacts on parenting her daughter Caoimhe.

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  • Shanessa Onafuwa

    Series 2: Episode 4

    As we leave all our families for the final time this series, one mum makes a huge decision which will have an enormous impact on her child.

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  • Peter Heffernan

    Series 2: Episode 3

    In this weeks programme some are facing up to relationship difficulties, some to their infant's bad behaviour, whilst others make some potentially life changing decisions about relocating to another country.

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  • Oscar Devlin

    Series 2: Episode 2

    In this second programme, one Dublin family discovers that having 4 children under 4 is just as much work as it sounds... if not more!

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  • Conor Feane

    Series 2: Episode 1

    In programme one, we meet the first four of our 21st Century families and catch up with the changes that have been taking place in their lives.

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  • Series 1: Episode 4

    In this the final programme in the first series of 21st Century Child, all of our babies are born and our parents are settling in for the first six months of their new arrival's lives.

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  • Series 1: Episode 3

    The final six babies are born to our parents, starting with Leonora McAteer and Mark Feane's baby.

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  • Series 1: Episode 2

    In programme 2 of the series, we continue meeting our families and come face to face with some more 21st Century babies.

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  • Series 1: Episode 1

    Whilst our families' experiences provide the backdrop of the project, 21st Century Child is not just a series about babies and development.

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