HSE spends €50,000 to send children to gender treatment clinics
The HSE spent €50,000 last year on a scheme for children and young adults to attend controversial gender treatment clinics in the UK.
‘Adversarial’ adult trans debate is hindering teenagers, report finds
Controversy is making it harder to develop care model for teens with gender dysphoria
Young trans people have a right to be seen, heard and supported
All of us who engage with children and young people — teachers, youth workers, mental health, and medical professionals — must stand up against transphobia and gender-critical stances.
LGBT and autism project postponed after ad included 10-year-olds
An LGBT outreach project which asked for the involvement of autistic children as young as ten has been postponed after the organisers said the age range advert

ILAG referred to in this article is probably ILGA:

Bodily autonomy debate raises awkward questions about protecting our children
Arguably one ought to be glad that the public is at last tuned in to philosophy and human rights. The words that infuse current debate on a number of issues are derived from these areas of thought. Bodily autonomy is one such issue, it creates an aura of gravity. It is defined variously as the right…
Gender distress treatment in young people: a highly charged debate
More and more young people have gender dysphoria. How should the medical system respond?
Opinion: It’s Pride 2021, let’s consider giving greater support to LGBTI+ youth in school
Nerilee Ceatha of UCD says her research shows young people no longer assume rigid sexual orientation labels and binary gender identities.
Whistleblower who raised Tavistock health and safety fears sues clinic
A whistleblower who raised concerns about the health and safety of patients at the UK’s only gender identity development service is suing them at a Lo...
New staff for National Gender Service due to rapid growth in demand
Waiting list for service set for continued growth as increased capacity will be insufficient
Lack of clarity on use of puberty-blockers for gender dysphoria treatment in Ireland
UK rulings have resulted in a major report and new safeguards, but responses on the issue are not forthcoming in this jurisdiction
HSE officials opted not to pull puberty blocking treatment at Crumlin hospital
Decision taken despite High Court ruling in London against Tavistock House NHS Trust
Children’s hospital assured of indemnity over puberty blockers
Hospital given ‘comfort letter’ by HSE for treatment in cases of gender dysphoria
UK gender identity clinic that treated Irish children rated ‘inadequate’
British regulator raises ‘significant concerns’ about facility to which 180 Irish were referred
Alison O’Connor: Trans community collateral damage in social media policing
There is a vocal, often sustained and sometimes abusive coterie on social media who take it upon themselves to police anything and everything said ...
Irish children – and their families – left high and dry by London High Court ruling on puberty blockers
Last week, three judges of the High Court in London ruled that transgender children, aged 13 or under, were “highly unlikely” to be “competent to give consent” to chemical treatments prescribed for them. For those between 14 and 16 they said competent consent was “doubt…
What the gender treatment ruling means
A High Court ruling last week that children younger than 16 are unlikely to be able to consent to treatment with puberty-blocking drugs is set to generate a deluge of work for lawyers.The case was

Drivetime on RTE, December 1st after Keira Bell case judgement:


Accusations of transphobia stifle much-needed debate
Now that the High Court in London has judged that it is no longer appropriate to use experimental treatment paths on gender- dysphoric children, the ethics of prescribing puberty blockers are being reassessed in other countries around the world.
Brenda Power: Give children more time, not puberty blockers
If a 14-year-old girl in this country is anorexic, if she looks in the mirror and sees a fat person who needs to diet, she is deemed to have a mental health issue. She will be treated with counselling
Recognising the damage done to children by puberty blockers is not transphobic
When I was a child, from about three-years-old or so, I wanted to be a boy. I deeply believed that I should be a boy. For me, it just didn’t make sense that I was a girl.
Should Under 16′s Need Permission To Start Puberty Blockers? | Newstalk
Three Judges in the UK have ruled that children under the age of 16 are unlikely to be able to gi...

Very good article since removed after pressure applied by transactivists:

Huge Implications For Irish Kids And HSE Following Landmark Keira Bell Tavistock Case
Nearly 80 Irish children sent to UK for gender identity assessment in 3 years
Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Crumlin say they are currently treating less than 20 patients at their Gender Endocrinology Service
Irish kids are sent to England over gender identity issues
40% off those referred receive medical treatment such as puberty blockers
Puberty blockers will no longer be considered ‘fully reversible’ | Business Post
Irish doctors will not use the term ‘fully reversible’ in future, following a change in Britain’s NHS guidance on hormone treatment for transgender children
Irish children sent to London clinic caught in gender storm
One hundred Irish children have been sent to England over the past three years to be assessed at a clinic caught in a controversy over fast-tracking gender transition.
100 Irish kids sent to controversial London sex-change clinic since 2016
The children, ranging in age from eight to 17, are psychologically assessed
Prime Time: An in-depth look at transgender issues
RTÉ Prime Time examines the exponential growth in the number of young people seeking to change gender, and the implications of the proposed new law allowing them to do so without their parents’ consent.
Rise in referrals of children to UK over gender identity
Eighty-three Irish children have been sent to England in the past six years to be psychologically assessed for confusion over their gender identity.
Transgender Children: ‘The concept of being born in the wrong body is troubling’
’I landed into something, because of an experience I had as a kid, and I felt I couldn’t look away, even though I was told to by people close to me." This is psychotherapist Stella O’Malley’s response when I ask why she is so caught up in the debate around the best response to transgender child…