Wednesday 12 December 2018

Inside Ireland's Largest Newsroom: The Child Slapping Ban

Under new laws, parents could be banned from slapping their children. Should the government be allowed to tell us how to raise our young? Or are there better ways to discipline then violence?

Come behind the scenes at Ireland's number one newspaper as we reveal research on whether slapping is effective punishment or not.

Plus, as Sinn Fein deny allegations of being controlled by the provisional army of the IRA, we ask; will they lose votes? And Charlie Weston tells you how you could can save money on tax returns in a special report.

In Sport, don't miss shocking revelations from boxing coach Billy Walsh as he leaves for the USA, plus 6 steps to make your home cosy this Winter in Weekend Extra Home.

Saturday's Irish Independent. It's Your Weekend.

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