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Safer Internet Day 2016

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Safer Internet Day 2016 was celebrated on Tuesday 9th February 2016. This international annual event takes place every February to promote safe and responsible use of the internet and mobile phone technologies, especially amongst children and young people.

Just like with past years, the safer internet day celebrations included local, national and international events organised by a broad variety of organisations ranging from schools and youth clubs to industry, civil society and local and national government agencies.


The theme for Safer Internet Day 2016 was "Play your part for a better internet". In Ireland Safer Internet Day is promoted by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise. It is strongly supported by the Safer Internet Ireland Project.

To mark the day the Office for Internet Safety published an information leaflet, poster and bookmark titled 'INTERNET SAFETY Play Your Part' with key advice on how to stay safe on the internet. The leaflet, poster and bookmark was distributed to each Library Authority and made available in public libraries on Safer Internet Day.

You can download the Safer Internet Day Leaflet, Poster and Bookmark in PDF format by using the following link:

(You will need to have Adobe Reader in order to view SID 2016 Leaflet, Poster and Bookmark. Click here to download Adobe Reader.)

Click here to view our Safer Internet Day 2016 Leaflet

Click here to view our Safer Internet Day 2016 Poster

Click here to view our Safer Internet Day 2016 Bookmark

If you wish to order the leaflet, poster and bookmark for your school, youth club, outreach centre or citizen information centre, you can contact our freefone number 1800 24 25 95 or email:


Safer Internet Day 2017

The 14th edition of Safer Internet Day will be celebrated worldwide on Tuesday 7 February 2017. The theme for the day will be "Be the change: Unite for a better internet".

For information on activities in Ireland to mark Safer Internet Day 2016 please see

For further information on Safer Internet Day 2016 please see

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