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# at-risk - Saturday 11 July, 2020

An Taisce releases list of 10 most at-risk buildings, including the Iveagh Markets in Dublin

The heritage charity has marked the ten important structures in Ireland as being in “a state of disrepair”.

# at-risk - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

HSE urges people with the flu to stay away from hospitals

Do not go unless you are an at-risk person or your flu is getting worse after a week, Dr Vida Hamilton has advised.

# at-risk - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals

Figures from the HSE show how frequently nursing staff are assaulted.

# at-risk - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic

Mosquitoes are actually, in fact, those who transmit the yellow fever virus, not monkeys.

# at-risk - Friday 8 September, 2017

Breach at US credit check company exposes 143 million people to identity theft

The breach happened in July but executives only informed the public this week.

# at-risk - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'They made me realise that... I'm not worth nothing': The positive effects of mentoring at-risk youths

A new report found mentoring can significantly reduce the risk of a youth reoffending.

# at-risk - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Italy orders investigations after spate of childbirth deaths

The country has one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world.

# at-risk - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station

The workers are living in a remote weather station on the north Russian island of Vaygach.

# at-risk - Monday 8 June, 2015

Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker

The number of cases yet to be assigned to a social worker has reduced by just over 5% since the end of 2014.

# at-risk - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses

Training sessions are underway with service users, family members and services.

# at-risk - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Where did it come from? And how can it be overcome?

# at-risk - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession

‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.

# at-risk - Thursday 24 April, 2014

49 per cent of people believe meningitis only affects small children. (They're wrong).

A survey carried out by an Irish charity found there were some widespread misunderstandings about the illness.

# at-risk - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# at-risk - Monday 7 October, 2013

Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union

New figures from Eurostar also show that Ireland has a higher than average rate of people who are at risk of poverty and social exclusion and has experienced one of the highest falls in employment.

# at-risk - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline At Risk This post contains images

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline

BirdWatch Ireland has warned that the long-eared owl, the barn owl and the kestrel are in crisis due to lack of food.

# at-risk - Monday 18 March, 2013

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.