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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
# Disrepair
# Disrepair

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

Jul 11th 2020, 4:50 PM 51,483 Views 21 Comments

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

HSE urges people with the flu to stay away from hospitals

Dec 17th 2019, 1:45 PM 14,459 Views 35 Comments

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
# At Risk
# At Risk

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

Dec 15th 2018, 7:13 PM 10,082 Views 30 Comments

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
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

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

Feb 17th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,799 Views 0 Comments

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
# Identity Theft
# Identity Theft

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

Sep 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 10,671 Views 11 Comments

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
# Le Cheile
# Le Cheile

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

Mar 30th 2017, 1:54 PM 11,434 Views 8 Comments

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
# At Risk
# At Risk

Italy orders investigations after spate of childbirth deaths

Jan 3rd 2016, 1:30 PM 12,320 Views 5 Comments

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
# Russia
# Russia

Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station

Sep 2nd 2015, 9:29 AM 16,700 Views 23 Comments

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
# At Risk
# At Risk

Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker

Jun 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 6,565 Views 20 Comments

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
# Social Inclusion Plan
# Social Inclusion Plan

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses

May 20th 2015, 3:17 PM 9,355 Views 88 Comments

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

# at-risk - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Oct 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 17,452 Views 40 Comments

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
# At Risk
# At Risk

At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession

Sep 2nd 2014, 12:42 PM 10,820 Views 31 Comments

‘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).
# At Risk
# At Risk

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

Apr 24th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,332 Views 8 Comments

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
# Japan
# Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Oct 9th 2013, 9:58 AM 8,559 Views 34 Comments

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
# Fertile Ground
# Fertile Ground

Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union

Oct 7th 2013, 1:52 PM 13,435 Views 79 Comments

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
# At Risk

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline

Sep 1st 2013, 5:00 PM 17,514 Views 56 Comments

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
# At Risk
# At Risk

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

Mar 18th 2013, 6:30 PM 16,452 Views 44 Comments

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