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Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?
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# Crisis Point

Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?

May 1st 2019, 12:22 PM 8,683 Views 35 Comments

The world will be watching as a series of May Day rallies take place in the country today.

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers
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# Crisis Point

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers

Feb 17th 2019, 7:35 AM 9,001 Views 29 Comments

US aid has already arrived on the Colombian border as the country deals with a political crisis.

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?
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# Crisis Point

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?

Apr 5th 2018, 1:06 PM 19,275 Views 72 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

Government announces plans to import fodder ... but criticism of the shortages rumbles on
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# Crisis Point

Government announces plans to import fodder ... but criticism of the shortages rumbles on

Apr 4th 2018, 5:41 PM 10,939 Views 79 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta
# Syria
# Syria

'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta

Mar 8th 2018, 10:47 PM 8,052 Views 17 Comments

More than 900 civilians have been killed in the nearly three-week assault in Ghouta, Syria.

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug
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# Crisis Point

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug

Oct 25th 2017, 4:27 PM 41,594 Views 40 Comments

“We have seen a rapid and worrying increase,” said the Health Minister.

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'
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# Crisis Point

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'

Oct 19th 2017, 9:02 AM 4,963 Views 8 Comments

A new study has shown increases in the number of homeless people dying from drug and/or alcohol abuse and on methadone.

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals
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# Crisis Point

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Oct 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,784 Views 41 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended
# Mediation
# Mediation

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended

Oct 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 20,285 Views 134 Comments

The Catalan leader had said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding
# What's The Big Idea?
# What's The Big Idea?

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding

Jan 5th 2017, 9:10 PM 15,500 Views 54 Comments

Outbreaks of flu and the vomiting bug have put added pressure on the health service.

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork
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# Crisis Point

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

Dec 13th 2016, 1:58 PM 32,000 Views 108 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula
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# Crisis Point

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula

Dec 17th 2015, 4:06 PM 44,314 Views 70 Comments

“Without St. Vincent de Paul I would still be living in a cold house and be going without food.”

'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses

Dec 15th 2015, 6:15 PM 20,300 Views 54 Comments

Last minute negotiations have seen strike action averted.

Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin

Sep 30th 2015, 12:56 PM 20,609 Views 60 Comments

The development in Dublin’s Docklands will be the largest off-campus facility in the country.

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?
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# Crisis Point

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?

Sep 11th 2015, 5:08 PM 15,482 Views 93 Comments

With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?

The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015

Sep 9th 2015, 4:00 PM 13,208 Views 56 Comments

Dublin City Council’s spend in 2012 was just €455k.

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live
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# Crisis Point

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live

Aug 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 17,198 Views 70 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to some students caught up in the housing crisis.

How is Dublin spending 100 times more on hotels for homeless people than in 2010?
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# Crisis Point

How is Dublin spending 100 times more on hotels for homeless people than in 2010?

Jul 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,423 Views 50 Comments

Families accommodated in hotels are forced to share cramped living quarters and boil eggs in kettles to eat.

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Apr 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 6,499 Views 25 Comments

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.