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# crisis - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week

Sep 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,097 Views 57 Comments

The UN has described the as having all the hallmarks of “ethnic cleansing”.

# crisis - Friday 8 September, 2017

Varadkar says we don't always hear the 'full stories' when it comes to homelessness
# Housing Summit
# Housing Summit

Varadkar says we don't always hear the 'full stories' when it comes to homelessness

Sep 8th 2017, 9:14 PM 20,060 Views 156 Comments

The Taoiseach was asked how he feels when hears personal stories about homelessness today.

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?

Sep 8th 2017, 3:03 PM 17,895 Views 72 Comments

According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.

# crisis - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis

Aug 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 18,038 Views 91 Comments

Today, the Peter McVerry Trust will announce the details of its pre-Budget submission.

# crisis - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone
# Freetown
# Freetown

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

Aug 17th 2017, 6:01 PM 7,942 Views 3 Comments

The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.

# crisis - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya
# Mediterranean Sea
# Mediterranean Sea

Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya

Aug 13th 2017, 6:30 PM 11,109 Views 35 Comments

Germany-based Sea-Eye said it made the decision to halt its water rescues “with a heavy heart,” but for the sake of its crew’s safety.

# crisis - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Crisis hits Chinese Super League as 13 clubs face expulsion for failure to pay players
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

Crisis hits Chinese Super League as 13 clubs face expulsion for failure to pay players

Jul 25th 2017, 1:40 PM 9,823 Views 6 Comments

All but three of the top flight sides are accused of non-payment of salaries, bonuses, transfer fees and taxes.

# crisis - Friday 21 July, 2017

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
# Yemen
# Yemen

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Jul 21st 2017, 4:26 PM 9,264 Views 21 Comments

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

# crisis - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Bray chairman O'Connor resigns but uncertainty over the club's future remains
# Financial Crisis
From The42
# Financial Crisis

Bray chairman O'Connor resigns but uncertainty over the club's future remains

Jul 19th 2017, 7:53 PM 4,691 Views 2 Comments

Denis O’Connor has stepped down from his post this evening.

# crisis - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis
# Cocktails And Sushi
# Cocktails And Sushi

'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis

Jun 24th 2017, 8:00 AM 23,878 Views 22 Comments

Most are stuggling to make ends meet – but a rich minority is still sipping cocktails and going to exclusive nightclubs.

# crisis - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'Social cleansing is happening in Dublin. We have to fight': Hundreds turn out for homeless demo
# Time For Action
# Time For Action

'Social cleansing is happening in Dublin. We have to fight': Hundreds turn out for homeless demo

Jun 17th 2017, 3:39 PM 30,559 Views 70 Comments

Over 300 turned out for the protest march.

# crisis - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’

Jun 6th 2017, 12:05 PM 1,973 Views 0 Comments

New reforms could see entire board step down as British Cycling undergoes an unprecedented crisis.

# crisis - Monday 5 June, 2017

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy

Jun 5th 2017, 4:23 PM 11,575 Views 13 Comments

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen were among those to cut diplomatic ties with the country.

# crisis - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Column: '"A Right To A Home" should be put to referendum'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Column: '"A Right To A Home" should be put to referendum'

Mar 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 630 Views 63 Comments

Constitutional change is required to underpin key economic and social rights if Ireland is to get to grips with the significant crisis, writes Mary Murphy.

# crisis - Monday 27 March, 2017

Most people don't have confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan and think the government shouldn't either
# Claire Byrne
# Claire Byrne

Most people don't have confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan and think the government shouldn't either

Mar 27th 2017, 11:35 PM 8,847 Views 27 Comments

Some 62% of people think Enda Kenny’s government should not continue to express confidence in O’Sullivan.

# crisis - Monday 20 February, 2017

The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached a record high
# Crisis
# Crisis

The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached a record high

Feb 20th 2017, 9:55 PM 12,100 Views 59 Comments

The number of homeless families and children both declined this month.

# crisis - Friday 17 February, 2017

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny
# Et Tu Alan?
# Et Tu Alan?

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny

Feb 17th 2017, 2:17 PM 21,443 Views 97 Comments

Farrell says the Taoiseach’s position is now “untenable”.

# crisis - Monday 16 January, 2017

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March
# Collapse
# Collapse

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March

Jan 16th 2017, 5:35 PM 41,681 Views 95 Comments

Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.

# crisis - Friday 13 January, 2017

What's being done to help people sleeping rough cope with this freezing cold weather?
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

What's being done to help people sleeping rough cope with this freezing cold weather?

Jan 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,139 Views 18 Comments

The cold weather is an inconvenience for the majority, but for the homeless people living on the streets, it’s much more serious than that.

# crisis - Friday 30 December, 2016

More than 2,500 children were homeless in the last week of November
# Crisis
# Crisis

More than 2,500 children were homeless in the last week of November

Dec 30th 2016, 4:55 PM 6,024 Views 98 Comments

From 21-27 November, a total of 1,023 families were homeless in Dublin alone.

# crisis - Thursday 15 December, 2016

'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row

Dec 15th 2016, 12:45 PM 21,284 Views 155 Comments

Talks broke up without agreement late last night.

# crisis - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Connacht chief denies province is in crisis despite losing Lam and two other coaches
# Keep The Faith
From The42
# Keep The Faith

Connacht chief denies province is in crisis despite losing Lam and two other coaches

Dec 8th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,812 Views 9 Comments

CEO Willie Ruane is confident they can overcome the loss of such skilled personnel.

# crisis - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous'

Dec 7th 2016, 1:00 PM 11,725 Views 35 Comments

This morning there were 378 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals.

# crisis - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Opinion: The current housing crisis is not an accident
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Opinion: The current housing crisis is not an accident

Nov 19th 2016, 6:30 PM 1,536 Views 75 Comments

It is the new landlords who are influencing housing policy, not the needs of the thousands of people facing spiraling rents and evictions, writes Rory Hearne.

# crisis - Monday 31 October, 2016

Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected
# Crisis
# Crisis

Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected

Oct 31st 2016, 7:04 PM 26,016 Views 122 Comments

The businessman said the American people would be subjected to the scenario of a commander-in-chief facing criminal charges.

# crisis - Monday 17 October, 2016

Leicester players hold emergency clear-the-air talks after difficult start to season
# Stuck In A Rut
From The42
# Stuck In A Rut

Leicester players hold emergency clear-the-air talks after difficult start to season

Oct 17th 2016, 7:00 PM 8,635 Views 9 Comments

The Foxes are preparing to face Copenhagen in the Champions League on the back of a poor run.

# crisis - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions
# Gardai In Crisis
# Gardai In Crisis

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Oct 12th 2016, 12:00 PM 47,977 Views 83 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

# crisis - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote on Repeal the Eighth Bill
# Coming Down The Line
# Coming Down The Line

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote on Repeal the Eighth Bill

Oct 8th 2016, 6:15 AM 6,216 Views 64 Comments

The government faces another hurdle after the Budget next week.

# crisis - Thursday 22 September, 2016

200 extra emergency beds for the homeless to be provided before Christmas
# Crisis
# Crisis

200 extra emergency beds for the homeless to be provided before Christmas

Sep 22nd 2016, 12:39 PM 8,428 Views 53 Comments

Housing Minister Simon Coveney also said that a record number of people have been helped out of homelessness this year.

'I need a new sleeping bag, some lady poured water down on top of me while I slept'
# Blue Brigade
# Blue Brigade

'I need a new sleeping bag, some lady poured water down on top of me while I slept'

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 1,014 Views 75 Comments

Sleeping in pairs is the safest way to survive rough sleeping. It means having someone to watch your back, provide company and even body heat, writes Martina Bergin from the Dublin Simon Community.

# crisis - Thursday 1 September, 2016

"You had your whole life in a little bag and nothing to do and nowhere to go all day"
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

"You had your whole life in a little bag and nothing to do and nowhere to go all day"

Sep 1st 2016, 8:59 AM 17,386 Views 23 Comments

Alan’s story was highlighted in the Focus Ireland 2015 annual report which was launched today.

# crisis - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Number of inpatients on a waiting list for over a year has jumped by 1,535%
# Crisis
# Crisis

Number of inpatients on a waiting list for over a year has jumped by 1,535%

Jul 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,838 Views 63 Comments

In June 2016, there were 14,137 people on a waiting list for an inpatient appointment, diagnostic procedure or surgery across Irish hospitals for longer than a year.

# crisis - Thursday 19 May, 2016

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found
# MS804
# MS804

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found

May 19th 2016, 11:55 PM 180,211 Views 103 Comments

More than 60 people were on board the Paris to Cairo plane.

# crisis - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Here's what the government plans to do about housing and mental health
# Programme For Government
# Programme For Government

Here's what the government plans to do about housing and mental health

May 11th 2016, 9:13 PM 19,575 Views 29 Comments

They’re two major crises. Here’s how they’ll be tackled.

# crisis - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Still no government and the capital's rough sleeper numbers are up again
# Crisis
# Crisis

Still no government and the capital's rough sleeper numbers are up again

May 3rd 2016, 6:57 PM 10,731 Views 28 Comments

On one night last month there were 171 people without a bed that night.

# crisis - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad

May 1st 2016, 8:30 AM 17,173 Views 21 Comments

Here’s what happens at the Department of Foreign Affairs when an emergency takes place.

# crisis - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

British cycling director suspended after allegations he called Paralympians 'wobblies'
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

British cycling director suspended after allegations he called Paralympians 'wobblies'

Apr 27th 2016, 8:46 AM 6,354 Views 3 Comments

Shane Sutton is now the subject of two separate reviews after also being accused of sexism.

# crisis - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

Apr 20th 2016, 2:26 PM 11,569 Views 110 Comments

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

# crisis - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Apr 18th 2016, 9:46 PM 13,745 Views 94 Comments

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president
# Marathon Vote
# Marathon Vote

Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president

Apr 18th 2016, 1:00 PM 30,709 Views 45 Comments

President Dilma Rousseff has been dogged by controversy in recent times.