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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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# Collapse
Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March
Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.
# on the streets
What's being done to help people sleeping rough cope with this freezing cold weather?
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
More than 2,500 children were homeless in the last week of November
From 21-27 November, a total of 1,023 families were homeless in Dublin alone.
# rental crisis
'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row
Talks broke up without agreement late last night.
# Keep the Faith
Connacht chief denies province is in crisis despite losing Lam and two other coaches
CEO Willie Ruane is confident they can overcome the loss of such skilled personnel.
# crisis
Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous'
This morning there were 378 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals.
Opinion: The current housing crisis is not an accident
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
Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected
The businessman said the American people would be subjected to the scenario of a commander-in-chief facing criminal charges.
# stuck in a rut
Leicester players hold emergency clear-the-air talks after difficult start to season
The Foxes are preparing to face Copenhagen in the Champions League on the back of a poor run.
# Gardai in crisis
'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.
# coming down the line
Independent Alliance to seek a free vote on Repeal the Eighth Bill
The government faces another hurdle after the Budget next week.
# crisis
200 extra emergency beds for the homeless to be provided before Christmas
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'
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.
# Homelessness
"You had your whole life in a little bag and nothing to do and nowhere to go all day"
Alan’s story was highlighted in the Focus Ireland 2015 annual report which was launched today.
# crisis
Number of inpatients on a waiting list for over a year has jumped by 1,535%
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.
# MS804
"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found
More than 60 people were on board the Paris to Cairo plane.
# Programme for Government
Here's what the government plans to do about housing and mental health
They’re two major crises. Here’s how they’ll be tackled.
# crisis
Still no government and the capital's rough sleeper numbers are up again
On one night last month there were 171 people without a bed that night.
# terror attacks
Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad
Here’s what happens at the Department of Foreign Affairs when an emergency takes place.
# Investigation
British cycling director suspended after allegations he called Paralympians 'wobblies'
Shane Sutton is now the subject of two separate reviews after also being accused of sexism.
# crisis
UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean
The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.
# crisis
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean
Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.
# marathon vote
Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president
President Dilma Rousseff has been dogged by controversy in recent times.
# greek visit
The Pope has taken in three refugee families
“The pope has desired to make a gesture of welcome regarding refugees,” the Vatican said.
# Canada
Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month
Canadian government officials said yesterday they were sending an emergency psychiatric team to the isolated aboriginal community.
# crisis
363 children became homeless in the first two months of this year
Minister Alan Kelly convened his third homelessness forum today.
# problems
Out-half crisis for Connacht as AJ MacGinty ruled out
The 26-year old suffered a shoulder injury in the 7-6 win over Leinster.
# migrant crisis
Plan for Greece to send back illegal migrants under 'one-for-one' deal
The suggestion was made by the Turkish prime minister.
# calais
Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp
A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.
# migrant crisis
'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws
Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..
# The Life of Bert
Bertie says crisis caused by 'Joe Soap and Mary Soap' getting too many loans
The former taoiseach has given the BBC his verdict on the cause of Ireland’s financial meltdown.
Ireland's crisis: I have never seen it so bad. These families are living under terrible stress
At least two families lost their home today – and the homeless crisis is deepening, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.
# crisis
Here's what Arsenal's injury list looks like after Coquelin is ruled out for two months
Mikel Arteta should be back within a few weeks but the Gunners now have 8 players in the treatment room.
# No report at all?
The banking inquiry is in a real mess right now
The committee faces a crucial 24 hours in a bid to salvage its work.
# streets of dublin
"You wonder - why are you on the street?": Pat Kenny spent a night examining the homelessness crisis
“It’s an extraordinary experience seeing the city like this.”
Tom Clonan: 'Ireland is on the brink of a perfect storm in our health services'
Minister Varadkar needs to do ‘the bleeding obvious’ and demonstrate real leadership, writes Tom Clonan.
# Walkout
Watch: Not one, but two TDs have just been thrown out of the Dáil for getting very angry
Independent TD Finian McGrath became irate following the Taoiseach’s initial response to questioning regarding overcrowding in emergency departments. Jerry Buttimer soon followed.
Living on pot noodles and cereal: 'It's hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children'
Families on the streets, living in hotel rooms and living on next to nothing – this is happening every day in this country and it needs to end, writes Rory Hearne.
Imagine living in a 20’ x 10’ room, your belongings are in one cupboard and you don't know if you'll be there a year or a decade
The sight of little Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body shamed us all into reluctant action by accepting 4,000 people into Ireland, but now we’re going to put traumatised people into a seriously flawed system, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it'
UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s problems this week reminds everyone in business to be prepared for the unexpected, writes Jason O’Sullivan who has tips on what makes a good crisis management plan.