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# crisis - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis

May 12th 2015, 6:04 PM 10,647 Views 43 Comments

Around 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the sea from North Africa to Europe.

# crisis - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy
# Crisis
# Crisis

WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy

May 6th 2015, 6:15 AM 16,964 Views 49 Comments

The incident occurred in the Mediterranean.

# crisis - Sunday 22 March, 2015

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches
# Crisis
# Crisis

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:39 AM 12,667 Views 50 Comments

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

Syrian refugees were almost denied treatment at Irish children's hospital
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Syrian refugees were almost denied treatment at Irish children's hospital

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 13,190 Views 32 Comments

The situation was rectified.

# crisis - Friday 20 February, 2015

76,666: the exact number of people waiting for hospital treatment right now
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

76,666: the exact number of people waiting for hospital treatment right now

Feb 20th 2015, 6:03 PM 8,774 Views 47 Comments

The Health Minister says he’s working on it but the waiting lists have swelled by almost a third since this time last year.

# crisis - Friday 6 February, 2015

House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)
# Recovery
# Recovery

House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)

Feb 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 11,504 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to a new report from Goodbody.

# crisis - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Hundreds on trolleys again, as hospitals deal with influx of flu cases
# Another Crisis?
# Another Crisis?

Hundreds on trolleys again, as hospitals deal with influx of flu cases

Feb 4th 2015, 10:00 AM 6,492 Views 37 Comments

INMO figures show there were 518 people waiting on trolleys in emergency departments and on wards yesterday.

Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat
# Crisis
# Crisis

Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat

Feb 4th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,601 Views 19 Comments

Algal blooms which should have disappeared by now have made some shellfish unsafe to consume.

# crisis - Friday 23 January, 2015

Beaumont to increase emergency staff levels, as deal reached with nurses
# The Surge
# The Surge

Beaumont to increase emergency staff levels, as deal reached with nurses

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:34 AM 5,757 Views 4 Comments

INMO members voted unanimously in favour of industrial action at the height of the overcrowding crisis earlier this month.

# crisis - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator'

Jan 8th 2015, 12:45 PM 11,046 Views 54 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has slammed the Health Minister in the wake of the hospital overcrowding crisis.

# crisis - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

Jan 7th 2015, 12:22 PM 7,846 Views 60 Comments

It’s a very similar story in England.

# crisis - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

At Beaumont Hospital there is calm, but only on the surface
# Beds Crisis
# Beds Crisis

At Beaumont Hospital there is calm, but only on the surface

Jan 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 12,298 Views 28 Comments

The hospital had 41 people on trolleys today and has cancelled surgery for the week.

Zubizarreta was never good enough, but Barcelona's problems run right to the top
# Mes Que Un Director
From The42
# Mes Que Un Director

Zubizarreta was never good enough, but Barcelona's problems run right to the top

Jan 6th 2015, 8:30 AM 3,999 Views 1 Comment

The sporting director was ousted from his post on Monday, but there are plenty of other things wrong at Camp Nou.

# crisis - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition
# Pauline Cafferkey
# Pauline Cafferkey

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition

Jan 4th 2015, 9:06 PM 26,227 Views 11 Comments

Her condition deteriorated, and the hospital has not said she is getting any better.

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010
# Housing
# Housing

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010

Jan 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 10,009 Views 48 Comments

This was distributed among 71,800 recipients.

# crisis - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims
# Not Going Away
# Not Going Away

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:15 AM 5,924 Views 42 Comments

The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.

# crisis - Monday 29 December, 2014

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?
# State Papers
# State Papers

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?

Dec 29th 2014, 11:00 AM 17,795 Views 44 Comments

That was a big question back in the early 1980s.

# crisis - Monday 15 December, 2014

Lord Mayor to shelter objectors: "Is there no room at the inn?"
# Not In My Back Yard
# Not In My Back Yard

Lord Mayor to shelter objectors: "Is there no room at the inn?"

Dec 15th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,640 Views 25 Comments

Some local businesses have objected to the setting up of a new hostel for the homeless in Dublin’s Georgian Quarter.

# crisis - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House
# Crisis
# Crisis

Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House

Dec 2nd 2014, 12:45 PM 58,336 Views 177 Comments

The body of a man who had been sleeping rough was discovered in a doorway on Molesworth Street yesterday morning.

# crisis - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

France really isn't keen on handing over a warship to Russia
# Not Just Yet
# Not Just Yet

France really isn't keen on handing over a warship to Russia

Nov 25th 2014, 4:30 PM 18,392 Views 45 Comments

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

# crisis - Thursday 20 November, 2014

There was a huge drop in 'duvet days' during the economic crisis
# I'm Not Sick
# I'm Not Sick

There was a huge drop in 'duvet days' during the economic crisis

Nov 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,836 Views 26 Comments

Workers across all industry sectors take an average of 5.5 days off per year.

# crisis - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'
# Report Card
# Report Card

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'

Nov 4th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,870 Views 28 Comments

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

# crisis - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections
# INspections
# INspections

Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections

Oct 21st 2014, 11:16 AM 10,225 Views 27 Comments

Out of the 5,984 rentals inspected, 5,228 were served with enforcement notices.

# crisis - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough - I'm lucky'
# Focus Ireland Sleep Out
# Focus Ireland Sleep Out

'On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough - I'm lucky'

Oct 19th 2014, 5:37 PM 11,683 Views 16 Comments

Business, community and political figures slept rough for one night in aid of Focus Ireland.

# crisis - Friday 17 October, 2014

Jones insists Munster have proved crisis talk had no legs
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

Jones insists Munster have proved crisis talk had no legs

Oct 17th 2014, 2:00 PM 4,716 Views 14 Comments

Jumping to hasty conclusions. It’s an Irish thing, you know.

# crisis - Thursday 16 October, 2014

There is no crisis, Germany are just unlucky - Podolski
# Be Grand
From The42
# Be Grand

There is no crisis, Germany are just unlucky - Podolski

Oct 16th 2014, 9:30 AM 1,996 Views 4 Comments

The Arsenal forward admits his side have performed well below expectation in their last two matches but feels there is nothing to worry about at the moment.

# crisis - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot
# Parana
# Parana

Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot

Oct 14th 2014, 8:02 PM 7,833 Views 1 Comment

The riot was the fifth in Parana this month and the 21st this year.

# crisis - Sunday 12 October, 2014

People are being turned away from emergency beds in the Midlands "every week"
# Invisible
# Invisible

People are being turned away from emergency beds in the Midlands "every week"

Oct 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,419 Views 2 Comments

There’s been a surge in demand for the charity’s services.

# crisis - Friday 10 October, 2014

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked
# Stop The Spread
# Stop The Spread

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked

Oct 10th 2014, 4:59 PM 9,591 Views 41 Comments

Health professionals say randomised controlled trials are unethical and impractical.

# crisis - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Nicole from Connected having a handbag crisis is all of us before pay day
# Can't Cope
From The Daily Edge
# Can't Cope

Nicole from Connected having a handbag crisis is all of us before pay day

Oct 2nd 2014, 11:41 AM 4,427 Views 2 Comments

That’s not the right answer, Noel.

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone
# Reaching Epidemic
# Reaching Epidemic

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:26 AM 3,880 Views 8 Comments

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

# crisis - Sunday 28 September, 2014

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 PM 10,746 Views 80 Comments

TheJournal.ie has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

# crisis - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Poll: Are we repeating the mistakes of the boom era?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are we repeating the mistakes of the boom era?

Sep 24th 2014, 9:06 AM 15,616 Views 62 Comments

President Higgins has issued a warning. Do you agree?

# crisis - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Column: 'More people are facing a brutal winter on our streets or sleeping in their cars.'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Column: 'More people are facing a brutal winter on our streets or sleeping in their cars.'

Sep 21st 2014, 4:15 PM 18 Views 22 Comments

The Simon Community is hoping to press the government into action before the cold sets in.

# crisis - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way
# Housing Stock
# Housing Stock

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way

Sep 17th 2014, 4:09 PM 12,532 Views 51 Comments

Alan Kelly wants the plan to be before the government within the next few weeks.

# crisis - Friday 12 September, 2014

Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders

Sep 12th 2014, 1:00 PM 86 Views 37 Comments

Massacres, hostage-taking, torture and sexual violence. These are the war crimes happening in Syria, yet why don’t we care, asks GOAL CEO Barry Andrews.

# crisis - Monday 8 September, 2014

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin
# Crisis
# Crisis

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin

Sep 8th 2014, 1:00 PM 49 Views 143 Comments

Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.

# crisis - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Seriously? Back here again?: These house hunters are queuing to buy homes
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

Seriously? Back here again?: These house hunters are queuing to buy homes

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:28 PM 42,207 Views 78 Comments

House hunters have been in line for four days ahead of homes at Miller’s Glen going up for sale.

# crisis - Friday 29 August, 2014

Canada and Russia are throwing shade at each other on Twitter, and it's bizarre
# Shade
From The Daily Edge
# Shade

Canada and Russia are throwing shade at each other on Twitter, and it's bizarre

Aug 29th 2014, 1:16 PM 24,835 Views 109 Comments

So who won the Twitter war?

Number of Syrian refugees passes three million
# Humanitarian Emergency
# Humanitarian Emergency

Number of Syrian refugees passes three million

Aug 29th 2014, 8:25 AM 3,430 Views 7 Comments

The UN has described it as ‘the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era’.