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#Irish Red Cross

# irish-red-cross - Last month October 2022

Irish Red Cross fund to support Creeslough community raises €352,000 in first 24 hours
# Fundraiser
# Fundraiser

Irish Red Cross fund to support Creeslough community raises €352,000 in first 24 hours

Oct 11th 2022, 6:59 PM 9,049 Views 2 Comments

The Irish Red Cross set up the Creaslough Communtity Support Fund, with the support of An Post and Applegreen

# irish-red-cross - This year 2022

Thousands of refugees may be forced back to hotels after students return
# Red Cross
# Red Cross

Thousands of refugees may be forced back to hotels after students return

Aug 8th 2022, 3:12 PM 26,026 Views 32 Comments

The Irish Red Cross said around 3,000 refugees staying in student accommodation will have to move out by the end of August.

Housing minister tells local authorities to allow social housing tenants to take in Ukrainian refugees
# Darragh O'Brien
# Darragh O'Brien

Housing minister tells local authorities to allow social housing tenants to take in Ukrainian refugees

May 10th 2022, 6:00 AM 27,995 Views 10 Comments

Darragh O’Brien has written to local authorities about the measure.

'It's a huge undertaking': Red Cross to begin rollout of shared accommodation for Ukrainians
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'It's a huge undertaking': Red Cross to begin rollout of shared accommodation for Ukrainians

Apr 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 28,614 Views 14 Comments
  • Almost 25,000 pledges of accommodation were offered through the Irish Red Cross portal, Michelle Hennessy writes.
  • The first tranche of accommodation match-ups will be for adults only.
  • It emerged last week that the Government is considering offering a €400 monthly payment to hosts.
Modular homes on State land among 'emergency measures' being considered for Ukrainian refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees
# Ukrainian Refugees

Modular homes on State land among 'emergency measures' being considered for Ukrainian refugees

Updated Mar 10th 2022, 3:31 PM 22,780 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Red Cross have said that approximately 75% of the pledges are for shared accommodation.

Charities ask people interested in supporting Ukraine to donate money rather than physical items
# Good Will
# Good Will

Charities ask people interested in supporting Ukraine to donate money rather than physical items

Mar 4th 2022, 7:30 AM 24,202 Views 47 Comments

Over €4 million has been donated to the Irish Red Cross so far to provide humanitarian support to Ukraine.

# irish-red-cross - Last year 2021

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021
# Awards
# Awards

Two Journal Media reporters win Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021

Nov 28th 2021, 1:30 PM 17,107 Views 0 Comments

Maria Delaney and Michelle Hennessy won for their series Tough Start which investigated challenges faced by Traveller children.

Two Journal Media reporters shortlisted for Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021
# Awards
# Awards

Two Journal Media reporters shortlisted for Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2021

Nov 12th 2021, 2:03 PM 6,552 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Hennessy and Maria Delaney are nominated for their series Tough Start, which investigated challenges faced by Traveller children.

# irish-red-cross - All time

TheJournal.ie reporter wins Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2020
# Awards
# Awards

TheJournal.ie reporter wins Irish Red Cross Journalism Excellence Award 2020

Dec 15th 2020, 8:49 PM 11,740 Views 17 Comments

Órla Ryan has travelled to Kenya and Lebanon in recent years to cover human rights issues.

Emma Mhic Mhathúna among Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards finalists
# Awards
# Awards

Emma Mhic Mhathúna among Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards finalists

Nov 24th 2018, 7:35 AM 8,073 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hume, the wife of civil rights leader John Hume, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Awards at tonight’s ceremony.

'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross
# Restructuring
# Restructuring

'None of these are easy decisions': 27% donations drop leads to job losses at Irish Red Cross

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:15 AM 17,667 Views 52 Comments

The charity has also experienced financial costs through regulation and governance.

Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Hikers warned of 'heat exhaustion' as warm spell leads to spike in mountain rescue callouts

Jul 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,530 Views 2 Comments

The Glen of Imaal Mountain Rescue Team has reported over 60 callouts so far this year.

Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho suing promoters and medical staff behind event
# High Court
# High Court

Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho suing promoters and medical staff behind event

Apr 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,921 Views 0 Comments

Carvalho died two days after losing consciousness in the aftermath of a bout at the National Stadium in Dublin in April 2016.

Were you affected by Storm Eleanor? Emergency funds are being made available
# Storm Eleanor
# Storm Eleanor

Were you affected by Storm Eleanor? Emergency funds are being made available

Jan 4th 2018, 4:30 PM 7,880 Views 18 Comments

The scheme will provide support up to €20,000 for those who meet the eligibility criteria.

Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding
# Irish Red Cross
# Irish Red Cross

Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding

Sep 1st 2017, 8:20 PM 9,061 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Red Cross that that it was administering two temporary emergency support schemes at the request of the government.

Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world
# Yemen
# Yemen

Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world

Aug 20th 2017, 7:30 AM 10,054 Views 24 Comments

One in fifty people in Yemen have contracted cholera.

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated
# Cork To Calais
# Cork To Calais

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated

Sep 28th 2015, 4:28 PM 19,188 Views 49 Comments

People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.

This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees
# Milo's Appeal
# Milo's Appeal

This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees

Sep 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,440 Views 28 Comments

Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.

If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be?
# Crisis
# Crisis

If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be?

Jun 24th 2014, 5:52 PM 10,188 Views 43 Comments

Not very.

In pictures: World War II refugees reunited in Ireland after more than 60 years
# Friends Reunited
# Friends Reunited

In pictures: World War II refugees reunited in Ireland after more than 60 years

Oct 9th 2013, 2:26 PM 10,147 Views 13 Comments

A group of 21 children who had been evacuated to Ireland returned to our shores last weekend, as part of The Gathering.

PICS: The 'humanitarian catastrophe' of Syrian refugee camps
# Irish Red Cross
# Irish Red Cross

PICS: The 'humanitarian catastrophe' of Syrian refugee camps

Mar 3rd 2013, 8:20 AM 4,210 Views 26 Comments

The Red Cross is on the ground at refugee camps in Jordan, where people – mainly women and children – who fled Syria await an uncertain future.

Disorientated hill walkers rescued after straying into army training zone
# Rescue
# Rescue

Disorientated hill walkers rescued after straying into army training zone

Dec 27th 2012, 8:53 PM 19,755 Views 38 Comments

The hill walkers became disorientated and strayed into the impact zone of the Irish Army training area.

Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation?

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:29 AM 12,896 Views 124 Comments

Study from NUI Maynooth says 95 per cent of people they surveyed wouldn’t assist in an emergency, mainly out of fear of being sued or lack of practice in first-aid. Would you help out?

Cork flood victims to get emergency cash for food
# Flood Relief
# Flood Relief

Cork flood victims to get emergency cash for food

Jul 3rd 2012, 11:04 AM 4,466 Views 4 Comments

The first grants of up to €1000 are expected to be made this week as the recovery effort continues.

Presenting... the ambulance on a bike
# Health
# Health

Presenting... the ambulance on a bike

Sep 8th 2011, 4:26 PM 1,511 Views 13 Comments

Irish Red Cross gets (two) First Responder bicycle units to deliver medical aid quickly and efficiently.

Red Cross suspends senior staffer over whistleblowing blog
# Irish Red Cross
# Irish Red Cross

Red Cross suspends senior staffer over whistleblowing blog

Aug 20th 2010, 6:34 PM 586 Views 0 Comments

The head of IRC’s International Department is suspended after being found publicising a negative blog.

High Court orders UPC to unmask anonymous Red Cross blogger
# Blogging
# Blogging

High Court orders UPC to unmask anonymous Red Cross blogger

Jul 26th 2010, 3:57 PM 235 Views 0 Comments