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# migrant-crisis - Monday 28 September, 2015

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 19,129 Views 50 Comments

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

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters
# Dismaland Calais
# Dismaland Calais

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

Sep 28th 2015, 10:47 AM 17,148 Views 22 Comments

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 24 September, 2015

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 19,406 Views 28 Comments

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

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'
# Evil Empire
# Evil Empire

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'

Sep 24th 2015, 7:17 AM 30,283 Views 116 Comments

North Korea, by contrast, is a “cradle of happy life”.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 20 September, 2015

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

Sep 20th 2015, 6:10 PM 22,426 Views 167 Comments

Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown
# Refugees
# Refugees

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown

Sep 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 13,386 Views 240 Comments

There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 18 September, 2015

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours
# Galway
# Galway

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours

Sep 18th 2015, 4:45 PM 16,932 Views 53 Comments

There’s just one very small portable toilet.

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican
# Love Thy Neighbour
# Love Thy Neighbour

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican

Sep 18th 2015, 1:07 PM 15,011 Views 46 Comments

They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report

Sep 18th 2015, 12:14 PM 26,307 Views 210 Comments

The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.

Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines

Sep 18th 2015, 7:29 AM 15,204 Views 123 Comments

The country experienced an influx of people after Hungary introduced tougher measures earlier this week.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 17 September, 2015

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Sep 17th 2015, 10:38 PM 35,364 Views 259 Comments

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants

Sep 16th 2015, 10:21 PM 31,520 Views 295 Comments

Tensions had been building for several hours after refugees were left at the fence without food, water or information.

Fine Gael councillor defends letter saying Syrian 3-year-old's family 'were not fleeing for their lives'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Fine Gael councillor defends letter saying Syrian 3-year-old's family 'were not fleeing for their lives'

Sep 16th 2015, 11:50 AM 16,623 Views 181 Comments

Darren Scully appeared on Today FM’s The Anton Savage Show this morning.

Google is doing its bit to help ease the migrant crisis today
# Good Eggs
# Good Eggs

Google is doing its bit to help ease the migrant crisis today

Sep 16th 2015, 10:52 AM 12,978 Views 78 Comments

The search behemoth has included something a little different on its main page this morning.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Migrant crisis latest: ANOTHER emergency summit has been hastily arranged
# Borders Closed
# Borders Closed

Migrant crisis latest: ANOTHER emergency summit has been hastily arranged

Sep 15th 2015, 10:36 PM 24,022 Views 180 Comments

It comes as Hungary effectively closes its border with Serbia – trapping several hundred people on the Serbian side.

Fine Gael councillor says drowned Syrian 3-year-old and family "were not fleeing for their lives"
# Aylan Kurdi
# Aylan Kurdi

Fine Gael councillor says drowned Syrian 3-year-old and family "were not fleeing for their lives"

Sep 15th 2015, 11:35 AM 39,995 Views 143 Comments

Former mayor of Naas Darren Scully made the statement in a letter to the Sunday Times. Scully was forced to resign as mayor after being caught up in a racism row in 2011.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 14 September, 2015

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees

Sep 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 20,856 Views 141 Comments

Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar
# Theft
# Theft

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar

Sep 14th 2015, 1:08 PM 18,584 Views 52 Comments

It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to'
# Migration Crisis
# Migration Crisis

Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to'

Sep 13th 2015, 12:22 PM 21,339 Views 228 Comments

“That doesn’t exist anywhere in the world.”

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 12 September, 2015

'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'
# Syria
# Syria

'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'

Sep 12th 2015, 7:45 PM 49,153 Views 194 Comments

Irish citizen Ghandi Mallak says no Syrian wants to flee their county, they are forced to – and anyone in their position would probably do the same.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 11 September, 2015

This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir

Sep 11th 2015, 10:07 PM 39,521 Views 234 Comments

Journalist Alex Crawford joined a group of people making the journey from Syria to Greece.

What will happen when the bed-pledgers are contacted to make good on their promise?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What will happen when the bed-pledgers are contacted to make good on their promise?

Sep 11th 2015, 11:30 AM 49 Views 134 Comments

‘Is pledging a bed a true sign of solidarity or just an empty promise to ease first-world guilt?’ asks Brian O’Flynn.

Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'
# Hungary
# Hungary

Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'

Sep 11th 2015, 8:52 AM 24,590 Views 257 Comments

Women and children were caught in the chaotic scrum.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees?

Sep 10th 2015, 9:54 AM 65,069 Views 461 Comments

Details were announced this morning.

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees
# A Thousand Welcomes
# A Thousand Welcomes

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees

Sep 10th 2015, 8:47 AM 67,212 Views 486 Comments

A special cabinet meeting was held this morning to discuss Ireland’s response to the crisis.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Hungarian journalist fired after 'kicking migrants'
# Footage
# Footage

Hungarian journalist fired after 'kicking migrants'

Sep 9th 2015, 10:15 AM 38,742 Views 143 Comments

The camerawoman was seen tripping up a man with a child in his arms.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'
# Destruction
# Destruction

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'

Sep 8th 2015, 5:54 PM 73,866 Views 211 Comments

And the Rock of Cashel too.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 7 September, 2015

Police officer who carried drowned Syrian boy speaks of 'indescribable pain'
# Turkey
# Turkey

Police officer who carried drowned Syrian boy speaks of 'indescribable pain'

Sep 7th 2015, 5:15 PM 24,377 Views 64 Comments

Images of the man carrying the little boy’s body provoked an outpouring of sympathy for refugees trying to get to Europe.

'Germany is taking in 800,000 refugees, were Ireland proportionally as welcoming, we would take in 40,000'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Germany is taking in 800,000 refugees, were Ireland proportionally as welcoming, we would take in 40,000'

Sep 7th 2015, 3:45 PM 186 Views 321 Comments

Donal O’Keeffe writes about ‘The week since Aylan Kurdi’s death woke the world and shamed us all’.

Priests being sent forms to identify vacant properties for refugees
# Granny Flats
# Granny Flats

Priests being sent forms to identify vacant properties for refugees

Sep 7th 2015, 1:23 PM 29,784 Views 171 Comments

Bishop Kevin Doran is asking parishioners to flag properties “be it a vacant house or a granny flat”.

Packing up after Electric Picnic? Here's how to donate your tent towards the refugee crisis
# Appeal
# Appeal

Packing up after Electric Picnic? Here's how to donate your tent towards the refugee crisis

Sep 7th 2015, 6:01 AM 16,205 Views 26 Comments

Volunteers will be on hand at information points in each campsite to take your tent off your hands.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich
# Open Arms
# Open Arms

Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich

Sep 6th 2015, 7:42 AM 28,034 Views 308 Comments

Over 6,000 people have already arrived and tens of thousands more are expected in the coming weeks.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world
# Cé Mhéad Fáilte
# Cé Mhéad Fáilte

Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world

Sep 5th 2015, 7:48 PM 77,376 Views 127 Comments

A new analysis of official figures, by TheJournal.ie.

'We cry about the Magdalene laundries but throw refugees into rat infested holiday camps'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We cry about the Magdalene laundries but throw refugees into rat infested holiday camps'

Sep 5th 2015, 5:30 PM 148 Views 277 Comments

‘Ireland loves nothing more than to toot its own horn as a saintly global peacemaker.’

Bono has a message about the refugee crisis
# In The Name Of Love
# In The Name Of Love

Bono has a message about the refugee crisis

Sep 5th 2015, 2:14 PM 19,860 Views 119 Comments

U2 kicked off their European tour last night and Bono got political.

Dubliners got a chance to see what life is really like in Syria
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Dubliners got a chance to see what life is really like in Syria

Sep 5th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,113 Views 51 Comments

The video was harrowing.

Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled to discuss the refugee crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled to discuss the refugee crisis?

Sep 5th 2015, 10:16 AM 12,661 Views 73 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin want it to happen.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 4 September, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Sep 4th 2015, 11:59 PM 15,476 Views 0 Comments

Ireland taking in more refugees, a murder investigation in Tallaght and chaos in Hungary.

Syrian family laid to rest as Taoiseach says we can take in more refugees
# New Plan
# New Plan

Syrian family laid to rest as Taoiseach says we can take in more refugees

Sep 4th 2015, 9:10 PM 39,456 Views 360 Comments

“There’s got to be a clear plan and a clear strategy to help people who are so distressed by these events.”

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees
# Crisis
# Crisis

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees

Sep 4th 2015, 8:45 PM 65,181 Views 239 Comments

Meanwhile, Bob Geldof has described the crisis as “an absolute sickening, f***ing disgrace”.