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#migrant crisis

# migrant-crisis - Monday 7 September, 2015

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 29,813 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 16,214 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 28,052 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 78,010 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 168 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 19,871 Views 121 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 18,122 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 12,667 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 15,485 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 39,516 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 65,196 Views 242 Comments

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

Poll: Would you take a refugee family into your home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you take a refugee family into your home?

Sep 4th 2015, 6:30 PM 41,634 Views 286 Comments

An EU plan for migrant resettlement is set to be announced next week.

Hungarian football ultras attack refugees at Budapest train station
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Hungarian football ultras attack refugees at Budapest train station

Sep 4th 2015, 4:48 PM 31,893 Views 76 Comments

The Hungarian capital plays host to a Euro 2016 qualifier tonight.

Trucks, vans and cars: Irish aid convoy to help migrants prepares to set sail
# Refugees
# Refugees

Trucks, vans and cars: Irish aid convoy to help migrants prepares to set sail

Sep 4th 2015, 12:03 PM 17,806 Views 47 Comments

“I suppose I couldn’t just sit back and not do anything.”

Over 6,000 people pledge to home refugees as humanitarian crisis worsens
# Pledge A Bed
# Pledge A Bed

Over 6,000 people pledge to home refugees as humanitarian crisis worsens

Sep 4th 2015, 8:14 AM 35,800 Views 229 Comments

The campaign is urging solidarity with migrants and refugees.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:40 PM 36,423 Views 185 Comments

Meanwhile, a Ukip candidate reportedly tweeted that a young Syrian boy died because his family was “greedy for the good life in Europe”.

Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis

Sep 3rd 2015, 5:58 PM 28,700 Views 107 Comments

The human tragedy going on across the Mediterranean at present has shocked one and all, but there are practical ways to help.

Pictures: Desperate mother clings to her baby as police try to bring migrants to camps
# Train Tracks
# Train Tracks

Pictures: Desperate mother clings to her baby as police try to bring migrants to camps

Sep 3rd 2015, 3:12 PM 24,365 Views 198 Comments

Chaotic scenes at a train station in Hungary today.

Desperate migrants storm Budapest station after two day stand-off
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Desperate migrants storm Budapest station after two day stand-off

Sep 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 19,336 Views 137 Comments

Chaos erupted as crowds of people burst into the flashpoint station and rushed towards a standing train.

Ireland will do more:  'Dead bodies of young children on the shores of Europe — we can't let that lie'
# Europe's Response
# Europe's Response

Ireland will do more: 'Dead bodies of young children on the shores of Europe — we can't let that lie'

Sep 3rd 2015, 9:03 AM 24,218 Views 321 Comments

Minister Brendan Howlin has indicated that Ireland will take in more than its allocated 600 people.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November
# Refugees
# Refugees

Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November

Sep 2nd 2015, 11:58 PM 13,920 Views 101 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett will be the third Naval Service vessel to be deployed to the region.

Poll: Should every town in Ireland take in 10 refugee families?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should every town in Ireland take in 10 refugee families?

Sep 2nd 2015, 9:30 AM 53,042 Views 478 Comments

A senior UK politician is suggesting every town in Britain take ten families. Would it work here?

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 1st 2015, 10:56 PM 12,168 Views 11 Comments

The Fennelly report, the migrant crisis and a €3.7 million AIB error had people talking…

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Keep out! 10 of the world's most significant border 'walls'
# Great Big Walls
# Great Big Walls

Keep out! 10 of the world's most significant border 'walls'

Aug 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,656 Views 37 Comments

Imposing structures, soldiers with guns and strict rules.

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe
# Open Arms
# Open Arms

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe

Aug 30th 2015, 2:04 PM 37,581 Views 235 Comments

Even football fans have been showing their support.

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

Aug 30th 2015, 7:45 AM 18,265 Views 89 Comments

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 28 August, 2015

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais
# Bootiful
# Bootiful

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

Aug 28th 2015, 9:23 PM 12,430 Views 14 Comments

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

Aug 28th 2015, 8:34 AM 12,744 Views 54 Comments

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 27 August, 2015

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria
# Crisis
# Crisis

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

Aug 27th 2015, 2:10 PM 19,937 Views 166 Comments

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats
# Razor-wire Fences
# Razor-wire Fences

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats

Aug 26th 2015, 11:24 PM 13,685 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile the Defence Forces have rescued hundreds of people – including 71 children – in an operation tonight.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 22 August, 2015

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 23,133 Views 14 Comments

The cafés along the beach-front in the popular sun spot have become an unlikely first port of call for thousands of refugees.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 20 August, 2015

This photographer's incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

This photographer's incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral

Aug 20th 2015, 6:02 AM 43,266 Views 87 Comments

He spoke to us about the image.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 15 August, 2015

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat
# Italy
# Italy

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

Aug 15th 2015, 4:41 PM 9,906 Views 79 Comments

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 14 August, 2015

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it

Aug 14th 2015, 7:22 PM 15,177 Views 24 Comments

“It’s only for the screening and briefing of the Syrians,” an immigration official said.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos

Aug 13th 2015, 8:48 AM 15,472 Views 184 Comments

There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 7 August, 2015

Five arrested over migrant drowning incident
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Five arrested over migrant drowning incident

Aug 7th 2015, 2:38 PM 18,030 Views 164 Comments

Irish Defence Forces members are to get counselling after rescuing hundreds of migrants

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 6 August, 2015

LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew
# Sea Tragedy
# Sea Tragedy

LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew

Aug 6th 2015, 10:46 PM 28,859 Views 181 Comments

The bodies of 25 people, including four children, are also on board.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 1 August, 2015

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours
# Crisis
# Crisis

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours

Aug 1st 2015, 12:54 PM 13,039 Views 86 Comments

The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes'
# Calais
# Calais

Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes'

Jul 30th 2015, 8:19 AM 17,566 Views 79 Comments

A man died yesterday after thousands of migrants stormed the Eurotunnel.