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Hundreds hospitalised after 'poisoned' sweets handed out in schools
# Philippines
# Philippines

Hundreds hospitalised after 'poisoned' sweets handed out in schools

Jul 10th 2015, 9:49 AM 21,519 Views 10 Comments

Seven youths have been arrested.

China rejects US criticism of sea reclamations
# Controversial
# Controversial

China rejects US criticism of sea reclamations

May 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 7,989 Views 28 Comments

There has been some talk that this could lead to the region becoming “less stable”.

Setback for Cork family trying to free brother from 12-year sentence in the Philippines
# Family
# Family

Setback for Cork family trying to free brother from 12-year sentence in the Philippines

May 27th 2015, 7:00 PM 27,676 Views 56 Comments

The family of Eánna Ó Cochláin says the drugs were planted on him.

A shot at McGregor or Aldo could be at stake in today's UFC main event
# Eyes On The Prize
From The42
# Eyes On The Prize

A shot at McGregor or Aldo could be at stake in today's UFC main event

May 16th 2015, 1:30 PM 6,492 Views 7 Comments

Frankie Edgar takes on Urijah Faber in Manila this afternoon.

170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines
# Bad News
# Bad News

170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines

Feb 19th 2015, 8:18 PM 23,120 Views 83 Comments

Facilities in Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Waterford will be affected.

This incredibly rare megamouth shark just washed up in the Philippines
# Cryptid
# Cryptid

This incredibly rare megamouth shark just washed up in the Philippines

Jan 28th 2015, 9:33 PM 34,305 Views 10 Comments

He doesn’t look too friendly.

A record six million people turned out to see the Pope today
# Philippines
# Philippines

A record six million people turned out to see the Pope today

Jan 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 9,220 Views 50 Comments

Six. MILLION.

Papal volunteer dies in storm as Pope Francis visits Philippines
# Mass
# Mass

Papal volunteer dies in storm as Pope Francis visits Philippines

Jan 17th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,380 Views 27 Comments

Bad weather forced him to cut his trip short.

8-year-old girl sexually assaulted while visiting her father in prison
# New Year's Day
# New Year's Day

8-year-old girl sexually assaulted while visiting her father in prison

Jan 3rd 2015, 10:15 AM 51,595 Views 25 Comments

She was found on a bathroom floor naked from the waist down and with a rope tied around her neck.

Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000
# Appalling
# Appalling

Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000

Nov 25th 2014, 7:08 PM 40,960 Views 109 Comments

But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?

Child and three adults hacked to death in the Philippines
# Murder
# Murder

Child and three adults hacked to death in the Philippines

Nov 10th 2014, 7:04 PM 16,067 Views 11 Comments

They were all members of the same family.

T-shirt that called rape "a snuggle with a struggle" pulled from department stores
# A Load Of Shirt
# A Load Of Shirt

T-shirt that called rape "a snuggle with a struggle" pulled from department stores

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:26 AM 22,377 Views 43 Comments

The t-shirt was sold by Philippines’ biggest mall operator until a social media outrage.

The rebel group holding 45 UN soldiers wants to be taken off the UN's terror list
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

The rebel group holding 45 UN soldiers wants to be taken off the UN's terror list

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:53 AM 6,978 Views 30 Comments

The Al-Nusra Front want their group taken off the UN’s list of terrorist organisations, as well as compensation for fighters injured in recent days.

The '100 millionth' Filipino baby was born this morning
# Tipping The Scales
# Tipping The Scales

The '100 millionth' Filipino baby was born this morning

Jul 27th 2014, 8:42 AM 13,294 Views 19 Comments

The little girl’s birth highlights the challenge of providing for the growing population of people in the country who are already living in poverty.

'When it rains the children freak out because they think it's another typhoon' - actress Evanna Lynch
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

'When it rains the children freak out because they think it's another typhoon' - actress Evanna Lynch

Jun 10th 2014, 2:33 PM 6,512 Views 5 Comments

Irish actress Evanna Lynch travelled to the Philippines with Unicef Ireland to see the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan.

Zoo offers 'snake massages' from four giant, deadly pythons
# Ssssspa Day
From The Daily Edge
# Ssssspa Day

Zoo offers 'snake massages' from four giant, deadly pythons

May 22nd 2014, 6:00 PM 15,123 Views 24 Comments

No. Just no.

Ireland is to send €3 million more aid to the Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland is to send €3 million more aid to the Philippines

Mar 20th 2014, 8:03 AM 6,355 Views 82 Comments

The Government has also committed to long-term relief efforts.

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

British and Australian residents arrested for using live child sex abuse streams

Jan 16th 2014, 9:25 AM 11,154 Views 39 Comments

Fifteen children between the ages of six and 15 years old were rescued during the international operation.

Irish non-profit staff help save Filipino typhoon victims
# Rescue
# Rescue

Irish non-profit staff help save Filipino typhoon victims

Jan 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,677 Views 6 Comments

300 people were taken from a ferry in the Philippines, with the help of Irish aid volunteers.

Pictures: Millions of barefoot devotees take part in Manila 'Black Nazarene' procession
# Philippines
# Philippines

Pictures: Millions of barefoot devotees take part in Manila 'Black Nazarene' procession

Jan 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,298 Views 20 Comments

Some nine million Catholics packed the streets of the Filipino capital to honour a statue of Jesus they believe has miraculous powers.

"If tourists choose not to come then Malapascua will slowly go back into the dark ages"
# Philippines
# Philippines

"If tourists choose not to come then Malapascua will slowly go back into the dark ages"

Jan 2nd 2014, 7:00 PM 18,319 Views 20 Comments

Eight weeks on from Typhoon Haiyan, Irish dive-school owner David Joyce says holidaymakers shouldn’t be deterred from booking a trip to the Philippines

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013
# Global Outlook
# Global Outlook

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 8:30 AM 26,474 Views 33 Comments

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes
# Review 2013
# Review 2013

'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes

Dec 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,070 Views 9 Comments

From Rob Ford to Enda Kenny by way of two Popes, who said what in 2013.

Column: My Christmas in the Philippines after typhoon Haiyan
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: My Christmas in the Philippines after typhoon Haiyan

Dec 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 50 Views 7 Comments

This year I’ll be spending Christmas on the island of Panay in the Philippines, where families have had their homes and their livelihoods wiped out by typhoon Haiyan, writes Clare Ahern.

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

Dec 11th 2013, 1:00 PM 26 Views 2 Comments

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Ireland sends €120k more aid to Philippines

Dec 1st 2013, 2:44 PM 6,373 Views 45 Comments

The 16 tonnes of supplies are being sent from Irish Aid’s stocks in Malaysia.

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

'Cash, not second-hand clothes please,' Irish NGOs appeal to donors

Nov 30th 2013, 5:34 PM 15,264 Views 100 Comments

Aid agencies say transportation of second hand goods can sometimes mean essential supplies don’t make it to where they’re needed.

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy

Nov 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,909 Views 18 Comments

Latest figures estimate 4.3 million people lost their homes, double the number of those made homeless by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines
# Typhoon Yolande
# Typhoon Yolande

Plane filled with aid from "generous" Irish leaves for Philippines

Nov 24th 2013, 12:36 PM 8,394 Views 9 Comments

The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.

Column from the Philippines: ‘Driving through the city, I saw approximately 100 dead bodies’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column from the Philippines: ‘Driving through the city, I saw approximately 100 dead bodies’

Nov 24th 2013, 12:00 PM 24 Views 5 Comments

The damage caused by Typhoon Yolande is almost impossible to put into words, writes Eoghan Rice, who is on the ground in the Philippines.

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

Nov 23rd 2013, 5:25 PM 4,385 Views 4 Comments

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers

Nov 21st 2013, 9:33 PM 6,570 Views 39 Comments

GOAL has said that the humanitarian situation caused by Typhoon Haiyan is as bad as anything it had encountered in its 36 year history.

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts
# The Philippines
# The Philippines

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

Nov 17th 2013, 4:08 PM 7,707 Views 90 Comments

The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan
# Philippines
# Philippines

The heartbreaking tale of the babies of Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 17th 2013, 2:30 PM 11,760 Views 7 Comments

In Tacloban, babies continue to arrive and are the most vulnerable to the region’s problems.

'That dive guide is now homeless. So is the waitress who made your mango shakes and chatted about her kids'
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

'That dive guide is now homeless. So is the waitress who made your mango shakes and chatted about her kids'

Nov 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 15,928 Views 17 Comments

An Irish scuba resort owner on a tiny Filipino island is raising funds that go directly to stricken communities in the area, which he says has been ‘flattened’.

In the wake of the storm: Before and after photos of Irish bar show extent of Philippines devastation
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

In the wake of the storm: Before and after photos of Irish bar show extent of Philippines devastation

Nov 16th 2013, 8:30 PM 53,614 Views 123 Comments

The tiny island of Malapascau, and the ‘Evolution’ resort run by Irishman David Joyce, were in the direct line of the storm when Haiyan hit nine days ago.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Nov 16th 2013, 8:03 PM 15,262 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the aid crisis in the Philippines, Labour senator injured and the ASTI’s refusal to accept the Haddington Road deal.

Seven days on, Philippines remains chaotic as death toll is disputed
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Seven days on, Philippines remains chaotic as death toll is disputed

Nov 15th 2013, 8:15 AM 5,915 Views 12 Comments

The UN says at least 4,460 people died after the super typhoon but the government says the figure is 2,360.

US aircraft carrier steams in to Philippines as UN admits slow response
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

US aircraft carrier steams in to Philippines as UN admits slow response

Nov 14th 2013, 7:58 AM 5,835 Views 38 Comments

The head of the UN humanitarian fund says that six days on, logistical problems mean help still hasn’t reached some places.