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# red-cross - Sunday 1 September, 2019

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
# Yemen
# Yemen

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

Sep 1st 2019, 4:33 PM 12,092 Views 7 Comments

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

# red-cross - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack
# Global Ban
# Global Ban

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,470 Views 32 Comments

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

# red-cross - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria
# East Ghouta
# East Ghouta

'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria

Nov 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 21,252 Views 7 Comments

Mark Mullan is a finalist for the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.

# red-cross - Saturday 24 February, 2018

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 24th 2018, 8:02 PM 11,117 Views 2 Comments

A murder investigation in Sligo, Fianna Fáil’s rising popularity and the death of British actress Emma Chambers…

# red-cross - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools?

Jan 27th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,465 Views 79 Comments

What do you think?

# red-cross - Sunday 20 August, 2017

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 9,994 Views 24 Comments

One in fifty people in Yemen have contracted cholera.

# red-cross - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine
# Red Cross
# Red Cross

'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine

Jul 1st 2017, 4:00 PM 9,628 Views 9 Comments

People have been killed by shelling on their way to collect bread, a Red Cross aid worker said.

# red-cross - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tiger attacks and kills zookeeper in its cage
# Spain
# Spain

Tiger attacks and kills zookeeper in its cage

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:25 AM 25,434 Views 31 Comments

The grim discovery of the keeper’s body was made at around 5.00pm.

# red-cross - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon
# Emergency Response
# Emergency Response

The Red Cross is setting up emergency drinking water points on the Shannon

Dec 8th 2015, 8:06 PM 15,228 Views 39 Comments

Here’s where they’ll be…

# red-cross - Monday 29 December, 2014

How does a German master brewer wind up in the rolling hills of Wicklow?
# Long Way From Home
# Long Way From Home

How does a German master brewer wind up in the rolling hills of Wicklow?

Dec 29th 2014, 8:15 AM 12,910 Views 9 Comments

Profile: By the end of the decade, it’s hoped around 500 people will be employed in Irish micro-breweries. Mathis Korme is the country’s latest brew-master…

# red-cross - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

"Where's the local beer?": How tourist demand is driving the microbrewery boom
# Another Pint Please
# Another Pint Please

"Where's the local beer?": How tourist demand is driving the microbrewery boom

Nov 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,486 Views 12 Comments

A new brewery in Wicklow gets its official launch today. Its owners say they were regularly asked by tourists to recommend local beers.

# red-cross - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola

Oct 9th 2014, 7:17 AM 8,999 Views 21 Comments

The woman had just returned from working for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone.

# red-cross - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay

Aug 21st 2014, 3:32 PM 4,135 Views 79 Comments

Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.

# red-cross - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Ireland will take in a small number of families fleeing the violence in Iraq
# Potential Genocide
# Potential Genocide

Ireland will take in a small number of families fleeing the violence in Iraq

Aug 13th 2014, 12:24 PM 7,030 Views 65 Comments

As much as €500,000 in emergency funding will also be provided to organisations working in the area.

# red-cross - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border

Aug 12th 2014, 12:06 PM 11,830 Views 168 Comments

Russia insisted its military would not be involved in the convoy, but Kiev said Moscow could only play a role as part of a broader Red Cross mission.

# red-cross - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission
# Incursion
# Incursion

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

Aug 9th 2014, 10:38 AM 6,737 Views 102 Comments

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

# red-cross - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona
# Gory
# Gory

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona

Jul 9th 2014, 8:05 AM 13,396 Views 47 Comments

One person was gored in the chest and another in the leg in today’s run.

# red-cross - Monday 14 October, 2013

Three kidnapped Red Cross staffers are 'free and safe'
# Syria
# Syria

Three kidnapped Red Cross staffers are 'free and safe'

Oct 14th 2013, 6:50 PM 3,588 Views 13 Comments

Seven staff had been kidnapped when their convoy was stopped at a roadside.

# red-cross - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation
# Rescue
# Rescue

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation

Aug 25th 2013, 12:08 PM 10,641 Views 5 Comments

Three people were injured after one person fell on Luggala mountain before 5.30pm on Saturday.

# red-cross - Sunday 18 August, 2013

North Korea agrees to reunions for families separated since the 50s
# Family Reunion
# Family Reunion

North Korea agrees to reunions for families separated since the 50s

Aug 18th 2013, 3:59 PM 6,876 Views 7 Comments

These reunions had been held for years to get families back together up until 2010 when tensions between the two countries rose again.

# red-cross - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Red Cross asks for access to Qusair to bring food, water and medicine
# Syria
# Syria

Red Cross asks for access to Qusair to bring food, water and medicine

Jun 2nd 2013, 9:55 AM 3,643 Views 38 Comments

The charity said it was “alarmed” by the consequences of the continuing conflict in Qusair.

# red-cross - Sunday 3 March, 2013

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 4,176 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.

# red-cross - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow

Dec 15th 2012, 6:45 PM 15,828 Views 28 Comments

The mountain rescue team came to the aid of a man and a young girl in separate rescue operations today.

# red-cross - Friday 10 August, 2012

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'
# Koreas
# Koreas

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'

Aug 10th 2012, 2:06 PM 3,118 Views 9 Comments

Families have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.

# red-cross - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí
# First Aid
# First Aid

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí

Aug 8th 2012, 2:38 PM 4,692 Views 32 Comments

Gardaí say they have suspended a defibrillator pilot programme in Blanchardstown and are evaluating a pilot in Kilkenny.

# red-cross - Saturday 28 July, 2012

20,000 flee ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

20,000 flee ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia

Jul 28th 2012, 6:41 PM 2,969 Views 0 Comments

At least 18 people have been killed in the fighting in the south of the country.

# red-cross - Monday 16 July, 2012

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict
# Syria
# Syria

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict

Jul 16th 2012, 2:00 PM 2,032 Views 1 Comment

Take a look at how the views of world leaders progressed since the start of the Syrian protests.

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates
# Syria
# Syria

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates

Jul 16th 2012, 9:16 AM 2,049 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.

# red-cross - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 10th 2012, 8:47 AM 7,953 Views 8 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

GALLERY: Red Cross teams deal with (fake) injuries across Dundalk
# Red Cross
# Red Cross

GALLERY: Red Cross teams deal with (fake) injuries across Dundalk

Jul 10th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,148 Views 6 Comments

This year’s First Aid Convention Europe was hosted by the Irish Red Cross in Louth this week.

# red-cross - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

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 4,437 Views 4 Comments

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

# red-cross - Sunday 29 April, 2012

British doctor killed by captors in Pakistan
# Murder
# Murder

British doctor killed by captors in Pakistan

Apr 29th 2012, 1:02 PM 2,244 Views 6 Comments

The body of 60-year-old Khalil Rasjed Dale, who had been working for the Red Cross, was found four months after he was kidnapped.

# red-cross - Sunday 22 April, 2012

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war
# WWI
# WWI

See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war

Apr 22nd 2012, 3:42 PM 5,104 Views 12 Comments

A selection from the Library of Congress’ 1914-1920 collection.

# red-cross - Monday 5 March, 2012

Ireland to pledge €500,000 in response to Syria crisis
# Syria
# Syria

Ireland to pledge €500,000 in response to Syria crisis

Mar 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,141 Views 25 Comments

Half a million euro will be made available to humanitarian agencies working in Syria.

# red-cross - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Still no access to Baba Amr for Red Cross in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Still no access to Baba Amr for Red Cross in Syria

Mar 3rd 2012, 7:08 PM 1,329 Views 8 Comments

Those suffering in the besieged neighbourhood in Homs have gone weeks without any humanitarian aid.

Watch: Wounded journalist tells of 'indiscriminate massacre' in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Watch: Wounded journalist tells of 'indiscriminate massacre' in Syria

Mar 3rd 2012, 9:58 AM 1,361 Views 15 Comments

Paul Conroy was speaking after being smuggled out of Homs, where he was injured in the attack that killed Marie Colvin.

# red-cross - Friday 2 March, 2012

Red Cross denied entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood
# Syria
# Syria

Red Cross denied entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood

Mar 2nd 2012, 7:37 PM 1,042 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the organisation says it has received the bodies of Western journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik.

# red-cross - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Red Cross permitted entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood
# Syria
# Syria

Red Cross permitted entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood

Mar 1st 2012, 6:29 PM 1,093 Views 1 Comment

The ICRC says Syrian authorities have given it the green light to enter Baba Amr tomorrow.

# red-cross - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Red Cross attempts to rescue Syrians and journalists trapped in Homs
# Syria
# Syria

Red Cross attempts to rescue Syrians and journalists trapped in Homs

Feb 25th 2012, 5:26 PM 1,049 Views 2 Comments

Negotiations between aid agencies and the Syrian government come after just over two dozen people were evacuated from the besieged city yesterday.

# red-cross - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 20th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,691 Views 1 Comment

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

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