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# Resources

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Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free
The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.
Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession
The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.
Deal signed to save shrinking Dead Sea by connecting it with Red Sea
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians signed the agreement in Washington today.
TUI says more teachers are needed if planned Junior Cert changes are to be made
The Teachers Union of Ireland said they are concerned there is not enough resources to implement the planned reforms.
Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare
The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.
Tánaiste insists: We're not cutting the budget for special needs teaching
Children with special educational needs face a reduction in the amount of time allocated to them from next September. But Eamon Gilmore said this did not amount to a cut.
John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling"
The former governor of Mountjoy said that it will be easy to get the children’s rights referendum passed – but warned that the real test will come afterwards.
Another oil or gas discovery off the west Cork coast?
Exploration company Providence has said that there is significant potential in one of its licence areas in the Porcupine Basin.
Cork oil estimates trebled to over 1.6 billion
Providence Resources has said that between 1 and 1.61 billion barrels of oil are in place at the Barryroe field.
EU to bring Ireland and UK to court over gas infrastructure
The EU says that “inadequate” gas pipe infrastructures in Ireland and the UK pose a breach to EU competition regulations.
UN says world population to hit seven billion by the end of the month
It’s estimated that the earth’s seven billionth person will be born on or before 31 October.
Financial supports for wind, wave and tidal energy creation "not appropriate"
ESRI Review of Irish Energy Policy also makes case for bringing Corrib gas field to production “rapidly” – and says nuclear power will not work for Ireland.
Ruairi Quinn: Michael Noonan has a tougher job than Michael Collins...
The Education Minister warns secondary school teachers that budgets are tight as the State’s first Finance Minister Collins had “more room for manouevre” than his most recent successor.
The Earth could be 'unrecognisable' by 2050, says experts
Competition for unsustainable resources, population growth and increased meat consumption could render the planet “unrecognisable” in 40 years – when the global population is expected to reach 9 billion.