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# shelter - Saturday 18 January, 2020

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
# Shelter
# Shelter

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Jan 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 25,081 Views 35 Comments

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

# shelter - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,461 Views 22 Comments

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight

Feb 28th 2018, 10:25 AM 6,927 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach said only a small number of people refused the offer of accommodation.

# shelter - Monday 16 October, 2017

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin
# Government Response
# Government Response

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Oct 16th 2017, 6:15 PM 28,643 Views 56 Comments

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

# shelter - Monday 21 August, 2017

'No evidence of terror': Police rule out terrorism after one dead in Marseille crash
# France
# France

'No evidence of terror': Police rule out terrorism after one dead in Marseille crash

Aug 21st 2017, 7:40 PM 39,228 Views 76 Comments

A convicted criminal with psychiatric problems drove a van into people waiting at two bus stops in Marseille, France today.

# shelter - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40
# Blaze
# Blaze

Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40

Mar 12th 2017, 7:00 PM 7,432 Views 6 Comments

The blaze was believed to have been set by girls protesting dire conditions they were subjected to at the shelter.

# shelter - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city
# Shelter
# Shelter

Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city

Nov 8th 2016, 7:36 PM 30,592 Views 26 Comments

Louise “BuBu” Casey, was discovered under the staircase of a derelict building this morning.

# shelter - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees
# Better Shelter
# Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

Nov 28th 2015, 11:30 PM 48,678 Views 63 Comments

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

# shelter - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS
# Gravity
# Gravity

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

Jul 16th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,515 Views 15 Comments

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

# shelter - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned
# Garda Investigation
# Garda Investigation

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned

Jan 13th 2015, 3:15 PM 9,424 Views 7 Comments

The two ponies were lent out to a foster home, but have since gone missing.

# shelter - Monday 15 December, 2014

Lord Mayor to shelter objectors: "Is there no room at the inn?"
# Not In My Back Yard
# Not In My Back Yard

Lord Mayor to shelter objectors: "Is there no room at the inn?"

Dec 15th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,637 Views 25 Comments

Some local businesses have objected to the setting up of a new hostel for the homeless in Dublin’s Georgian Quarter.

# shelter - Friday 12 December, 2014

Twenty more emergency beds will be available from tonight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Twenty more emergency beds will be available from tonight

Dec 12th 2014, 3:16 PM 6,522 Views 20 Comments

It brings the number of new emergency beds to 70. The government has promised 260 before Christmas.

# shelter - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes
# Deadly Storm
# Deadly Storm

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes

Dec 7th 2014, 7:24 AM 6,416 Views 5 Comments

The typhoon is not believed to have caused the same damage as last year’s storm.

# shelter - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year
# Shelter
# Shelter

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:50 AM 3,491 Views 7 Comments

Services across Ireland answered 46,137 helpline calls in 2013 — or 126 calls each day.

# shelter - Monday 29 September, 2014

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"

Sep 29th 2014, 11:57 AM 8,774 Views 16 Comments

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

# shelter - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Japan braced for potentially deadly Typhoon Neoguri
# Take Shelter
# Take Shelter

Japan braced for potentially deadly Typhoon Neoguri

Jul 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,360 Views 20 Comments

There are warnings of landslides and massive damage from the huge storm.

# shelter - Monday 9 June, 2014

This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter - Councillor
# Rotten
# Rotten

This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter - Councillor

Jun 9th 2014, 10:15 PM 51,935 Views 153 Comments

Councillor Chris Curran says the recently homeless woman was made ‘visibly upset’ at the shelter.

# shelter - Friday 31 January, 2014

Animal shelter takes in enormous 2.5 stone cat
# Fat Cat
From The Daily Edge
# Fat Cat

Animal shelter takes in enormous 2.5 stone cat

Jan 31st 2014, 10:35 AM 1,823 Views 4 Comments

The cat’s name is Meatball, appropriately.

# shelter - Monday 25 November, 2013

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 3,884 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.

# shelter - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
# Philippines
# Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,933 Views 126 Comments

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

# shelter - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

PHOTOS: Chilean torture centre converted into homeless shelter
# Chile
# Chile

PHOTOS: Chilean torture centre converted into homeless shelter

Jun 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,837 Views 5 Comments

The shelter has been named after songwriter and director Victor Jara who was tortured and killed at the facility in 1973.

# shelter - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires
# Australia
# Australia

PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires

Jan 9th 2013, 3:36 PM 14,331 Views 34 Comments

The Holmes family had to shelter under a jetty to escape from the sweltering heat and flames, as wildfires raged around them.

# shelter - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia
# Aid
# Aid

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia

Jul 29th 2012, 2:41 PM 4,519 Views 93 Comments

Eamon Gilmore announced the funding during a trip to the capital Mogadishu today.

# shelter - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics
# Homeless
# Homeless

Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics

Jul 25th 2012, 1:52 PM 4,670 Views 26 Comments

Cardiff Retail Partnership is calling on police to remove homeless people from the streets due to the increased numbers of tourists over the coming weeks.

# shelter - Saturday 2 June, 2012

How to: Survive when you're lost in the (Irish) wilderness
# How To
# How To

How to: Survive when you're lost in the (Irish) wilderness

Jun 2nd 2012, 9:15 AM 9,492 Views 26 Comments

Headed away this weekend? These essential skills will help you in case it all goes wrong…

# shelter - Monday 13 February, 2012

TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims

Feb 13th 2012, 10:06 PM 3,362 Views 21 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said that NAMA has a social objective that goes beyond its commercial remit.

# shelter - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand
# Homeless
# Homeless

Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand

Sep 29th 2011, 11:04 AM 631 Views 2 Comments

Launching its 2010 annual report today, the Dublin Simon Community says it is experiencing a surge in requests for emergency accommodation and sleeping bags.

# shelter - Saturday 27 August, 2011

"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly
# Irene
# Irene

"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly

Aug 27th 2011, 8:28 AM 559 Views 5 Comments

Over two million people are affected by evacuation orders as Hurricane Irene heads for land off the eastern sea board of the United States.

# shelter - Friday 5 August, 2011

29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine'
# Somalia
# Somalia

29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine'

Aug 5th 2011, 11:04 AM 929 Views 1 Comment

The crisis in Somalia is worsening, with three new regions declared famine zones.