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# shortages - Monday 17 February, 2020

Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet rolls in Hong Kong amid coronavirus panic-buying
# Shortages
# Shortages

Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet rolls in Hong Kong amid coronavirus panic-buying

Feb 17th 2020, 8:46 AM 24,274 Views 33 Comments

Supermarkets have found themselves unable to restock toilet paper quickly enough.

# shortages - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Boojum says it will stop deducting till shortages from staff's tips but 'may deduct from wages'
# Shortages
# Shortages

Boojum says it will stop deducting till shortages from staff's tips but 'may deduct from wages'

Jul 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 55,410 Views 95 Comments

Mexican burrito bar Boojum has admitted to previously using staff tips to make up for shortages in the till.

# shortages - Monday 27 February, 2017

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic
# Cutbacks
# Cutbacks

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic

Feb 27th 2017, 12:05 AM 40,583 Views 138 Comments

Previously, Irish children received free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

# shortages - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages
# Emergency
# Emergency

Dublin fire engines repeatedly taken out of action due to staff shortages

Aug 20th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,594 Views 10 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said it is working to fill existing and future vacancies.

# shortages - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Some Dublin hospitals are 'down hundreds of staff'
# Jobs
# Jobs

Some Dublin hospitals are 'down hundreds of staff'

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:01 AM 12,266 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Health has said that its national recruitment plan continues apace.

# shortages - Friday 28 August, 2015

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages
# Nurses
# Nurses

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Aug 28th 2015, 7:30 AM 13,094 Views 29 Comments

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

# shortages - Saturday 17 January, 2015

People are becoming professional queuers in Venezuela
# No Skipping
# No Skipping

People are becoming professional queuers in Venezuela

Jan 17th 2015, 4:00 PM 17,938 Views 35 Comments

Meet Krisbell Villarroel, a 22-year-old single mother of two small children.

# shortages - Friday 29 August, 2014

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at "unsafe" levels says union
# No Vacancies
# No Vacancies

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at "unsafe" levels says union

Aug 29th 2014, 10:04 PM 7,261 Views 11 Comments

The INMO says a block on hiring is making the problem worse.

# shortages - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Bereaved families spend days searching for coffins due to Venezuela shortages
# Inflation
# Inflation

Bereaved families spend days searching for coffins due to Venezuela shortages

Jul 6th 2014, 4:00 PM 10,692 Views 21 Comments

Others have had to cancel funerals.

# shortages - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response
# Logan Report
# Logan Report

Garda car shortage meant hour delay in child 'abduction' response

Jul 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 23,741 Views 70 Comments

It also took two hours for the incident to be assigned to a garda.

# shortages - Thursday 19 June, 2014

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem
# BCG
# BCG

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem

Jun 19th 2014, 9:33 PM 10,623 Views 36 Comments

It is anticipated that the vaccine will be available in mid to late July but it will continue to be offered to newborns and those at greatest risk.

# shortages - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added toe wrestling
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added toe wrestling

Dec 12th 2012, 7:50 PM 4,355 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets
# Shortages
# Shortages

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

Dec 12th 2012, 2:01 PM 12,564 Views 55 Comments

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# shortages - Monday 28 May, 2012

Numbers giving blood drops due to hot weather
# Hot-blooded
# Hot-blooded

Numbers giving blood drops due to hot weather

May 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,293 Views 39 Comments

Water isn’t the only liquid in danger of a shortage during sunny spell – blood donations are down by a fifth.

# shortages - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Portlaoise hospital cuts services to cut costs
# Shortages
# Shortages

Portlaoise hospital cuts services to cut costs

Jun 21st 2011, 3:47 PM 584 Views 1 Comment

A memo sent to staff at Midlands Regional Hospital indicates that the out-patient and in-patient departments will be affected.