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# shortages - Today’s News

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt
# The Name Game
From The42
# The Name Game

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt

9 minutes ago 425 Views 0 Comments

The initials ‘cannot be accepted’ by Greece, according to Nikos Dendias, the country’s Foreign Minister.

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'
# Kathleen Funchion
# Kathleen Funchion

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'

10 minutes ago 491 Views 0 Comments

The Oireachtas Children’s Committee will work “very closely with the minister and the department regarding the next steps”.

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today

16 minutes ago 1,178 Views 3 Comments

Homeowners are protesting in Dublin’s city centre today.

Jack Grealish trains away from main group as England prepare for Scotland clash
# Gearing Up
From The42
# Gearing Up

Jack Grealish trains away from main group as England prepare for Scotland clash

26 minutes ago 1,257 Views 1 Comment

It’s understood that the 25-year-old did an trained on his own to build full fitness after a shin injury.

'Mixed signals can disrupt programme': No plans to allow mixing of different vaccine doses
# Rollout
# Rollout

'Mixed signals can disrupt programme': No plans to allow mixing of different vaccine doses

46 minutes ago 4,044 Views 9 Comments

Opposition parties have suggested that the 60 to 69 age cohort who received AstraZeneca should be offered a different second dose.

'We got the right result - Christian survived. He is one of between five and eight percent who survive'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'We got the right result - Christian survived. He is one of between five and eight percent who survive'

Updated 1 hour ago 7,252 Views 7 Comments

Pat Nevin was doing live commentary on the game in which Christian Eriksen collapsed, and he reflected on the experience on this week’s Behind the Lines.

Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019
# Back In The Saddle
From The42
# Back In The Saddle

Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019

1 hour ago 636 Views 0 Comments

The four-time champion has been selected by cycling team Israel Start-Up Nation to race the 2021 tour.

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'You can't ignore the conflicts and the contradictions': Reinhard Bütikofer on Ireland's careful approach to China

2 hours ago 5,299 Views 5 Comments

The chair of the European Parliament’s delegation on China has a stark warning about how the country approaches human rights.

US athlete blames contaminated pork burrito for failed drugs test
# Explanation
From The42
# Explanation

US athlete blames contaminated pork burrito for failed drugs test

2 hours ago 2,511 Views 2 Comments

Middle-distance runner Shelby Houlihan has been banned for four years following a positive test.

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
# Large Scale Protest
# Large Scale Protest

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal

2 hours ago 14,363 Views 24 Comments
  • The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
  • The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".
  • Thousands of protestors marched to Leinster House this afternoon, where campaign groups are set to meet with Housing Minister Daragh O'Brien.

# 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 24,302 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 55,436 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 40,776 Views 139 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 9,633 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 12,268 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 13,102 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 17,942 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 23,750 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 10,640 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.