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# shortfall - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Urgent appeal to return Trócaire boxes as charity reveals 60% drop in donations due to Covid restrictions

Their annual appeal usually brings in around €8 million.

# shortfall - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'The impact of this is untold': Health funding for homelessness has dropped since 2008

Dublin Simon Community said that health funding for homelessness has dropped by 10% since 2008.

# shortfall - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices

The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.

# shortfall - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding

Severe budget shortfalls have left police scrounging for equipment, fuel and even the most basic hygiene items.

# shortfall - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

There's an €18 million hole in funding for Dublin's homeless services

Richard Brady, the head of housing at the Council, said that the situation was “serious”.

# shortfall - Monday 6 October, 2014

Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries

Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.

# shortfall - Saturday 7 June, 2014

"Every effort is being made" to keep garda budget under control

Reports this morning suggest that a supplementary budget will be sought due to a €70m shortfall.

# shortfall - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Entrepreneurship shortfall targeted by €500,000 graduate fund

Applications for up to €50,000 in funding are being sought from recent college-leavers.

# shortfall - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Ambulance cover 'needs to treble' to boost response times

Deputy Denis Naughten said that the Republic of Ireland has a third of the amount of ambulances that Northern Ireland has.

# shortfall - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland

Portlaoise, Mullingar and the Rotunda have the biggest shortage of midwives.

# shortfall - Monday 3 February, 2014

Schools 'cannot be run' on current level of funding

The INTO made the comments after it emerged that eight schools in Ireland received almost €50,000 extra funding from the State in 2012.

# shortfall - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Shortfall in greenhouse gas emissions target may cost Ireland €300m

Six countries – including Ireland – are not on track to cut emissions as required under EU law: the cost of compliance will be great.

# shortfall - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Department plays down report over €324bn shortfall

The Irish Times cited an unpublished report from KPMG that indicated the State was facing a massive pensions and social welfare shortfall by 2066 in a story today that the government has played down.

# shortfall - Monday 25 June, 2012

France 'needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit', says finance minister

The French finance minister says that his country is looking for between €7bn and €10bn.

# shortfall - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Government spending plans may be affected by shortfalls found in four-year plan

The minister for social protection Joan Burton has accused the previous government of not being “upfront” about how savings were going to be made.