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# Vulnerable

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Quality of Irish drinking water remains extremely high but one million people 'vulnerable' to systems failures
'It's terrifying': Parents with sick children fear public flouting Covid-19 guidelines
Health Minister expects measures this week to address coronavirus infection in nursing homes
'We now have to win both games and are under extreme pressure' — Thomas Muller
Vulnerable mother avoids jail after garda says 'she had little or no choice' but to store drugs in her home
Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report
Legal aid to be restricted in family law cases
Mother and children placed in hotel with 'bloodstained mattresses' after fleeing domestic violence
Suicide, overdose, sudden infant death: Children who died while in contact with social services
85% jump in number of complaints received about HSE care of vulnerable adults
Pollution kills 1.7 million children under five worldwide each year
Experts warn giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population substantially drops
Removing public payphones would 'cause chaos' for Ireland's most vulnerable people
The majority of child trafficking victims in this country last year were Irish
Microsoft is storing users' sensitive encryption keys in the cloud
Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs
Pics: Inside Ireland's first café for homeless young people
There's a major downside to jailbreaking your iPhone (if you're thinking about it)
Gardaí claim child abuse investigations were badly delayed by Tusla
Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker
"It is definitely a lot harder to stay in than to come out"
Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not neutered
Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes
GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we're rushed off our feet?
"They don't teach you this in med school": Caring for the most vulnerable at Christmas
New policy to protect older people and disabled persons from sexual abuse released
Dolores O'Riordan's mum says her daughter didn't recognise her at garda station
This pic epitomises Liverpool's current defensive issues
Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty
Many one parent families struggle to cover the basics of food, housing and energy costs
Sex trafficking victims 'in danger of abuse in Direct Provision'
Older people driven to banks by criminals to 'take out large sums of money'
'I was all alone in the house, no wife, no kids - when my dog died it was the last thing'
Lack of affordable housing pushing up demand for emergency accommodation in Galway
Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence
Children in State care being 'placed in danger of abuse and exploitation'
Patients with mental illness twice as likely to be victims of homicide
PSNI issue appeal for missing 'vulnerable' man
Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims