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From TheJournal.ie Elderly woman’s son calls Joe Duffy as mother waits over two hours for ambulance Dublin

Elderly woman’s son calls Joe Duffy as mother waits over two hours for ambulance

The woman’s son rang Liveline and the ambulance arrived a few minutes after he spoke on the radio.

Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Blind in one eye, crippled by pain, Teresina does without meals so her kids can eat Fight For Justice

Blind in one eye, crippled by pain, Teresina does without meals so her kids can eat

TheJournal.ie visited families in Kenya whose livelihoods were destroyed by climate change.

From TheJournal.ie Staff at disability centre failed to notice resident was wearing odd shoes Kildare

Staff at disability centre failed to notice resident was wearing odd shoes

The service provider closed the centre and moved residents from two others.

Tuesday 9 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘He was killed because he was a soft target. He is a victim’ – Shock and sadness at murder of Eddie Hutch North Strand

‘He was killed because he was a soft target. He is a victim’ – Shock and sadness at murder of Eddie Hutch

Locals have spoken of crime in their area, and how they feel gardaí are powerless to change it.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Fat Freddie’ Thompson arrested in Dublin city centre Arrest

‘Fat Freddie’ Thompson arrested in Dublin city centre

The gangster was stopped in a car and arrested under drugs legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Jimmy Guerin: Criminals are more dangerous and more cocky than ever before Gangland

Jimmy Guerin: Criminals are more dangerous and more cocky than ever before

Guerin, brother to murdered journalist Veronica, said there was a “knot” in his stomach when he heard of last night’s shooting of Eddie Hutch Snr.

Monday 8 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie CIRA made statement to set themselves up as “the protectors of the people” Regency Hotel

CIRA made statement to set themselves up as “the protectors of the people”

The journalist who took CIRA’s statement regarding the Regency Hotel shootings says that “spectacular attack” was the group announcing themselves as being “back on the stage”.

From TheJournal.ie UCD restaurant shut down over food safety concerns Food

UCD restaurant shut down over food safety concerns

A prohibition order was also served on a butcher in Kerry.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar defends comments about extra resources making hospitals slow down Overcrowding

Varadkar defends comments about extra resources making hospitals slow down

The minister said he accepted that overcrowding can also delay patient treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances Public Order

Men removed from planes in Dublin and Shannon after disturbances

One man was arrested and the other was detained under the Mental Health Act.

From TheJournal.ie These are the most frequent causes of selfie-related fatalities Selfie

These are the most frequent causes of selfie-related fatalities

There have been 49 reported selfie-related deaths across the world in the last three years.

Saturday 6 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day’ Female Genital Mutilation

‘I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day’

There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.

Friday 5 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire Poster Wars

Youths cut down Labour, Fianna Fáil and Green candidate posters in Dún Laoghaire

The youths said they were “cleaning up the area”.

From TheJournal.ie Warning for parents after naked man infiltrates Cork kids’ chat group Danger

Warning for parents after naked man infiltrates Cork kids’ chat group

The man asked the children to put masks on their faces and touch themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Man fakes brain cancer, collects thousands in donations from public Scam

Man fakes brain cancer, collects thousands in donations from public

Police say he shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he was ill.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years Gun Crime

Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years

Licences can be revoked for a number of reasons, including that the person has no good reason for needing a gun.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie ‘My Brendan was killed by a drunk driver – it left a desperate void in our lives’ Brendan's Law

‘My Brendan was killed by a drunk driver – it left a desperate void in our lives’

Christina Donnelly has been campaigning for stronger road safety laws and sentencing since the death of her son and his friend in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Harassment and humiliation in Lebanon: ‘If I get into a cab, the driver will try to touch me’ A Safe Place

Harassment and humiliation in Lebanon: ‘If I get into a cab, the driver will try to touch me’

Female refugees living in the country have spoken of sexual harassment and attempts by men to exploit them.

From TheJournal.ie In the next Dáil’s lifetime 20,000 people will be diagnosed with a disease there’s no cure for Dementia

In the next Dáil’s lifetime 20,000 people will be diagnosed with a disease there’s no cure for

New dementia research will explore topics such as the use of home tablets and the links between stroke and dementia.

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin politician ordered to pay almost £50k over defamatory tweet Defamation

Sinn Féin politician ordered to pay almost £50k over defamatory tweet

In his ruling today, Justice Stephens described Phil Flanagan’s tweet as “a most serious libel and is grossly defamatory”.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of woman and two children found at house near Leeds Tragedy

Bodies of woman and two children found at house near Leeds

Police were called to the house this morning after concerns were raised for the occupants.

From TheJournal.ie ‘He was fit as a fiddle’ – At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch Sudden Deaths

‘He was fit as a fiddle’ – At 27, Richie Doyle dropped dead on a football pitch

The families of young people who have died of SADS want to raise awareness so lives can be spared.

From TheJournal.ie Drumm’s brother says he’ll come back to Ireland – if he’ll be granted bail here Anglo

Drumm’s brother says he’ll come back to Ireland – if he’ll be granted bail here

Drumm has offered to return to Ireland under strict bail conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Link between Larry Murphy and Deirdre Jacob ‘not as strong as people think’ Missing

Link between Larry Murphy and Deirdre Jacob ‘not as strong as people think’

The missing woman’s parents said there is only a “tenuous” connection with the convicted rapist and they want the public to refocus.

Monday 1 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman seriously injured in early morning workplace accident Sligo

Woman seriously injured in early morning workplace accident

The woman was taken to Sligo University Hospital yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie “How can they trust the system with their child?” – HSE whistleblower Held Accountable

“How can they trust the system with their child?” – HSE whistleblower

The social worker at the heart of an abuse case at a foster home in the southeast, has spoken damningly of the culture of management in place at the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Is your area getting a brand new fire station? Emergency

Is your area getting a brand new fire station?

Over the next four years, 16 new fire stations will be constructed.

Sunday 31 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan A Small World

Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan

As these gangs become more sophisticated, gardaí are forced to constantly change up their tactics.

Friday 29 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Paramedic punched in face after being called to house in Meath On The Frontline

Paramedic punched in face after being called to house in Meath

The man’s injuries were minor, but he was left shaken by the incident.

From TheJournal.ie New Policing Authority will learn from bad blood between gardaí and GSOC Oversight

New Policing Authority will learn from bad blood between gardaí and GSOC

The chair of the newly established body said it would be foolish not to recognise the potential for tension with gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with ‘c**k socket’ comment Naughty

Presenter did not break broadcasting rules with ‘c**k socket’ comment

The radio station held a competition for the best name for female genitalia – and one listener did not approve.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds expected at protest in support of Making a Murderer accused Making A Murderer

Hundreds expected at protest in support of Making a Murderer accused

Police said they are expecting anti-activists to show up.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I don’t know if my child’s been buried’ – Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings Conflict

‘I don’t know if my child’s been buried’ – Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.

Thursday 28 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Landlord says barriers at social welfare building were not targeted at the homeless Sleeping Rough

Landlord says barriers at social welfare building were not targeted at the homeless

The management company said it installed the railings in response to anti-social behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí thank communities for help catching 54 drug dealers Crackdown

Gardaí thank communities for help catching 54 drug dealers

The youngest arrested as part of the operation was just 15-years-old.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’re losing real human connections’ – Man behind Humans of Dublin wants to get people talking again Empathy

‘We’re losing real human connections’ – Man behind Humans of Dublin wants to get people talking again

Peter Varga said the project has helped him clarify what happiness is really about.

From TheJournal.ie These are the countries that imprison the most foreigners Locked Up

These are the countries that imprison the most foreigners

There are around 1,200 Irish nationals imprisoned abroad.

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