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# crisis - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren’t good enough to pass council inspections INspections

Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren’t good enough to pass council inspections

Out of the 5,984 rentals inspected, 5,228 were served with enforcement notices.

# crisis - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough – I’m lucky’ Focus Ireland Sleep Out

‘On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough – I’m lucky’

Business, community and political figures slept rough for one night in aid of Focus Ireland.

# crisis - Friday 17 October, 2014

From The Score Jones insists Munster have proved crisis talk had no legs Crisis

Jones insists Munster have proved crisis talk had no legs

Jumping to hasty conclusions. It’s an Irish thing, you know.

# crisis - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Score There is no crisis, Germany are just unlucky – Podolski Be Grand

There is no crisis, Germany are just unlucky – Podolski

The Arsenal forward admits his side have performed well below expectation in their last two matches but feels there is nothing to worry about at the moment.

# crisis - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot Parana

Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot

The riot was the fifth in Parana this month and the 21st this year.

# crisis - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie People are being turned away from emergency beds in the Midlands “every week” Invisible

People are being turned away from emergency beds in the Midlands “every week”

There’s been a surge in demand for the charity’s services.

# crisis - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Worst Ebola epidemic in history’: Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked Stop The Spread

‘Worst Ebola epidemic in history’: Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked

Health professionals say randomised controlled trials are unethical and impractical.

# crisis - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Nicole from Connected having a handbag crisis is all of us before pay day Can't Cope
From TheJournal.ie Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone Reaching Epidemic

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

# crisis - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point – we want Ireland to talk about it Homeless Ireland

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point – we want Ireland to talk about it

TheJournal.ie has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

# crisis - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are we repeating the mistakes of the boom era? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are we repeating the mistakes of the boom era?

President Higgins has issued a warning. Do you agree?

# crisis - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘More people are facing a brutal winter on our streets or sleeping in their cars.’ Crisis

Column: ‘More people are facing a brutal winter on our streets or sleeping in their cars.’

The Simon Community is hoping to press the government into action before the cold sets in.

# crisis - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way Housing Stock

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way

Alan Kelly wants the plan to be before the government within the next few weeks.

# crisis - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders War Crimes

Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders

Massacres, hostage-taking, torture and sexual violence. These are the war crimes happening in Syria, yet why don’t we care, asks GOAL CEO Barry Andrews.

# crisis - Monday 8 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin Crisis

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin

Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.

# crisis - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Seriously? Back here again?: These house hunters are queuing to buy homes Deja Vu

Seriously? Back here again?: These house hunters are queuing to buy homes

House hunters have been in line for four days ahead of homes at Miller’s Glen going up for sale.

# crisis - Friday 29 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Canada and Russia are throwing shade at each other on Twitter, and it’s bizarre Shade
From TheJournal.ie Number of Syrian refugees passes three million Humanitarian Emergency

Number of Syrian refugees passes three million

The UN has described it as ‘the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era’.

# crisis - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Couple evicted from home before they could get dressed may have to ‘sleep in a van’ Crisis

Couple evicted from home before they could get dressed may have to ‘sleep in a van’

Martin and Violet Coyne are left homeless after being evicted from their residence in Castleknock.

From TheJournal.ie Bailiffs evict Castleknock pensioners ahead of court hearing Crisis

Bailiffs evict Castleknock pensioners ahead of court hearing

The Coynes have never failed to pay rent – but are facing eviction today.

# crisis - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie As death toll rises, UN calls for “immediate and unconditional” ceasefire in Gaza conflict Conflict

As death toll rises, UN calls for “immediate and unconditional” ceasefire in Gaza conflict

The resolution came during a lull in fighting in Gaza early today, as the Mulsim Eid al-Fitr festival begins.

# crisis - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Case Studies: Facing homelessness in a foreign country Living In Ireland

Case Studies: Facing homelessness in a foreign country

Social support agency Crosscare have provided vital support to immigrants in Ireland.

# crisis - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suitcase or coffin? The choice thousands of people faced in CAR Catastrophe This post contains images

Suitcase or coffin? The choice thousands of people faced in CAR

A total of 2,599 people died by gunshot, machete attacks or grenades in a six-month period.

# crisis - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting Crisis

Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting

The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.

From TheJournal.ie Ballymun council building occupied over rent allowance ban Housing Protest

Ballymun council building occupied over rent allowance ban

“It is discrimination against the people of Ballymun,” one of the protesters told TheJournal.ie.

# crisis - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq Crisis

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq

The move has put strain on the frayed relationship between Iraqi and Kurdish leaders.

# crisis - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tenants “caught in crossfire” between landlords in arrears, and banks Receivership

Tenants “caught in crossfire” between landlords in arrears, and banks

Tenants have to pay rent to the receiver – but the receiver doesn’t have to carry out repairs or maintain standards.

# crisis - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines Two Different Worlds

Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines

The Inner City Helping Homeless group has urged Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan to ‘open her eyes’ and reconsider turning down their offer of meeting homeless people tonight.

# crisis - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Hopeless fantasy’: McVerry warns that homelessness will increase by 2016, not be eliminated Massaging Numbers

‘Hopeless fantasy’: McVerry warns that homelessness will increase by 2016, not be eliminated

Joan Burton defended the government’s Housing Bill at the launch of the Peter McVerry Trust Annual Report 2013. The Trust helped 3,586 people last year, up from 383 six years ago.

# crisis - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be? Crisis

# crisis - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets’ Homeless Crisis

‘If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets’

EPIC has warned that young care leavers are at an increased risk of homelessness.

# crisis - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US considering “all the options” as militants move towards Baghdad Crisis

US considering “all the options” as militants move towards Baghdad

President Barack Obama’s comments come after the cities of Mosul and Tikrit fell to insurgents during lightning advances.

# crisis - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US condemns militant attacks in Iraq Crisis

US condemns militant attacks in Iraq

Washington is considering options for offering military assistance to Baghdad, including drone strikes.

# crisis - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections Fallout

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

# crisis - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tipperary Rape Crisis service will ‘continue as normal’ Rape Services

Tipperary Rape Crisis service will ‘continue as normal’

Rape Crisis Midwest will close their Tipperary centre for a month, but Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Service will be unaffected.

# crisis - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New funding to boost house construction but Dublin city to see budget slashed Housing Crisis

New funding to boost house construction but Dublin city to see budget slashed

Councillors want answers over why their housing budget is to be cut by 50 per cent over the next two years.

# crisis - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children’s operations Urgency

Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children’s operations

The Irish-funded team say there are willing to run the risk of entering the pro-Russian border region to carry out the urgent operations.

From TheJournal.ie Dad of boy with rare disease pens moving ‘I have a dream’ speech Alex Kinne Coyle

Dad of boy with rare disease pens moving ‘I have a dream’ speech

Alex Kinne Coyle has a rare disease and needs constant care – but his medical card was revoked this year.

# crisis - Monday 12 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russia threatens to cut off Ukrainian gas in three weeks Gas Stuff

Russia threatens to cut off Ukrainian gas in three weeks

Russia has told its neighbour “pay the debts and we can agree something”.

# crisis - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pro-Russian rebel regions hold vote to split from Ukraine Deepening Crisis

Pro-Russian rebel regions hold vote to split from Ukraine

The ballots are being held in provinces where insurgents hold more than a dozen towns. The US has said they “violate international law”.

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