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# 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”.

# crisis - Friday 2 May, 2014

Unemployment down in eurozone but 18 million still jobless

Greece is still the country faring the worst with an unemployment rate of 26.7 per cent.

# crisis - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Being named is “a big punishment” for man who sexually assaulted teen Courts

Being named is “a big punishment” for man who sexually assaulted teen

“It’s really important to educate people around sentencing,” said Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop of the Rape Crisis Centre.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cargo plane’s landing gear failure causes runway closure at UK airport Rocky Landing

Irish cargo plane’s landing gear failure causes runway closure at UK airport

East Midlands Airport state that the runway is closed until further notice.

# crisis - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis Invasion

G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

# crisis - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good Samaritan saves mum and three kids from living in their car Homeless

Good Samaritan saves mum and three kids from living in their car

Sabrina McMahon’s story is not an unusual one, TD Catherine Murphy has said.

From TheJournal.ie Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be ‘expensive mistake’ Crisis

Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be ‘expensive mistake’

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.

# crisis - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine revives offensive against rebels while US sends ‘reassuring’ troops Crisis

Ukraine revives offensive against rebels while US sends ‘reassuring’ troops

Pro-Moscow insurgents are also currently holding two journalists.

# crisis - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Unconfirmed photos released show Russian forces in eastern Ukraine Crisis

Unconfirmed photos released show Russian forces in eastern Ukraine

The images, provided by Ukrainian diplomats, have yet to be verified.

# crisis - Monday 21 April, 2014

From The Score We were our own worst enemy against Everton, says Rooney Crisis

We were our own worst enemy against Everton, says Rooney

David Moyes’ former club heaped more misery on an abject United yesterday.

# crisis - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Russian ambassador on Ukraine: ‘If my grandma had a beard, she would have been my grandpa’ Crisis

Russian ambassador on Ukraine: ‘If my grandma had a beard, she would have been my grandpa’

Maxim Peshkov said that his country has received no calls from eastern regions to allow them to join the Russian Fedration.

# crisis - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Warning of “crisis of school leadership” over unsustainable cutbacks Schools

Warning of “crisis of school leadership” over unsustainable cutbacks

The National Association of Principals and Deputy Princiapls has warned that problems could occur due to the failure to invest in management structures in schools.

# crisis - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see Crisis

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see

Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.

# crisis - Friday 28 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013 Pay Packet

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013

The annual report also outlines cost savings of €30 million are to be introduced.

# crisis - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UN declares Crimea’s breakaway vote illegal Ukraine

UN declares Crimea’s breakaway vote illegal

Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.

# crisis - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Outnumbered: Ukrainian troops withdraw from Crimea Crisis

Outnumbered: Ukrainian troops withdraw from Crimea

Assaults on Ukrainian military bases in the region continued today.

# crisis - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack Threat Of War

“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack

The country’s interim leaders say they fear an imminent invasion, following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea.

# crisis - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 signs you are suffering a quarter-life crisis Quarter Life Crisis

# crisis - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New Ukraine leader warns that the country’s economy is in a “catastrophic” state IMF

New Ukraine leader warns that the country’s economy is in a “catastrophic” state

The U.S., Europe and the U.K. said they would help with financial aid when a new cabinet is formed.

# crisis - Friday 21 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine Kiev

The text of the deal to end crisis in Ukraine

Early elections have been called.

# crisis - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie HSE approves recruitment of new nurses over Tullamore hospital crisis Trolleywatch

HSE approves recruitment of new nurses over Tullamore hospital crisis

The INMO has called on the HSE to act immediately.

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