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# families - Monday 27 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Berkeley parents: J1 students are ‘genuine heroes who responded tenderly to the needs of our children’ Berkeley

Berkeley parents: J1 students are ‘genuine heroes who responded tenderly to the needs of our children’

The families of students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse have expressed their thanks.

# families - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘If you said no to the children they would just scream and sometimes punch you’ Au Pairs In Ireland

‘If you said no to the children they would just scream and sometimes punch you’

Au pairs are working in up to 20,000 Irish homes – many working around the clock for not much pay.

# families - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the ‘storybook child’ Opinion

Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the ‘storybook child’

There are currently over 6,000 children in the Irish care system but in childhood, as in life, the implication is that younger is better.

# families - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I’m asking people to make this happen’ Marriage Ref

‘I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I’m asking people to make this happen’

The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.

# families - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has a massive number of homeless children Families Affected

Ireland has a massive number of homeless children

New figures from the Department of the Environment have found 3,081 homeless people across the country.

# families - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seven foreigners condemned to death sang hymns before being executed by firing squad Death Penalty

Seven foreigners condemned to death sang hymns before being executed by firing squad

Australia has withdrawn its ambassador, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott says relations between the two nations have entered a ‘dark hour’.

# families - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The number of homeless children is still rising Dublin

The number of homeless children is still rising

There were 911 children in homeless accommodation in one week last week.

# families - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Families of Germanwings crash victims told: ‘You are not alone in these hours of loneliness’ Memorial Service

Families of Germanwings crash victims told: ‘You are not alone in these hours of loneliness’

A memorial service was held today in Germany.

# families - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Families of murder victims say they are “invisible” in law Families

Families of murder victims say they are “invisible” in law

One survey respondent reported that they felt “non-existent, not respected, like we were nobody.”

# families - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A crisp packet blocking a chimney could have killed this family Carbon Monoxide

A crisp packet blocking a chimney could have killed this family

An episode of RTÉ’s ‘The Consumer Show’ talks to families affected by carbon monoxide poisoning.

# families - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Volcano and mountains found, but still no plane in search for MH370 One Year On

Volcano and mountains found, but still no plane in search for MH370

Today marks one year since the Malaysia Airlines flight disappeared.

# families - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge 15 pains you’ll only understand if you grew up with an older brother Big Bro

15 pains you’ll only understand if you grew up with an older brother

Can you just be player one for ONCE.

# families - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Canadian police foil duo’s plan for deadly Valentine’s Day shooting spree Threat

Canadian police foil duo’s plan for deadly Valentine’s Day shooting spree

It is not thought to be terror related.

# families - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye Come Back Soon This post contains images

# families - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These Christmas homecomings at Dublin Airport will warm the cockles of your heart Arrivals

# families - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin No Room At The Inn

French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin

Two charities today have called in the government to overhaul the rental system to keep people in their homes.

# families - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘There needs to be a two-year freeze on rents’ says Labour TD Landlords' Paradise

‘There needs to be a two-year freeze on rents’ says Labour TD

Éamonn Maloney says the freezes are needed to stop Dublin from becoming a “landlords’ paradise”.

# families - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart Christmas Cheer

This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart

Last year, over 400 children were cared for in Temple Street Children’s Hospital over Christmas.

# families - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession Families

Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession

Almost 20,000 children are surveyed as part of the research.

# families - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month On The Streets

Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month

Over 400 families have lost their homes in the county in the first ten months of this year.

# families - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Families of remaining Disappeared told: We want to end your torment Come Forward

Families of remaining Disappeared told: We want to end your torment

Search for Joe Lynskey, who disappeared forty years ago, may happen next.

# families - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation Parenting

Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation

Domestic life is more diverse than ever – but strong relationships, love and support within families are more important than their structure.

# families - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it’ Palliative Care

‘We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it’

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.

# families - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you Centenary

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

# families - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €500m needed to tackle homelessness as ‘ten children a week lose their home’ Budget 2015

€500m needed to tackle homelessness as ‘ten children a week lose their home’

Focus Ireland is calling for an ‘immediate’ increase in rent supplement in Budget 2015.

# families - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow? Homeless Ireland

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?

Emergency accommodation beds across the nation’s capital are at 99% capacity. If you became homeless tomorrow, what could you expect to face?

# families - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love” Road Deaths

“57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love”

Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.

# families - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor Thornton Heights

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# families - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people Search

Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people

The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.

# families - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget? Payslip This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget?

Which cut would be more beneficial for you?

# families - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on British Army

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

# families - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much you’ll be expected to pay for water Water

Here’s how much you’ll be expected to pay for water

The Commission for Energy Regulation today published details and confirmed that the government will cover costs of water use for children.

# families - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘The government needs to act now’: Demand for homeless service up 25% Homeless Crisis

‘The government needs to act now’: Demand for homeless service up 25%

Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.

# families - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children? Families

Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children?

A child has a right to the identity of both parents, and radical new legislation seeks to underline this.

# families - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children’s books Books

Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children’s books

Library says three books are contrary to its “pro-family” stance.

# families - 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.

# families - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families Barnardos

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families

Barnardos said that of action isn’t taken, lasting damage could be inflicted on children and parents.

# families - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts‎ Insurer

Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts‎

Full payment to the families, who can claim up to more than three times the amount of the initial payout, would be made later

# families - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MH370 families raise funds to coax ‘whistleblowers’ to come forward Insider

MH370 families raise funds to coax ‘whistleblowers’ to come forward

The group are aiming to raise $5 million to reward any insider that comes forward with information.

# families - Friday 30 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two teen sisters gang raped and hung from a tree in India Rape

Two teen sisters gang raped and hung from a tree in India

Two of the four men arrested so far in relation to the girl’s deaths are police officers.

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