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# families - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Are you ready to be asked these 8 awkward questions by your family? Don't Ask

Are you ready to be asked these 8 awkward questions by your family?

Family gathering coming up? Prepare yourself for the third degree.

# families - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’ll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over’ say officials Search

‘We’ll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over’ say officials

Australia officials vow to continue the search, however the prime minister said they could not be certain of success.

# families - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ’4,000 people are doing time in Irish Prisons – 4,000 families are doing time outside’ Prison Families

’4,000 people are doing time in Irish Prisons – 4,000 families are doing time outside’

New documentary looks at how families of prisoners cope in the outside world.

# families - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide Missing

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide

The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.

# families - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Channel 4 documentary on missing Esra Uyrun airs tonight The Missing

Channel 4 documentary on missing Esra Uyrun airs tonight

The mother of one left her home at Collinstown Grove in Clondalkin at around 7.15am on 23 February 2011. Her car was found in Bray.

# families - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide Searching This post contains images

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide

At least eight people have been killed in the mudslide that happened on Saturday in a rural area near Seattle.

# families - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families “beg on their knees” for government to discharge €192k costs Fatal Blaze

Stardust families “beg on their knees” for government to discharge €192k costs

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

# families - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeless family to stage protest outside Joan Burton’s office today Rent Supplement

Homeless family to stage protest outside Joan Burton’s office today

Minister Burton told the family to ‘think anew about your family’s many needs’ and how they can be met within the housing market as it exists at the moment.

# families - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Grieving families of road traffic victims ‘sent €100 hospital invoices’ HSE

Grieving families of road traffic victims ‘sent €100 hospital invoices’

A TD has said this shows a “terrible lack of compassion” and is “cruel”.

# families - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims’ families Campaign

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims’ families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

# families - Saturday 8 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families Open Disclosure

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# families - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie IMO accuses Government of pushing ‘spin over substance’ after meeting Head-to-head

IMO accuses Government of pushing ‘spin over substance’ after meeting

The two sides were discussing plans for free GP care for children aged under six.

From TheJournal.ie IMO remains “sceptical” about free child GP care and will tell the Government today Showdown

IMO remains “sceptical” about free child GP care and will tell the Government today

The union say the plan is being implemented “by diktat”.

# families - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today Investigation

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today

A priest and a mother of eight were among those shot dead by members of the British Army Parachute Regiment in 1971.

# families - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stop people aged over 42 adopting from another country? That’s discriminatory Children

Stop people aged over 42 adopting from another country? That’s discriminatory

The Children’s Minister made the comment today following a call from the Adoption Authority of Ireland to put an age limit of 42 on intercountry adoptions.

# families - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year Homes

Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year

In a report published today, Threshold said last year was their busiest year ever recorded.

# families - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ’33 years on, Stardust victims are still being ignored’ Stardust Fire

’33 years on, Stardust victims are still being ignored’

Alan Shatter says no new inquiry is needed, but family members of victims say that is not good enough.

# families - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: ‘Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end’ Families

Shatter: ‘Legal clarity for surrogate and LGBT parents by year end’

The Minister for Justice aims to legislate for children born through surrogacy and donor material from a third party to be recognised as the child of the both members of the couple.

# families - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts Opinion

Column: Behind the veil – a new era has begun for family courts

The easing of the in camera rule in Irish family courts will see many social issues come to light – many of which may have been hidden behind from the public for generations, writes Katherine Irwin.

# families - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The State’s new year resolution should be to cherish all children equally Opinion

Column: The State’s new year resolution should be to cherish all children equally

Cuts introduced since the beginning of the economic crisis have had a devastating effect on lone parent families, writes Louise Bayliss.

# families - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Separation and divorce is hard for everyone – especially at Christmas Opinion

Column: Separation and divorce is hard for everyone – especially at Christmas

If you’re anxious about how Christmas is going to work out now that your family unit is changing, try to step back and prioritise, says Bernadette Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Immigrant families will be ‘torn apart this Christmas’ Migrant Rights

Immigrant families will be ‘torn apart this Christmas’

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says that laws regarding family reunification will lead to heartache this Christmas.

# families - Saturday 21 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Open thread: What’s your favourite Christmas memory? Magic Moments

Open thread: What’s your favourite Christmas memory?

Spread the Christmas cheer by recalling joyful times gone by.

From TheJournal.ie Families get surprise reunion of a lifetime thanks to Supermac’s Christmas Cheer

# families - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Social housing waiting list falls to almost 90,000 households Housing Stock

Social housing waiting list falls to almost 90,000 households

Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan said it emphasised the need for “momentum behind the delivery of social housing”.

From TheJournal.ie Financial pressures and lack of affordable housing linked to low fertility rates Families

Financial pressures and lack of affordable housing linked to low fertility rates

A Trinity College symposium suggested that housing finance and pension systems depresses young couples’ ability to form households and as a result has also depressed fertility rates in that country.

# families - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport Home At Last

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport

Welcome home, weary travellers.

# families - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced Opinion

Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced

Clearly insurers are not building a mixed age profile of customers under their own steam, writes Patricia Conboy, who says those that don’t should be penalised.

# families - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Childcare costs two-child families €16,500 annually Working Parents

Childcare costs two-child families €16,500 annually

The cost of full-time childcare for families ranges from €730 to €1,100 per month.

# families - Monday 2 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be rules about headstones in graveyards? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be rules about headstones in graveyards?

New rules in Donegal could see large ‘gaudy’ headstones being removed.

# families - Sunday 1 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents Search

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents

There are a couple of routes you can take, says the Adoption Authority of Ireland, but added there are delays, so you should start your search as soon as possible.

# families - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: We can achieve equality for all families in just three steps Opinion

Column: We can achieve equality for all families in just three steps

Family and social life has changed radically since our Constitution was published in 1937, resulting in many Irish families today being effectively ignored by society. But that can all change, writes Karen Kiernan.

# families - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Adams: I have never shirked my responsibility on issue of ‘The Disappeared’ The Disappeared

Adams: I have never shirked my responsibility on issue of ‘The Disappeared’

Adams pointed out that nine bodies have been recovered and the sites of four of the six remaining bodies have been identified as a result of work that he was involved in.

# families - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish man considers joining British army to pull family out of poverty Unemployment

Irish man considers joining British army to pull family out of poverty Exclusive

The 25-year-old father of two said he was told he would be expected to spend six months in Afghanistan if he enlisted.

# families - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin woman celebrates her 80th birthday by getting a tattoo… of sweet peas YOLO

Dublin woman celebrates her 80th birthday by getting a tattoo… of sweet peas

Nora McLoughlin said her reason for getting it is simple: life is for living.

# families - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 14 families who have totally nailed dressing up for Halloween Halloween

14 families who have totally nailed dressing up for Halloween

What, your family doesn’t dress up in immaculately made themed costumes?

# families - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman for Children to investigate Roma child incidents Families

Ombudsman for Children to investigate Roma child incidents

The Ombudsman was contacted by the Minister for Justice on the issue today.

# families - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers Tax Relief

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers

The cap on the tax relief on health insurance policies will increase the costs for customers.

# families - Thursday 17 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Jack & Jill CEO: Medical cards issue “turning into a crisis” Health

Jack & Jill CEO: Medical cards issue “turning into a crisis”

Earlier today, the Health Minister said that there has been no change in policy in relation to medical cards.

# families - Friday 11 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992 Abuse

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992

The Dublin based agency, NIAP, says that 5 per cent of adolescents they treat are young girls.

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