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# families - Monday 5 October, 2015
There has been talk about penalties for landlords who don’t accept rent supplement, calls for the ban on bedsits to be lifted and continuous calls for more housing supply — so what is the answer? We asked two experts with different viewpoints what is at play here.
# families - Saturday 3 October, 2015
The protest began at 3pm this afternoon and is being led by Ruth Coppinger TD.
# families - Thursday 1 October, 2015
Living on pot noodles and cereal: ‘It’s hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children’
Families on the streets, living in hotel rooms and living on next to nothing – this is happening every day in this country and it needs to end, writes Rory Hearne.
# families - Tuesday 25 August, 2015
But it’s a balancing act.
# families - Tuesday 11 August, 2015
Francis Timmons said this would be a short-term solution for people on the housing list.
# families - Monday 27 July, 2015
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
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
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
The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.
# families - Friday 8 May, 2015
New figures from the Department of the Environment have found 3,081 homeless people across the country.
# families - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
Australia has withdrawn its ambassador, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott says relations between the two nations have entered a ‘dark hour’.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
There were 911 children in homeless accommodation in one week last week.
# families - Friday 17 April, 2015
A memorial service was held today in Germany.
# families - Friday 10 April, 2015
One survey respondent reported that they felt “non-existent, not respected, like we were nobody.”
# families - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
An episode of RTÉ’s ‘The Consumer Show’ talks to families affected by carbon monoxide poisoning.
# families - Sunday 8 March, 2015
Today marks one year since the Malaysia Airlines flight disappeared.
# families - Monday 23 February, 2015
Can you just be player one for ONCE.
# families - Saturday 14 February, 2015
It is not thought to be terror related.
# families - Saturday 3 January, 2015
Get the tissues out.
# families - Wednesday 24 December, 2014
# families - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
Two charities today have called in the government to overhaul the rental system to keep people in their homes.
# families - Monday 15 December, 2014
Éamonn Maloney says the freezes are needed to stop Dublin from becoming a “landlords’ paradise”.
# families - Saturday 6 December, 2014
Last year, over 400 children were cared for in Temple Street Children’s Hospital over Christmas.
# families - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
Almost 20,000 children are surveyed as part of the research.
# families - Saturday 15 November, 2014
Over 400 families have lost their homes in the county in the first ten months of this year.
# families - Thursday 6 November, 2014
Search for Joe Lynskey, who disappeared forty years ago, may happen next.
# families - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
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
LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.
# families - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.
# families - Sunday 5 October, 2014
Focus Ireland is calling for an ‘immediate’ increase in rent supplement in Budget 2015.
# families - Thursday 2 October, 2014
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
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
It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.
# families - Monday 1 September, 2014
The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.
# families - Monday 25 August, 2014
Which cut would be more beneficial for you?
# families - Saturday 9 August, 2014
The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.
# families - Thursday 31 July, 2014
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
Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.
# families - Friday 18 July, 2014
A child has a right to the identity of both parents, and radical new legislation seeks to underline this.
# families - Friday 11 July, 2014
Library says three books are contrary to its “pro-family” stance.