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# families - Today’s News

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# families - Yesterday’s News

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.

# families - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Malaysia releases satellite data used to trace the final hours of flight MH370 Search

Malaysia releases satellite data used to trace the final hours of flight MH370

The data, provided by a British satellite operator, is raw and described as “highly technical”.

# families - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life Growing Pains

7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life

It’s NOT FAIR. I didn’t ASK to be born.

# families - Friday 16 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy Food Banks

Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy

He also said that families should not have to rely on charity to feed themselves.

# families - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “End rent allowance discrimination”: Families to protest over homelessness in Dublin Homeless

“End rent allowance discrimination”: Families to protest over homelessness in Dublin

The two families say that high rents and abuse of the system are forcing people into homelessness.

# families - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie €48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings Support

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# families - Sunday 27 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie South Korea’s prime minister resigns over ferry disaster Ferry Disaster

South Korea’s prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

“I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening” said Chung Hong-Won.

# families - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody Ferry Disaster

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

# families - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

From TheJournal.ie Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100 Searching

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

There are still almost 200 people missing – most of them schoolchildren.

# families - Monday 21 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America White Supremacy

The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America

Photojournalist Anthony S. Karen has spent the last eight years documenting Klan organisations in 14 states across the US.

# 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 This post contains videos

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.

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