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#crisis

# crisis - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Column: '"A Right To A Home" should be put to referendum'

Constitutional change is required to underpin key economic and social rights if Ireland is to get to grips with the significant crisis, writes Mary Murphy.

# crisis - Monday 27 March, 2017

Most people don't have confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan and think the government shouldn't either

Some 62% of people think Enda Kenny’s government should not continue to express confidence in O’Sullivan.

# crisis - Monday 20 February, 2017

The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached a record high

The number of homeless families and children both declined this month.

# crisis - Friday 17 February, 2017

Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny

Farrell says the Taoiseach’s position is now “untenable”.

# crisis - Monday 16 January, 2017

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March

Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.

# crisis - Friday 13 January, 2017

What's being done to help people sleeping rough cope with this freezing cold weather?

The cold weather is an inconvenience for the majority, but for the homeless people living on the streets, it’s much more serious than that.

# crisis - Friday 30 December, 2016

More than 2,500 children were homeless in the last week of November

From 21-27 November, a total of 1,023 families were homeless in Dublin alone.

# crisis - Thursday 15 December, 2016

'New politics my arse' - Gerry Adams is not happy with the rent strategy row

Talks broke up without agreement late last night.

# crisis - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The42 Connacht chief denies province is in crisis despite losing Lam and two other coaches Keep The Faith

Connacht chief denies province is in crisis despite losing Lam and two other coaches

CEO Willie Ruane is confident they can overcome the loss of such skilled personnel.

# crisis - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous'

This morning there were 378 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals.

# crisis - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Opinion: The current housing crisis is not an accident

It is the new landlords who are influencing housing policy, not the needs of the thousands of people facing spiraling rents and evictions, writes Rory Hearne.

# crisis - Monday 31 October, 2016

Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected

The businessman said the American people would be subjected to the scenario of a commander-in-chief facing criminal charges.

# crisis - Monday 17 October, 2016

From The42 Leicester players hold emergency clear-the-air talks after difficult start to season Stuck In A Rut

Leicester players hold emergency clear-the-air talks after difficult start to season

The Foxes are preparing to face Copenhagen in the Champions League on the back of a poor run.

# crisis - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

'I didn't promote my bridesmaid... I didn't have one': Nóirín O'Sullivan faces tough questions

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were frustrated by the Commissioner’s last of clarity in some of her answers.

# crisis - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote on Repeal the Eighth Bill

The government faces another hurdle after the Budget next week.

# crisis - Thursday 22 September, 2016

200 extra emergency beds for the homeless to be provided before Christmas

Housing Minister Simon Coveney also said that a record number of people have been helped out of homelessness this year.

'I need a new sleeping bag, some lady poured water down on top of me while I slept'

Sleeping in pairs is the safest way to survive rough sleeping. It means having someone to watch your back, provide company and even body heat, writes Martina Bergin from the Dublin Simon Community.

# crisis - Thursday 1 September, 2016

"You had your whole life in a little bag and nothing to do and nowhere to go all day"

Alan’s story was highlighted in the Focus Ireland 2015 annual report which was launched today.

# crisis - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Number of inpatients on a waiting list for over a year has jumped by 1,535% Exclusive

In June 2016, there were 14,137 people on a waiting list for an inpatient appointment, diagnostic procedure or surgery across Irish hospitals for longer than a year.

# crisis - Thursday 19 May, 2016

"We stand corrected" - Airline vice-president says debris from missing plane has NOT been found

More than 60 people were on board the Paris to Cairo plane.

# crisis - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Here's what the government plans to do about housing and mental health

They’re two major crises. Here’s how they’ll be tackled.

# crisis - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Still no government and the capital's rough sleeper numbers are up again

On one night last month there were 171 people without a bed that night.

# crisis - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Behind the scenes: What Irish officials do when a crisis happens abroad

Here’s what happens at the Department of Foreign Affairs when an emergency takes place.

# crisis - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The42 British cycling director suspended after allegations he called Paralympians 'wobblies' Investigation

British cycling director suspended after allegations he called Paralympians 'wobblies'

Shane Sutton is now the subject of two separate reviews after also being accused of sexism.

# crisis - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

# crisis - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president

President Dilma Rousseff has been dogged by controversy in recent times.

# crisis - Saturday 16 April, 2016

The Pope has taken in three refugee families

“The pope has desired to make a gesture of welcome regarding refugees,” the Vatican said.

# crisis - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month

Canadian government officials said yesterday they were sending an emergency psychiatric team to the isolated aboriginal community.

# crisis - Thursday 31 March, 2016

363 children became homeless in the first two months of this year

Minister Alan Kelly convened his third homelessness forum today.

# crisis - Monday 28 March, 2016

From The42 Out-half crisis for Connacht as AJ MacGinty ruled out Problems

Out-half crisis for Connacht as AJ MacGinty ruled out

The 26-year old suffered a shoulder injury in the 7-6 win over Leinster.

# crisis - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Plan for Greece to send back illegal migrants under ‘one-for-one’ deal

The suggestion was made by the Turkish prime minister.

# crisis - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

# crisis - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

‘No simple answer’: Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws

Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..

# crisis - Monday 14 December, 2015

Bertie says crisis caused by ‘Joe Soap and Mary Soap’ getting too many loans

The former taoiseach has given the BBC his verdict on the cause of Ireland’s financial meltdown.

# crisis - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Ireland’s crisis: I have never seen it so bad. These families are living under terrible stress

At least two families lost their home today – and the homeless crisis is deepening, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# crisis - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The42 Here’s what Arsenal’s injury list looks like after Coquelin is ruled out for two months Crisis

Here’s what Arsenal’s injury list looks like after Coquelin is ruled out for two months

Mikel Arteta should be back within a few weeks but the Gunners now have 8 players in the treatment room.

The banking inquiry is in a real mess right now

The committee faces a crucial 24 hours in a bid to salvage its work.

“You wonder – why are you on the street?”: Pat Kenny spent a night examining the homelessness crisis

“It’s an extraordinary experience seeing the city like this.”

# crisis - Monday 16 November, 2015

Tom Clonan: ‘Ireland is on the brink of a perfect storm in our health services’

Minister Varadkar needs to do ‘the bleeding obvious’ and demonstrate real leadership, writes Tom Clonan.

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