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# helping-hand - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?

Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony argued this morning that the system in place in Ireland is in need of an overhaul.

# helping-hand - Monday 17 July, 2017

Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families

The highest sign-up rate for childcare services was in Roscommon, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Carlow and Leitrim.

# helping-hand - Monday 3 July, 2017

Parents urged to apply for increased Back to School Clothing allowance

The department is launching an awareness campaign well ahead of the 30 September deadline.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From The42 'It's a novel idea' - Bohs eye up transfer targets after asking fans to donate to player fund Helping Hand

'It's a novel idea' - Bohs eye up transfer targets after asking fans to donate to player fund

Manager Keith Long has also got positive news on long-term injuries Ismahil Akinade and Eoin Wearen.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams

Groups from all over the country are sending food to the local co-op near Blacksod.

# helping-hand - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Most people who used the Help to Buy scheme to get a house didn't really need it

The scheme aims to allow first-time buyers to purchase homes with only a 10% deposit.

# helping-hand - Monday 6 February, 2017

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland

Legal aid is a hot-topic issue here in the wake of David Drumm’s successful application for same last week.

# helping-hand - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 Friendly advice from James McClean persuaded Jack Byrne to join Wigan Helping Hand This post contains videos

Friendly advice from James McClean persuaded Jack Byrne to join Wigan

The Ireland U21 international signed for the Latics on Deadline Day on a three-and-a-half year deal.

# helping-hand - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Know anyone who isn't tech-savvy? This is how you can help them this Christmas

It’s a tough job but someone has to do it.

# helping-hand - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

First-time buyers will be getting a grant to help them get on the ladder

Housing Minister Simon Coveney says it will come in the form of a tax rebate.

# helping-hand - Monday 29 August, 2016

From The42 Marouane Fellaini helped distressed fan who was crushed against advertising hoarding Helping Hand

Marouane Fellaini helped distressed fan who was crushed against advertising hoarding

There were some chaotic scenes after Marcus Rashford scored a last-gasp winner for Manchester United at Hull on Saturday.

# helping-hand - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Irish citizens are being promised "around-the-clock" support during the Rio games

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it’s there to help.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

New scheme to help first-time buyers on the way - and it will be back-dated

A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.

# helping-hand - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Here’s what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis

The human tragedy going on across the Mediterranean at present has shocked one and all, but there are practical ways to help.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

# helping-hand - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

This guy is going to pay the pension of the man crying outside a Greek bank

James Koufos realised he was a friend of his father’s.

# helping-hand - Friday 12 December, 2014

Want to give to Irish charities this Christmas? Here are 8 easy ways

You get something small in return.

# helping-hand - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Fund for homeless people set up after Galway man dies alone in London

A community rallied together to ensure Sean was repatriated.

# helping-hand - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Europe is helping these Limerick women who were let go from a jewellery making company

Workers made redundant from Andersen Ireland Limited in 2013 have been approved for training and education supports.

# helping-hand - Friday 3 October, 2014

From The42 How Podge Collins, Frank Murphy and the GAA community have helped Cork’s Jamie Wall Helping Hand

How Podge Collins, Frank Murphy and the GAA community have helped Cork’s Jamie Wall

The Kilbrittain native is deeply thankful for the support he has received.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Girl stuck between Luas and platform freed by passers-by

The girl’s legs became wedged between the tram and the Jervis St platform.

# helping-hand - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From Business ETC Finding your phone difficult to use? Here’s how to make things easier Helping Hand

Finding your phone difficult to use? Here’s how to make things easier

If you’re finding things difficult, there are a number of features that can make your life easier built into your phone.

# helping-hand - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The42 Damien Duff signs up for Merryn Lacy football fundraiser at Carlisle Grounds Helping Hand

Damien Duff signs up for Merryn Lacy football fundraiser at Carlisle Grounds

The former Ireland international will take part in the exhibition match on 15 June.

# helping-hand - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The42 Heroic Betis player rescues young fan after fence collapses at Spanish ground Helping Hand This post contains videos

Heroic Betis player rescues young fan after fence collapses at Spanish ground

Alfred N’Diaye was quick to assist medical staff after an Osasuna fan was injured celebrating his team’s goal.

# helping-hand - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Ross Kemp launches new support agency for human trafficking survivors

The organisation will help with financial advice, specialist legal advice, training, educational opportunities and housing support.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The42 ‘Mental stuff’ and ‘little triggers’: Sean O’Brien explains his work with the Carlow footballers Helping Hand

‘Mental stuff’ and ‘little triggers’: Sean O’Brien explains his work with the Carlow footballers

The Leinster and Ireland rugby star has been working with Anthony Rainbow’s panel while he’s out injured.

# helping-hand - Monday 10 March, 2014

Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs

Over one-in-two entrepreneurs surveyed believe the lack of finance options for start-ups was stifling the growth of new businesses.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Two guys helping their drunk friend get home in a ski resort Helping Hand

Two guys helping their drunk friend get home in a ski resort

We don’t recommend doing this. Especially if you’re not in a ski resort.

# helping-hand - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Glendalough hotel offers shelter from the storm… plus tea and coffee

We want to know what other acts of kindness you witnessed or took part in.

# helping-hand - Saturday 21 December, 2013

From The42 Here’s Your Lovely Day For A Game Of Rugby Pic of the Day Umbrella-ella-ella

Here’s Your Lovely Day For A Game Of Rugby Pic of the Day

Looks like much more fun up on the Funderland ferris wheel.

# helping-hand - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: Stephen Ferris has secretly been rebuilding Ravenhill Helping Hand

Snapshot: Stephen Ferris has secretly been rebuilding Ravenhill

The Ulster and Ireland flanker is keeping busy while recovering from an ankle injury.

# helping-hand - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From The42 Comolli: Manchester United need a director of football WINDOW PAIN

Comolli: Manchester United need a director of football

The former Spurs mastermind reckons David Moyes needs some help signing players.

# helping-hand - Friday 5 July, 2013

From The42 Drought, famine, conflict or a combination of all 3 – Madigan visits Somali refugee camp Helping Hand

Drought, famine, conflict or a combination of all 3 – Madigan visits Somali refugee camp

The Leinster and Ireland star was joined by club captain Leo Cullen on a trip to a teeming refugee camp in Ethiopia.

# helping-hand - Friday 28 June, 2013

From The42 McGuinness keen to pitch in with McGinley’s Ryder Cup drive Helping Hand

McGuinness keen to pitch in with McGinley’s Ryder Cup drive

The Donegal boss has spoken with the European captain about bonding individual competitors into a team.

# helping-hand - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From The42 Good news: Houston’s Andre Johnson spent 19 grand on kids in protective services today NFL

Good news: Houston’s Andre Johnson spent 19 grand on kids in protective services today

He just let 12 kids loose in Toys ‘R’ Us and picked up the bill.