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#Survivors

# survivors - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Progress on Bill Kenneally inquiry as survivors meet Justice Minister

The Commission of Investigation could start as early as this summer.

# survivors - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

# survivors - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Seven survivors from missing ferry found drifting in a dinghy on the Pacific Ocean

Six adults and a baby were on board the dinghy.

# survivors - Friday 26 January, 2018

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

# survivors - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'Now, I can tell my stories. I've been silenced my whole life': Tuam survivors network launches

Survivor Peter Mulryan was born in the Tuam mother and baby home in Galway and lived in the institute for four and half years.

# survivors - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors

While families welcomed the recent awarding of a unit citation and Bonn Jadotville medal, it is hoped eight of the men will be specifically awarded for their bravery.

# survivors - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air

Iran is observing a day of national mourning for victims of earthquake which killed more than 400 people on Sunday.

# survivors - Monday 21 August, 2017

'She thought I was dead': Irish survivor of Barcelona attack speaks out

An Irish-Filipino family were caught up in the Barcelona terror attack last week.

# survivors - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN

A report launched today criticises the State’s treatment of victims, which it says has caused further trauma.

# survivors - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'I'm a former child resident of a mother and baby home. We want truth and justice'

“Institutional Ireland” is still failing survivors of residential institutions, writes Conrad Bryan.

# survivors - Monday 3 April, 2017

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

# survivors - Sunday 12 February, 2017

New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers

Many volunteers gathered on the shoreline broke down in tears on hearing the latest strandings appeared to be over.

# survivors - Sunday 29 January, 2017

President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial

Minister Flanagan said we must be vigilant in standing against fundamentalist ideologies.

# survivors - Friday 20 January, 2017

Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche

More than 25 people are believed to have been staying at the hotel when it was hit.

# survivors - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

# survivors - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Desperate search for survivors as Ecuador earthquake death toll passes 400

The earthquake is the biggest tragedy of its kind in Ecuador in 67 years.

# survivors - Saturday 14 November, 2015

"I was faced with the prospect of my daughter - who was 6 at the time - going to my funeral"

November is prostate cancer awareness month. We get some stories from the frontline of the battle against cancer.

# survivors - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive

They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.

# survivors - Friday 25 September, 2015

"Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother"

Dublin councillor Francis Timmons, who grew up in a mother and baby home in the 1970s, is calling for James Reilly to take a look at redress schemes for survivors.

# survivors - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network

It says, “The decision is dictated by the need to achieve the best use of limited available resources.”

# survivors - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Have the human rights of symphysiotomy survivors been abused?

Independent TD Clare Daly recently said that recommendations made by the United Nations have not been met.

# survivors - Friday 22 May, 2015

Magdalene survivors to get specialised health cards from next month

The women will be eligible for a range of health services from the start of July.

# survivors - Friday 15 May, 2015

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

# survivors - Sunday 3 May, 2015

'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake

One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.

# survivors - Saturday 2 May, 2015

'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.

# survivors - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Exactly 70 years ago today, the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz was liberated In Photos This post contains images

Exactly 70 years ago today, the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz was liberated

The camp was liberated by the Soviet Red Army on 27 January 1945

'We were woken by these piercing screams': Survivors remember the horror of Auschwitz

Between 1940 and 1945, some 1.1 million people, including one million Jews, perished in the twin death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

# survivors - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Many symphysiotomy survivors still don’t know what happened to them

There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.

# survivors - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Three dead after tourist catamaran sinks off Costa Rica

Rescuers have plucked 94 people from the sea so far.

# survivors - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Search resumes for crew of capsized cargo vessel off Scotland coast

Search efforts are being coordinated by the Shetland Coastguard.

# survivors - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.

# survivors - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The42 Here are the 32 teams through to the Europa League knock-out stages Survivors

Here are the 32 teams through to the Europa League knock-out stages

The winners of the competition will earn a coveted place in the Champions League

# survivors - Monday 7 July, 2014

Martin: ‘Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past’

The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.

# survivors - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

It's not just Tuam... Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told

Survivors, campaigners and academics say the scope of the Commission may need to be widened to take in private nursing homes, mental institutions and smaller mother-and-baby homes.

# survivors - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Government announces legislation to support Magdalene survivors

The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.

# survivors - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are

The six survivors have met up every year since the tragedy and hope to continue to so so in the future.

# survivors - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Victims in Cork air crash suffered head, chest and abdominal injuries on impact

Inquest into 2011 tragedy in which six people died hears survivors tell how they felt “suffocated” and “terrified”.

# survivors - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Rescuers battle to aid Afghan flood victims as death toll hits 80

Scores of people said to be missing after flash foods hit the remote Baghlan province.

# survivors - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Cancer survivors reveal how 'overwhelming, lingering, unrelenting' tiredness holds them back

More study on cancer-related fatigue is needed – and doctors are hoping to talk to survivors about it.

# survivors - Monday 7 April, 2014

Documentary about Christine Buckley 'Dear Daughter' to be aired tonight

The programme will be shown on RTÉ.

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