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#worries

# worries - Monday 1 December, 2014

From Business ETC A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they’ll lose their home Fear

A quarter of rental tenants in Ireland are afraid they’ll lose their home

A large proportion of the population want to start their own households but cannot afford to.

# worries - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Documentary explores what it’s like to be an intern in Ireland

One on the interns said that after the internship “It was like nothing, as if it wasn’t there”.

# worries - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

A helpline is the only contact some elderly people have with others

Over 2,000 people have called Senior Help Line in the first three months of this year.

# worries - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

The Samaritans is changing its phone number to a free one

The new phone number will replace the existing low-call number as part of a change being brought in across Europe.

# worries - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Column: Why do we comfort eat?

Increasing numbers of people are reaching for chocolate and crisps in response to stress, sadness or boredom – but what is making us become emotional eaters? asks Roisin Finnegan.

# worries - Friday 28 December, 2012

Samaritans report rise in family and financial worries

Seventy per cent of respondents rated money and debt among their top five worries in 2012.

# worries - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Sharp increase in suicide rate is linked to recession – experts

There were 552 suicides recorded in 2009, an increase of 9 per cent on the previous year. One study found a high number of people who had taken their own lives had been unemployed.

# worries - Monday 9 April, 2012

11 things Irish kids no longer have to worry about

Turning on the immersion, rewinding VHS tapes, writing your favourite band’s name on your school backpack… all things today’s youngsters don’t have to worry about. The lucky tykes.

# worries - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five things you need to know before you head out the door: the Betfair controversy, an investigation into the death of a man in Dublin; and students have their say on Junior Cert reforms.

Irish people worried about money and their jobs in the year ahead – survey

Almost half of people are worried about losing their jobs or having difficulty finding work in 2012 according to a Samaritans’ survey.

# worries - Monday 7 November, 2011

Financial troubles are affecting marriages, say couples

Accord, which offers counselling services to couples, said that the majority of its clients in the first half of 2011 blamed financial pressures for putting strain on their relationship.