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#crisis point

# crisis-point - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?

May 1st 2019, 12:22 PM 8,674 Views 35 Comments

The world will be watching as a series of May Day rallies take place in the country today.

# crisis-point - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers

Feb 17th 2019, 7:35 AM 8,996 Views 29 Comments

US aid has already arrived on the Colombian border as the country deals with a political crisis.

# crisis-point - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?

Apr 5th 2018, 1:06 PM 19,233 Views 71 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

# crisis-point - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Government announces plans to import fodder ... but criticism of the shortages rumbles on
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Government announces plans to import fodder ... but criticism of the shortages rumbles on

Apr 4th 2018, 5:41 PM 10,935 Views 79 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

# crisis-point - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta
# Syria
# Syria

'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta

Mar 8th 2018, 10:47 PM 8,045 Views 17 Comments

More than 900 civilians have been killed in the nearly three-week assault in Ghouta, Syria.

# crisis-point - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug

Oct 25th 2017, 4:27 PM 41,592 Views 40 Comments

“We have seen a rapid and worrying increase,” said the Health Minister.

# crisis-point - Thursday 19 October, 2017

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'

Oct 19th 2017, 9:02 AM 4,960 Views 8 Comments

A new study has shown increases in the number of homeless people dying from drug and/or alcohol abuse and on methadone.

# crisis-point - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Oct 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,775 Views 41 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

# crisis-point - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended
# Mediation
# Mediation

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended

Oct 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 20,281 Views 134 Comments

The Catalan leader had said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

# crisis-point - Thursday 5 January, 2017

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding
# What's The Big Idea?
# What's The Big Idea?

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding

Jan 5th 2017, 9:10 PM 15,489 Views 54 Comments

Outbreaks of flu and the vomiting bug have put added pressure on the health service.

# crisis-point - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

Dec 13th 2016, 1:58 PM 31,954 Views 110 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

# crisis-point - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula

Dec 17th 2015, 4:06 PM 44,307 Views 70 Comments

“Without St. Vincent de Paul I would still be living in a cold house and be going without food.”

# crisis-point - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses

Dec 15th 2015, 6:15 PM 20,295 Views 54 Comments

Last minute negotiations have seen strike action averted.

# crisis-point - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin

Sep 30th 2015, 12:56 PM 20,602 Views 60 Comments

The development in Dublin’s Docklands will be the largest off-campus facility in the country.

# crisis-point - Friday 11 September, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?

Sep 11th 2015, 5:08 PM 15,477 Views 95 Comments

With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?

# crisis-point - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015

Sep 9th 2015, 4:00 PM 13,204 Views 56 Comments

Dublin City Council’s spend in 2012 was just €455k.

# crisis-point - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live

Aug 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 17,189 Views 70 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to some students caught up in the housing crisis.

# crisis-point - Sunday 13 July, 2014

How is Dublin spending 100 times more on hotels for homeless people than in 2010?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

How is Dublin spending 100 times more on hotels for homeless people than in 2010?

Jul 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,417 Views 50 Comments

Families accommodated in hotels are forced to share cramped living quarters and boil eggs in kettles to eat.

# crisis-point - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Apr 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 6,486 Views 25 Comments

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.