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# 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.

# crisis - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Watch: Not one, but two TDs have just been thrown out of the Dáil for getting very angry Walkout This post contains videos

Watch: Not one, but two TDs have just been thrown out of the Dáil for getting very angry

Independent TD Finian McGrath became irate following the Taoiseach’s initial response to questioning regarding overcrowding in emergency departments. Jerry Buttimer soon followed.

# crisis - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Living on pot noodles and cereal: 'It's hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children'

Families on the streets, living in hotel rooms and living on next to nothing – this is happening every day in this country and it needs to end, writes Rory Hearne.

# crisis - Friday 25 September, 2015

Imagine living in a 20’ x 10’ room, your belongings are in one cupboard and you don't know if you'll be there a year or a decade

The sight of little Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body shamed us all into reluctant action by accepting 4,000 people into Ireland, but now we’re going to put traumatised people into a seriously flawed system, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# crisis - Thursday 24 September, 2015

'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it'

UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s problems this week reminds everyone in business to be prepared for the unexpected, writes Jason O’Sullivan who has tips on what makes a good crisis management plan.

# crisis - Monday 21 September, 2015

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees

The website operates pretty much like Airbnb. People, called “heroes”, offer up spare rooms in their homes for refugees to temporarily stay in.

# crisis - Friday 4 September, 2015

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees

Meanwhile, Bob Geldof has described the crisis as “an absolute sickening, f***ing disgrace”.

# crisis - Thursday 3 September, 2015

'My kids were the most beautiful children in the world'

The photo of Aylan’s lifeless body washed ashore in Turkey has made front pages around the world.

# crisis - Monday 31 August, 2015

Martin King gives a 'homeless broadcast' for Ireland

The broadcaster was appearing in a video for the Simon Community to accompany their pre-budget submission.

# crisis - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Keep out! 10 of the world's most significant border 'walls'

Imposing structures, soldiers with guns and strict rules.

# crisis - Thursday 27 August, 2015

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

# crisis - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats

Meanwhile the Defence Forces have rescued hundreds of people – including 71 children – in an operation tonight.

# crisis - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin

It’s an unpalatable solution politically, but the truth is workers and students need to be in a place while those in receipt of welfare cannot make the same claim.

# crisis - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece

Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.

# crisis - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Do we need another Jonathan Corrie to die before our government will take the homeless crisis seriously?

The homeless crisis in Ireland is crying out for politicians to do the right thing, not the political thing, writes Donal O’Keeffe

# crisis - Friday 14 August, 2015

The Irish economy is meant to be recovering but July saw homeless families reach record levels

In 2012, an average of 8 families were becoming homeless in Dublin each month. Now it’s 70 families.

# crisis - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis

Homeless outreach groups have been calling on the government to reconvene the Dáil to deal with the crisis.

# crisis - Saturday 1 August, 2015

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours

The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.

# crisis - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

'We are truly sorry': PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes

The admission comes as the company turned its first profit on its core business in eight years.

There's a massive shortage of chefs in Ireland

Restaurant owners say 5,000 additional trainee chefs are needed each year.

# crisis - Monday 20 July, 2015

Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.'

“No home, no bathroom, no life.”

# crisis - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Hungary used convicts to build a giant fence to keep people out of the country

Donald Trump would be proud of this plan

# crisis - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.