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# crisis - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

China could be slipping into a crisis 'far bigger than anything in Greece'

More than half of companies have suspended trading on the stock market.

# crisis - Friday 3 July, 2015

Building in central Dublin occupied without permission by homeless group

The Irish Housing Network plans to occupy other State-owned buildings.

# crisis - Friday 26 June, 2015

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them

The couple slept in South Dublin County Council last night after being homeless over a week ago.

# crisis - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast

The Defence Forces have released dramatic video of the rescue operation. The migrants were part of a flotilla of five makeshift inflatable vessels attempting to cross to Europe.

# crisis - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis

Around 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the sea from North Africa to Europe.

# crisis - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy

The incident occurred in the Mediterranean.

# crisis - Sunday 22 March, 2015

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

# crisis - Friday 20 February, 2015

76,666: the exact number of people waiting for hospital treatment right now

The Health Minister says he’s working on it but the waiting lists have swelled by almost a third since this time last year.

# crisis - Friday 6 February, 2015

House prices have increased sharply, but "are still around fair value" (apparently)

That’s according to a new report from Goodbody.

# crisis - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Hundreds on trolleys again, as hospitals deal with influx of flu cases

INMO figures show there were 518 people waiting on trolleys in emergency departments and on wards yesterday.

Bad news if you love mussels: 10,000 tonnes of top quality Irish shellfish is unfit to eat

Algal blooms which should have disappeared by now have made some shellfish unsafe to consume.

# crisis - Friday 23 January, 2015

Beaumont to increase emergency staff levels, as deal reached with nurses

INMO members voted unanimously in favour of industrial action at the height of the overcrowding crisis earlier this month.

# crisis - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar 'needs to stop being a commentator'

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has slammed the Health Minister in the wake of the hospital overcrowding crisis.

# crisis - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

It’s a very similar story in England.

# crisis - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

At Beaumont Hospital there is calm, but only on the surface

The hospital had 41 people on trolleys today and has cancelled surgery for the week.

From The42 Zubizarreta was never good enough, but Barcelona's problems run right to the top Mes Que Un Director

Zubizarreta was never good enough, but Barcelona's problems run right to the top

The sporting director was ousted from his post on Monday, but there are plenty of other things wrong at Camp Nou.

# crisis - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition

Her condition deteriorated, and the hospital has not said she is getting any better.

Rent supplement payments have fallen by more than €150 million since 2010

This was distributed among 71,800 recipients.

# crisis - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims

The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.

# crisis - Monday 29 December, 2014

Were there nuclear missiles stored in Northern Ireland?

That was a big question back in the early 1980s.

# crisis - Monday 15 December, 2014

Lord Mayor to shelter objectors: "Is there no room at the inn?"

Some local businesses have objected to the setting up of a new hostel for the homeless in Dublin’s Georgian Quarter.

# crisis - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House

The body of a man who had been sleeping rough was discovered in a doorway on Molesworth Street yesterday morning.

# crisis - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

France really isn't keen on handing over a warship to Russia

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

# crisis - Thursday 20 November, 2014

There was a huge drop in 'duvet days' during the economic crisis

Workers across all industry sectors take an average of 5.5 days off per year.

# crisis - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

# crisis - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Thousands of rentals in Dublin aren't good enough to pass council inspections

Out of the 5,984 rentals inspected, 5,228 were served with enforcement notices.

# crisis - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough - I'm lucky'

Business, community and political figures slept rough for one night in aid of Focus Ireland.

# crisis - Friday 17 October, 2014

From The42 Jones insists Munster have proved crisis talk had no legs Crisis

Jones insists Munster have proved crisis talk had no legs

Jumping to hasty conclusions. It’s an Irish thing, you know.

# crisis - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The42 There is no crisis, Germany are just unlucky - Podolski Be Grand

There is no crisis, Germany are just unlucky - Podolski

The Arsenal forward admits his side have performed well below expectation in their last two matches but feels there is nothing to worry about at the moment.

# crisis - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot

The riot was the fifth in Parana this month and the 21st this year.

# crisis - Sunday 12 October, 2014

People are being turned away from emergency beds in the Midlands "every week"

There’s been a surge in demand for the charity’s services.

# crisis - Friday 10 October, 2014

'Worst Ebola epidemic in history': Medical experts say new treatments need to be fast-tracked

Health professionals say randomised controlled trials are unethical and impractical.

# crisis - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Nicole from Connected having a handbag crisis is all of us before pay day Can't Cope

Nicole from Connected having a handbag crisis is all of us before pay day

That’s not the right answer, Noel.

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

# crisis - Sunday 28 September, 2014

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

# crisis - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Poll: Are we repeating the mistakes of the boom era? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are we repeating the mistakes of the boom era?

President Higgins has issued a warning. Do you agree?

# crisis - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Column: 'More people are facing a brutal winter on our streets or sleeping in their cars.'

The Simon Community is hoping to press the government into action before the cold sets in.

# crisis - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A new plan to deal with the social housing crisis is on its way

Alan Kelly wants the plan to be before the government within the next few weeks.

# crisis - Friday 12 September, 2014

Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders

Massacres, hostage-taking, torture and sexual violence. These are the war crimes happening in Syria, yet why don’t we care, asks GOAL CEO Barry Andrews.