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# families - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

# families - Sunday 5 October, 2014

€500m needed to tackle homelessness as 'ten children a week lose their home'

Focus Ireland is calling for an ‘immediate’ increase in rent supplement in Budget 2015.

# families - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?

Emergency accommodation beds across the nation’s capital are at 99% capacity. If you became homeless tomorrow, what could you expect to face?

# families - Sunday 14 September, 2014

"57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love"

Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.

# families - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

# families - Monday 1 September, 2014

Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people

The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.

# families - Monday 25 August, 2014

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget? Payslip This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget?

Which cut would be more beneficial for you?

# families - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

# families - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Here's how much you'll be expected to pay for water

The Commission for Energy Regulation today published details and confirmed that the government will cover costs of water use for children.

# families - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

'The government needs to act now': Demand for homeless service up 25%

Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.

# families - Friday 18 July, 2014

Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children?

A child has a right to the identity of both parents, and radical new legislation seeks to underline this.

# families - Friday 11 July, 2014

Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children's books

Library says three books are contrary to its “pro-family” stance.

# families - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Tenants "caught in crossfire" between landlords in arrears, and banks

Tenants have to pay rent to the receiver – but the receiver doesn’t have to carry out repairs or maintain standards.

# families - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families

Barnardos said that of action isn’t taken, lasting damage could be inflicted on children and parents.

# families - Friday 13 June, 2014

Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts‎

Full payment to the families, who can claim up to more than three times the amount of the initial payout, would be made later

# families - Sunday 8 June, 2014

MH370 families raise funds to coax 'whistleblowers' to come forward

The group are aiming to raise $5 million to reward any insider that comes forward with information.

# families - Friday 30 May, 2014

Two teen sisters gang raped and hung from a tree in India

Two of the four men arrested so far in relation to the girl’s deaths are police officers.

# families - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Malaysia releases satellite data used to trace the final hours of flight MH370

The data, provided by a British satellite operator, is raw and described as “highly technical”.

# families - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life Growing Pains

7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life

It’s NOT FAIR. I didn’t ASK to be born.

# families - Friday 16 May, 2014

Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy

He also said that families should not have to rely on charity to feed themselves.

# families - Saturday 10 May, 2014

"End rent allowance discrimination": Families to protest over homelessness in Dublin

The two families say that high rents and abuse of the system are forcing people into homelessness.

# families - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# families - Sunday 27 April, 2014

South Korea's prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

“I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening” said Chung Hong-Won.

# families - Saturday 26 April, 2014

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

# families - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

There are still almost 200 people missing – most of them schoolchildren.

# families - Monday 21 April, 2014

The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America

Photojournalist Anthony S. Karen has spent the last eight years documenting Klan organisations in 14 states across the US.

# families - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Are you ready to be asked these 8 awkward questions by your family? Don't Ask

Are you ready to be asked these 8 awkward questions by your family?

Family gathering coming up? Prepare yourself for the third degree.

# families - Thursday 3 April, 2014

'We'll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over' say officials

Australia officials vow to continue the search, however the prime minister said they could not be certain of success.

# families - Monday 31 March, 2014

'4,000 people are doing time in Irish Prisons - 4,000 families are doing time outside'

New documentary looks at how families of prisoners cope in the outside world.

# families - Thursday 27 March, 2014

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide Missing This post contains videos

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide

The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.

# families - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Channel 4 documentary on missing Esra Uyrun airs tonight

The mother of one left her home at Collinstown Grove in Clondalkin at around 7.15am on 23 February 2011. Her car was found in Bray.

# families - Monday 24 March, 2014

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide Searching This post contains images

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide

At least eight people have been killed in the mudslide that happened on Saturday in a rural area near Seattle.

# families - Monday 3 March, 2014

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

# families - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Homeless family to stage protest outside Joan Burton’s office today

Minister Burton told the family to ‘think anew about your family’s many needs’ and how they can be met within the housing market as it exists at the moment.

# families - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices' HSE

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices'

A TD has said this shows a “terrible lack of compassion” and is “cruel”.

# families - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

# families - Saturday 8 February, 2014

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# families - Friday 31 January, 2014

IMO accuses Government of pushing 'spin over substance' after meeting

The two sides were discussing plans for free GP care for children aged under six.

IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today

The union say the plan is being implemented “by diktat”.