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# help - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge raises over €1.4m in donations
# IMNDA
# IMNDA

Ice Bucket Challenge raises over €1.4m in donations

Sep 4th 2014, 11:47 AM 8,498 Views 13 Comments

… And there’s a lovely thank you video to all those who donated.

# help - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Over 92% increase in people looking for help over eating disorders
# Body Image
# Body Image

Over 92% increase in people looking for help over eating disorders

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:36 PM 7,741 Views 16 Comments

Bodywhys support service said that the majority of calls are from those aged 25-35.

# help - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide
# Prevention
# Prevention

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 5,817 Views 5 Comments

The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.

# help - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid
# Charity
# Charity

28 million people in the Middle East need humanitarian aid

Aug 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,352 Views 16 Comments

Today is World Humanitarian Day and Oxfam Ireland are calling for help.

Helping cancer survivors row, special playgrounds and electric cars for charity: €80,000 awarded to bright ideas
# Social Innovators
# Social Innovators

Helping cancer survivors row, special playgrounds and electric cars for charity: €80,000 awarded to bright ideas

Aug 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,740 Views 1 Comment

Social entrepreneurs were able to apply for funding from a KBC scheme.

# help - Monday 18 August, 2014

Grown man gets hilariously stuck in baby's high chair
# Help
From The Daily Edge
# Help

Grown man gets hilariously stuck in baby's high chair

Aug 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 2,530 Views 0 Comments

Poor Darren.

# help - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak
# Virus
# Virus

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

Aug 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,820 Views 17 Comments

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

# help - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak
# Spreading
# Spreading

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

Aug 6th 2014, 12:03 PM 5,890 Views 29 Comments

WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.

# help - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Missing 14-year-old found safe and well following Garda appeal
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 14-year-old found safe and well following Garda appeal

Jul 24th 2014, 7:14 PM 24,903 Views 46 Comments

Gardaí say no further action is required.

# help - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals
# Stillbirth
# Stillbirth

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 7,877 Views 15 Comments

The UCC report states the care provided to families following the death of a baby influences their grief journey and plays a key part in their overall recovery.

# help - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Tree honouring George Harrison killed by infestation of... beetles
# The Beetles
From The Daily Edge
# The Beetles

Tree honouring George Harrison killed by infestation of... beetles

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:22 PM 1,913 Views 0 Comments

Help!

# help - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Dublin star Flynn steps outside 'comfort zone' and helps to promote suicide awareness
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

Dublin star Flynn steps outside 'comfort zone' and helps to promote suicide awareness

Jul 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 15,835 Views 11 Comments

The two-time All-Ireland winner has sought to publicise the work of suicide and self harm centre Pieta House.

# help - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Why are there no refuges for male victims of domestic violence?
# Help
# Help

Why are there no refuges for male victims of domestic violence?

Jul 6th 2014, 8:45 AM 13,409 Views 38 Comments

One man told AMEN that his relation was sleeping in a park as he couldn’t find shelter due to domestic abuse.

# help - Friday 4 July, 2014

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped
# Funding Cuts
# Funding Cuts

Irish Deaf Society produces video showing why advocacy service shouldn't be scrapped

Jul 4th 2014, 9:58 PM 7,545 Views 19 Comments

Funding cuts announced this week resulted in the immediate closure of the The Irish Deaf Society’s National Advocacy Service for Deaf people.

# help - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Louth kitten pleas to be rescued from 'randy bitch' in brilliantly odd adoption ad
# Ziggy
From The Daily Edge
# Ziggy

Louth kitten pleas to be rescued from 'randy bitch' in brilliantly odd adoption ad

Jun 24th 2014, 1:40 PM 3,351 Views 1 Comment

“I might have nothing left by the time the horny bitch is done with me”.

# help - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help
# Ask For Help
# Ask For Help

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help

Jun 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,857 Views 19 Comments

Mental Health Reform says people are unsure of where to go next when they or a loved one first start to experience a mental health difficulty.

# help - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation
# Support
# Support

Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation

May 27th 2014, 11:31 AM 5,609 Views 32 Comments

Produced with Pieta House and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, it is aimed at helping individuals to recognise the signs of suicidal behaviour.

# help - Friday 16 May, 2014

Girl goes diving in lake full of jellyfish, we say "NOPE"
# Help
From The Daily Edge
# Help

Girl goes diving in lake full of jellyfish, we say "NOPE"

May 16th 2014, 10:40 AM 7,997 Views 3 Comments

No. Just no.

# help - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it's too late
# Help
# Help

The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it's too late

May 13th 2014, 2:45 PM 11,937 Views 38 Comments

Unsurprisingly, campaigners are worried that robots that can kill people might be a bad idea.

Police issue appeal after burglars steal three rare parrots and five terrapins
# Have You Seen This Bird
# Have You Seen This Bird

Police issue appeal after burglars steal three rare parrots and five terrapins

May 13th 2014, 12:18 PM 6,113 Views 16 Comments

The animals were stolen last weekend from a commercial premises.

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls

May 13th 2014, 8:02 AM 5,406 Views 27 Comments

The Lagos Government dismissed a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram kidnappers.

# help - Monday 12 May, 2014

PJ Gallagher: 'You live more in five minutes on a bike than most people do in a lifetime'
# Volunteering
# Volunteering

PJ Gallagher: 'You live more in five minutes on a bike than most people do in a lifetime'

May 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 603 Views 41 Comments

Telling jokes to buy bikes and riding bikes to save lives – Comedian PJ Gallagher on finding a passion for volunteering.

# help - Friday 9 May, 2014

Opinion: I felt helpless. The child needed hospital treatment, but I could only give some medicine
# Doctors Without Borders
# Doctors Without Borders

Opinion: I felt helpless. The child needed hospital treatment, but I could only give some medicine

May 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 22 Views 7 Comments

Dr Natalie Robers describes her time in Central African Republic where small children of six or seven carry machetes and villages live in fear.

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend
# Mental Health Days
# Mental Health Days

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 753 Views 45 Comments

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

# help - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free
# Drug Users
# Drug Users

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,956 Views 56 Comments

The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.

# help - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Men being treated for eating disorders up 67% in the last five years
# Muscle Dysmorphia
# Muscle Dysmorphia

Men being treated for eating disorders up 67% in the last five years

Apr 16th 2014, 8:01 PM 11,676 Views 25 Comments

Bodywhys says the misconception that eating disorders are a ‘female issue’ can sometimes make it harder for a man to acknowledge there is a problem.

# help - Friday 4 April, 2014

Gardaí renew appeal for missing 22-year-old Mark Dillon
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí renew appeal for missing 22-year-old Mark Dillon

Apr 4th 2014, 5:39 PM 59,347 Views 26 Comments

He is described as being 5ft 11 in height, with dark hair and blue eyes.

# help - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Missing 14-year-old Chloe Ebbs returns home
# Bray
# Bray

Missing 14-year-old Chloe Ebbs returns home

Mar 27th 2014, 8:31 PM 21,329 Views 22 Comments

The teenager had not been seen since 21 March.

# help - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Gardaí appeal for help in finding Erica Phillips
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for help in finding Erica Phillips

Mar 26th 2014, 10:16 PM 28,600 Views 13 Comments

Erica is described as being 5ft 6” in height, slim build, shoulder length black hair and brown eyes.

# help - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

The Samaritans is changing its phone number to a free one
# Help
# Help

The Samaritans is changing its phone number to a free one

Mar 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,861 Views 12 Comments

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

# help - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Ross Kemp launches new support agency for human trafficking survivors
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Ross Kemp launches new support agency for human trafficking survivors

Mar 20th 2014, 10:40 PM 6,469 Views 13 Comments

The organisation will help with financial advice, specialist legal advice, training, educational opportunities and housing support.

# help - Monday 17 March, 2014

Tracing The Blood Line: Here’s what to expect when you give blood
# Donor To Lab
# Donor To Lab

Tracing The Blood Line: Here’s what to expect when you give blood

Mar 17th 2014, 8:30 PM 24,590 Views 52 Comments

Have you ever considered giving blood and have you ever wondered how the whole thing works?

# help - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Can you help work out the name of this mysterious Irish town?
# Hidden History
From The Daily Edge
# Hidden History

Can you help work out the name of this mysterious Irish town?

Mar 13th 2014, 8:06 AM 3,427 Views 9 Comments

A Redditor needs your help in the hunt for his Irish heritage.

# help - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees
# Aid
# Aid

Government to give €4m to help Palestinian refugees

Mar 12th 2014, 4:55 PM 3,826 Views 33 Comments

The Tánaiste said that Ireland is committed to helping alleviate the effects of the crisis.

# help - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service
# Help
# Help

Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service

Mar 4th 2014, 10:54 AM 4,914 Views 39 Comments

The bank will fund the scheme, but it will be independently run.

# help - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Cable ties used to bind the hands of victims in Dublin robbery
# Old Cabra Road
# Old Cabra Road

Cable ties used to bind the hands of victims in Dublin robbery

Mar 2nd 2014, 5:19 PM 17,774 Views 17 Comments

Two young children were present in the house when the intruders broke in.

12 telltale signs that you're an incorrigible hoarder
# More More More
From The Daily Edge
# More More More

12 telltale signs that you're an incorrigible hoarder

Mar 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 26,833 Views 20 Comments

Listening to ABBA’s Gimme Gimme Gimme on repeat is number 13.

# help - Monday 24 February, 2014

Gardaí renew appeal for Fiona Pender, missing since 1996
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí renew appeal for Fiona Pender, missing since 1996

Feb 24th 2014, 6:32 PM 27,002 Views 31 Comments

She was seven months pregnant at the time of her disappearance.

# help - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Woman sleeping in TD’s office accommodated after a Facebook appeal
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

Woman sleeping in TD’s office accommodated after a Facebook appeal

Feb 12th 2014, 10:15 PM 32,054 Views 83 Comments

Joan Collins said enough is not being done to improve the social housing situation stating that it is at crisis level.

# help - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders
# Arrears
# Arrears

€20m fund to assist distressed local authority mortgage holders

Feb 11th 2014, 2:24 PM 6,580 Views 7 Comments

The new fund will move people onto the mortgage to rent scheme for those who have unsustainable mortgages.