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# help - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

'Not enough nursing home beds to meet demand and it's only going to get worse'

Tadgh Daly, CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland said in the next seven years, the population over 85 will grow by 46 per cent.

# help - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?

A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…

# help - Monday 3 February, 2014

Over 120 AIB mortgage holders get long term solution under new initiative

The partnership deal between AIB and the IMHO has been hailed a success by the two groups.

# help - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Samaritans received more than 10,000 calls over Christmas

Monday 30 December was the busiest day, while volunteers took 520 calls on Christmas Day.

# help - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months

In the first three months of the ISI’s existence, it was inundated with calls and emails.

# help - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Helpful Garda Pic of the Day

A member of An Garda Síochana was only too happy to take a groupie shot of these people.

Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend

The vet said the hunting dog, Fionn, had received a severe blunt force trauma to the head.

# help - Friday 20 December, 2013

Irish students help to train Mozambique’s first ever optometrists

The first ever eye specialists have recently graduated from university in Mozambique thanks to the assistance of students from DIT.

# help - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Calls to Samaritans helpline down but people "still hurting very much"

In total, the helpline received 381,128 calls in the last year.

# help - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Christmas pressures cause spike in demand for mental health services

One mental health charity has seen a 20 per cent jump in visits to its site in December alone.

Love/Hate’s Fran, Colin Farrell and Katie Taylor rally support for Merryn

Four-year-old Merryn was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma – an aggressive childhood cancer of the nervous system.

# help - Friday 13 December, 2013

Column: Families who assist their loved ones to die will continue to feel the full wrath of the law if it is not changed

Today, the case began of Gail O’Rorke who has been charged under the Criminal Law (Suicide) Act 1993 for assisting an MS sufferer to die.

# help - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

# help - Monday 9 December, 2013

Horse euthanised after being found with two broken legs in Wicklow estate

A vet had to be called to the scene to put the animal down.

# help - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Gardaí appeal for missing person Kevin Rice

He was last seen on the 30 November.

# help - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Missing teenager Rebekah Burnett found by gardaí

The 15-year-old had been missing since she was last seen at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre on Thursday 28 November.

Ireland is the most generous country in Europe, says World Giving Index

Ireland has scored a hat-trick after being ranked the most generous in Europe three years in row.

# help - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries

A new Eurobarometer survey shows that 52 per cent said that tackling global poverty should be one of the Government’s main priorities.

# help - Sunday 17 November, 2013

'Grants for the elderly have been cut to the bone by this government'

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen said the number of grants reduced from 7,138 in 2010 to 1,739 so far in 2013.

# help - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everybody’s talking about the aid crisis in the Philippines, Labour senator injured and the ASTI’s refusal to accept the Haddington Road deal.

# help - Friday 15 November, 2013

Twin with breast cancer donates skin and fat tissue to sister who also has cancer

Twin sisters Kelly McCarthy and Kristen Maurer were both diagnosed with breast cancer only months apart.

# help - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today

Charities are warning that the death toll in the Philippines which is currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

Online programme helps children with dyslexia and reading issues

The programme can also help adults who have reading difficulties.

# help - Monday 11 November, 2013

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan Typhoon Haiyan This post contains images

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

60 metric tonnes of emergency aid is due to arrive in the Philippines tomorrow from UNICEF’s central supplies in Denmark.

# help - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000

The typhoon moved on to Vietnam today.

# help - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Sharp increase in suicidal farmers calling helpline over financial troubles

Financial woes and the fodder shortage has left many farmers in an extremely difficult situation, says suicide prevention charity Console.

# help - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Console seminar to help employers identify warning signs of suicide in their employees

The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.

# help - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

New genetic mutation linked to eczema

The mutation of the gene can result in the development of a type of eczema known as atopic dermatitis.

# help - Saturday 2 November, 2013

The ‘Dublin differential’: Should city centre dwellers get tax breaks for living in the capital?

House prices in Dublin are up 12.3 per cent, so should people living in the city get a helping hand?

# help - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Ted from Scrubs performs Hey Ya and Help at Trinity College Dublin Scrubs Up Well

Ted from Scrubs performs Hey Ya and Help at Trinity College Dublin

He also sang a tune with the a cappella group The Trinitones.

# help - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Appeal for information about attempted murder and sexual assault of a young girl

The attack took place in 1994 in Newry.

# help - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people

The earthquake reached 7.2 on the Richter scale.

Man seriously injured in explosion in Derry

It is believed a gas explosion occurred in the Bond Street area.

# help - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Car stolen in Wexford containing a child’s pink wheelchair

Lauryn Tracy has Cerebral Palsy and needs her wheelchair to get around.

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in northern Syria

The group was kidnapped early this morning.

Focus Ireland says €400 million investment needed in social housing

Focus Ireland said the number of families becoming homeless every month in Dublin has recently doubled from 8 to 16 families every month.

Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead

This is the strongest cyclone to hit India in 14 years.

# help - Friday 11 October, 2013

Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters

Adolescent girls in disasters are being drastically failed when they are at their most vulnerable, says CEO of Plan Ireland.

Man dies after being rescued off the coast of Inishbofin

The Coast Guard received a call at 2.20am.

240 teenagers treated for sexually abusing others since 1992

The Dublin based agency, NIAP, says that 5 per cent of adolescents they treat are young girls.