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# isolation - Thursday 27 August, 2020

From The42 Chelsea training disrupted as some players face 14-day quarantine after holidays Isolation

Chelsea training disrupted as some players face 14-day quarantine after holidays

The quarantine period will prove a disruption to manager Frank Lampard’s pre-season plans.

# isolation - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'A very real danger': Just 4,000 calls made to 60,000 Dublin Airport arrivals in first two weeks of July

Only half of the calls made were answered.

# isolation - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Tips on handling the Covid-19 isolation from a solo sailor

Artist Pete Hogan has sailed solo around the world alone for long periods of time. He shares his thoughts on the Covid-19 lockdown and the isolation it has brought to many.

# isolation - Friday 29 May, 2020

Nearly 50% of people don't know they need to isolate with less common Covid-19 symptoms

The ESRI study suggested that there was a significant gap in people’s knowledge of when to isolate.

# isolation - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Officials looking at 'creative' ways they could allow nursing home visits again

Dr Holohan said health officials are ‘very sensitive’ to the issue and aware of the impact on the mental health of residents.

# isolation - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

A friend recommends: Dundalk's Brian Gartland on 'City of God' and his local hero's autobiography

The League of Ireland great recommends a Brazilian classic film and Jim Stynes’ book, as well as a light-hearted TV series and equally jovial podcast.

# isolation - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 A friend recommends: Cork's Saoirse Noonan on 'Cheer' and 'The Power of Vulnerability' Tuned In

A friend recommends: Cork's Saoirse Noonan on 'Cheer' and 'The Power of Vulnerability'

The Cork dual star fires up Netflix and adds some new shows to our list.

# isolation - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

A friend recommends: Meath's Mickey Burke on Narcos, nutrition and Niall Quinn's book

The Royal County fan favourite didn’t discover Netflix until the country started to self-isolate.

# isolation - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Love in the time of coronavirus: Texting all day? Going out for dinner on Zoom?

Whether it’s long-term love or a casual date, people are still searching for romance during this time.

# isolation - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From coffee ads to Michael Collins - delve into the IFI archive while in isolation

Give up yer aul Netflix and Disney+.

# isolation - Monday 16 March, 2020

Simon Coveney: There is little certainty 'beyond Friday' about where planes will be flying to

The Tánaiste said that flights between Ireland and the UK would not be shut down.

# isolation - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point' Lockdown

'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'

Irish players Ian Nagle and Mick Kearney were lucky to get out of Italy before the lockdown.

# isolation - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel Outbreak This post contains videos

Four tourists test positive for Covid-19 at quarantined Tenerife hotel

The second virus-related death in France was confirmed this morning.

# isolation - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Around 12,000 cases of infection as death toll rises to 259

The UK Foreign Office said that it was withdrawing its staff members based in China.

# isolation - Sunday 3 June, 2018

"Loneliness can take 4 to 5 years off you": how an arts-based service for older people in Wexford is looking to fight social isolation

The originally Dublin-based initiative is looking to expand to the rest of the country and help older people connect.

# isolation - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'At a time such as Storm Emma we can feel the emptiness of endless time without boundaries'

We gave little thought to the psychological and emotional stresses of Storm Emma’s enforced isolation, writes Stephanie Regan.

# isolation - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From The42 Chelsea's longest-serving player wants to leave - having never played a competitive game for them Isolation

Chelsea's longest-serving player wants to leave - having never played a competitive game for them

25-year-old goalkeeper Matej Delac has been at Stamford Bridge since 2010.

# isolation - Friday 3 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge The amazing story of how a little girl from Dublin finally met Katie Taylor five years after seeing her in hospital Ella And Katie

# isolation - Sunday 23 April, 2017

A newborn baby pushes a tiny, fascinating Scottish island's population to 105 (we think)

A medieval massacre, a mysterious German artist landlord, and a world-first in renewable energy are just some of the interesting features of the Isle of Eigg.

# isolation - Friday 10 March, 2017

Poland at risk of isolation in the EU as it opts to become 'complete outsider'

The Polish government was the only country to oppose the appointment of Donald Tusk as the bloc’s President.

# isolation - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Norwegian mass murderer makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime

Breivik has a three-cell complex where he can play video games and watch television on two sets.

# isolation - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'I'd love more people to come out to me because I'm not getting out as much as I used to'

Alone is asking people to take the time to call into an elderly neighbour over Christmas.

# isolation - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Police investigate after man "held in isolation" at parents home for 30 years

The man has been taken to a psychiatric hospital and German police are investigating whether his parents did anything wrong.

# isolation - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back'

The High Court was told today alleged confinement at the youth detention centre stems from what can only be described as a riot.

# isolation - Friday 30 October, 2015

'I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me'

Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.

# isolation - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

The British nurse who fought off Ebola last year is now 'critically ill' again

Pauline Cafferkey’s condition deteriorated further today, her hospital said in a statement.

# isolation - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Guess what? It’s OK to be single, feel sad or have a few pounds to lose

Social media keeps us connected to each another but disconnected from the truth.

# isolation - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Column: Too much “stuff” – what causes hoarding?

Hoarding is far from rare, and yet it remains largely misunderstood.

# isolation - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Scottish Ebola patient "doing as well as can be expected"

It’s reported that a second patient is now being assessed for signs of Ebola.

# isolation - Thursday 30 October, 2014

"It's not science-based" - Nurse who treated Ebola patients refuses to be quarantined

The state of Maine is considering a court order to detain Kaci Hickox.

# isolation - Friday 10 October, 2014

Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health

Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.

# isolation - Friday 3 October, 2014

Opinion: These are places men can come together to find purpose and friendship

Men’s Sheds are places for men who want to do something positive with their time to share their knowledge, experience, ideas, creativity and skills.

# isolation - Monday 15 September, 2014

"My nieces and nephews are demanding their inheritance now"

The first six months of 2014 saw more than 12,000 calls made to the Senior Help Line.

# isolation - Sunday 17 August, 2014

'I was all alone in the house, no wife, no kids - when my dog died it was the last thing'

ALONE is looking for volunteers for its befriending service.

# isolation - Friday 15 August, 2014

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

# isolation - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace

We asked and you told us. Here are some of your experiences of bullying in the workplace.

# isolation - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

A helpline is the only contact some elderly people have with others

Over 2,000 people have called Senior Help Line in the first three months of this year.

# isolation - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Isolation and the lack of opportunities impacts on young peoples’ mental health in Donegal

The Jigsaw programme in Donegal has seen 230 young people avail of its service in just one year.

# isolation - 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.

# isolation - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

New Donegal centre hopes to tackle mental health issues and rural isolation

The HSE area manager in Donegal explains what they hope to achieve by making a ‘one stop shop’ for mental health services.

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