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# red-cross - Sunday 1 September, 2019

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

# red-cross - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack Global Ban This post contains videos

'The future of humanity hangs in the balance': Why the world could not handle a nuclear attack

An expert explains how we could be “headed for a nuclear arms race”.

# red-cross - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria

Mark Mullan is a finalist for the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.

# red-cross - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A murder investigation in Sligo, Fianna Fáil’s rising popularity and the death of British actress Emma Chambers…

# red-cross - Saturday 27 January, 2018

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Poll: Should first aid be compulsory in schools?

What do you think?

# red-cross - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world

One in fifty people in Yemen have contracted cholera.

# red-cross - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine

People have been killed by shelling on their way to collect bread, a Red Cross aid worker said.

# red-cross - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tiger attacks and kills zookeeper in its cage

The grim discovery of the keeper’s body was made at around 5.00pm.

# red-cross - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

# red-cross - Monday 29 December, 2014

How does a German master brewer wind up in the rolling hills of Wicklow?

Profile: By the end of the decade, it’s hoped around 500 people will be employed in Irish micro-breweries. Mathis Korme is the country’s latest brew-master…

# red-cross - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

"Where's the local beer?": How tourist demand is driving the microbrewery boom

A new brewery in Wicklow gets its official launch today. Its owners say they were regularly asked by tourists to recommend local beers.

# red-cross - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Nurse in Australia being tested for Ebola

The woman had just returned from working for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone.

# red-cross - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay

Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.

# red-cross - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Ireland will take in a small number of families fleeing the violence in Iraq

As much as €500,000 in emergency funding will also be provided to organisations working in the area.

# red-cross - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Ukraine isn't going to let Russia's 'humanitarian convoy' across its border

Russia insisted its military would not be involved in the convoy, but Kiev said Moscow could only play a role as part of a broader Red Cross mission.

# red-cross - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

# red-cross - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Two people gored at the running of the bulls in Pamplona

One person was gored in the chest and another in the leg in today’s run.

# red-cross - Monday 14 October, 2013

Three kidnapped Red Cross staffers are 'free and safe'

Seven staff had been kidnapped when their convoy was stopped at a roadside.

# red-cross - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation

Three people were injured after one person fell on Luggala mountain before 5.30pm on Saturday.

# red-cross - Sunday 18 August, 2013

North Korea agrees to reunions for families separated since the 50s

These reunions had been held for years to get families back together up until 2010 when tensions between the two countries rose again.

# red-cross - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Red Cross asks for access to Qusair to bring food, water and medicine

The charity said it was “alarmed” by the consequences of the continuing conflict in Qusair.

# red-cross - Sunday 3 March, 2013

PICS: The 'humanitarian catastrophe' of Syrian refugee camps Irish Red Cross This post contains images

PICS: The 'humanitarian catastrophe' of Syrian refugee camps

The Red Cross is on the ground at refugee camps in Jordan, where people – mainly women and children – who fled Syria await an uncertain future.

# red-cross - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Two people rescued from highest mountain in Wicklow

The mountain rescue team came to the aid of a man and a young girl in separate rescue operations today.

# red-cross - Friday 10 August, 2012

Proposals for Korean family reunions 'rejected'

Families have been separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.

# red-cross - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Councillor seeks defibrillator training for Gardaí

Gardaí say they have suspended a defibrillator pilot programme in Blanchardstown and are evaluating a pilot in Kilkenny.

# red-cross - Saturday 28 July, 2012

20,000 flee ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia

At least 18 people have been killed in the fighting in the south of the country.

# red-cross - Monday 16 July, 2012

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict

Take a look at how the views of world leaders progressed since the start of the Syrian protests.

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates

Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.

# red-cross - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

GALLERY: Red Cross teams deal with (fake) injuries across Dundalk Red Cross This post contains images

GALLERY: Red Cross teams deal with (fake) injuries across Dundalk

This year’s First Aid Convention Europe was hosted by the Irish Red Cross in Louth this week.

# red-cross - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Cork flood victims to get emergency cash for food

The first grants of up to €1000 are expected to be made this week as the recovery effort continues.

# red-cross - Sunday 29 April, 2012

British doctor killed by captors in Pakistan

The body of 60-year-old Khalil Rasjed Dale, who had been working for the Red Cross, was found four months after he was kidnapped.

# red-cross - Sunday 22 April, 2012

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See the posters that lured the 'Lost Generation' to war

A selection from the Library of Congress’ 1914-1920 collection.

# red-cross - Monday 5 March, 2012

Ireland to pledge €500,000 in response to Syria crisis

Half a million euro will be made available to humanitarian agencies working in Syria.

# red-cross - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Still no access to Baba Amr for Red Cross in Syria

Those suffering in the besieged neighbourhood in Homs have gone weeks without any humanitarian aid.

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Watch: Wounded journalist tells of 'indiscriminate massacre' in Syria

Paul Conroy was speaking after being smuggled out of Homs, where he was injured in the attack that killed Marie Colvin.

# red-cross - Friday 2 March, 2012

Red Cross denied entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood

Meanwhile, the organisation says it has received the bodies of Western journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik.

# red-cross - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Red Cross permitted entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood

The ICRC says Syrian authorities have given it the green light to enter Baba Amr tomorrow.

# red-cross - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Red Cross attempts to rescue Syrians and journalists trapped in Homs

Negotiations between aid agencies and the Syrian government come after just over two dozen people were evacuated from the besieged city yesterday.

# red-cross - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

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