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# social-isolation - Friday 10 April, 2020

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown

Apr 10th 2020, 4:03 PM 24,155 Views 77 Comments

Sharon O’Halloran, Co-CEO of Safe Ireland, says the lack of contact from abused women and children during Covid-19 is a real cause for concern.

# social-isolation - Friday 20 March, 2020

'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'
# Social Distancing
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# Social Distancing

'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'

Mar 20th 2020, 9:29 PM 82,717 Views 26 Comments

Keeping your body and mind healthy is even more imperative now that we are staying at home. We speak to some fitness experts.

# social-isolation - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Virtual parades and green buildings: How people have been celebrating St Patrick's Day
# Paddy's Day
# Paddy's Day

Virtual parades and green buildings: How people have been celebrating St Patrick's Day

Mar 17th 2020, 12:00 PM 29,052 Views 6 Comments

People have been thinking outside the box in order to celebrate the day.

# social-isolation - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation
# Internal Migration
# Internal Migration

Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation

Sep 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 16,859 Views 59 Comments

Many local businesses are being forced to shut their doors and vital services are diminishing at a fast pace.

# social-isolation - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them
# Social Isolation
# Social Isolation

Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them

Dec 4th 2016, 7:45 AM 5,431 Views 3 Comments

Hundreds of people die each year due to health risks associated with cold weather and fuel poverty.

# social-isolation - Monday 24 October, 2016

Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older?

Oct 24th 2016, 10:22 AM 29,174 Views 118 Comments

A campaign is encouraging people to reach out to their neighbours.

# social-isolation - Friday 7 October, 2016

Poll: Do we do enough for our neighbours?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do we do enough for our neighbours?

Oct 7th 2016, 10:23 AM 16,406 Views 62 Comments

It’s often said people are less connected to their neighbours than previous generations were.

# social-isolation - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'Utterly heartbreaking': Community shocked by death of two elderly brothers
# Bluebell
# Bluebell

'Utterly heartbreaking': Community shocked by death of two elderly brothers

Oct 5th 2016, 8:50 AM 33,348 Views 16 Comments

Daniel and William McCarthy were deaf and had lived together in south Dublin for over two decades.

# social-isolation - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Drug and alcohol abuse leading to care proceedings for children
# Care Order
# Care Order

Drug and alcohol abuse leading to care proceedings for children

Mar 18th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,885 Views 27 Comments

The latest report on child care law shows that the Child & Family Agency failed in its applications for care orders in three cases.

# social-isolation - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse
# Emigration
# Emigration

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse

Jun 6th 2013, 10:23 AM 9,042 Views 32 Comments

Physical and sexual abuse and parents with alcohol or drug problems were listed as some of the main reasons why people left Ireland in the past.

# social-isolation - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Column: Autism – the ‘hidden condition’ – has been ignored for too long
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Autism – the ‘hidden condition’ – has been ignored for too long

Mar 14th 2013, 7:00 PM 400 Views 29 Comments

Autism services have been historically underfunded, but with the new Autism Bill steps are finally being taken to acknowledge the rights of autistic citizens and those of their families, writes Michael McCarthy TD.