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# vulnerable - Monday 18 June, 2018

From The42 'We now have to win both games and are under extreme pressure' — Thomas Muller Vulnerable

'We now have to win both games and are under extreme pressure' — Thomas Muller

Germany’s chastening loss to Mexico in Moscow has their World Cup defence in jeopardy and Muller urged his colleagues to response.

# vulnerable - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Vulnerable mother avoids jail after garda says 'she had little or no choice' but to store drugs in her home

The woman pleaded guilty to possession of drugs for sale or supply.

# vulnerable - Friday 9 March, 2018

Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

The latest edition of the Tobacco Atlas says that the industry is maximising profits by targeting the ‘vulnerable’ in places like Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

# vulnerable - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Legal aid to be restricted in family law cases

The Legal Aid Board says it’s forced to make the changes because of budgetary constraints.

# vulnerable - Monday 24 July, 2017

Mother and children placed in hotel with 'bloodstained mattresses' after fleeing domestic violence

The woman and her children were left without a stable home for almost two years.

# vulnerable - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Suicide, overdose, sudden infant death: Children who died while in contact with social services

The National Review Panel released five case studies of vulnerable children who died.

# vulnerable - Thursday 9 March, 2017

85% jump in number of complaints received about HSE care of vulnerable adults

A cost-saving decision to move people with severe intellectual disabilities away from their long-term home was overturned.

# vulnerable - Monday 6 March, 2017

Pollution kills 1.7 million children under five worldwide each year

Over half a million deaths each year are from diseases attributable to air pollution and second-hand smoke.

# vulnerable - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Experts warn giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population substantially drops

The species population has dropped around 40% in the past 30 years.

# vulnerable - Monday 8 August, 2016

Removing public payphones would 'cause chaos' for Ireland's most vulnerable people

A number of groups have warned the removal of public payphones could significantly impact on people who use them to call freephone numbers.

# vulnerable - Friday 1 July, 2016

The majority of child trafficking victims in this country last year were Irish

A US government report was critical of Ireland’s system, which it says is failing to identify trafficking victims.

# vulnerable - Thursday 2 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# vulnerable - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Microsoft is storing users' sensitive encryption keys in the cloud

The action could make it possible for malicious hackers to gain access to a person’s Windows 10 device.

# vulnerable - Monday 30 November, 2015

Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs

A new report looks at the figures behind child protection proceedings.

# vulnerable - Saturday 10 October, 2015

# vulnerable - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

There's a major downside to jailbreaking your iPhone (if you're thinking about it)

It leaves your device vulnerable to malware as more than 225,000 users found out recently.

# vulnerable - Friday 3 July, 2015

Gardaí claim child abuse investigations were badly delayed by Tusla

A new report looks at child protection services in North Dublin.

# vulnerable - Monday 8 June, 2015

Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker

The number of cases yet to be assigned to a social worker has reduced by just over 5% since the end of 2014.

# vulnerable - Thursday 4 June, 2015

"It is definitely a lot harder to stay in than to come out"

The Health Minister was speaking on RTÉ’s The Ray D’Arcy’s Show this afternoon.

# vulnerable - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Your dogs could attack sheep if they’re not neutered

Pete Wedderburn says that dog owners need to know about the benefits of neutering their pets.

# vulnerable - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes

Age Action says neighbours need to play a role in preventing attacks.

# vulnerable - Sunday 25 January, 2015

GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we’re rushed off our feet?

Many cases of depression can be managed in a GPs office, but they need to be able to spend time with the patients, on doctor said.

# vulnerable - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

"They don't teach you this in med school": Caring for the most vulnerable at Christmas

Patrick O’Donnell works with sex workers, drug users, homeless people and undocumented migrants in Limerick.

# vulnerable - Friday 5 December, 2014

New policy to protect older people and disabled persons from sexual abuse released

This comes as part of a wider policy issued today by the HSE.

# vulnerable - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Dolores O'Riordan's mum says her daughter didn't recognise her at garda station

The singer is now under the care of a psychiatric doctor after being arrested earlier in the week.

# vulnerable - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The42 This pic epitomises Liverpool's current defensive issues Vulnerable

This pic epitomises Liverpool's current defensive issues

Defence has been a recurring issue for Brendan Rodgers’ side in recent times.

# vulnerable - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Almost a quarter of people across Europe live on the brink of poverty

This comes in a new study released today by EU’s statistical information office, Eurostat.

# vulnerable - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Many one parent families struggle to cover the basics of food, housing and energy costs

Saint Vincent de Paul has published a study on lone parents.

# vulnerable - Monday 22 September, 2014

Sex trafficking victims 'in danger of abuse in Direct Provision'

That’s according to agencies who have contacted the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

# vulnerable - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Older people driven to banks by criminals to 'take out large sums of money'

Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.

# vulnerable - 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.

# vulnerable - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Lack of affordable housing pushing up demand for emergency accommodation in Galway

COPE Galway says it has seen a significant increase in demand for its emergency accommodation for homeless people and for women and children affected by domestic violence.

# vulnerable - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

# vulnerable - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children in State care being 'placed in danger of abuse and exploitation'

There are concerns about the lack of supports for both children in care and those who have left State care on turning 18.

# vulnerable - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Patients with mental illness twice as likely to be victims of homicide

A study suggests one third are killed by other patients.

# vulnerable - Monday 23 December, 2013

PSNI issue appeal for missing 'vulnerable' man

Brendan McDermott was last seen by his friends and family on 1 December.

# vulnerable - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Micheál Martin: Republican movement ‘failed’ to protect some sex abuse victims

The Fianna Fáil leader alleges that in a number of cases, the Republican movement did not alert authorities – instead, they decided to deal with the reports internally. Sinn Féin has criticised the remarks.

# vulnerable - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Con artists net €30,000 in space of a week using new ATM scam

The thieves are trapping customers’ cards, distracting them, and then replacing the valid card with a stolen or cancelled one.

# vulnerable - Monday 24 December, 2012

Have you checked on your older neighbours?

Charity urges people to share the Christmas spirit and provide companionship this Christmas.

# vulnerable - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Fine Gael TDs to run marathon for Yes vote in referendum

Fine Gael Deputies Liam Twomey and Damien English will run to raise money for Barnardos, and encourage people to vote Yes in the Children’s Referendum.

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