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#Survivors

From TheJournal.ie Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor Waterford

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor

The 20-page file was written in the 1980s, and was brought to the attention of survivors through an FOI request.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise Disaster

Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise

The death toll is expected to worsen considerably as so many regions have yet to be heard from in the aftermath of the quake.

From TheJournal.ie Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say Pope Francis

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say

The pope met a group of eight survivors this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Progress on Bill Kenneally inquiry as survivors meet Justice Minister Survivors

Progress on Bill Kenneally inquiry as survivors meet Justice Minister

The Commission of Investigation could start as early as this summer.

From TheJournal.ie 'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks Taiwan

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

From TheJournal.ie Seven survivors from missing ferry found drifting in a dinghy on the Pacific Ocean New Zealand

Seven survivors from missing ferry found drifting in a dinghy on the Pacific Ocean

Six adults and a baby were on board the dinghy.

From TheJournal.ie Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea Miryang

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

From TheJournal.ie 'Now, I can tell my stories. I've been silenced my whole life': Tuam survivors network launches Survivors

'Now, I can tell my stories. I've been silenced my whole life': Tuam survivors network launches

Survivor Peter Mulryan was born in the Tuam mother and baby home in Galway and lived in the institute for four and half years.

From TheJournal.ie Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors Closure

Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors

While families welcomed the recent awarding of a unit citation and Bonn Jadotville medal, it is hoped eight of the men will be specifically awarded for their bravery.

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air Kermanshah

Survivors of Iran quake that killed more than 400 spend second night in the open air

Iran is observing a day of national mourning for victims of earthquake which killed more than 400 people on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie 'She thought I was dead': Irish survivor of Barcelona attack speaks out Las Ramblas

'She thought I was dead': Irish survivor of Barcelona attack speaks out

An Irish-Filipino family were caught up in the Barcelona terror attack last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN Abuse

'We wanted to be loved': Institutional abuse survivors take their fight for justice to the UN

A report launched today criticises the State’s treatment of victims, which it says has caused further trauma.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm a former child resident of a mother and baby home. We want truth and justice' Transitional Justice

'I'm a former child resident of a mother and baby home. We want truth and justice'

“Institutional Ireland” is still failing survivors of residential institutions, writes Conrad Bryan.

From TheJournal.ie At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb Tragic

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers Survivors

New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over' say rescuers

Many volunteers gathered on the shoreline broke down in tears on hearing the latest strandings appeared to be over.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial Commemoration

President Higgins calls for fight against politics of fear and hatred while marking Holocaust Memorial

Minister Flanagan said we must be vigilant in standing against fundamentalist ideologies.

From TheJournal.ie Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche Not Giving Up

Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche

More than 25 people are believed to have been staying at the hotel when it was hit.

From TheJournal.ie 29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya The Mediterranean

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

From TheJournal.ie Desperate search for survivors as Ecuador earthquake death toll passes 400 Disaster

Desperate search for survivors as Ecuador earthquake death toll passes 400

The earthquake is the biggest tragedy of its kind in Ecuador in 67 years.

From TheJournal.ie "I was faced with the prospect of my daughter - who was 6 at the time - going to my funeral" Get Yourself Checked

"I was faced with the prospect of my daughter - who was 6 at the time - going to my funeral"

November is prostate cancer awareness month. We get some stories from the frontline of the battle against cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive Temporary

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive

They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.

From TheJournal.ie "Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother" Survivors

"Ireland saw her as a fallen woman - but she was my mother"

Dublin councillor Francis Timmons, who grew up in a mother and baby home in the 1970s, is calling for James Reilly to take a look at redress schemes for survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network Sexual Violence

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network

It says, “The decision is dictated by the need to achieve the best use of limited available resources.”

From TheJournal.ie Have the human rights of symphysiotomy survivors been abused? Survivors

Have the human rights of symphysiotomy survivors been abused?

Independent TD Clare Daly recently said that recommendations made by the United Nations have not been met.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene survivors to get specialised health cards from next month Long Time Coming

Magdalene survivors to get specialised health cards from next month

The women will be eligible for a range of health services from the start of July.

From TheJournal.ie Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal Earthquake

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

From TheJournal.ie 'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake Fundraising

'The avalanche just missed us': Irish home safe after Nepal earthquake

One has set up a fundraising page to help with the aid effort.

From TheJournal.ie 'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble Nepal

'No chance' of more survivors beneath rubble

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.

From TheJournal.ie Exactly 70 years ago today, the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz was liberated In Photos This post contains images

Exactly 70 years ago today, the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz was liberated

The camp was liberated by the Soviet Red Army on 27 January 1945

From TheJournal.ie 'We were woken by these piercing screams': Survivors remember the horror of Auschwitz Anniversary

'We were woken by these piercing screams': Survivors remember the horror of Auschwitz

Between 1940 and 1945, some 1.1 million people, including one million Jews, perished in the twin death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

From TheJournal.ie Many symphysiotomy survivors still don’t know what happened to them Redress Scheme

Many symphysiotomy survivors still don’t know what happened to them

There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead after tourist catamaran sinks off Costa Rica Huge Wave

Three dead after tourist catamaran sinks off Costa Rica

Rescuers have plucked 94 people from the sea so far.

From TheJournal.ie Search resumes for crew of capsized cargo vessel off Scotland coast Cemfjord

Search resumes for crew of capsized cargo vessel off Scotland coast

Search efforts are being coordinated by the Shetland Coastguard.

From TheJournal.ie Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft AirAsia

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.

From The42 Here are the 32 teams through to the Europa League knock-out stages Survivors

Here are the 32 teams through to the Europa League knock-out stages

The winners of the competition will earn a coveted place in the Champions League

From TheJournal.ie Martin: ‘Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past’ Healing

Martin: ‘Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past’

The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.

From TheJournal.ie It's not just Tuam... Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told Widening Scope

It's not just Tuam... Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told

Survivors, campaigners and academics say the scope of the Commission may need to be widened to take in private nursing homes, mental institutions and smaller mother-and-baby homes.

From TheJournal.ie Government announces legislation to support Magdalene survivors Magdalene Laundries

Government announces legislation to support Magdalene survivors

The Justice Minister also announced that lump sums totalling €12.8 million have been paid to survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are Manx2

Cork air crash survivors: We realise how lucky we are

The six survivors have met up every year since the tragedy and hope to continue to so so in the future.

From TheJournal.ie Victims in Cork air crash suffered head, chest and abdominal injuries on impact Manx2 Crash

Victims in Cork air crash suffered head, chest and abdominal injuries on impact

Inquest into 2011 tragedy in which six people died hears survivors tell how they felt “suffocated” and “terrified”.

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