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Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?
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Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?

May 1st 2019, 12:22 PM 8,668 Views 35 Comments

The world will be watching as a series of May Day rallies take place in the country today.

Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers
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Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers

Feb 17th 2019, 7:35 AM 8,987 Views 29 Comments

US aid has already arrived on the Colombian border as the country deals with a political crisis.

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?
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Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?

Apr 5th 2018, 1:06 PM 19,099 Views 72 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

Government announces plans to import fodder ... but criticism of the shortages rumbles on
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Government announces plans to import fodder ... but criticism of the shortages rumbles on

Apr 4th 2018, 5:41 PM 10,924 Views 79 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta
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'A relentless mass casualty disaster': Medical aid at breaking point in East Ghouta

Mar 8th 2018, 10:47 PM 8,038 Views 17 Comments

More than 900 civilians have been killed in the nearly three-week assault in Ghouta, Syria.

Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug
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Simon Harris declares a 'public health emergency' for superbug

Oct 25th 2017, 4:27 PM 41,580 Views 40 Comments

“We have seen a rapid and worrying increase,” said the Health Minister.

No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'
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No public health policy has 'been designed with the homeless population specifically in mind'

Oct 19th 2017, 9:02 AM 4,938 Views 8 Comments

A new study has shown increases in the number of homeless people dying from drug and/or alcohol abuse and on methadone.

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals
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Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Oct 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,752 Views 41 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended
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Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended

Oct 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 20,266 Views 134 Comments

The Catalan leader had said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding
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More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding

Jan 5th 2017, 9:10 PM 15,466 Views 56 Comments

Outbreaks of flu and the vomiting bug have put added pressure on the health service.

'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork
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'Rent pressure zones' to be introduced with immediate effect in Dublin and Cork

Dec 13th 2016, 1:58 PM 31,884 Views 108 Comments

The government has launched its plan to tackle rising rents.

Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula
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Primary teacher describes finding herself in cold house with no money for baby formula

Dec 17th 2015, 4:06 PM 44,280 Views 70 Comments

“Without St. Vincent de Paul I would still be living in a cold house and be going without food.”

'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses
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'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses

Dec 15th 2015, 6:15 PM 20,278 Views 54 Comments

Last minute negotiations have seen strike action averted.

Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin
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Nama project set to create almost 1,000 student beds in the heart of Dublin

Sep 30th 2015, 12:56 PM 20,586 Views 60 Comments

The development in Dublin’s Docklands will be the largest off-campus facility in the country.

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?
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Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?

Sep 11th 2015, 5:08 PM 15,462 Views 93 Comments

With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?

The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015
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The spend on emergency accommodation has already hit €4.5m for 2015

Sep 9th 2015, 4:00 PM 13,193 Views 56 Comments

Dublin City Council’s spend in 2012 was just €455k.

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live
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Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live

Aug 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 17,173 Views 70 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to some students caught up in the housing crisis.

How is Dublin spending 100 times more on hotels for homeless people than in 2010?
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How is Dublin spending 100 times more on hotels for homeless people than in 2010?

Jul 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,405 Views 50 Comments

Families accommodated in hotels are forced to share cramped living quarters and boil eggs in kettles to eat.

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night
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Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Apr 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 6,424 Views 25 Comments

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.