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'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers
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'Forgotten, we feel like garbage': Housing policies exclude Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers

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  • The housing problem is at its most acute among minority groups, such as Travellers, migrants and asylum seekers.
  • Cormac Fitzgerald, for The Good Information Project, examines the figures and the significant barriers to access to secure living arrangements.
  • "It's an absolutely appalling national disgrace," says Bernard Joyce of the Irish Traveller Movement.
From the ousting of Arlene, to Poots getting the boot - here's the timeline of events
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From the ousting of Arlene, to Poots getting the boot - here's the timeline of events

2 hours ago 7,010 Views 17 Comments

It’s been a hell of a few weeks in Northern Ireland politics. Here’s a quick catch-up.

Two more men charged over shooting of black equal rights activist at London party
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Two more men charged over shooting of black equal rights activist at London party

2 hours ago 6,937 Views 0 Comments

The mother-of-two remains in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in the head on 23 May.

Lowry recovers from early triple bogey to shoot 72 in US Open first round
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Lowry recovers from early triple bogey to shoot 72 in US Open first round

3 hours ago 8,891 Views 3 Comments

Torrey Pines is hosting the latest Major tournament.

Depay and Dumfries send Netherlands into Euro 2020 knockouts
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# Brilliant Orange

Depay and Dumfries send Netherlands into Euro 2020 knockouts

3 hours ago 2,496 Views 1 Comment

A 2-0 win over Austria tonight in Amsterdam.

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted
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Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted

3 hours ago 12,895 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray (50) admitted to detectives he was planning to have his own solicitor abducted.

Edwin Poots is resigning as leader of the DUP, after three weeks in the role
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Edwin Poots is resigning as leader of the DUP, after three weeks in the role

Updated 3 hours ago 103,525 Views 176 Comments
  • Poots did not speak to waiting reporters as he left the crunch meeting with party officers
  • The new DUP leader came under heavy fire after he nominated a First Minister despite a majority of his party objecting
  • Recently ousted leader Arlene Foster earlier tweeted that she "hoped everyone is having a great day"
WHO faces criticism over suggesting women of childbearing age should be advised against drinking
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WHO faces criticism over suggesting women of childbearing age should be advised against drinking

3 hours ago 13,340 Views 33 Comments

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service has called on the WHO to review the report “as a matter of urgency”.

Neil Jenkins: 'I see Conor Murray as a major player for the Lions on this tour'
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Neil Jenkins: 'I see Conor Murray as a major player for the Lions on this tour'

3 hours ago 3,594 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland’s assistant has backed Murray to have a major impact in South Africa.

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told
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Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told

4 hours ago 8,346 Views 15 Comments

HIQA has advised NPHET on the measures needed to allow large gatherings to happen safely.

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US
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'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Jul 16th 2019, 6:10 AM 35,525 Views 52 Comments

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries
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China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

Dec 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,571 Views 28 Comments

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

Mental health patients to be re-examined due to emergency legislation to address 'unconstitutional' law
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Mental health patients to be re-examined due to emergency legislation to address 'unconstitutional' law

Sep 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 10,145 Views 1 Comment

A total of 124 patients who have been involuntarily detained will have to be ex-examined by their consultant psychiatrists.

US government still holds 565 immigrant children
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US government still holds 565 immigrant children

Aug 17th 2018, 10:50 PM 7,742 Views 51 Comments

Rights groups challenged the separations and a federal judge in California ordered the families brought back together by 26 July.

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach
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French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

Jun 23rd 2018, 5:01 PM 52,402 Views 117 Comments

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders
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'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Jun 19th 2018, 9:30 AM 12,874 Views 82 Comments

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents
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LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents

Jun 19th 2018, 8:01 AM 32,418 Views 132 Comments

The audio features the voice of a six-year-old girl who repeatedly asks officials to call her aunt so she can leave.

Gardaí called to Oberstown over 'disturbance' involving residents
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Gardaí called to Oberstown over 'disturbance' involving residents

Jun 30th 2017, 4:42 PM 10,965 Views 22 Comments

Two incidents were resolved successfully, said the director of Oberstown.

China releases human rights lawyer after 'show trial'
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# Xie Yang

China releases human rights lawyer after 'show trial'

May 10th 2017, 4:47 PM 5,911 Views 9 Comments

Xie Yang, who was arrested in 2015, pleaded guilty to charges of “inciting subversion of state power”.

Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State
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Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State

Feb 5th 2017, 10:38 AM 9,515 Views 18 Comments

Some of the people detained are suspected of planning attacks.

Staff at Oberstown postpone industrial action to allow talks on safety
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Staff at Oberstown postpone industrial action to allow talks on safety

Sep 2nd 2016, 5:55 PM 7,318 Views 13 Comments

The campus had made headlines this week after a fire and violence that broke out at the facility on Monday.

15-year-old boy facing additional jail time for throwing paint at fellow teenager on Luas
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15-year-old boy facing additional jail time for throwing paint at fellow teenager on Luas

Jul 12th 2016, 3:22 PM 16,712 Views 0 Comments

The boy had viciously assaulted his victim one month prior to the Luas incident the court heard today.

Refugee convicted of attempting suicide during attempt to move him
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Refugee convicted of attempting suicide during attempt to move him

Apr 16th 2016, 4:02 PM 14,281 Views 52 Comments

The man was moved from an Australian-funded detention camp on the Pacific island of Nauru.

Three youths start fire while 'trashing' room at Dublin detention centre
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Three youths start fire while 'trashing' room at Dublin detention centre

Feb 27th 2016, 2:35 PM 15,607 Views 21 Comments

A source within the facility said staff had to assist gardaí in restraining them.

A Canadian teenager got detention for wearing this dress and her response was brilliant
# Everyday Sexism
# Everyday Sexism

A Canadian teenager got detention for wearing this dress and her response was brilliant

May 14th 2015, 3:00 PM 22,241 Views 12 Comments

It was an “inappropriate and a sexual distraction to the young men.”

Child restrained with handcuffs by five staff at Oberstown campus
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Child restrained with handcuffs by five staff at Oberstown campus

Feb 23rd 2015, 12:05 PM 20,658 Views 57 Comments

A HIQA report also found staff excessively used single separation, with one child locked in a room for 83 hours over four days.

How many children were sent to detention schools this year?
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How many children were sent to detention schools this year?

Oct 25th 2014, 5:30 PM 13,467 Views 12 Comments

There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.

Irish man stopped while boarding ferry to Holyhead, €168,000 seized
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Irish man stopped while boarding ferry to Holyhead, €168,000 seized

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:07 PM 23,384 Views 19 Comments

A detention order for the man was granted today at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

Fifth male arrested in UK terrorism investigation
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Fifth male arrested in UK terrorism investigation

Oct 9th 2014, 7:33 PM 7,193 Views 49 Comments

The arrest took place on Tuesday but was not disclosed at the time for operational reasons.

Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'
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Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'

Sep 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,134 Views 4 Comments

Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.

More than a dozen children admitted as involuntary patients in 2013
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More than a dozen children admitted as involuntary patients in 2013

Jun 26th 2014, 6:50 AM 7,048 Views 10 Comments

There were 1,591 adult involuntary admissions last year and 541 regrades of patients.

Californian man charged with decade-long kidnap of ex-girlfriend's daughter
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Californian man charged with decade-long kidnap of ex-girlfriend's daughter

May 23rd 2014, 7:42 AM 10,121 Views 9 Comments

Garcia allegedly groomed her while still living with her mother, and then kidnapped her after a fight.

It's 30 years since The Breakfast Club met for detention
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# Sincerely Yours

It's 30 years since The Breakfast Club met for detention

Mar 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 6,036 Views 7 Comments

Don’t you forget about me.

Column: The abuse a US President – and the world – chooses to ignore
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Column: The abuse a US President – and the world – chooses to ignore

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 37 Views 38 Comments

In January 2009, Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the notorious detention centre at Guantánamo Bay. Five years on, detainees remain uncharged and subjected to waterboarding, prolonged isolation and force feeding.

One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service
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One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:13 PM 29,263 Views 79 Comments

It brings to 922 the number of boardings conducted this year by the Naval Service.

Construction to begin on new juvenile detention facility in Oberstown
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Construction to begin on new juvenile detention facility in Oberstown

Oct 12th 2013, 7:45 AM 3,693 Views 27 Comments

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald will turn sod on Monday at the site to mark the beginning of construction.

No update on status of Halawa siblings being held in Egypt
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No update on status of Halawa siblings being held in Egypt

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:23 AM 6,255 Views 115 Comments

The four Irish citizens have been detained in a Cairo prison for nearly a week.

12 incredible reasons for getting a detention
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# Troublemaker

12 incredible reasons for getting a detention

Aug 17th 2013, 6:00 PM 34,060 Views 68 Comments

If you’re going to get in trouble, it might as well be for a brilliant reason.

Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes
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Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes

Jul 17th 2013, 12:19 PM 3,802 Views 43 Comments

The religious orders who were responsible for the Magdalene Laundries should give money towards the compensation scheme, but Enda Kenny says he won’t go down the legal route to ensure they do.

Shatter: Religious orders have a moral and ethical obligation to contribute to Magdalene survivors
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# Magdalene Laundries

Shatter: Religious orders have a moral and ethical obligation to contribute to Magdalene survivors

Jul 17th 2013, 9:20 AM 4,462 Views 69 Comments

The minister said it would not be lawful to remove the religious orders charitable status and there’s no scope to take legal action against those who refuse to contribute to the compensation scheme.

16 things that made you THE coolest kid in school
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# Detention

16 things that made you THE coolest kid in school

Jun 29th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,191 Views 39 Comments

You owned those corridors.

British fishing vessel detained off Aran Islands
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British fishing vessel detained off Aran Islands

Mar 19th 2013, 7:55 PM 18,416 Views 52 Comments

The vessel was detained by the Naval Service in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

"No evidence of rendition" in garda investigations
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"No evidence of rendition" in garda investigations

Feb 5th 2013, 3:09 PM 8,871 Views 40 Comments

The Department of Justice was responding to a report published today claiming Ireland facilitated the CIA’s rendition programme.

Report shows Ireland facilitated CIA rendition programme
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Report shows Ireland facilitated CIA rendition programme

Feb 5th 2013, 9:55 AM 9,964 Views 87 Comments

The report indicates that flights involved in the transportation of some high profile detainees are suspected of having refueled at Shannon.

Plane used to transfer unlawfully detained man landed at Shannon
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Plane used to transfer unlawfully detained man landed at Shannon

Dec 13th 2012, 3:22 PM 12,680 Views 60 Comments

The plane used by the CIA landed in Shannon Airport on its way to Macadonia to pick the man up.

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast
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Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 5th 2012, 8:15 PM 2,879 Views 8 Comments

The detention of the vessel was in relation go alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast
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Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

Dec 2nd 2012, 6:28 PM 9,216 Views 17 Comments

The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention
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Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention

Aug 19th 2012, 8:45 AM 5,163 Views 41 Comments

The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.

UN concerned about possible death by torture in Libya
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UN concerned about possible death by torture in Libya

May 3rd 2012, 5:43 PM 1,796 Views 3 Comments

The UN mission to Libya has expressed concerns about the recent deaths of three people being held in detention in the country, saying they may be a result of torture.

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