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From TheJournal.ie 'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage' Opinion

'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'

Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees Migrant Crisis

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

From TheJournal.ie No family are like the Waltons. Some families are a nightmare Opinion

No family are like the Waltons. Some families are a nightmare

When family relationships break down it can be a shock for all involved because mostly they genuinely don’t know why.

From TheJournal.ie Bloodstained mattresses and rat infestation: just some of the complaints from homeless families to the council Emergency Accommodation

Bloodstained mattresses and rat infestation: just some of the complaints from homeless families to the council

Families also complained about cockroaches, anti-social behaviours and late night bars in their accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie 10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas Opinion

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Have you got lost somewhere in one of your lists – here are some practical tips to help you through the holiday season.

From TheJournal.ie Trial of man accused of killing two Irish peacekeepers begins, but is immediately delayed Mahmoud Bazzi

Trial of man accused of killing two Irish peacekeepers begins, but is immediately delayed

The military tribunal heard from former Private John O’Mahony.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Should school start earlier to help working parents? Opinion

Debate Room: Should school start earlier to help working parents?

This is just one of the suggestions from two contributors working in the area of childcare who reflect on what’s needed to solve the childcare issues here in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Nama team up with national housing co-op to put roofs over the heads of 19 families Wexford

Nama team up with national housing co-op to put roofs over the heads of 19 families

Partnership between the NABCO and Nama has already delivered 58 homes in Dublin and the south east.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how families will be affected by the Budget The Heartland

Here's how families will be affected by the Budget

Child Benefit is up by a fiver and the Respite Care Grant has been restored.

From TheJournal.ie "It begs the question: how serious is the government about Travellers' rights?" Aftermath

"It begs the question: how serious is the government about Travellers' rights?"

The fallout from the Carrickmines disaster, which claimed 10 lives on Saturday morning, continued this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Should there be a rent freeze? Opinion

Debate Room: Should there be a rent freeze?

There has been talk about penalties for landlords who don’t accept rent supplement, calls for the ban on bedsits to be lifted and continuous calls for more housing supply — so what is the answer? We asked two experts with different viewpoints what is at play here.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless families occupy show house in west Dublin Blanchardstown

Homeless families occupy show house in west Dublin

The protest began at 3pm this afternoon and is being led by Ruth Coppinger TD.

From TheJournal.ie Living on pot noodles and cereal: 'It's hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children' Opinion

Living on pot noodles and cereal: 'It's hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children'

Families on the streets, living in hotel rooms and living on next to nothing – this is happening every day in this country and it needs to end, writes Rory Hearne.

From TheJournal.ie Splitting childcare could improve your relationship and sex life Relationships

Splitting childcare could improve your relationship and sex life

But it’s a balancing act.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens Housing Crisis

Councillor says people should be allowed to house families in caravans in their back gardens

Francis Timmons said this would be a short-term solution for people on the housing list.

From TheJournal.ie Berkeley parents: J1 students are 'genuine heroes who responded tenderly to the needs of our children' Berkeley

Berkeley parents: J1 students are 'genuine heroes who responded tenderly to the needs of our children'

The families of students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse have expressed their thanks.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you said no to the children they would just scream and sometimes punch you' Au Pairs In Ireland

'If you said no to the children they would just scream and sometimes punch you'

Au pairs are working in up to 20,000 Irish homes – many working around the clock for not much pay.

From TheJournal.ie Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the 'storybook child' Opinion

Baby Maria, childcare, and why all we want the 'storybook child'

There are currently over 6,000 children in the Irish care system but in childhood, as in life, the implication is that younger is better.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I'm asking people to make this happen' Marriage Ref

'I was born in 1950s conservative Ireland and I'm asking people to make this happen'

The Taoiseach said 40,000 people who have never registered before have signed up to vote.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has a massive number of homeless children Families Affected

Ireland has a massive number of homeless children

New figures from the Department of the Environment have found 3,081 homeless people across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Seven foreigners condemned to death sang hymns before being executed by firing squad Death Penalty

Seven foreigners condemned to death sang hymns before being executed by firing squad

Australia has withdrawn its ambassador, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott says relations between the two nations have entered a ‘dark hour’.

From TheJournal.ie The number of homeless children is still rising Dublin

The number of homeless children is still rising

There were 911 children in homeless accommodation in one week last week.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Germanwings crash victims told: 'You are not alone in these hours of loneliness' Memorial Service

Families of Germanwings crash victims told: 'You are not alone in these hours of loneliness'

A memorial service was held today in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Families of murder victims say they are "invisible" in law Families

Families of murder victims say they are "invisible" in law

One survey respondent reported that they felt “non-existent, not respected, like we were nobody.”

From TheJournal.ie A crisp packet blocking a chimney could have killed this family Carbon Monoxide

A crisp packet blocking a chimney could have killed this family

An episode of RTÉ’s ‘The Consumer Show’ talks to families affected by carbon monoxide poisoning.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano and mountains found, but still no plane in search for MH370 One Year On

Volcano and mountains found, but still no plane in search for MH370

Today marks one year since the Malaysia Airlines flight disappeared.

15 pains you'll only understand if you grew up with an older brother

Can you just be player one for ONCE.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree Threat

Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree

It is not thought to be terror related.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye Come Back Soon This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie These Christmas homecomings at Dublin Airport will warm the cockles of your heart Arrivals
From TheJournal.ie French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin No Room At The Inn

French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin

Two charities today have called in the government to overhaul the rental system to keep people in their homes.

From TheJournal.ie 'There needs to be a two-year freeze on rents' says Labour TD Landlords' Paradise

'There needs to be a two-year freeze on rents' says Labour TD

Éamonn Maloney says the freezes are needed to stop Dublin from becoming a “landlords’ paradise”.

From TheJournal.ie This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart Christmas Cheer

This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart

Last year, over 400 children were cared for in Temple Street Children’s Hospital over Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession Families

Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession

Almost 20,000 children are surveyed as part of the research.

From TheJournal.ie Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month On The Streets

Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month

Over 400 families have lost their homes in the county in the first ten months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Families of remaining Disappeared told: We want to end your torment Come Forward

Families of remaining Disappeared told: We want to end your torment

Search for Joe Lynskey, who disappeared forty years ago, may happen next.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation Parenting

Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation

Domestic life is more diverse than ever – but strong relationships, love and support within families are more important than their structure.

From TheJournal.ie 'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it' Palliative Care

'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it'

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.

From TheJournal.ie Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you Centenary

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

From TheJournal.ie €500m needed to tackle homelessness as 'ten children a week lose their home' Budget 2015

€500m needed to tackle homelessness as 'ten children a week lose their home'

Focus Ireland is calling for an ‘immediate’ increase in rent supplement in Budget 2015.