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From TheJournal.ie Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow? Homeless Ireland

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?

Emergency accommodation beds across the nation’s capital are at 99% capacity. If you became homeless tomorrow, what could you expect to face?

From TheJournal.ie "57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love" Road Deaths

"57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love"

Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor Thornton Heights

President Higgins opens new housing scheme named after 1916 rebel female doctor

It took 10 years for the scheme in Inchicore to be completed.

From TheJournal.ie Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people Search

Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people

The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget? Payslip This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget?

Which cut would be more beneficial for you?

From TheJournal.ie Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on British Army

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much you'll be expected to pay for water Water

Here's how much you'll be expected to pay for water

The Commission for Energy Regulation today published details and confirmed that the government will cover costs of water use for children.

From TheJournal.ie 'The government needs to act now': Demand for homeless service up 25% Homeless Crisis

'The government needs to act now': Demand for homeless service up 25%

Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children? Families

Opinion: What will compulsory birth registration of unmarried fathers’ names mean for children?

A child has a right to the identity of both parents, and radical new legislation seeks to underline this.

From TheJournal.ie Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children's books Books

Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children's books

Library says three books are contrary to its “pro-family” stance.

From TheJournal.ie Tenants "caught in crossfire" between landlords in arrears, and banks Receivership

Tenants "caught in crossfire" between landlords in arrears, and banks

Tenants have to pay rent to the receiver – but the receiver doesn’t have to carry out repairs or maintain standards.

From TheJournal.ie Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families Barnardos

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families

Barnardos said that of action isn’t taken, lasting damage could be inflicted on children and parents.

From TheJournal.ie Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts‎ Insurer

Flight MH370 families get $50,000 each in first compensation payouts‎

Full payment to the families, who can claim up to more than three times the amount of the initial payout, would be made later

From TheJournal.ie MH370 families raise funds to coax 'whistleblowers' to come forward Insider

MH370 families raise funds to coax 'whistleblowers' to come forward

The group are aiming to raise $5 million to reward any insider that comes forward with information.

From TheJournal.ie Two teen sisters gang raped and hung from a tree in India Rape

Two teen sisters gang raped and hung from a tree in India

Two of the four men arrested so far in relation to the girl’s deaths are police officers.

From TheJournal.ie Malaysia releases satellite data used to trace the final hours of flight MH370 Search

Malaysia releases satellite data used to trace the final hours of flight MH370

The data, provided by a British satellite operator, is raw and described as “highly technical”.

7 ways your parents TOTALLY ruined your teenage life

It’s NOT FAIR. I didn’t ASK to be born.

From TheJournal.ie Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy Food Banks

Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy

He also said that families should not have to rely on charity to feed themselves.

From TheJournal.ie "End rent allowance discrimination": Families to protest over homelessness in Dublin Homeless

"End rent allowance discrimination": Families to protest over homelessness in Dublin

The two families say that high rents and abuse of the system are forcing people into homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie €48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings Support

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea's prime minister resigns over ferry disaster Ferry Disaster

South Korea's prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

“I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening” said Chung Hong-Won.

From TheJournal.ie All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody Ferry Disaster

All 15 crew members of South Korean ferry in custody

All are accused of negligence and of failing to help passengers in need as the ferry Sewol sank on 16 April.

From TheJournal.ie Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average POCKET MONEY

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

From TheJournal.ie Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100 Searching

Distraught families gather as South Korea ferry disaster death toll passes 100

There are still almost 200 people missing – most of them schoolchildren.

From TheJournal.ie The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America White Supremacy

The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America

Photojournalist Anthony S. Karen has spent the last eight years documenting Klan organisations in 14 states across the US.

Are you ready to be asked these 8 awkward questions by your family?

Family gathering coming up? Prepare yourself for the third degree.

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over' say officials Search

'We'll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over' say officials

Australia officials vow to continue the search, however the prime minister said they could not be certain of success.

From TheJournal.ie '4,000 people are doing time in Irish Prisons - 4,000 families are doing time outside' Prison Families

'4,000 people are doing time in Irish Prisons - 4,000 families are doing time outside'

New documentary looks at how families of prisoners cope in the outside world.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide Missing This post contains videos

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide

The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.

From TheJournal.ie Channel 4 documentary on missing Esra Uyrun airs tonight The Missing

Channel 4 documentary on missing Esra Uyrun airs tonight

The mother of one left her home at Collinstown Grove in Clondalkin at around 7.15am on 23 February 2011. Her car was found in Bray.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide Searching This post contains images

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide

At least eight people have been killed in the mudslide that happened on Saturday in a rural area near Seattle.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs Fatal Blaze

Stardust families "beg on their knees" for government to discharge €192k costs

They have sent a solicitor’s letter to the Taoiseach but also set up a fundraising account.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless family to stage protest outside Joan Burton’s office today Rent Supplement

Homeless family to stage protest outside Joan Burton’s office today

Minister Burton told the family to ‘think anew about your family’s many needs’ and how they can be met within the housing market as it exists at the moment.

From TheJournal.ie Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices' HSE

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices'

A TD has said this shows a “terrible lack of compassion” and is “cruel”.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families Campaign

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families Open Disclosure

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie IMO accuses Government of pushing 'spin over substance' after meeting Head-to-head

IMO accuses Government of pushing 'spin over substance' after meeting

The two sides were discussing plans for free GP care for children aged under six.

From TheJournal.ie IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today Showdown

IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today

The union say the plan is being implemented “by diktat”.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today Investigation

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today

A priest and a mother of eight were among those shot dead by members of the British Army Parachute Regiment in 1971.

From TheJournal.ie Stop people aged over 42 adopting from another country? That's discriminatory Children

Stop people aged over 42 adopting from another country? That's discriminatory

The Children’s Minister made the comment today following a call from the Adoption Authority of Ireland to put an age limit of 42 on intercountry adoptions.