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From TheJournal.ie New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them Shelter

New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Cope Galway said one women last year had to choose between staying in an abusive household with her sons or living in the refuge without them.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight Shelter

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight Shelter

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight

The Taoiseach said only a small number of people refused the offer of accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin Government Response

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

From TheJournal.ie 'No evidence of terror': Police rule out terrorism after one dead in Marseille crash France

'No evidence of terror': Police rule out terrorism after one dead in Marseille crash

A convicted criminal with psychiatric problems drove a van into people waiting at two bus stops in Marseille, France today.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40 Blaze

Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40

The blaze was believed to have been set by girls protesting dire conditions they were subjected to at the shelter.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city Shelter

Tributes paid to 31-year-old homeless woman found dead in derelict building in Limerick city

Louise “BuBu” Casey, was discovered under the staircase of a derelict building this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS Gravity

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

From TheJournal.ie Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned Garda Investigation

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned

The two ponies were lent out to a foster home, but have since gone missing.

From TheJournal.ie Lord Mayor to shelter objectors: "Is there no room at the inn?" Not In My Back Yard

Lord Mayor to shelter objectors: "Is there no room at the inn?"

Some local businesses have objected to the setting up of a new hostel for the homeless in Dublin’s Georgian Quarter.

From TheJournal.ie Twenty more emergency beds will be available from tonight Shelter

Twenty more emergency beds will be available from tonight

It brings the number of new emergency beds to 70. The government has promised 260 before Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes Deadly Storm

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes

The typhoon is not believed to have caused the same damage as last year’s storm.

From TheJournal.ie Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year Shelter

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year

Services across Ireland answered 46,137 helpline calls in 2013 — or 126 calls each day.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'" Homeless Ireland

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

From TheJournal.ie Japan braced for potentially deadly Typhoon Neoguri Take Shelter

Japan braced for potentially deadly Typhoon Neoguri

There are warnings of landslides and massive damage from the huge storm.

From TheJournal.ie This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter - Councillor Rotten

This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter - Councillor

Councillor Chris Curran says the recently homeless woman was made ‘visibly upset’ at the shelter.

Animal shelter takes in enormous 2.5 stone cat

The cat’s name is Meatball, appropriately.

From TheJournal.ie Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy Typhoon Haiyan

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy

Latest figures estimate 4.3 million people lost their homes, double the number of those made homeless by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Chilean torture centre converted into homeless shelter Chile This post contains images

PHOTOS: Chilean torture centre converted into homeless shelter

The shelter has been named after songwriter and director Victor Jara who was tortured and killed at the facility in 1973.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires Australia

PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires

The Holmes family had to shelter under a jetty to escape from the sweltering heat and flames, as wildfires raged around them.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia Aid

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia

Eamon Gilmore announced the funding during a trip to the capital Mogadishu today.

From TheJournal.ie Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics Homeless

Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics

Cardiff Retail Partnership is calling on police to remove homeless people from the streets due to the increased numbers of tourists over the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie How to: Survive when you're lost in the (Irish) wilderness How To

How to: Survive when you're lost in the (Irish) wilderness

Headed away this weekend? These essential skills will help you in case it all goes wrong…

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims Domestic Violence

TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said that NAMA has a social objective that goes beyond its commercial remit.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand Homeless

Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand

Launching its 2010 annual report today, the Dublin Simon Community says it is experiencing a surge in requests for emergency accommodation and sleeping bags.

From TheJournal.ie "Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly Irene This post contains videos

"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly

Over two million people are affected by evacuation orders as Hurricane Irene heads for land off the eastern sea board of the United States.

From TheJournal.ie 29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine' Somalia

29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine'

The crisis in Somalia is worsening, with three new regions declared famine zones.