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'It's terrible': Criticism of council decision to demolish historical Bull Island structure
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'It's terrible': Criticism of council decision to demolish historical Bull Island structure

Jul 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 66,526 Views 63 Comments
  • Dublin City Council said it demolished the lifeguard shelter due to anti-social behaviour, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • Politicians have said it should have been protected rather than demolished.
  • The site was not on Dublin City Council's protected structure list.
New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them
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New domestic abuse refuge in Galway will allow mothers to bring their teenage sons with them

Jan 18th 2020, 11:00 AM 25,257 Views 35 Comments

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.

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

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,490 Views 22 Comments

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

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight
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Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight

Feb 28th 2018, 10:25 AM 6,938 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2017, 6:15 PM 28,653 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Aug 21st 2017, 7:40 PM 39,228 Views 76 Comments

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

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

Mar 12th 2017, 7:00 PM 7,438 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Nov 8th 2016, 7:36 PM 30,619 Views 26 Comments

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

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees
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Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

Nov 28th 2015, 11:30 PM 48,684 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Jul 16th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,538 Views 15 Comments

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

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

Jan 13th 2015, 3:15 PM 9,432 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Dec 15th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,641 Views 25 Comments

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

Twenty more emergency beds will be available from tonight
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Twenty more emergency beds will be available from tonight

Dec 12th 2014, 3:16 PM 6,524 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Dec 7th 2014, 7:24 AM 6,417 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:50 AM 3,497 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Sep 29th 2014, 11:57 AM 8,790 Views 16 Comments

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

Japan braced for potentially deadly Typhoon Neoguri
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Japan braced for potentially deadly Typhoon Neoguri

Jul 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,360 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 9th 2014, 10:15 PM 52,096 Views 153 Comments

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

Animal shelter takes in enormous 2.5 stone cat
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Animal shelter takes in enormous 2.5 stone cat

Jan 31st 2014, 10:35 AM 1,826 Views 4 Comments

The cat’s name is Meatball, appropriately.

Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy
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Irish officials flying out to Philippines to assess aid strategy

Nov 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,884 Views 18 Comments

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

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
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Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,936 Views 126 Comments

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

PHOTOS: Chilean torture centre converted into homeless shelter
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PHOTOS: Chilean torture centre converted into homeless shelter

Jun 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,846 Views 5 Comments

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

PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires
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PICS: Family jumps in sea to shelter from raging wildfires

Jan 9th 2013, 3:36 PM 14,340 Views 34 Comments

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

Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia
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Ireland to provide €3 million in vital aid to Somalia

Jul 29th 2012, 2:41 PM 4,527 Views 93 Comments

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

Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics
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Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics

Jul 25th 2012, 1:52 PM 4,674 Views 24 Comments

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.

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

Jun 2nd 2012, 9:15 AM 9,634 Views 25 Comments

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

TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims
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TD calls for NAMA to release housing to domestic abuse victims

Feb 13th 2012, 10:06 PM 3,365 Views 21 Comments

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

Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand
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Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand

Sep 29th 2011, 11:04 AM 633 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2011, 8:28 AM 559 Views 5 Comments

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

29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine'
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29,000 children 'killed by Somalia famine'

Aug 5th 2011, 11:04 AM 931 Views 1 Comment

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