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Over €55k raised in one day for former Dundalk and Louth star in need of cancer treatment
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Over €55k raised in one day for former Dundalk and Louth star in need of cancer treatment

Apr 6th 2021, 7:30 PM 13,625 Views 0 Comments

Sonia Hoey’s family are hoping to raise €80,000 for treatment in Mexico.

Men rescued from uninhabited Pacific island after writing SOS in sand
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Men rescued from uninhabited Pacific island after writing SOS in sand

Aug 4th 2020, 8:50 AM 77,173 Views 33 Comments

The men had been missing for nearly three days.

US judge rules that salvage firm can recover Titanic’s telegraph machine which sent distress signals
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US judge rules that salvage firm can recover Titanic’s telegraph machine which sent distress signals

May 19th 2020, 9:45 PM 26,787 Views 29 Comments

The Titanic sank in 1912 after colliding with an iceberg.

FAI to present proposals for rescue package to Uefa and government 'within a week'
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FAI to present proposals for rescue package to Uefa and government 'within a week'

Jan 20th 2020, 3:00 PM 3,904 Views 2 Comments

Shane Ross also described the return of former board member John Earley to a new FAI sub-committee as “unusual.”

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down
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Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down

Jan 13th 2020, 12:20 PM 34,016 Views 18 Comments

The man lives in one of the remotest parts if Alaska.

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions
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Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:16 AM 16,509 Views 50 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association has warned that much of the crop might not get harvested this year.

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
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Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,878 Views 32 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

Australian police get to the bottom of mysterious SOS sign in the outback
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Australian police get to the bottom of mysterious SOS sign in the outback

Jun 8th 2017, 12:39 PM 45,366 Views 16 Comments

A man got in touch with local police claiming that his brother left the message in 2013.

'It's the lifeblood of the community': Protest as rural post office to shut next week
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'It's the lifeblood of the community': Protest as rural post office to shut next week

Jan 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 15,005 Views 61 Comments

It is one of 500 post offices deemed to be economically unviable.

Australian family rescued from Japanese mountain after sending social media SOS
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Australian family rescued from Japanese mountain after sending social media SOS

Jan 17th 2017, 7:02 PM 13,142 Views 7 Comments

The group reportedly dug a hole in the snow to keep warm.

Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank
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Women rescued from cold and foggy Kerry mountain have their phone to thank

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:34 AM 17,254 Views 37 Comments

The walkers became disorientated during their descent.

Many symphysiotomy survivors still don't know what happened to them
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Many symphysiotomy survivors still don't know what happened to them

Jan 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,668 Views 4 Comments

There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.

Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?
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Symphysiotomy compensation scheme announced - but how many survivors will apply?

Nov 6th 2014, 10:23 AM 6,106 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a survivors group SOS, which describes its time limits as “draconian”.

Childline may have to close night service due to lack of funding
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Childline may have to close night service due to lack of funding

Nov 4th 2014, 7:55 AM 4,197 Views 17 Comments

The charity needs €1.2 million in funding.

Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place
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Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:15 AM 9,039 Views 2 Comments

There will be no closure with money – only with finding out where their child’s remains are.

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams
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'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams

Jun 26th 2014, 1:05 PM 8,028 Views 14 Comments

Hands off the equipment lads, it’s well needed.

Appeal for funding as largest community childcare centre in Ireland faces closure
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Appeal for funding as largest community childcare centre in Ireland faces closure

May 13th 2014, 10:04 PM 9,845 Views 15 Comments

Darndale Belcamp Integrated Childcare Service employs 48 permanent staff, 7 relief staff and 43 Community Employment, Jobs Initiative and TUS employees.

Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand
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Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand

Apr 23rd 2014, 2:28 PM 3,409 Views 0 Comments

And we thought that only happened in the movies.

Sonia O'Sullivan: 'People are out there killing themselves and not getting any acknowledgement for it'
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Sonia O'Sullivan: 'People are out there killing themselves and not getting any acknowledgement for it'

Apr 4th 2014, 5:00 PM 5,690 Views 24 Comments

The former world champion and Olympic silver medallist feels Ireland’s athletes could do with more support.

10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past
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10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past

Feb 20th 2014, 9:30 PM 75,740 Views 102 Comments

The prehistoric times before WhatsApp.

'Flood of cases' by symphysiotomy survivors expected in courts next year
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'Flood of cases' by symphysiotomy survivors expected in courts next year

Dec 9th 2013, 11:12 AM 5,988 Views 16 Comments

The government’s u-turn on the lifting of the statute of limitations for one year, to facilitate legal action for the women, has been described as “appalling”.

'You feel sick when you see things like that' - O'Sullivan on the doping scourge
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'You feel sick when you see things like that' - O'Sullivan on the doping scourge

Nov 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 20,195 Views 20 Comments

The Irish athlete told us that retrospective medal upgrades could never replace the stolen thrill of victory.

Symphysiotomy survivors reject Magdalene type redress scheme
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Symphysiotomy survivors reject Magdalene type redress scheme

Aug 1st 2013, 6:10 PM 4,785 Views 8 Comments

After a meeting with the Health Minister today, one of the groups representing women said at no stage did Reilly condemn the practice.

Minister to meet with symphysiotomy groups on Thursday
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Minister to meet with symphysiotomy groups on Thursday

Jul 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,736 Views 2 Comments

James Reilly is seeking clarification on a number of matters ahead of a final decision on redress for the women who were victims of the outdated practice of deliberately breaking a woman’s pelvis during child birth.

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"
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Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

Jul 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,090 Views 6 Comments

A survivors’ group says any proposals for a Magdalene-type scheme of redress would be “wholly inappropriate”, and has called on the Government to engage with its members.

Symphysiotomy survivors want justice for 'barbaric' acts
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Symphysiotomy survivors want justice for 'barbaric' acts

Jun 26th 2013, 10:00 PM 5,840 Views 18 Comments

A protest was held outside Leinster House today as the women fight for the right to a day in court.

Symphysiotomy survivors call for statute bar to be set aside
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Symphysiotomy survivors call for statute bar to be set aside

Apr 9th 2013, 5:39 PM 5,655 Views 15 Comments

A Bill will be debated in the Dáil next week.

'Appalling', 'ghastly' and 'brutal' - doctors describe symphysiotomy ordeal
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'Appalling', 'ghastly' and 'brutal' - doctors describe symphysiotomy ordeal

Apr 6th 2013, 8:15 AM 9,144 Views 18 Comments

Medical professionals from around the world have come out in support in Ireland’s symphysiotomy survivors. Here’s what they had to say.

Survivors of Symphysiotomy group to present petition ahead of Dáil decision
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Survivors of Symphysiotomy group to present petition ahead of Dáil decision

Apr 5th 2013, 6:55 AM 3,859 Views 8 Comments

Government is due to decide later this month on whether the statute of limitations should be set aside for survivors seeking legal recourse.

Symphysiotomy survivors "repudiate" Walsh report
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Symphysiotomy survivors "repudiate" Walsh report

Jun 27th 2012, 4:02 PM 3,513 Views 5 Comments

The 160 women who met last night to discuss the issue said they will not co-operate with phase two of the report.

Author of symphysiotomy report "anxious" to meet survivors
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Author of symphysiotomy report "anxious" to meet survivors

Jun 26th 2012, 7:34 PM 3,091 Views 10 Comments

Oonagh Walsh, who is seeking consultation on her draft report on symphysiotomy, said that she is “very anxious to meet with survivors”.

Video: Irish emergency controller nominated for award over Greenland rescue
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Video: Irish emergency controller nominated for award over Greenland rescue

Apr 18th 2012, 2:29 PM 4,429 Views 9 Comments

A stranded Irishman called home for assistance when injured and stranded in a remote area of Greenland.

Vodafone drop Dublin sponsorship for charity
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Vodafone drop Dublin sponsorship for charity

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:34 PM 1,596 Views 3 Comments

The shirt sponsor will cede their promotional rights to mental health charity Suicide or Survive for Dublin’s league openers.

Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle
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Hijacked crew rescued... after sending SOS message in a bottle

Oct 12th 2011, 1:24 PM 700 Views 6 Comments

When pirates cut all lines of communication on a hijacked vessel, the ship’s crew turned to more traditional methods to get their message out.