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#Vulnerable

From TheJournal.ie 10 per cent of Irish population living in food poverty Food Poverty

10 per cent of Irish population living in food poverty

Those most at risk are those with low incomes, young families and lone parents, according to research commissioned by the Department of Social Protection.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Extreme poverty is right in front of us – and what are we doing? Opinion

Column: Extreme poverty is right in front of us – and what are we doing?

One in five children go to bed hungry, yet State safety nets are actually being taken away, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

From TheJournal.ie HSE strongly denies claim sex offender was housed in centre with young girls HSE

HSE strongly denies claim sex offender was housed in centre with young girls

The HSE dismissed the claims as “inaccurate and uncorroborated”.

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia Koalas This post contains images

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

From TheJournal.ie Report: Government needs to regulate home care services Care In The Home

Report: Government needs to regulate home care services

A new report by the Law Reform Commission recommends that a register of professional home carers should be set up.

From TheJournal.ie Bailout is “dispossessing poor and vulnerable people” of their money Social Justice Ireland

Bailout is “dispossessing poor and vulnerable people” of their money

Social Justice Ireland met with the Troika today and spoke to them about changes needed to protect the poor and vulnerable in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning: as many as 600 jobs are at risk in Dublin; shocking figures reveal new levels of poverty in Ireland; and absenteeism at HSE West costing the state €60m annually.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's drug problem continues to grow outside of Dublin Vulnerable

Ireland's drug problem continues to grow outside of Dublin

Merchants Quay Ireland, a charity working with homeless people and drug users, say there has been a big jump in demand for their services.