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#Concern

# concern - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could you feed yourself for a week on €6.74? This Irish lady did just that Live Below The Line This post contains images

# concern - Friday 8 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police Islamist

Alert after FBI warns that extremists could attack troops or police

Security has been upped at US military bases.

# concern - Sunday 3 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Manhunt in Essex as father abducts three-year-old son from foster parents Concern

Manhunt in Essex as father abducts three-year-old son from foster parents

Robert Gurling is not allowed to have unsupervised access to his little boy.

# concern - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Belgian footballer in critical condition after collapsing on the pitch

Sporting Lokeren defender Gregory Mertens has been hospitalised amid reports that he suffered a cardiac arrest.

# concern - Monday 27 April, 2015

Man United face anxious wait on Rooney amid fears his season could be over

The forward was replaced by Robin van Persie in the closing stages of Sunday’s shock loss at Everton.

# concern - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn’t agree) Impartiality

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn’t agree)

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

# concern - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

McClean a doubt for Sunday’s crunch Euro qualifier

The Wigan winger emerged as an injury doubt this morning.

# concern - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí reissue appeal for missing 37-year-old Tipp man David Wakefield Tipperary

Gardaí reissue appeal for missing 37-year-old Tipp man David Wakefield

He was last seen on Saturday morning.

# concern - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone Burials

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

# concern - Monday 17 November, 2014

Chris Henry to receive specialist care after blockage of blood vessel in his brain

The IRFU say the back row requires further investigation.

# concern - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’re still scared when strong winds blow’: Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan Rebuild This post contains images

‘We’re still scared when strong winds blow’: Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

# concern - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

9-Time NHL All-Star Jeremy Roenick describes life after 13 concussions

The 44-year-old says he fears he may one day develop dementia.

# concern - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia EBOLA

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia

The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.

# concern - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “There are so many emergencies to respond to, there aren’t enough people” Aid Workers

“There are so many emergencies to respond to, there aren’t enough people”

World Humanitarian Day takes place on 19 August.

# concern - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again Roma Children

Roma girl dyes hair to prevent being taken away from her family again

The little girl had blonde hair and blue eyes, different to her parents and siblings.

# concern - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The astonishing ‘rattler’ shifts that US air traffic controllers work Up And Away

The astonishing ‘rattler’ shifts that US air traffic controllers work

Controllers are allowed to work five shifts over four 24-hour periods.

# concern - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drinking’s role “airbrushed” out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths Concern

Drinking’s role “airbrushed” out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths

A study found that alcohol can be underplayed in media reports.

# concern - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ninth sub search for missing plane returns empty-handed Flight MH370

Ninth sub search for missing plane returns empty-handed

The cost of the ongoing search for flight MH370 is ‘not an issue’, Australia said.

# concern - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Concern that banks are only tackling “easy” mortgage arrears cases Arrears

Concern that banks are only tackling “easy” mortgage arrears cases

The new figures show that 168 properties were taken into possession by lenders in the last quarter of 2013.

# concern - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Croke Park area residents could take injunction over summer events Concern

Croke Park area residents could take injunction over summer events

A spokesperson from the Clonliffe and Croke Park Area Residents Association said today that locals are examining their options.

# concern - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis Concern

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis

A new study from Trinity College Dublin also shows high levels of cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity.

# concern - Sunday 19 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Concern over man (19) who failed to return home after night out Missing

Concern over man (19) who failed to return home after night out

Andrew Quigley failed to return home on Friday night. Items belonging to him were found on the Foyle Bridge yesterday.

# concern - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is providing another €12 million in Syrian aid Syria

Ireland is providing another €12 million in Syrian aid

This brings the total contribution by Ireland since 2011 to over €26 million.

# concern - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Concerns for five aid workers taken away in Syria Syria

Concerns for five aid workers taken away in Syria

The Medecins sans Frontieres members have not been heard from since Thursday evening. Meanwhile, Aleppo is gripped by fighting.

# concern - Friday 3 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt Egypt

Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

The couple were reported missing a week ago and have now been found dead in a villa.

# concern - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work Opinion

Column: One month on from Typhoon Haiyan it’s essential we get people back to work

The devastation is still apparent, writes Clare Ahern, who says it’s vital that people’s livelihoods are now restored.

# concern - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

# concern - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right Opinion

Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right

Today is World Toilet Day. Yes, people might laugh, writes Michael Doorly, but did you know more children die from diarrhoea related disease than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

# concern - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world World Hunger Day

Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world

Today is World Hunger Day, and this year’s theme centres on food security and nutrition.

# concern - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990 Hunger

Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990

Nineteen countries have been identified as suffering from alarming levels of hunger.

# concern - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became “very unwell” during angling trip Concern

Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became “very unwell” during angling trip

The teenager was brought ashore, where she was met by the lifeboat doctor and the ambulance service.

# concern - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Colm Cooper issues warning over state of modern Gaelic football

The Kerry attacker has expressed concerns over the future of the game.

# concern - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges another €1.65 million to help refugee crisis in Syria Syria

Ireland pledges another €1.65 million to help refugee crisis in Syria

Ireland has now given over €10 million to the crisis in Syria.

# concern - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 groups tell G8: Here’s how to fight world hunger G8

More than 200 groups tell G8: Here’s how to fight world hunger

It is the largest coalition of NGOs and charities since Make Poverty History in 2005.

# concern - Thursday 30 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Concern spent €147m last year – 89% of that went to charity Concern

Concern spent €147m last year – 89% of that went to charity

Concern Worldwide helped over 24 million people last year.

# concern - Saturday 23 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Concern Worldwide appoints new CEO Concern

Concern Worldwide appoints new CEO

Dominic MacSorley has been named as the humanitarian agency’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective from next month.

# concern - Monday 21 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls ISPCA This post contains images

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls

The organisation is appealing to owners to be “particularly vigilant” of their animals during the current cold snap.

# concern - Saturday 12 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Haiti – Three years on from devastation Read Me

Column: Haiti – Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

# concern - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by ‘poverty and complacency’ HIV

World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by ‘poverty and complacency’

Although global rates of are dropping, complacency is a barrier to completely eliminating HIV, according to experts.

# concern - Monday 5 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie At last: Constitutional Convention to hold first meeting in December Reform

At last: Constitutional Convention to hold first meeting in December

The first meeting of the Constitutional Convention was delayed as the Government searched for a chairperson – but it’s now set to meet at the start of December

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