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#Isolation

# isolation - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Chelsea's longest-serving player wants to leave - having never played a competitive game for them

25-year-old goalkeeper Matej Delac has been at Stamford Bridge since 2010.

# isolation - Friday 3 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge The amazing story of how a little girl from Dublin finally met Katie Taylor five years after seeing her in hospital Ella And Katie

# isolation - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A newborn baby pushes a tiny, fascinating Scottish island's population to 105 (we think) Isle Of Eigg

A newborn baby pushes a tiny, fascinating Scottish island's population to 105 (we think)

A medieval massacre, a mysterious German artist landlord, and a world-first in renewable energy are just some of the interesting features of the Isle of Eigg.

# isolation - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poland at risk of isolation in the EU as it opts to become 'complete outsider' Go It Alone

Poland at risk of isolation in the EU as it opts to become 'complete outsider'

The Polish government was the only country to oppose the appointment of Donald Tusk as the bloc’s President.

# isolation - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Norwegian mass murderer makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime Anders Behring Breivik

Norwegian mass murderer makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime

Breivik has a three-cell complex where he can play video games and watch television on two sets.

# isolation - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd love more people to come out to me because I'm not getting out as much as I used to' ALONE

'I'd love more people to come out to me because I'm not getting out as much as I used to'

Alone is asking people to take the time to call into an elderly neighbour over Christmas.

# isolation - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate after man "held in isolation" at parents home for 30 years Germany

Police investigate after man "held in isolation" at parents home for 30 years

The man has been taken to a psychiatric hospital and German police are investigating whether his parents did anything wrong.

# isolation - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back' Oberstown

Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back'

The High Court was told today alleged confinement at the youth detention centre stems from what can only be described as a riot.

# isolation - Friday 30 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me’ Opinion

‘I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me’

Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.

# isolation - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The British nurse who fought off Ebola last year is now 'critically ill' again Pauline Cafferkey

The British nurse who fought off Ebola last year is now 'critically ill' again

Pauline Cafferkey’s condition deteriorated further today, her hospital said in a statement.

# isolation - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Guess what? It’s OK to be single, feel sad or have a few pounds to lose Opinion

Guess what? It’s OK to be single, feel sad or have a few pounds to lose

Social media keeps us connected to each another but disconnected from the truth.

# isolation - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Column: Too much “stuff” – what causes hoarding? Opinion

Column: Too much “stuff” – what causes hoarding?

Hoarding is far from rare, and yet it remains largely misunderstood.

# isolation - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Scottish Ebola patient "doing as well as can be expected" Glasgow

Scottish Ebola patient "doing as well as can be expected"

It’s reported that a second patient is now being assessed for signs of Ebola.

# isolation - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie "It's not science-based" - Nurse who treated Ebola patients refuses to be quarantined Isolation

"It's not science-based" - Nurse who treated Ebola patients refuses to be quarantined

The state of Maine is considering a court order to detain Kaci Hickox.

# isolation - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health World Mental Health Day

Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health

Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.

# isolation - Friday 3 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: These are places men can come together to find purpose and friendship Men's Sheds

Opinion: These are places men can come together to find purpose and friendship

Men’s Sheds are places for men who want to do something positive with their time to share their knowledge, experience, ideas, creativity and skills.

# isolation - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie "My nieces and nephews are demanding their inheritance now" Isolation

"My nieces and nephews are demanding their inheritance now"

The first six months of 2014 saw more than 12,000 calls made to the Senior Help Line.

# isolation - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'I was all alone in the house, no wife, no kids - when my dog died it was the last thing' Support

'I was all alone in the house, no wife, no kids - when my dog died it was the last thing'

ALONE is looking for volunteers for its befriending service.

# isolation - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital Outbreak

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

# isolation - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace Opinion

Bullied: Your stories of bullying in the workplace

We asked and you told us. Here are some of your experiences of bullying in the workplace.

# isolation - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A helpline is the only contact some elderly people have with others Loneliness

A helpline is the only contact some elderly people have with others

Over 2,000 people have called Senior Help Line in the first three months of this year.

# isolation - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Isolation and the lack of opportunities impacts on young peoples’ mental health in Donegal Donegal

Isolation and the lack of opportunities impacts on young peoples’ mental health in Donegal

The Jigsaw programme in Donegal has seen 230 young people avail of its service in just one year.

# isolation - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sharp increase in suicidal farmers calling helpline over financial troubles Stress

Sharp increase in suicidal farmers calling helpline over financial troubles

Financial woes and the fodder shortage has left many farmers in an extremely difficult situation, says suicide prevention charity Console.

# isolation - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New Donegal centre hopes to tackle mental health issues and rural isolation Mental Health

New Donegal centre hopes to tackle mental health issues and rural isolation

The HSE area manager in Donegal explains what they hope to achieve by making a ‘one stop shop’ for mental health services.

# isolation - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink Opinion

Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink

Access to health services is key to leaving homelessness behind – which is why Budget 2014 is so damaging to the Government’s commitment to end long-term homelessness by 2016, writes Niamh Randall.

# isolation - Friday 4 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Global survey shows advanced breast cancer patients are battling isolation Breast Cancer

Global survey shows advanced breast cancer patients are battling isolation

A global survey has found that two-thirds of women with advanced breast cancer feel like no one knows what they are going through.

# isolation - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights Rural Ireland

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

# isolation - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish prison system 'over-reliant' on prolonged solitary confinement Solitary Confinement

Irish prison system 'over-reliant' on prolonged solitary confinement

The Irish Penal Reform Trust said today that extended periods of isolation can cause harm to prisoners’ mental health and make rehabilitation impossible.

# isolation - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland Read Me

Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland

IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.

# isolation - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven Faith

Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven

The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.

# isolation - Saturday 9 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Free seminar aims to support deaf teens and their parents who feel isolated Isolation

Free seminar aims to support deaf teens and their parents who feel isolated

Irish Deaf Kids said students with hearing difficulties are now benefiting from modern technologies, which should be used more in schools.

# isolation - Thursday 31 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Breivik files complaint over "aggravated torture" in prison Norway

Breivik files complaint over "aggravated torture" in prison

Breivik, who is serving a 21-year jail sentence for killing 77 people, has complained about being kept in isolation for too long.

# isolation - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin Elderly

Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin

The elderly man, who had been dead for several days, was found in his home in Ballyfermot this morning.

# isolation - Sunday 23 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census All Alone

One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census

This interactive graph based on census data show how isolated people across parts of Ireland are.

# isolation - Thursday 30 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Almost 80 per cent of lone pensioners have no internet access Pensioners

Almost 80 per cent of lone pensioners have no internet access

Age Action Ireland said it has concerns that older people may become increasingly isolated and excluded from certain services as they continue to move online.

# isolation - Thursday 5 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that. Opinion

Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.

Changes in Irish society have meant people lost touch with the communities around them, writes Alan Jagoe.

# isolation - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin

One case of TB has been confirmed at the Dublin 8 campus.

# isolation - Friday 23 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Older people risk isolation at Christmas, charity warns Christmas

Older people risk isolation at Christmas, charity warns

Loneliness can have real health effects with Christmas a particularly bad time, support organisation Alone said.

# isolation - Friday 18 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton to visit Burma Burma

Hillary Clinton to visit Burma

President Barack Obama said the historic trip by the Secretary of State will take place next month after the US said it saw “flickers of progress” in the country which has been isolated for decades.

# isolation - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie UN calls for an end to solitary confinement as punishment Solitary

UN calls for an end to solitary confinement as punishment

The UN’s lead investigator on torture has called using solitary confinement as a punishment “cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment” – which can amount to “torture”.

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