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Dublin: 7°C Thursday 24 September 2020

#social isolation

# social-isolation - Friday 10 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown Domestic Violence

'The silence right now is ominous': Concern for women and children trapped with abusers during Covid-19 shutdown

Sharon O’Halloran, Co-CEO of Safe Ireland, says the lack of contact from abused women and children during Covid-19 is a real cause for concern.

# social-isolation - Friday 20 March, 2020

'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'

Keeping your body and mind healthy is even more imperative now that we are staying at home. We speak to some fitness experts.

# social-isolation - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Virtual parades and green buildings: How people have been celebrating St Patrick's Day Paddy's Day

Virtual parades and green buildings: How people have been celebrating St Patrick's Day

People have been thinking outside the box in order to celebrate the day.

# social-isolation - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation Internal Migration

Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation

Many local businesses are being forced to shut their doors and vital services are diminishing at a fast pace.

# social-isolation - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them Social Isolation

Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them

Hundreds of people die each year due to health risks associated with cold weather and fuel poverty.

# social-isolation - Monday 24 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older?

A campaign is encouraging people to reach out to their neighbours.

# social-isolation - Friday 7 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we do enough for our neighbours? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we do enough for our neighbours?

It’s often said people are less connected to their neighbours than previous generations were.

# social-isolation - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Utterly heartbreaking': Community shocked by death of two elderly brothers Bluebell

'Utterly heartbreaking': Community shocked by death of two elderly brothers

Daniel and William McCarthy were deaf and had lived together in south Dublin for over two decades.

# social-isolation - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drug and alcohol abuse leading to care proceedings for children Care Order

Drug and alcohol abuse leading to care proceedings for children

The latest report on child care law shows that the Child & Family Agency failed in its applications for care orders in three cases.

# social-isolation - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse Emigration

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse

Physical and sexual abuse and parents with alcohol or drug problems were listed as some of the main reasons why people left Ireland in the past.

# social-isolation - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Autism – the ‘hidden condition’ – has been ignored for too long Opinion

Column: Autism – the ‘hidden condition’ – has been ignored for too long

Autism services have been historically underfunded, but with the new Autism Bill steps are finally being taken to acknowledge the rights of autistic citizens and those of their families, writes Michael McCarthy TD.