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# apollo-house - Yesterday’s News

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# apollo-house - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness

About €129,000 was unspent after the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin ended.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Apollo House is going to be demolished

Hawkins House – widely known as the capital’s ‘ugliest building’ – will also be redeveloped.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities

Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?

The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.

# apollo-house - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Mannix Flynn: 'Apollo House completely failed'

The Dublin City councillor said that the criticism of the council was unfair and the occupation “didn’t achieve anything”.

# apollo-house - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House

The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.

# apollo-house - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Poll: Do you think the Apollo House occupation was a success? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Apollo House occupation was a success?

Legal proceedings formally ended yesterday.

# apollo-house - Friday 3 February, 2017

Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end

The receivers intend to sell the building, which forms part of a block due for re-development.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.

# apollo-house - Friday 20 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down

The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.

# apollo-house - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House

Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.

# apollo-house - Friday 13 January, 2017

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

# apollo-house - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'

There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building

The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening Apollo Mission This post contains videos

"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening

The remaining occupants of the Nama-controlled building have been ordered to vacate the building by the High Court.

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out' Twitter Chatter This post contains videos

Simon Coveney says residents must leave Apollo House but denies plans to 'forcibly push them out'

The minister said misinformation has been swirling on Twitter.

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere

They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

'Apollo House was about much more than 35 people in one building'

This country needs a lot more people to say enough is enough, and on many more issues than homelessness, writes Frankie Gaffney.

Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use

The activist group says alternative accommodation is not appropriate.

# apollo-house - Monday 9 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home makes government deal but future of Apollo House uncertain

Residents at the facility are to be housed in two new ‘acclimation facilities’.

# apollo-house - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary Exclusive

Quentin Sheridan is no longer permitted to enter Apollo House.

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House

Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.

# apollo-house - Friday 6 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House Exclusive

Quentin Sheridan originally founded the group in October.

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken

That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.

# apollo-house - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness

The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home

Carrie Hennessy, who is herself homeless, handed in a petition to the Department of Finance today.

"I think people are very angry": Protesters call for action on homelessness in Dublin march

Around 250 people took part in a march to the Department of Finance this afternoon.

# apollo-house - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home Home Sweet Home

# apollo-house - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team

The group behind the occupied Nama-controlled building, Home Sweet Home, has launched the service following “extremely generous donations from the Irish public”.

# apollo-house - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Occupation of empty Dublin apartment block by homelessness activists ends

The group said a number of Nama-owned buildings have been cherry-picked for occupation.

# apollo-house - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# apollo-house - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'This is home for people now' - A look inside Apollo House

Occupiers say they aren’t planning on leaving on 11 January.

Group behind Apollo House occupation raises €160,000 from public donations

Home Sweet Home took over the Dublin building earlier this month for use as homeless accommodation.

# apollo-house - Monday 26 December, 2016

Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard was on hand to serenade residents and staff at the Dublin centre.

# apollo-house - Sunday 25 December, 2016

About 70 people will have Christmas dinner in Apollo House today

Home Sweet Home has also said that over €150,000 has been raised online.

# apollo-house - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding

One man in the crowd said he feared he and his daughter would be crushed.

'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'

Home Sweet Home organisers believe the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin could be replicated elsewhere in the country.

# apollo-house - Friday 23 December, 2016

There were 54 unoccupied beds in homeless shelters in Dublin last night

A contention that there are not enough suitable beds has been a key argument from the Apollo House occupiers.

# apollo-house - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere

If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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