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# homeless - Yesterday’s News

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# homeless - Yesterday’s News

Mother and children placed in hotel with 'bloodstained mattresses' after fleeing domestic violence

The woman and her children were left without a stable home for almost two years.

Cockroaches, mould and chronic drug abuse in front of children - life in homeless accommodation

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

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# homeless - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Government accused of 'wilfully' releasing inaccurate homelessness figures

Eoin Ó Broin said that the Housing Department was “knowingly releasing incorrect monthly homeless figures”.

# homeless - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Irish Human Rights Commission worried new hubs could 'normalise' family homelessness

IHREC released a detailed report outlining its concerns about the new family hub model of homeless accommodation.

# homeless - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

The feminisation of homelessness: Ireland has far more homeless women than Europe

New research shows that almost 50% of homeless people in Dublin are women.

# homeless - Monday 10 July, 2017

'A crisis of unprecedented scale': How will the Government end family homelessness?

The State has struggled to cope with growing numbers of homeless children and families.

# homeless - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'The Taoiseach and Housing Minister really need to see this film'

Filmmaker Gerard Barrett spoke to TheJournal.ie about his new film, which tells the story of a mother and daughter in emergency accommodation.

# homeless - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'No place to breathe, no place to think': Family living in emergency accommodation for over 2 years

Tarina Knight has been homeless with her partner David and daughter Amy (17) since April 2015.

# homeless - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Young midlands woman 'would not be dead' if local drug treatment was available

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health was told today there is an urgent need for the link between ill health and homelessness to be recognised.

# homeless - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'The sense of relief is immense': Homes of 30 vulnerable men saved in Greystones

The men, recovering from alcohol or drug addictions, had been facing homelessness.

# homeless - Monday 3 July, 2017

Homeless families asked to pay €37 a week to live in 'hubs'

Family hubs are group accommodation units specifically for homeless families.

# homeless - 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.

'Housing payment is trapping homeless families in emergency accommodation'

Barry Cowen says the payment is “trapping” people in homelessness.

# homeless - Friday 30 June, 2017

'Enough is enough': There are over 2,800 children homeless in Ireland

There were 1,312 families with 2,777 children homeless staying in emergency accommodation in May.

# homeless - Saturday 24 June, 2017

A changing promise: The Government said it would get families in hotels out of homelessness, but now it's putting them into hubs

A July deadline for getting families out of commercial hotels will not be met.

# homeless - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Minister admits the July deadline for getting homeless families out of hotels will not be met

The Housing Minister made the announcement today.

'Everyone's been saying to me don't give it back... I kept saying it's only a house at the end of the day'

Ann Uzell recently gave up her old home for a smaller apartment.

# homeless - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes

A homelessness charity sees vacant or derelict sites as a way of alleviating the homelessness crisis.

# homeless - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people

St Agatha’s Court consists of 11 social housing apartments located in Dublin’s north inner city.

Can Simon Coveney meet his own deadline for getting homeless families out of hotels?

It is unlikely that the July deadline for getting families out of hotels will be met.

# homeless - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Homeless family secure temporary injunction preventing Wicklow council from moving their caravan

Mrs Moorehouse, who is expecting the couple’s third child, said somebody let off gunshots shortly after they arrived which they believe was a warning to leave.

# homeless - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'It could take 40 years to provide enough homes for people on Dublin's housing list'

Think tank Tasc says that the government’s plan to provide enough homes is simply “not working”.

# homeless - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers

We went out with an outreach team to see what a night is like on the streets of Dublin.

# homeless - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'Families shouldn't be living in hotels, but to move them into a disused warehouse?' Bargaintown This post contains videos

'Families shouldn't be living in hotels, but to move them into a disused warehouse?'

New planned homeless accommodation has come under strong criticism.

# homeless - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry

The campaigner said that it is clear that Coveney’s proposals on homelessness crisis “are just not working”.

# homeless - Friday 26 May, 2017

Record high: There are over 2,700 children and almost 5,000 adults homeless in Ireland

The number of homeless people has more than doubled since December 2014.

# homeless - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Explainer: How does a homeless family end up having to present at a Garda station for shelter?

12 families slept in parks, Garda stations or offices on Tuesday night as they had no place else to go.

12 homeless families with over 30 children told to present to Garda stations as there were no beds for them

There were no beds available for the families on Tuesday night.

# homeless - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Council defends plan to use former Bargaintown store to house homeless people

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive says it is dealing with an unprecedented homeless crisis.

# homeless - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Dozens left homeless after fire destroyed up to 60 apartments in Blanchardstown

Up to 100 residents were unable to go back to their apartments last night.

# homeless - Saturday 6 May, 2017

FactCheck: Are there more homeless people in Ireland now than at any time since the Famine?

Ireland is in the middle of a housing crisis, but are homeless numbers the highest they’ve ever been?

# homeless - 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.

# homeless - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'This is just a drop in the ocean': Pictures show rats and mould in emergency accommodation

Photographs were sent by a mother who lives with her children in the Dublin accommodation.

# homeless - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high

A rough sleeper count for Dublin found 138 adults sleeping on the street.

# homeless - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'My life is being ruined': Young homeless woman living in a tent on the Grand Canal

Eileena said she has been homeless “on and off” since she left state care at the age of 18.

# homeless - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Transplant patient was homeless and living in his car on Killiney Hill before being hospitalised

James* says he has been homeless since he returned to Dublin from England last year.

# homeless - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Pregnant mother of four soon to be homeless as landlord is selling home

Sarah and her husband Eamon have until June to try to find a new home for their family.

# homeless - Monday 17 April, 2017

'I felt so alone and afraid': Out of the care system and straight into homelessness

The number of homeless 18-24 year olds has shot up in the last three years.

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