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#Homeless

# homeless - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'Too many people are being left behind': Calls to make housing a priority in the Budget

The Simon Community launched its ‘No One Left Behind’ campaign yesterday.

# homeless - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night

Activists fear there may be a bad batch of drugs on the streets right now.

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

# homeless - Friday 15 September, 2017

'I'd get my pocket money and give them an ice cream' - 2,973 children are homeless in Ireland

Today is Barnardos’ national collection day.

# homeless - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

President Higgins says homeless people are deprived of freedom and a sense of belonging

Michael D Higgins has shared his thoughts on the impact of homelessness.

# homeless - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court

The man said that he did not wish to be taking up a hospital bed but he couldn’t go back to living on the streets.

# homeless - Monday 11 September, 2017

'It's why homeless people won't stay in these places' - Woman assaulted by fellow resident at Dublin hostel

The Irish woman had moved to Dublin from the midlands less than three months ago.

# homeless - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Mammy. I don't smile much anymore and I don't know why': Homelessness through the eyes of a child

The number of homeless children in ireland has quadrupled in three years.

# homeless - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'Once a fire is lit it's very hard to extinguish': Erica Fleming on fighting for other homeless families

Erica and her daughter spent 22 months homeless in Dublin.

# homeless - Friday 8 September, 2017

Vacant houses: Varadkar says that council staff are casting doubt on official CSO stats

Questioned over whether a vacant housing tax would be introduced, Varadkar said that it was being considered.

Three years on from the death of Jonathan Corrie, another homeless summit takes place today

Homelessness in Ireland is at its worst stage in recent history, with numbers rising all the time.

'I used to have to wash myself in a bookies every morning because there would be needles all over the hostel'

Merchant’s Quay Ireland is launching its annual review for 2016 today.

# homeless - Thursday 7 September, 2017

The number of homeless families in Ireland has increased by almost 300 in the past year

Over 8,000 people were recorded as homeless last month.

Call for 'use it or lose it' policy to stop land hoarding by speculators

The Social Democrats party has said land hoarding is happening on a widespread basis and speculators “need to be taken on”.

# homeless - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died

Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.

# homeless - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year

Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.

Homeless Defence Forces family offered council home

The family said they had also received help from members of the public and local businesses.

HSE spent almost €300k burying people who were homeless or had no known family

The money was spent over the last three years.

# homeless - Monday 4 September, 2017

'Will they think we're scum?': Homeless school student opens up about living in a hotel

A family spoke to RTE’s Morning Ireland about being homeless.

# homeless - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'There are good landlords, but there are some leeches and vipers out there'

He made the comment while discussing the problems contributing to Ireland’s worsening housing crisis.

# homeless - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies

“It has been a heartbreaking week for anyone involved in the fight against homelessness,” the ICHH said.

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman

New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.

# homeless - Friday 1 September, 2017

'Doing everything we can': Minister to lead emergency housing summit after death of two homeless people

Homeless beds in Dublin are at maximum capacity as the problem continues to worsen.

Minister says growing number of homeless children is a 'wake-up call' for government

There are now 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in Dublin.

Tributes paid to 'gentle, lovely' man who died on Suffolk Street

Stephen “Jack” Watson had been sleeping rough on Suffolk Street in the south inner city.

# homeless - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Spikes to be removed from outside Next in Jervis Street Shopping Centre after public backlash

The installation of the metal spikes has received backlash across social media.

Homeless woman (26) found dead in Kildare hotel

The woman was found dead last night at the Leixlip House, in Captain’s Hill, Leixlip.

'A tragedy': Investigation launched into the death of a homeless man sleeping rough in Dublin

The man in his 50s was found unconscious at around 4am on Suffolk Street in Dublin.

# homeless - Monday 28 August, 2017

'The problem is that these are institutions': Family hubs for homeless compared to direct provision

The number of children who are homeless is now at nearly 3,000.

# homeless - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Almost €1000 a month for a room where the bed is next to the oven: Trying to find a place to live in Dublin

With rental prices high and supply low, renting in Dublin is truly a seller’s market.

# homeless - Saturday 26 August, 2017

This video of a homeless boy with cerebral palsy is going viral Dublin This post contains videos

This video of a homeless boy with cerebral palsy is going viral

The video was posted as part of a new awareness campaign by the group Inner City Helping Homeless.

# homeless - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Landlords are evicting tenants and doing up their properties as a 'back door' around rent limits

Housing charity Threshold launched its pre-Budget submission today.

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

# homeless - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Web Summit founder says homelessness is being exploited as a 'great business opportunity'

Web Summit has been housing workers in a ‘crash pad’ because of Dublin’s rent crisis.

Laws trying to combat rising rents are being 'flouted by landlords'

Charities have expressed serious concern has private market rents continue to grow.

# homeless - Friday 18 August, 2017

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing

The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.

# homeless - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Grossly unfair': Landlords are not happy about new plans to penalise vacant property owners

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced this week that penalties may be introduced for owners of vacant properties.

# homeless - Monday 14 August, 2017

High Court throws out case of homeless mother who was sleeping in a tent outside council building

The woman had argued the council had failed to provide her with emergency housing, but the local authority said it doesn’t have the necessary resources.

'Penalties are coming': Minister puts householders with vacant second home on notice

The government laid out its plans for vacant houses after a week of strong criticism over homeless numbers.

# homeless - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Census 2016: Nearly one in five homeless adults have a job

In all, 27% of homeless people were aged 18 and under on Census night in April 2016.

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