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Dublin: 11 °C Tuesday 23 December, 2014

#Homelessness

# homelessness - Yesterday’s News

Homeless pregnant woman and six children to be hosted at chef’s home for Christmas

Generous unemployed chef had made the offer on TheJournal.ie last week to cook Christmas dinner for a homeless family.

# homelessness - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin

Two charities today have called in the government to overhaul the rental system to keep people in their homes.

# homelessness - Monday 15 December, 2014

Daughter of Jonathan Corrie planning to sleep-out on street where her father died

The 43-year-old’s death two weeks ago — just metres from the gates of Leinster House — refocused attention on the issue of homelessness.

# homelessness - Saturday 13 December, 2014

# homelessness - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Homeless man in Cork gets his wish for Christmas after going viral on Facebook Happy Christmas

Homeless man in Cork gets his wish for Christmas after going viral on Facebook

George will be reunited with his family for Christmas dinner next week.

From The Daily Edge The High Hopes Choir shot to number one on iTunes following the uplifting documentary High Hopes Choir

The High Hopes Choir shot to number one on iTunes following the uplifting documentary

Ireland’s first homeless choir won over viewers.

# homelessness - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

‘Rats skittering across sodden blankets, beds of needles’: Enda on meeting Dublin’s homeless On The Streets This post contains videos

‘Rats skittering across sodden blankets, beds of needles’: Enda on meeting Dublin’s homeless

The Taoiseach has told the Dáil about his experience of meeting homeless people last week.

# homelessness - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

‘NAMA’ hotel to house homeless Dublin families

Ministers have signed off on a raft of measures to combat homelessness — including a new ‘Nite Café’.

A plaque has been erected in the doorway where Jonathan Corrie died

He passed away from hypothermia earlier this month.

# homelessness - Sunday 7 December, 2014

# homelessness - Friday 5 December, 2014

Enda Kenny was on the streets talking to homeless people last night

“He had his woolly hat on and his jacket on and his scarf and he walked around and he fed people.”

# homelessness - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about homelessness, tax evasion, and the death of a mother and her newborn child.

Who’s going to investigate the tax evasion claims now?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# homelessness - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

In his own words: Jonathan Corrie on homelessness – and hoping for a chance Exclusive

AUDIO: The man who tragically died virtually on the doorstep of Leinster House in an interview only a few months ago.

Alan Kelly cancelled a meeting with councillors about homelessness because of water charges

The Environment Minister had been due to meet with a cross-party group of Dublin city councillors last Wednesday.

Enda Kenny’s visit to a gay bar shows how far the country has come

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night Jonathan Corrie This post contains videos

There was a very moving vigil for the homeless outside Leinster House last night

The silent vigil followed the discovery of the body of a homeless man just yards from Leinster House on Monday.

# homelessness - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Enda: Getting all the rough sleepers off the streets would be very difficult

The Taoiseach said he hoped the numbers could be dramatically reduced, following a forum on homelessness to take place in Dublin on Thursday.

Leinster House postpones turning on its Christmas lights after homeless man’s death

The Ceann Comhairle said tonight’s planned event would be ‘inappropriate’.

Alan Kelly will hold an emergency summit after homeless man found dead near Leinster House

The body of a man who had been sleeping rough was discovered in a doorway on Molesworth Street yesterday morning.

‘Somebody dying on the street outside the Dáil is not acceptable’

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# homelessness - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Here’s how the Government plans to solve the housing crisis

Its social housing strategy for the next six years includes 35,000 new housing units.

# homelessness - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Have any old coats? This new charity wants them

They also need your help.

# homelessness - Sunday 23 November, 2014

A homeless family will be housed in this shipping container in time for Christmas

The shipping container refurbishment will take place at the end of the month in the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

# homelessness - Saturday 22 November, 2014

‘The crisis is deepening’: Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin

The latest count recorded 168 people sleeping rough.

# homelessness - Thursday 20 November, 2014

“There’s a lot of danger out there” – young people describe homelessness Homeless This post contains videos

“There’s a lot of danger out there” – young people describe homelessness

Young people are featured in a new video from the Ombudsman for Children’s office.

# homelessness - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

TD uses image of Australian family to highlight homelessness in Ireland

The AAA TD Ruth Coppinger tweeted a graphic using an image taken from an Australian news website.

# homelessness - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s how homeless people in New York use technology Photo Essay

Here’s how homeless people in New York use technology

Many homeless people use gadgets to stay connected, search for jobs, and pursue their own creative interests.

# homelessness - Sunday 19 October, 2014

‘On my way home I saw 7 people sleeping rough – I’m lucky’

Business, community and political figures slept rough for one night in aid of Focus Ireland.

# homelessness - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

€10m budget boost to end ‘scourge of homelessness’

But rent supplement levels have not been touched.

# homelessness - Sunday 12 October, 2014

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice

3,588 people had sought advice from Focus Ireland in the first eight months of this year.

# homelessness - Monday 6 October, 2014

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.

# homelessness - Sunday 5 October, 2014

€500m needed to tackle homelessness as ‘ten children a week lose their home’

Focus Ireland is calling for an ‘immediate’ increase in rent supplement in Budget 2015.

# homelessness - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Getting on the bus: Recovered addicts returning to help those still suffering

TheJournal.ie visit the ‘No Bucks Café’ on their nighttime service.

# homelessness - Friday 3 October, 2014

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

‘Trapped’ in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels

People often become institutionalised in emergency accommodation and find it hard to transition to independent living.

# homelessness - Thursday 2 October, 2014

The new homeless: ‘Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing’

Threshold also helps people who are homeless to find a home – and stay there.

New social housing plan would force developers to ‘use it or lose it’

And fine them for leaving property vacant.

These experts say giving someone a home isn’t a ‘solution’ to homelessness Homeless Ireland This post contains videos

These experts say giving someone a home isn’t a ‘solution’ to homelessness

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

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