# homelessness - Today’s News
Volunteering is a two-way street for wet hostel worker Brian Molloy.
# homelessness - Yesterday’s News
How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.
How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?
Our journalists travelled around the country and asked homeless people to answer some questions. The results were unexpected.
If we want to address complex social issues like addiction and homelessness, we need the activity of frontline services to match the vision of high level policy.
We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.
Today is the start of TheJournal.ie series on homelessness.
# homelessness - Sunday 28 September, 2014
TheJournal.ie has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.
# homelessness - Thursday 25 September, 2014
# homelessness - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
The president said he hoped that the ongoing housing debate would lead to more people thinking about the implications of homelessness.
# homelessness - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Everybody’s talking about IS targeted by strikes in Syria, Irish troop deployments and the ploughing championships.
TDs have been debating a Sinn Féín-proposed motion on homelessness.
The Dublin Simon Community said today that the target is “unachievable”.
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# homelessness - Monday 22 September, 2014
To keep TV fans interested, there was even a reference to The Wire during what proved to be a lively debate.
# homelessness - Sunday 21 September, 2014
The Simon Community is hoping to press the government into action before the cold sets in.
# homelessness - Saturday 20 September, 2014
The meeting today also heard from Fr Peter McVerry and focused on practical solutions to the homelessness crisis.
# homelessness - Friday 19 September, 2014
They were counted within a 5 mile radius and it is the highest recorded number in several weeks.
# homelessness - Monday 15 September, 2014
It’s one proposal being looked at by Dublin City Council.
# homelessness - Friday 12 September, 2014
Merchants Quay Ireland has published its annual review.
# homelessness - Friday 5 September, 2014
Did you ever flush your sandwiches down the toilet, Taoiseach? Well, did you?
# homelessness - Thursday 4 September, 2014
Staff at the waste management company had been instructed to check in every bin before emptying it and a worker spotted him asleep inside one.
# homelessness - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Martin and Violet Coyne are left homeless after being evicted from their residence in Castleknock.
The Coynes have never failed to pay rent – but are facing eviction today.
# homelessness - Monday 11 August, 2014
Martin and Violet Coyne face homelessness after alternative accommodation falls through.
# homelessness - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Christy Burke said that “certain senior politicians don’t see any votes in addiction, so they don’t see it as a priority”.
# homelessness - Friday 8 August, 2014
John Byrne jumped in after his pet rabbit Barney in 2012 after another man threw the animal into the water.
# homelessness - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
COPE Galway says it has seen a significant increase in demand for its emergency accommodation for homeless people and for women and children affected by domestic violence.
# homelessness - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
Focus Ireland say that many are losing homes because of the failure of the rent supplement scheme.
# homelessness - Saturday 26 July, 2014
Social support agency Crosscare have provided vital support to immigrants in Ireland.
# homelessness - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
A new report by charity Crosscare identifies social welfare issues as a major factor in homelessness.
The case of a pensioner couple facing eviction is just one of many elderly people across the country who are dealing with the housing crisis, a charity has said.
Bridget and her two children lived in temporary accommodation over a pub when they became homeless, sharing a toilet with customers.
Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.
# homelessness - Friday 18 July, 2014
“It is discrimination against the people of Ballymun,” one of the protesters told TheJournal.ie.
# homelessness - Monday 14 July, 2014
Focus Ireland said that there has been a “stark increase” in the number of families becoming homeless in the last 18 months.
Christy Burke said it’s “unbelievable” that gardaí can’t take in under-18s who are sleeping rough without the presence of a social worker.
# homelessness - Sunday 13 July, 2014
Families accommodated in hotels are forced to share cramped living quarters and boil eggs in kettles to eat.