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Dublin: 2 °C Friday 29 April, 2016

#Homelessness

# homelessness - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

New beds for homeless mothers and children should be open 'in a matter of weeks'

The centre closed in December due to lack of funding.

# homelessness - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Open thread: Rent rises, housing lists, homelessness - what's the number one issue for you?

NAMA, the mortgage crisis and rents – it’s all up for discussion at the housing and homeless committee.

# homelessness - Friday 15 April, 2016

Alan Kelly admits over-budget Ballymun homes 'by no means went to plan'

The cost of each house could reach over €240k.

# homelessness - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

600 children became homeless in Dublin so far this year

Focus Ireland has said at least three families are becoming newly homeless every day.

# homelessness - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Homeless family forced to sleep in "the stench of vomit" in B&B room

“How am I supposed to keep him isolated, when four of us sleep in the same, small B’n'B room?”

# homelessness - Thursday 7 April, 2016

'It's not fair to tell people waking up in emergency accommodation they have to wait'

Sinn Féin said while the two political parties are figuring out who will govern, crises in housing and health continue.

# homelessness - Thursday 31 March, 2016

363 children became homeless in the first two months of this year

Minister Alan Kelly convened his third homelessness forum today.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your day.

# homelessness - Sunday 20 March, 2016

These are the five things Focus Ireland says will help end homelessness

One in every three people who are homeless is a child.

# homelessness - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Older people moving to smaller houses might help housing crisis

Age Action says an ESRI report “seems to ignore the lack of choice faced by many older people”.

# homelessness - Friday 26 February, 2016

13 families are fighting eviction from emergency accommodation in Dublin today

The families have been living in emergency accommodation on Mountjoy Street in north Dublin.

# homelessness - Sunday 21 February, 2016

FactCheck: Does Northern Ireland really have four times more homelessness than us?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests some startling claims about Sinn Féin’s record north of the border.

# homelessness - Monday 15 February, 2016

These homeless ‘shelter pods’ popped up overnight in Dublin

A group of “friends and concerned citizens” constructed the boxes to highlight the homeless crisis ahead of the election.

# homelessness - Saturday 13 February, 2016

FactCheck: Exactly how many people are homeless in Ireland?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests a few different claims made about one of the election’s biggest issues.

# homelessness - Friday 12 February, 2016

What does Peter McVerry make of last night’s Joan Burton dig?

The Labour leader suggested during the TV3 leaders’ debate that McVerry does not understand the workings of her department.

# homelessness - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

# homelessness - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Irish man’s amazing story of homelessness on New Year’s Eve is going viral on Facebook Humans Of Dublin

This Irish man’s amazing story of homelessness on New Year’s Eve is going viral on Facebook

A wonderful story from the Humans of Dublin page.

# homelessness - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

More than 1,000 children under 8 will be homeless this Christmas

There are more than 1,600 children living in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Friday 18 December, 2015

Here’s the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one Kolumbus This post contains videos

Here’s the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one

This time of year can be particularly difficult for people on the streets.

# homelessness - Thursday 17 December, 2015

‘It is a very humbling thing to act as a channel for people’s good will’

The annual Black Santa appeal is kicking off in Dublin today.

# homelessness - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Will landlords forego extra rent to help families on the brink of homelessness?

One charity is asking them to consider it.

The worst thing about losing our home? How guilty it made me feel as a mother

I felt like I had failed my daughter in some way after we were forced to live out of a hotel room.

# homelessness - Friday 4 December, 2015

This is Sinn Féin’s radical plan to solve the housing crisis

Rents linked to inflation and the abolition of the property tax are on the party’s agenda.

# homelessness - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

One year on from Jonathan Corrie’s death, we’re still relying on short-term solutions

His death, on a cold November night, sparked nationwide outrage, but what has changed?

Ireland’s crisis: I have never seen it so bad. These families are living under terrible stress

At least two families lost their home today – and the homeless crisis is deepening, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# homelessness - Saturday 28 November, 2015

In photos: Living homeless in a Hawaiian paradise

Hawaii has the highest rate of homelessness in any US state.

# homelessness - Monday 23 November, 2015

“You wonder – why are you on the street?”: Pat Kenny spent a night examining the homelessness crisis

“It’s an extraordinary experience seeing the city like this.”

# homelessness - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Meet the woman trying to bring Christmas to homeless people

She needs your help to make it happen.

# homelessness - Monday 16 November, 2015

It looks like just 200 council houses will be built in the whole of 2015

Alan Kelly said that “ten times” more social houses than the 20 built so far this year will be completed by the end of 2015.

# homelessness - Monday 2 November, 2015

Alan Kelly’s big idea to solve the rental crisis could be dead in the water

It comes as a new poll finds strong support for the minister’s rent certainty proposal.

# homelessness - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Dublin homeless offered free haircuts in new initiative

For founder Stewart Roberts, the service is all about providing dignity.

# homelessness - Thursday 29 October, 2015

# homelessness - Monday 19 October, 2015

This jilted bride turned her wedding into a feast for the homeless

Turning a heartbreaking situation into something positive.

# homelessness - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Council says man found dead on Dublin street was not homeless

The DRHE said volunteers had provided information about the deceased man that was not confirmed by the appropriate authorities.

# homelessness - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Ruth Coppinger and her supporters have ended their occupation of a show-home

An injunction action was taken by developer Hansfield Investments.

# homelessness - Monday 5 October, 2015

Debate Room: Should there be a rent freeze?

There has been talk about penalties for landlords who don’t accept rent supplement, calls for the ban on bedsits to be lifted and continuous calls for more housing supply — so what is the answer? We asked two experts with different viewpoints what is at play here.

# homelessness - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Can 500 prefabs like this solve Dublin’s homeless crisis?

The government has announced that 500 modular housing units are to be built in the capital with 150 delivered within four months.

# homelessness - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Homeless man found dead off Dublin’s Dawson Street named

Dublin Simon has warned that more homeless people could die as winter sets in.

# homelessness - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Charity warns more homeless people could die as winter sets in

Dublin Simon says the number of rough sleepers is the highest it has ever been.

# homelessness - Friday 25 September, 2015

WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man

The activists have defended their actions, and claimed the dog was being mistreated.

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