# homelessness - Today’s News
Paul Browne said he is desperately trying to keep a roof over his family’s heads.
# homelessness - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.
# homelessness - Monday 30 January, 2017
# homelessness - Saturday 28 January, 2017
The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.
# homelessness - Thursday 26 January, 2017
A number of homeless charities have called for Minister for Housing Simon Coveney “to get empty homes back into the housing system”.
# homelessness - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.
# homelessness - Thursday 19 January, 2017
Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.
# homelessness - Monday 16 January, 2017
AAA-PBP is kicking off the first day of the Dáil session tomorrow with its Anti-Eviction Bill.
# homelessness - Friday 13 January, 2017
The cold weather is an inconvenience for the majority, but for the homeless people living on the streets, it’s much more serious than that.
The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?
# homelessness - Wednesday 11 January, 2017
The minister said misinformation has been swirling on Twitter.
They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.
# homelessness - Saturday 7 January, 2017
Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.
# homelessness - Friday 6 January, 2017
Quentin Sheridan originally founded the group in October.
# homelessness - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
Four units from the fire station were sent to Thomondgate shortly after midnight.
# homelessness - Tuesday 3 January, 2017
Carrie Hennessy, who is herself homeless, handed in a petition to the Department of Finance today.
# homelessness - Friday 30 December, 2016
From 21-27 November, a total of 1,023 families were homeless in Dublin alone.
# homelessness - Thursday 29 December, 2016
The group said a number of Nama-owned buildings have been cherry-picked for occupation.
# homelessness - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.
# homelessness - Tuesday 27 December, 2016
Occupiers say they aren’t planning on leaving on 11 January.
Home Sweet Home took over the Dublin building earlier this month for use as homeless accommodation.
# homelessness - Sunday 25 December, 2016
Home Sweet Home has also said that over €150,000 has been raised online.
# homelessness - Saturday 24 December, 2016
Home Sweet Home organisers believe the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin could be replicated elsewhere in the country.
# homelessness - Friday 23 December, 2016
A contention that there are not enough suitable beds has been a key argument from the Apollo House occupiers.
# homelessness - Thursday 22 December, 2016
If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.
We are failing the homeless but occupying derelict buildings isn’t the answer, writes David O’Brien.
The homelessness campaigner has hit out at the quality of beds on offer, and called some hostels “a disgrace”.
A High Court decision yesterday said the occupiers must have vacated the building by 11 January.
# homelessness - Wednesday 21 December, 2016
It was long day in the High Court as receivers sought an injunction against Apollo House occupiers.
The packed High Court has heard from some of the occupiers, who say that vacating the building will leave people homeless.
Every one who finds a book is being encouraged to donate to Focus Ireland.
Lawyers for the receivers are seeking an injunction against the occupiers.
# homelessness - Tuesday 20 December, 2016
The building in Dublin city centre has been taken over by homelessness activists.
Hansard is part of Home Sweet Home, a group of activists that has taken over the building to use as housing for the homeless.
The proposal aims to “incentivise development and discourage land speculation”.
# homelessness - Monday 19 December, 2016
Activists say the building could have a maximum capacity of 60 residents.
# homelessness - Sunday 18 December, 2016
Fine Gael’s Chief Whip has had a big year. In a wide-ranging interview she tells us of her punishing schedule, spats with Sinn Féin, and why Christmas time always means home.
# homelessness - Saturday 17 December, 2016
“It just shows that if government doesn’t do something, people will.”
The money raised will go to COPE Galway and Focus Ireland to help house families in Galway.