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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 29 August, 2016

#Homelessness

# homelessness - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

"I never imagined the State would use such underhanded tactics to try and shame a private citizen"

Homeless campaigner Erica Fleming says that false accounts have been spread to try and tarnish her reputation.

# homelessness - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Homeless single mum who secured a place in Trinity has been refused Back To Education Allowance

The Department of Social Protection told TheJournal.ie that the Family Income Supplement, which Erica Fleming receives, is not a qualifying payment for the BTEA.

# homelessness - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Homeless crisis: Rise in calls to rape helpline from people who have lost their homes

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is reporting a marked increase in contacts from people who have been rendered homeless.

# homelessness - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Homeless families living in Dublin hotel told to leave by Saturday

Lynam’s Hotel has gone into receivership.

# homelessness - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Child homelessness has increased by 37% in six months

The problem in Dublin is particularly stark.

# homelessness - Friday 15 July, 2016

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date

In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.

# homelessness - Thursday 14 July, 2016

A major business lobby group wants a €1 BILLION social housing spend

Businesses are increasingly viewing the homeless crisis in Ireland as an obstacle to economic growth.

# homelessness - Monday 11 July, 2016

'Unacceptable' - Ireland's 2,751 vacant social housing units

Local authority figures released to Fianna Fáil show that, as of April, there were 372 vacant housing units in Dublin City alone.

# homelessness - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Helplessness, drug addiction and disbelief: An evening on a soup run for the homeless

TheJournal.ie went on a soup run with the Dublin Simon Community.

# homelessness - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation

Mary Lou McDonald said homelessness is “out of control”.

# homelessness - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'We woke up in a tent last Christmas, now we have a home'

Simon Coveney opened new housing units for people who were homeless in Dublin today.

# homelessness - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Snapshot of one county: How Ireland's housing crisis grew out of control

Bray town councillor Pat Vance told his colleagues in 2013: “I’ll keep on saying it, time and time again, something needs to be done.”

# homelessness - Friday 17 June, 2016

This is what the government is being told to do to solve the housing crisis

The Housing and Homelessness Committee’s report is being launched today.

# homelessness - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

'There's nowhere to have any form of normal life': The pressures facing Ireland's homeless children

The overall number of homeless children in the capital doubled in the past year – with 1,616 children now in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Coveney to miss 100-day housing plan deadline as 'people are not focused on work in August'

The new housing minister said it would be published directly after the deadline, with work to commence in September.

# homelessness - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Through young eyes: 'Homelessness crisis makes me question the type of country I am growing up in'

The fact that homelessness is still such a big problem in Ireland makes me angry, writes Transition Year student Mark Hartery.

# homelessness - Thursday 12 May, 2016

There are now 6,000 people living homeless in Ireland

The number of those living without accommodation in Ireland increased by 152 in March.

# homelessness - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Enda Kenny tells new ministers to pay their water charges

Independent TDs Finian McGrath and John Halligan have both said they have not paid their Irish Water bill.

Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry

He is now staying in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Monday 9 May, 2016

Homeless men end occupation of council building in Bray

They had been protesting in the building since Thursday.

# homelessness - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Still no government and the capital's rough sleeper numbers are up again

On one night last month there were 171 people without a bed that night.

# homelessness - Friday 29 April, 2016

Investigation after body of man found in Stephen's Green

Gardaí have said that they are not treating the death as suspicious.

# 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.

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