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Dublin: 4 °C Monday 22 October, 2018

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# ichh - Monday 17 September, 2018

National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected

Rain warnings are in place for some counties amid flooding risk.

# ichh - Monday 13 August, 2018

Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation

Margaret Cash is understood to be in contact with the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive about trying to secure accommodation for her and her family.

# ichh - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Family who spent night at garda station secure temporary accommodation after 'traumatic few days'

Margaret Cash and six of her children had to spend last night in Tallaght Garda Station.

# ichh - Monday 25 June, 2018

Hydration stations to be set up for rough sleepers in Dublin as temperatures soar

A charity group has also appealed for donations of water and sunscreen.

# ichh - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.

# ichh - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Alternative accommodation secured for almost all homeless families staying in the Gresham Hotel

Last week it emerged that 14 homeless families who had been staying at the Gresham in Dublin city centre had been told they had to leave by the end of the month.

# ichh - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'Homelessness is not normal': Effort to kickstart national movement begins with laughter and song outside the Dáil

On a bitterly cold day, hundreds of people turned out to support the concert in support of the homeless.

# ichh - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night

Activists fear there may be a bad batch of drugs on the streets right now.

# ichh - Saturday 17 June, 2017

# ichh - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers

We went out with an outreach team to see what a night is like on the streets of Dublin.

# ichh - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'We have our own beds now': Will family hubs be able to replace hotels for homeless families?

The Housing Minister has said hotels will no longer be used for homeless families by July.

# ichh - Monday 13 March, 2017

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Ireland to don homelessness charity logo for Grand Slam showdown with England

Aon have vacated their women’s jersey sponsorship for Inner City Helping Homeless ahead of the match.

# ichh - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'You're not welcome': Mixed reaction ahead of Taoiseach's visit for inner city Christmas ceremony

The Taoiseach is set to turn on the lights next week.

# ichh - Friday 18 December, 2015

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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.

# ichh - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis

Homeless outreach groups have been calling on the government to reconvene the Dáil to deal with the crisis.

# ichh - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Family with three children forced to sleep in Dublin park following eviction

The Romanian family were issued sleeping bags after being told there was no accommodation available.

# ichh - Friday 19 September, 2014

Over 158 people in Dublin were sleeping rough on Wednesday night

They were counted within a 5 mile radius and it is the highest recorded number in several weeks.

# ichh - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin Mayor: It’s ‘bullsh*t’ gardaí can’t take in homeless under-18s without social worker

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.

# ichh - Friday 11 July, 2014

'The homeless tsunami has arrived' as Dublin numbers reach new high

…And the figures haven’t dropped once in the last six months.

# ichh - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines

The Inner City Helping Homeless group has urged Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan to ‘open her eyes’ and reconsider turning down their offer of meeting homeless people tonight.

# ichh - Thursday 22 May, 2014

A woman who is nine months pregnant was sleeping rough in Dublin last night

ICHH says the homelessness situation in the capital is getting worse.

# ichh - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.

# ichh - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'

The council’s homeless executive admitted it’s spending more than it would like placing families in hotels because of the demand on services but said that’s better than leaving them on the streets.