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Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Opinion: Rural homelessness remains a hidden problem in Ireland
# Homeless
# Homeless

Opinion: Rural homelessness remains a hidden problem in Ireland

Jan 28th 2015, 8:09 PM 254 Views 35 Comments

Rural homelessness tends to be more ‘hidden’ than urban homelessness – with Dublin being the only area where an official rough sleeper count takes place.

Sunday 21 September, 2014

Column: 'More people are facing a brutal winter on our streets or sleeping in their cars.'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Column: 'More people are facing a brutal winter on our streets or sleeping in their cars.'

Sep 21st 2014, 4:15 PM 18 Views 22 Comments

The Simon Community is hoping to press the government into action before the cold sets in.

Thursday 24 October, 2013

Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink

Oct 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 117 Views 42 Comments

Access to health services is key to leaving homelessness behind – which is why Budget 2014 is so damaging to the Government’s commitment to end long-term homelessness by 2016, writes Niamh Randall.

Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Thousands of people are just one pay cheque away from being homeless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Thousands of people are just one pay cheque away from being homeless

Oct 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 223 Views 49 Comments

One pay cheque, one social welfare payment, one family problem, one health diagnosis, one mortgage repayment: this can be all that stands between you and the street, writes Niamh Randall.