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# cork-simon - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

"The hardest part is telling them there's no bed for the night" - A day in the life of the homeless of Cork

We follow two services in Cork city providing food, warmth and shelter to the homeless 365 days in the year.

# cork-simon - Monday 15 February, 2016

Housing crisis and hot meals: Cork still feeling the crisis

Aoife Barry finds our second city getting a makeover – but that renovation doesn’t affect many of its citizens.

# cork-simon - Saturday 16 January, 2016

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Tony Robbins plans €25k donation to Cork's homeless in unique fundraising drive

“It’s particularly welcome at this time of year,” a spokesperson for Cork Simon said.

# cork-simon - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Cork woman brings Elsa Frozen dolls home from Oz for charity auction

Kind-hearted Aisling Walsh brought a special bit of Christmas spirit back in her suitcase.

# cork-simon - Thursday 27 November, 2014

"Alarming": 358% increase in rough sleeping over two years in Cork

Cork Simon says immediate action is needed to deal with the issue.

# cork-simon - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Here's how learning to cook has helped people move out of homelessness

Cork Simon Community has just begun its latest culinary operations course in Cork.

# cork-simon - Thursday 2 October, 2014

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness Homeless Ireland This post contains videos

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

# cork-simon - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Homeless and hungry: "I'm a normal person - I just have problems right now"

Cork Simon has a soup run that doesn’t just feed the homeless. In fact, you’d be surprised who visits it.

On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless

We speak to the people who work on the frontline of homelessness.

# cork-simon - Monday 29 September, 2014

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

# cork-simon - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Two-thirds of Cork's homeless have mental conditions - report

A new report by the Cork Simon Community says that early school leavers and those who encounter legal trouble are far more likely to end up homeless.

# cork-simon - Thursday 12 July, 2012

3-fold increase in Cork long term homelessness

Cork Simon Community says that the number of younger people, aged 18-26, who are long term homelessness has increased four- fold.