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#Emergency Accommodation

# emergency-accommodation - Friday 29 January, 2021

Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people

Jan 29th 2021, 3:47 PM 7,154 Views 14 Comments

Housing minister Darragh O’Brien said homelessness remains “unacceptably high”.

# emergency-accommodation - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Slight drop in November's homeless figures, as non-profits call for extension to eviction ban
# Homelessness Crisis
# Homelessness Crisis

Slight drop in November's homeless figures, as non-profits call for extension to eviction ban

Dec 23rd 2020, 3:55 PM 5,903 Views 5 Comments

The total number of people presenting at emergency accommodation was 8,484 in November.

# emergency-accommodation - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Salvation Army homeless hostel for minors in Dublin city centre to shut down next year
# Lefroy House
# Lefroy House

Salvation Army homeless hostel for minors in Dublin city centre to shut down next year

Dec 3rd 2020, 9:35 AM 21,004 Views 18 Comments

Lefroy House is based on Eden Quay in Dublin City Centre and is run by the Salvation Army.

# emergency-accommodation - Sunday 1 November, 2020

‘Barrage of noise, stress and drama’: Life in emergency accommodation
# This Hostel Life
# This Hostel Life

‘Barrage of noise, stress and drama’: Life in emergency accommodation

Nov 1st 2020, 9:00 PM 30,732 Views 9 Comments

Rosemary Fearsaor-Hughes, a rough sleeper with a disability on staying in a hostel for the homeless.

# emergency-accommodation - Saturday 3 October, 2020

24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:00 AM 27,703 Views 11 Comments

The former Regency Hotel – now The Bonnington Hotel – has been used since at least 2014 for housing homeless families.

# emergency-accommodation - Monday 7 September, 2020

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation

Sep 7th 2020, 12:04 AM 14,827 Views 3 Comments

Newly released data on complaints details the issues facing people in emergency living situations.

# emergency-accommodation - Monday 11 May, 2020

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

May 11th 2020, 8:34 PM 11,833 Views 21 Comments

The number of families in emergency accommodation is now at its lowest point since May 2017.

# emergency-accommodation - Thursday 27 February, 2020

The number of people who are homeless has risen to over 10,000 again
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

The number of people who are homeless has risen to over 10,000 again

Feb 27th 2020, 6:13 PM 15,738 Views 51 Comments

6,697 adults and 3,574 children were in emergency accommodation in January.

# emergency-accommodation - Friday 21 February, 2020

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019

Feb 21st 2020, 5:05 PM 31,456 Views 36 Comments

One hotel received payments between €4 million and €5 million.

# emergency-accommodation - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Families should no longer be provided with one-night emergency accommodation, committee will recommend
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Families should no longer be provided with one-night emergency accommodation, committee will recommend

Nov 14th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,770 Views 4 Comments

Experts will instead suggest that stable placements in suitable temporary accommodation for families be provided.

# emergency-accommodation - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers

Oct 16th 2019, 9:45 PM 23,387 Views 37 Comments

€18 million was spent on emergency accommodation for asylum seekers in the first nine months of 2019.

# emergency-accommodation - Monday 23 September, 2019

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation
# Oughterard
# Oughterard

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:49 PM 28,095 Views 89 Comments

The Justice Minister says over 1,300 asylum seekers are currently in emergency accommodation.

# emergency-accommodation - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Emergency accommodation for asylum seekers costs three times more than Direct Provision centres
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Emergency accommodation for asylum seekers costs three times more than Direct Provision centres

Aug 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,512 Views 71 Comments

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

# emergency-accommodation - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,389 Views 36 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# emergency-accommodation - Monday 19 August, 2019

Asylum seekers forced to wash clothes in sinks at Dublin hotel
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Asylum seekers forced to wash clothes in sinks at Dublin hotel

Aug 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,281 Views 110 Comments

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

# emergency-accommodation - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'There is no holiday from homelessness': Government criticised as figures reach 10,000 for fifth month
# June's Figures
# June's Figures

'There is no holiday from homelessness': Government criticised as figures reach 10,000 for fifth month

Updated Jul 31st 2019, 9:10 PM 16,282 Views 97 Comments

Figures published today show there are now 10,172 people in emergency accommodation.

# emergency-accommodation - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Minister for Housing accepts 'need to do more' as latest figures show record levels of homelessness
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

Minister for Housing accepts 'need to do more' as latest figures show record levels of homelessness

Updated May 29th 2019, 1:44 PM 17,179 Views 84 Comments

10,378 people were recorded in emergency accommodation in April.

# emergency-accommodation - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high

Apr 30th 2019, 5:22 PM 18,865 Views 80 Comments

A rough sleeper count also found 128 people sleeping on the streets in Dublin.

# emergency-accommodation - Saturday 27 April, 2019

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

Apr 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,449 Views 107 Comments

That is according to correspondence obtained by TheJournal.ie under Freedom of Information.

# emergency-accommodation - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation

Mar 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,685 Views 26 Comments

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive found that 1,233 families were residing in emergency accommodation at the end of 2018.

# emergency-accommodation - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Sean O'Casey's last home set to be used as homeless accommodation
# North Inner City Dublin
# North Inner City Dublin

Sean O'Casey's last home set to be used as homeless accommodation

Mar 14th 2019, 10:03 AM 15,928 Views 20 Comments

The playwright wrote his renowned Dublin trilogy in the house in the 1920s.

# emergency-accommodation - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'A national trauma': There are now 9,987 people living in homeless accommodation in Ireland
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'A national trauma': There are now 9,987 people living in homeless accommodation in Ireland

Feb 27th 2019, 5:03 PM 13,044 Views 51 Comments

This is an increase of 169 adults and 65 children on last month.

The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness
# Report Card
# Report Card

The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness

Feb 27th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,257 Views 26 Comments

The government has also been criticised for not introducing national standards for emergency accommodation.

# emergency-accommodation - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Private company paid €1.6 million in 4 months to find emergency accommodation for asylum seekers
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Private company paid €1.6 million in 4 months to find emergency accommodation for asylum seekers

Feb 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,372 Views 53 Comments

195 people are currently living in hotels and B&Bs in the Cavan-Monaghan area.

# emergency-accommodation - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Significant increase in homeless children attending Temple Street hospital last year
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Significant increase in homeless children attending Temple Street hospital last year

Updated Jan 22nd 2019, 3:07 PM 14,846 Views 41 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has accused Leo Varadkar of ‘normalising child homelessness’.

# emergency-accommodation - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'He chose to die at home. The hostel was his home': Lynn Ruane on hidden health problems in homelessness
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'He chose to die at home. The hostel was his home': Lynn Ruane on hidden health problems in homelessness

Oct 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,441 Views 13 Comments

The health rights of people in emergency accommodation are not a subject that comes up often enough, writes Lynn Ruane.

# emergency-accommodation - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour
# Complaints
# Complaints

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour

Oct 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,672 Views 45 Comments

New documents reveal complaints by staff in emergency accommodation to the homeless providers in Dublin.

# emergency-accommodation - Monday 27 August, 2018

Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation
# Homeless
# Homeless

Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation

Aug 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,757 Views 33 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# emergency-accommodation - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Drug-taking, violence and self-harming - what users of emergency accommodation witness at night
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Drug-taking, violence and self-harming - what users of emergency accommodation witness at night

Aug 23rd 2018, 6:01 AM 10,774 Views 12 Comments

A new survey of the experiences of users has been published by the Dublin Inquirer.

# emergency-accommodation - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Dermot Bannon: 'People could end up stuck in modular homes for ten years'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Dermot Bannon: 'People could end up stuck in modular homes for ten years'

Aug 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 33,015 Views 61 Comments

The architect and presenter of Room to Improve said Ireland needs to work on building communities – not just houses.

# emergency-accommodation - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity
# Housing Solutions
# Housing Solutions

Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity

Jul 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,753 Views 37 Comments

A new report has detailed the experiences of residents of the first two rapid-build developments.

# emergency-accommodation - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs
# Emergency
# Emergency

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs

Jun 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 9,065 Views 15 Comments

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon says the government needs to change its thinking.

# emergency-accommodation - Saturday 5 May, 2018

If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?
# Figures
# Figures

If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?

May 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 13,863 Views 56 Comments

The government says 600 people were counted wrongly as being homeless, others are not so sure.

# emergency-accommodation - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'It's a moral shame': Another 188 children have become homeless since the start of the year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'It's a moral shame': Another 188 children have become homeless since the start of the year

Feb 27th 2018, 5:26 PM 8,195 Views 57 Comments

There were 1,517 families with 3,267 children staying in emergency accommodation in January.

# emergency-accommodation - Monday 1 January, 2018

Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life
# Btyse
# Btyse

Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life

Jan 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 12,451 Views 14 Comments

Two Cork students examined how homelessness affects children for the upcoming BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

# emergency-accommodation - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year

Dec 28th 2017, 12:57 PM 8,945 Views 29 Comments

3,333 children were homeless in Ireland in November.

# emergency-accommodation - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'It's deeply, deeply depressing': There are still over 3,300 children homeless in Ireland
# Homeless
# Homeless

'It's deeply, deeply depressing': There are still over 3,300 children homeless in Ireland

Dec 19th 2017, 9:44 PM 14,139 Views 120 Comments

There were 1,530 families with 3,333 children staying in emergency accommodation in November.

# emergency-accommodation - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas

Dec 16th 2017, 9:48 AM 11,827 Views 63 Comments

The new services are located Dublin City, Fingal, and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and will include two new family hubs.

# emergency-accommodation - Friday 27 October, 2017

Murphy hails 'progress' housing people but numbers in emergency accommodation hit record levels
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Murphy hails 'progress' housing people but numbers in emergency accommodation hit record levels

Oct 27th 2017, 8:09 AM 6,422 Views 43 Comments

Sinn Féin’s housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin called Murphy’s bullishness “spin”.

# emergency-accommodation - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year

Sep 5th 2017, 1:25 PM 7,063 Views 20 Comments

Depaul Ireland launched its 2016 annual report today.

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