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Dublin: 4 °C Thursday 12 December, 2019

#Fr Peter McVerry

# fr-peter-mcverry - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

'Another disappointing and frustrating year': Homeless charity helped more people than ever in 2018

The Peter McVerry Trust released its annual report for 2018 today.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Fr Peter McVerry says council told him homeless man would have to 'come and get a sleeping bag'

DRHE director Eileen Gleeson said earlier this week that there was no shortage of beds and no need for anyone to sleep rough.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'No one's changing the narrative here': Minister responds to criticism from Fr Peter McVerry

The housing and homeless charity is launching its 2017 annual report today.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Sunday 11 November, 2018

From The42 Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny uses PFAI awards speech to highlight homelessness Homelessness

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny uses PFAI awards speech to highlight homelessness

The Lilywhites manager spoke passionately about homelessness in Ireland after being named Premier Division Manager of the Year.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'It could be a turning moment in the crisis': Major housing rally to take place outside Dáil in October

A range of trade unions, housing advocates and groups have today called for a “radical shift” in Ireland’s housing policies.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Monday 25 June, 2018

'It’s a no-brainer, let's decriminalise' - Fr Peter McVerry on Ireland's drug laws

In 2017 there were 12,211 recorded offences for possession of drugs for personal use in Ireland.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Fr Peter McVerry calls for immediate closure of Merchants Quay Night Cafe

The homelessness campaigner has hit out at the quality of beds on offer, and called some hostels “a disgrace”.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Monday 22 August, 2016

Nearly 100 families became homeless in Dublin in July

Focus Ireland release homeless figures today amidst calls for clear Government targets and timelines

# fr-peter-mcverry - Friday 4 September, 2015

Alan Kelly and Fr Peter McVerry are fighting again

The veteran campaigner said homeless people are better off sleeping rough than going to emergency accommodation.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Saturday 22 March, 2014

“Both inspirational leaders”: Brian O’Driscoll & Fr Peter McVerry receive the ‘Freedom of Dublin’

The Lord Mayor says they both lead by example and are “individuals who walk the walk”.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Thursday 16 January, 2014

New Cork prison will be "cramped and oppressive"

The Justice Minister is signing documents to give the go-ahead for the new prison, but campaigners are not happy

# fr-peter-mcverry - Monday 4 November, 2013

BOD and Fr Peter McVerry to be awarded Freedom of the City of Dublin

The two men now have the right to pasture sheep on common ground within the city boundaries.

# fr-peter-mcverry - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Column: Ireland is not a just society. The solidarity we need has been lost.

Why should bondholders come before our most vulnerable? Fr Peter McVerry asks whether a fair society is any more than a dream.