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#Homeless families

# homeless-families - Monday 1 April, 2019

Some 21% of newly homeless families in Dublin last year were non-EU citizens
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Some 21% of newly homeless families in Dublin last year were non-EU citizens

Apr 1st 2019, 10:18 AM 24,523 Views 60 Comments

A Homeless Action Plan by Dublin City Council is due to be discussed by councillors later today.

# homeless-families - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Dublin City Council proposing to stop prioritising homeless families for housing lists
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Dublin City Council proposing to stop prioritising homeless families for housing lists

Mar 8th 2018, 4:11 PM 28,690 Views 91 Comments

The council said it is doing so in order to encourage families to seek housing in the private rented sector.

# homeless-families - Friday 15 December, 2017

'It won't end homelessness but it'll make a difference': Appeal to donate price of a drink this Christmas
# 5GiveAFiver
# 5GiveAFiver

'It won't end homelessness but it'll make a difference': Appeal to donate price of a drink this Christmas

Dec 15th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,938 Views 40 Comments

It works by nominating friends to donate €5 and then each nominated friend selects five more friends via social media for #5GiveAFiver.

# homeless-families - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

The feminisation of homelessness: Ireland has far more homeless women than Europe
# Hidden Homeless
# Hidden Homeless

The feminisation of homelessness: Ireland has far more homeless women than Europe

Jul 11th 2017, 8:39 AM 14,214 Views 62 Comments

New research shows that almost 50% of homeless people in Dublin are women.

# homeless-families - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry

May 28th 2017, 2:09 PM 10,618 Views 42 Comments

The campaigner said that it is clear that Coveney’s proposals on homelessness crisis “are just not working”.

# homeless-families - Thursday 25 May, 2017

12 homeless families with over 30 children told to present to Garda stations as there were no beds for them
# No Beds
# No Beds

12 homeless families with over 30 children told to present to Garda stations as there were no beds for them

May 25th 2017, 7:51 AM 27,328 Views 90 Comments

There were no beds available for the families on Tuesday night.

# homeless-families - Monday 17 April, 2017

'You had to walk through a pub to get to your room, the smell of drink and drugs was disgusting'
# Family Homelessness
# Family Homelessness

'You had to walk through a pub to get to your room, the smell of drink and drugs was disgusting'

Apr 17th 2017, 6:00 AM 25,007 Views 57 Comments

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will highlight the cases of people affected by homelessness.

# homeless-families - Sunday 27 November, 2016

'My son said to me we'll need to put up a Christmas tree this year... please God we'll have a house first'
# Families In Crisis
# Families In Crisis

'My son said to me we'll need to put up a Christmas tree this year... please God we'll have a house first'

Nov 27th 2016, 8:15 PM 34,615 Views 95 Comments

Family homelessness has shocked Ireland – we visit the South West to find children living in hotels and B&Bs.

# homeless-families - Friday 14 August, 2015

'I’m going to have surgery, then I start chemo, then I’ll be homeless'
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

'I’m going to have surgery, then I start chemo, then I’ll be homeless'

Aug 14th 2015, 10:46 PM 59,780 Views 146 Comments

Aisling is trying to find a place for her and her children to live before she begins treatment.

# homeless-families - Saturday 25 April, 2015

The issue of families living in hotels is still (mostly) a Dublin problem
# No Homes To Go To
# No Homes To Go To

The issue of families living in hotels is still (mostly) a Dublin problem

Apr 25th 2015, 9:00 PM 17,600 Views 40 Comments

The capital has far more people in emergency accommodation than the rest of the country.pr