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# homeless-in-ireland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

People are being turned away from emergency beds in the Midlands "every week"
# Invisible
# Invisible

People are being turned away from emergency beds in the Midlands "every week"

Oct 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,423 Views 2 Comments

There’s been a surge in demand for the charity’s services.

# homeless-in-ireland - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Can cinema, singing, or soccer help the homeless? You might be surprised...
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Can cinema, singing, or soccer help the homeless? You might be surprised...

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:00 PM 6,350 Views 4 Comments

From street leagues to choirs, look at some unusual ways that homeless people are being helped.

Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.'

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 76 Views 17 Comments

An open and honest account of what daily life is like for a person experiencing homelessness.

'Emergency accommodation is just that - for emergencies, not long term'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'Emergency accommodation is just that - for emergencies, not long term'

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:00 AM 4,400 Views 3 Comments

The Simon Community says ideas such as using prefabs to house homeless people is worrying.

# homeless-in-ireland - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 18,717 Views 19 Comments

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

'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,093 Views 11 Comments

The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,360 Views 5 Comments

Volunteering is a two-way street for wet hostel worker Brian Molloy.

# homeless-in-ireland - Monday 29 September, 2014

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?

Sep 29th 2014, 10:25 PM 19,253 Views 97 Comments

How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event

Sep 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 383 Views 6 Comments

If we want to address complex social issues like addiction and homelessness, we need the activity of frontline services to match the vision of high level policy.