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#homeless in ireland

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

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

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...

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.'

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'

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"

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?'

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'

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?

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

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.