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# homelessness-crisis - 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 5,916 Views 5 Comments

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

# homelessness-crisis - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency

Mar 29th 2018, 12:27 PM 20,509 Views 98 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the latest homeless figures are “disturbing”.

# homelessness-crisis - Monday 18 December, 2017

'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man'
# Solidarity Sleepout
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# Solidarity Sleepout

'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man'

Dec 18th 2017, 2:26 PM 29,730 Views 21 Comments

Former Mayo footballer David Brady was one of the organisers of the Gaelic Voices for Change #SolidaritySleepout at the weekend.

# homelessness-crisis - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO

Dec 9th 2017, 10:30 AM 21,960 Views 32 Comments

Kevin Shanahan sees around 20 people during each of his O’Connell Street nighttime sessions.

# homelessness-crisis - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'Emotional contributions' about Fine Gael's messaging on homelessness at party meeting
# Frank Discussion
# Frank Discussion

'Emotional contributions' about Fine Gael's messaging on homelessness at party meeting

Nov 16th 2017, 9:00 AM 11,436 Views 89 Comments

Comments by Leo Varadkar and junior housing minister Damien English have come in for criticism.

# homelessness-crisis - Friday 20 October, 2017

Children coming to school from hotels 'is a blight and a stain on our Republic' says principal
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Children coming to school from hotels 'is a blight and a stain on our Republic' says principal

Oct 20th 2017, 12:03 PM 10,486 Views 27 Comments

Addressing the annual conference of the NAPD, the organisation’s president called for more government support.

# homelessness-crisis - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Taoiseach defends tweeting about Princess Diana on same day two homeless people died
# Complex Issue
# Complex Issue

Taoiseach defends tweeting about Princess Diana on same day two homeless people died

Sep 6th 2017, 5:53 PM 30,497 Views 106 Comments

Varadkar was speaking in an interview with TV3 News.

# homelessness-crisis - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent
# Homelessness Crisis
# Homelessness Crisis

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent

Aug 16th 2017, 9:07 AM 15,003 Views 105 Comments

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

# homelessness-crisis - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

'There's nowhere to have any form of normal life': The pressures facing Ireland's homeless children
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'There's nowhere to have any form of normal life': The pressures facing Ireland's homeless children

Jun 8th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,356 Views 85 Comments

The overall number of homeless children in the capital doubled in the past year – with 1,616 children now in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness-crisis - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Emergency hostel set to close with loss of 100 beds for the homeless
# Closure
# Closure

Emergency hostel set to close with loss of 100 beds for the homeless

Apr 26th 2016, 4:45 PM 18,217 Views 16 Comments

The John’s Lane West homeless hostel will be re-purposed as a number of flats.

# homelessness-crisis - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."

May 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 13,086 Views 50 Comments

Council offices in Blanchardstown were occupied by protesters this morning, including one woman who said she’d be without a home within weeks…

# homelessness-crisis - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Column: We are not approaching a homeless crisis, we are here – the crisis is underway
# Homeless
# Homeless

Column: We are not approaching a homeless crisis, we are here – the crisis is underway

Mar 6th 2014, 1:10 PM 38 Views 42 Comments

We have never before had a housing crisis of this scale that affects such a wide spectrum of people, writes Catherine Murphy TD.