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# homelessness-crisis - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency

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

# homelessness-crisis - Monday 18 December, 2017

From The42 '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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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."

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

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