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# homelessness - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Number of people in emergency accommodation drops below 10,000, latest figures show
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of people in emergency accommodation drops below 10,000, latest figures show

Apr 30th 2020, 6:41 PM 12,396 Views 25 Comments

There are 241 fewer people on the Department of Housing’s homeless list compared with last month.

# homelessness - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless
# Big Rebel Sleep Out
# Big Rebel Sleep Out

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless

Apr 21st 2020, 6:10 AM 13,176 Views 11 Comments

The event is due to take place this Saturday.

# homelessness - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Disney's Grafton Street shop gets green light for security gate to prevent rough sleepers

Apr 2nd 2020, 11:54 AM 54,406 Views 90 Comments

Planning permission was granted after revised plans for the mesh security gate were lodged.

# homelessness - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148
# February Figures
# February Figures

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148

Mar 31st 2020, 6:35 PM 12,449 Views 10 Comments

Eoghan Murphy said that his priority during the Covid-19 pandemic would be the safety of those in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Over 560 beds secured in Dublin for homeless people to self isolate, says minister
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Over 560 beds secured in Dublin for homeless people to self isolate, says minister

Mar 29th 2020, 6:40 PM 25,822 Views 54 Comments

Staff working in homeless services have been deemed essential personnel.

# homelessness - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Shuttered shops and scaled-back soup runs: Covid-19 leaves Ireland's rough sleepers in the cold
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Shuttered shops and scaled-back soup runs: Covid-19 leaves Ireland's rough sleepers in the cold

Mar 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 59,091 Views 50 Comments

New measures have seen ‘soft’ services for homeless people close across the country.

# homelessness - Friday 27 March, 2020

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

Mar 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 31,807 Views 27 Comments

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

# homelessness - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'There are no longer physical visits': New challenges for homeless families during coronavirus outbreak
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'There are no longer physical visits': New challenges for homeless families during coronavirus outbreak

Mar 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,046 Views 8 Comments

Homeless services and local councils have been working to prepare for the spread of Covid-19.

# homelessness - Saturday 21 March, 2020

More self-isolation places for homeless people secured, says minister
# Eoghan Murphy
# Eoghan Murphy

More self-isolation places for homeless people secured, says minister

Mar 21st 2020, 6:41 PM 25,373 Views 37 Comments

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy said more places will be secured as needed.

# homelessness - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis
# Rosie
# Rosie

'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis

Mar 17th 2020, 6:00 PM 46,140 Views 75 Comments

The film, written by Roddy Doyle, follows a homeless family over 36 hours.

# homelessness - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate

Mar 11th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,973 Views 28 Comments

Homeless charities are preparing for Covid-19.

# homelessness - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Housing dept 'utterly rejects' criticism of homeless figures amid claims of 'pre-election manipulation'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Housing dept 'utterly rejects' criticism of homeless figures amid claims of 'pre-election manipulation'

Mar 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 25,013 Views 29 Comments

The number of people homeless in December 2019 dipped below 10,000 before rising above that figure again in January 2020.

# homelessness - Thursday 27 February, 2020

The number of people who are homeless has risen to over 10,000 again
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

The number of people who are homeless has risen to over 10,000 again

Feb 27th 2020, 6:13 PM 15,683 Views 51 Comments

6,697 adults and 3,574 children were in emergency accommodation in January.

# homelessness - Friday 21 February, 2020

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019

Feb 21st 2020, 5:05 PM 31,418 Views 36 Comments

One hotel received payments between €4 million and €5 million.

# homelessness - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

'They're not seen and definitely not heard': Why it's time for a homeless 'Rock the Vote' in Ireland
# Homeless Postcards
# Homeless Postcards

'They're not seen and definitely not heard': Why it's time for a homeless 'Rock the Vote' in Ireland

Feb 5th 2020, 12:53 PM 11,410 Views 10 Comments

There are more than 6,300 homeless adults in Ireland and services say it is often difficult for people to register.

FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 homeless people in Northern Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 homeless people in Northern Ireland?

Feb 5th 2020, 12:52 PM 58,080 Views 75 Comments

The way statistics on homelessness are compiled are completely different in the two jurisdictions.

# homelessness - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election

Feb 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 18,138 Views 63 Comments

We asked each political party where it stands on housing and homelessness policies in Ireland.

# homelessness - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Latest homeless figures show record monthly drop of 717 people
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Latest homeless figures show record monthly drop of 717 people

Jan 29th 2020, 5:55 PM 15,906 Views 72 Comments

The drop of almost 7% is one of the largest monthly decreases recorded for the official homeless figures.

# homelessness - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

FactCheck: The claims about Fine Gael's record on the housing crisis made during last night's debate
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

FactCheck: The claims about Fine Gael's record on the housing crisis made during last night's debate

Jan 28th 2020, 8:21 PM 34,060 Views 57 Comments

Several claims were made about housing supply and homelessness last night. We’ve looked at the main ones.

# homelessness - Friday 17 January, 2020

Eoghan Murphy wants to stay as Housing Minister after the election because there's 'more for me to do'
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Eoghan Murphy wants to stay as Housing Minister after the election because there's 'more for me to do'

Jan 17th 2020, 4:58 PM 21,050 Views 96 Comments

The minister was out campaigning today.

South Dublin County Council sued by homeless couple for failing to decide housing support application
# High Court
# High Court

South Dublin County Council sued by homeless couple for failing to decide housing support application

Jan 17th 2020, 4:07 PM 18,469 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that the council had failed in its duty towards the couple.

Opinion: The two homeless tragedies this week mean the Irish electorate is alert to this issue
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Opinion: The two homeless tragedies this week mean the Irish electorate is alert to this issue

Jan 17th 2020, 6:45 AM 12,383 Views 37 Comments

There are votes out there for politicians with ambitious and credible plans on housing, writes Focus Ireland’s Mike Allen

# homelessness - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Homeless woman dies in Dublin city hostel
# RIP
# RIP

Homeless woman dies in Dublin city hostel

Jan 16th 2020, 9:42 PM 105,868 Views 76 Comments

The death occurred yesterday in the Phoenix Lodge hostel.

Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up
# Wilton Terrace
# Wilton Terrace

Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up

Jan 16th 2020, 12:31 PM 17,389 Views 27 Comments

The incident happened on Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 on Tuesday afternoon.

# homelessness - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'Extraordinary': Micheál hits out at Leo for calling on Dublin Mayor to address canal tent incident
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

'Extraordinary': Micheál hits out at Leo for calling on Dublin Mayor to address canal tent incident

Jan 15th 2020, 4:34 PM 38,437 Views 70 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'

Jan 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 54,605 Views 79 Comments

The man was sleeping in his tent when it was being removed in an attempt to tidy the canal walk way.

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin
# Wilton Terrace
# Wilton Terrace

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin

Updated Jan 15th 2020, 12:05 PM 108,514 Views 152 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

# homelessness - Friday 3 January, 2020

Over 10,400 now in emergency accommodation, new figures show
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Over 10,400 now in emergency accommodation, new figures show

Jan 3rd 2020, 3:37 PM 9,428 Views 64 Comments

The latest report showed that a total of 1,685 families are also in emergency accomodation.

# homelessness - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Leo Varadkar says he isn't ashamed of his government's housing record
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Leo Varadkar says he isn't ashamed of his government's housing record

Dec 29th 2019, 7:30 AM 25,379 Views 142 Comments

The Taoiseach said Fianna Fáil should be ‘embarrassed’ to discuss their housing policies.

# homelessness - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

500 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas dinner at the RDS today
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

500 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas dinner at the RDS today

Dec 25th 2019, 9:00 AM 12,805 Views 41 Comments

Around 3,000 Christmas dinners will also be prepared and delivered to the homes of those in need.

# homelessness - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Here are some practical ways you can help homeless people this Christmas and New Year
# Give A Helping Hand
# Give A Helping Hand

Here are some practical ways you can help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

Dec 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 20,117 Views 16 Comments

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

# homelessness - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule
# Housing First
# Housing First

Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule

Dec 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,707 Views 20 Comments

The charity said that while this “isn’t about targets, it’s about delivering more homes”, it was delighted to be ahead of schedule.

# homelessness - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'
# General Election
# General Election

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

Dec 18th 2019, 11:27 PM 21,881 Views 55 Comments

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

# homelessness - Friday 13 December, 2019

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 48,039 Views 25 Comments

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

# homelessness - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Coats on Ha'penny Bridge could save someone's life, says organiser
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Coats on Ha'penny Bridge could save someone's life, says organiser

Dec 10th 2019, 8:09 AM 17,992 Views 27 Comments

On Saturday, Dublin City Council said that the coats would be removed for health and safety reasons.

Charity appeals to members of the public to stop donating soiled and dirty clothes
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Charity appeals to members of the public to stop donating soiled and dirty clothes

Dec 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 22,994 Views 19 Comments

The Cork-based charity described some of the donations it received as ‘disgraceful’

# homelessness - Monday 9 December, 2019

Coats left on Ha'penny Bridge for homeless removed by DCC for 'health and safety' reasons
# Removed
# Removed

Coats left on Ha'penny Bridge for homeless removed by DCC for 'health and safety' reasons

Dec 9th 2019, 7:56 AM 31,400 Views 47 Comments

The council said that the coats would be “redistributed” through its homeless services.

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity
# Mendicity Institution
# Mendicity Institution

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity

Dec 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,858 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive activated its Cold Weather Strategy last month.

# homelessness - Sunday 8 December, 2019

'I am worried about the cold - it kills me': A night on duty with a Dublin homeless charity
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'I am worried about the cold - it kills me': A night on duty with a Dublin homeless charity

Dec 8th 2019, 10:00 PM 35,159 Views 51 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent an evening with an outreach team helping homeless people in the city centre.

# homelessness - Friday 6 December, 2019

Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy

Dec 6th 2019, 9:06 AM 20,961 Views 1 Comment

The man has been on remand in prison for over a year.