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#Homelessness

# homelessness - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'

Oct 24th 2019, 6:05 AM 14,812 Views 17 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland is launching its 2018 annual report today.

# homelessness - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'

Oct 17th 2019, 7:01 PM 19,055 Views 53 Comments

A photo posted on online in recent days shows a boy eating his dinner from a piece of cardboard on the street.

# homelessness - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'Lost for words': Murdered homeless man remembered as talented chef and friend to many
# Timothy Hourihane
# Timothy Hourihane

'Lost for words': Murdered homeless man remembered as talented chef and friend to many

Oct 13th 2019, 9:06 PM 87,391 Views 60 Comments

Hourihane was beaten to death in a “tented village” in Cork city.

# homelessness - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Homeless family of seven offered sleeping bags at Dublin garda station
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless family of seven offered sleeping bags at Dublin garda station

Oct 10th 2019, 1:47 PM 51,482 Views 43 Comments

A local councillor called the situation ‘barbaric’.

# homelessness - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Oct 8th 2019, 3:49 PM 19,019 Views 28 Comments

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

# homelessness - Thursday 3 October, 2019

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion
# Hidden Homelessness
# Hidden Homelessness

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion

Oct 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 7,551 Views 10 Comments

That’s according to a new survey published by the Simon Communities of Ireland today.

# homelessness - Monday 30 September, 2019

'We need to stop this': Homelessness figures reach 10,000 for seventh consecutive month
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'We need to stop this': Homelessness figures reach 10,000 for seventh consecutive month

Sep 30th 2019, 11:02 AM 16,681 Views 55 Comments

A total of 10,338 people were in emergency accommodation in August.

# homelessness - Thursday 26 September, 2019

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

Sep 26th 2019, 3:31 PM 14,728 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

# homelessness - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'It's bringing people together': Ireland rugby matches being screened at specially organised breakfast events for people who are homeless
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'It's bringing people together': Ireland rugby matches being screened at specially organised breakfast events for people who are homeless

Sep 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 14,897 Views 17 Comments

The Simon Community, together with Secret Street Tours, are organising the screenings.

# homelessness - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

There's been a 50% surge in people seeking services at Dublin's oldest homelessness charity
# Mendicity Institution
# Mendicity Institution

There's been a 50% surge in people seeking services at Dublin's oldest homelessness charity

Sep 18th 2019, 12:49 PM 10,255 Views 20 Comments

The increase is being described by the Mendicity Institution as “alarming”.

# homelessness - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'
# Focus Ireland
# Focus Ireland

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'

Sep 5th 2019, 1:15 PM 16,060 Views 26 Comments

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2018 this morning.

# homelessness - Monday 2 September, 2019

Homelessness figures above 10,000 for sixth month in a row
# Housing
# Housing

Homelessness figures above 10,000 for sixth month in a row

Sep 2nd 2019, 1:23 PM 18,868 Views 109 Comments

New figures show that 10,275 people are in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,466 Views 36 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites
# Rebuilding Ireland
# Rebuilding Ireland

Funding approved for 1,770 'affordable homes' on local authority sites

Aug 6th 2019, 10:51 AM 26,124 Views 45 Comments

Projects have been given the green light in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kildare, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, Wicklow and Wexford.

# homelessness - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'There is no holiday from homelessness': Government criticised as figures reach 10,000 for fifth month
# June's Figures
# June's Figures

'There is no holiday from homelessness': Government criticised as figures reach 10,000 for fifth month

Updated Jul 31st 2019, 9:10 PM 16,310 Views 97 Comments

Figures published today show there are now 10,172 people in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

Jul 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,666 Views 12 Comments

The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.

# homelessness - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Smithfield's homelessness tour guide: 'Most locals don't get to talk to anybody who is homeless'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Smithfield's homelessness tour guide: 'Most locals don't get to talk to anybody who is homeless'

Jul 11th 2019, 11:16 PM 34,744 Views 17 Comments

Shane Howell hopes his tour might help shine a light on the contrasts that exist in this corner of the city.

# homelessness - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland
# Housing
# Housing

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:42 AM 11,859 Views 31 Comments

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.

# homelessness - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down
# Bru Aimsir
# Bru Aimsir

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down

Jun 26th 2019, 2:46 PM 22,638 Views 17 Comments

The hostel currently provides beds for around 100 people.

# homelessness - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time
# Housing First
# Housing First

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time

Jun 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,593 Views 3 Comments

Kildare County Council issued the tender worth an estimated €702,000.

# homelessness - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Lynn Ruane: How this French charity shop treats the homeless should inspire us to help our own
# Column
# Column

Lynn Ruane: How this French charity shop treats the homeless should inspire us to help our own

Jun 23rd 2019, 8:30 PM 41,892 Views 31 Comments

Communal meals, a chance to work and help to make a home – the scheme gives clients control of their lives.

# homelessness - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Government denies UN claim that housing in Ireland is 'unaffordable'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Government denies UN claim that housing in Ireland is 'unaffordable'

Jun 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 55,237 Views 127 Comments

A letter from the UN said private housing investment has impacted security of tenure for renters.

# homelessness - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin

Jun 13th 2019, 7:21 AM 28,018 Views 158 Comments

The research from homeless charity Focus Ireland examines family homelessness in Dublin.

# homelessness - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Minister for Housing accepts 'need to do more' as latest figures show record levels of homelessness
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

Minister for Housing accepts 'need to do more' as latest figures show record levels of homelessness

Updated May 29th 2019, 1:44 PM 17,206 Views 84 Comments

10,378 people were recorded in emergency accommodation in April.

# homelessness - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'Government policy is failing': Thousands gather in Dublin to protest against housing crisis
# Raise The Roof
# Raise The Roof

'Government policy is failing': Thousands gather in Dublin to protest against housing crisis

May 18th 2019, 1:52 PM 30,564 Views 143 Comments

Figures show that more than 10,000 people are currently registered as homeless in Ireland.

# homelessness - Thursday 16 May, 2019

The amount spent on homeless services in Dublin almost trebled in four years
# 141 Million
# 141 Million

The amount spent on homeless services in Dublin almost trebled in four years

May 16th 2019, 7:15 AM 12,177 Views 33 Comments

Over €118 million was spent on homeless emergency accommodation last year.

# homelessness - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Our solutions are working': Minister responds to record homeless figures
# Record Numbers
# Record Numbers

'Our solutions are working': Minister responds to record homeless figures

May 1st 2019, 1:41 PM 14,119 Views 64 Comments

It is the third month-on-month increase in the number of people living in emergency accommodation.

# homelessness - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high

Apr 30th 2019, 5:22 PM 19,102 Views 80 Comments

A rough sleeper count also found 128 people sleeping on the streets in Dublin.

# homelessness - Saturday 27 April, 2019

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

Apr 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,772 Views 107 Comments

That is according to correspondence obtained by TheJournal.ie under Freedom of Information.

# homelessness - Friday 5 April, 2019

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help
# Address Point
# Address Point

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help

Apr 5th 2019, 5:13 PM 9,231 Views 8 Comments

The free personal postal address service for people who are homeless was launched at the GPO today.

# homelessness - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless
# New South Street
# New South Street

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 29,179 Views 14 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust has issued a tender for the construction of eight apartments on New South Street.

# homelessness - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Doing untold damage': FF calls for better State support for homeless schoolchildren
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Doing untold damage': FF calls for better State support for homeless schoolchildren

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:09 PM 5,932 Views 24 Comments

The party is bringing forward a private members motion on the matter in the Dáil tomorrow.

# homelessness - Monday 1 April, 2019

Some 21% of newly homeless families in Dublin last year were non-EU citizens
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Some 21% of newly homeless families in Dublin last year were non-EU citizens

Apr 1st 2019, 10:18 AM 24,593 Views 60 Comments

A Homeless Action Plan by Dublin City Council is due to be discussed by councillors later today.

# homelessness - Sunday 31 March, 2019

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless

Mar 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 20,455 Views 20 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a morning last week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland’s Sunday service.

# homelessness - Thursday 28 March, 2019

'A national scandal' - Government defends housing record as minister says 'we need more landlords'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'A national scandal' - Government defends housing record as minister says 'we need more landlords'

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 12:58 PM 29,578 Views 121 Comments

The Housing Minister was reacting to the revelation that there are now 10,000 homeless people in the country.

# homelessness - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'Deeply shocking': Housing Minister slammed as number of homeless people passes 10,000 for first time
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Deeply shocking': Housing Minister slammed as number of homeless people passes 10,000 for first time

Updated Mar 27th 2019, 10:15 PM 75,720 Views 132 Comments

That’s according to the emergency accommodation figures for February.

# homelessness - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Murphy says it was 'irresponsible' to promise to end homelessness
# Eoghan Murphy
# Eoghan Murphy

Murphy says it was 'irresponsible' to promise to end homelessness

Mar 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 15,152 Views 76 Comments

The minister said there will always be people who present as homeless.

# homelessness - Friday 22 March, 2019

Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford
# Fine Gael National Conference
# Fine Gael National Conference

Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 15,287 Views 43 Comments

‘Let’s take Ireland forward together’ is the theme of the Fine Gael’s National Spring conference, which kicks off today in Wexford.

# homelessness - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

Mar 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,512 Views 27 Comments

Neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission keep those details.

# homelessness - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation

Mar 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,880 Views 26 Comments

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive found that 1,233 families were residing in emergency accommodation at the end of 2018.