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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Hostel

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April 2023
# Dublin
Man in his 20s killed in attack at Dublin hostel, one person arrested
Gardaí were alerted to a man having serious injuries at the premises in the early hours of this morning.
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# house of the dead
Protest held outside James Joyce's 'House of the Dead' over plans to turn it into hostel
Actors gathered to mark their opposition to plans to turn the ‘House of the Dead’ into a hostel.
# bath street
Garda investigation after two men found dead in Waterford hostel
Toxicology tests will be carried out as part of the Garda probe in to the deaths.
# Planning
Council gives green light to convert James Joyce's House of the Dead into a tourist hostel
The house at 15 Usher’s Island, Dublin 8 was once home to James Joyce’s grand aunts.
# Offaly
Third person dies as gardaí investigate unexplained deaths at hostel in Tullamore
Gardaí have been investigating after two women died at the hostel on Sunday.
Homeless woman dies in Dublin city hostel
The death occurred yesterday in the Phoenix Lodge hostel.
# High Court
Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told
The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.
# bru aimsir
Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down
The hostel currently provides beds for around 100 people.
# Court
Homeless man who stabbed hostel resident in face with butter knife gets suspended sentence
A probation report confirmed the man had been making progress and not reoffended.
# Naloxone
'We've had up to five doses given before someone comes around': How an anti-overdose drug is saving lives
Naloxone was rolled out across Depaul services in 2016.
# Homelessness
Former Georgian hotel in Dublin's city centre opens as hostel after years of objections
The development in Dublin 2 was held up for years due to a series of objections.
# hostel assault
'It's why homeless people won't stay in these places' - Woman assaulted by fellow resident at Dublin hostel
The Irish woman had moved to Dublin from the midlands less than three months ago.
# Emergency Accommodation
Cockroaches, mould and chronic drug abuse in front of children - life in homeless accommodation
New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.
# Startups
Hostelworld founder Ray Nolan: 'This is my first real job in six or seven years'
The Irish entrepreneur and investor is adjusting back into CEO life at XSellco.
# loreto hall
€40 million luxury hotel gets green light on site of iconic Stephen's Green building
The new hotel is to be built on the site of a former ‘young ladies’ hostel.
# Home Sweet Home
'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere
They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.
# Day Five
Challenges and unexpected questions: On the door at Apollo House
The project is bedding down and expanding its capacity. The matter will be back before the High Court today.
# Rough Sleeping
'A chance to come off the streets': Two new homeless hostels open in Dublin
The Peter McVerry Trust will run a 70-bed unit on Ellis Quay, while Depaul Ireland will operate a 75-bed hostel on Little Britain Street.
# john's lane west
Gardaí arrive as residents protest closure of homeless hostel
John’s Lane hostel is scheduled to be redeveloped into more long term accommodation.
# bru aimsir
This 100-bed homeless hostel in Dublin is going to remain open
Brú Aimsir on Dublin’s Thomas Street was opened in October 2015 but was slated to be closed.
# homeless crisis
Homeless children staying in adult hostels to 'avoid risk of sleeping rough'
Eight families have been using adult services to house their children in Dublin during May.
# chorus of protest
Why is Dublin City Council closing a 100 bed homeless hostel? It's complicated
16 people staged a protest at the Brú Aimsir on Thomas Street overnight. Here’s why…
# Dublin
Former residents occupy homeless hostel in protest over its closure
Gardaí are currently inside the hostel speaking with the protesters – who say that they plan to occupy the building overnight.
# on the streets
Peter McVerry says hostels are such a disgrace he's been advising people to sleep rough
He said he believes the government is looking for a cheap way out of the homeless crisis.
# homeless ireland
'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels
People often become institutionalised in emergency accommodation and find it hard to transition to independent living.
# blue sky
This epic war of words between a hostel owner and guest is going viral
Get out the popcorn.
# Homeless
Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'
The council’s homeless executive admitted it’s spending more than it would like placing families in hotels because of the demand on services but said that’s better than leaving them on the streets.
# floats amaze
This €1.86m hostel/restaurant/micro-brewery could be sitting in Galway Harbour by next spring...
Heritage vessel the Naomh Éanna was used as an Aran Islands ferry from the 1950s. She was due to be destroyed next month, but a plan’s been put together to save her….
# out of house and home
Ireland's housing crisis: Four women's stories of facing eviction and homelessness
Their stories have been highlighted in a video released by a People Before Profit candidate in Meath.
# Asylum Seekers
Lack of information on asylum-seeker deaths 'shambolic'
The agency responsible for providing direct provision accommodation does not have access to death certificates on any of the 53 people who died in the last ten years, according to Minister Alan Shatter.
# Asylum Seekers
Ombudsman: Our treatment of asylum seekers is unacceptable
Over a third of people in Direct Provision refuges have been there for more than five years.
# Homeless
Women continue sleep-in protest at Bray Town Council over homelessness
Bray Town Council says the two mothers, who are currently homeless along with their children and are demanding that their housing situation be addressed, “have not been locked into the council offices” and are free to leave at any stage.
# Bray
Two women ‘locked in’ at Bray Town Council offices after protesting their homelessness
Two homeless mothers and a Sinn Féin Councillor have been locked into Bray Town Council offices for the long weekend, after the women refused to leave until they were given safe accommodation for their families.
# France
Seven dead in Dijon hostel fire
A fire in an immigrant hostel in France forced firefighters to evacuate more than 130 people in the early hours of Sunday morning.