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# ichh - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'Unofficial money lenders' targeting people in queues at soup runs
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Unofficial money lenders' targeting people in queues at soup runs

Oct 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,485 Views 0 Comments
  • Concerns have been raised about so-called “unofficial money lenders” targeting people as they queue in soup runs
  • A number of people who work or volunteer in the homelessness sector have warned about the "worrying trend"
  • People borrow small amounts of cash but are charged around 40% in interest, Órla Ryan reports

# ichh - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Dublin councillors at odds over filling Anthony Flynn's seat amid ICHH controversy
# Ichh
# Ichh

Dublin councillors at odds over filling Anthony Flynn's seat amid ICHH controversy

Oct 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 17,679 Views 0 Comments
  • Some DCC members want Flynn to be replaced on Monday, while others want the vote postponed, Órla Ryan reports
  • A number of independent councillors are set to put forward Geraldine Molloy, an ICHH volunteer, to fill the seat
  • Mannix Flynn questioned bringing in a candidate while investigations into ICHH are ongoing

# ichh - Thursday 30 September, 2021

'I was vulnerable': Man who alleges he was assaulted by Anthony Flynn speaks out
# Ichh
# Ichh

'I was vulnerable': Man who alleges he was assaulted by Anthony Flynn speaks out

Sep 30th 2021, 11:00 PM 38,250 Views 0 Comments

An internal report for ICHH detailed four serious allegations made against the charity’s founder, Anthony Flynn.

Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal
# Soup Runs
# Soup Runs

Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal

Sep 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,033 Views 0 Comments
  • Brendan Kenny says there is "currently no vetting on many people who are actually interacting directly with homeless people"
  • Volunteers say hundreds of people could go without food if certain services are shut down, Órla Ryan reports
  • "We don't want to be a charity or a business. We're volunteers, we just want to feed the people who need us and go home"

# ichh - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Dublin's homelessness authority wants ICHH to be wound up 'as soon as possible'
# Anthony Flynn
# Anthony Flynn

Dublin's homelessness authority wants ICHH to be wound up 'as soon as possible'

Sep 28th 2021, 12:11 PM 35,852 Views 0 Comments
  • The Dublin Region Homeless Executive is "absolutely shocked" by reports of allegations relating to ICHH
  • The DRHE and the HSE have now arranged for a professional advice and support service
  • An internal report for ICHH detailed four serious allegations made against the charity's founder, Anthony Flynn

# ichh - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board
# Charity
# Charity

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board

Sep 21st 2021, 10:20 PM 31,982 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin homeless charity has been embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.

# ichh - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Council calls for independent review into Dublin homeless charity to be concluded and published
# Ichh
# Ichh

Council calls for independent review into Dublin homeless charity to be concluded and published

Sep 14th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,850 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the Charities Regulator said it is engaging with ICHH on the issues that have emerged.

# ichh - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Councillor Christy Burke takes up role as ICHH chair after David Hall resigns
# Inner City Helping Homeless
# Inner City Helping Homeless

Councillor Christy Burke takes up role as ICHH chair after David Hall resigns

Aug 29th 2021, 9:07 AM 26,970 Views 0 Comments

David Hall resigned on Friday due to threats made to him, he told two newspapers.

# ichh - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Dublin homeless charity suspends employee as inquiry launched over 'serious matters'
# Inner City Helping Homeless
# Inner City Helping Homeless

Dublin homeless charity suspends employee as inquiry launched over 'serious matters'

Aug 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 72,063 Views 0 Comments

The Charities Regulator has been contact in relation to the matter.

# ichh - Friday 25 September, 2020

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation

Sep 25th 2020, 3:38 PM 11,083 Views 14 Comments

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

# ichh - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'Clearly isn't true': Dispute over claims there are enough beds for rough sleepers during cold snap
# Homeless
# Homeless

'Clearly isn't true': Dispute over claims there are enough beds for rough sleepers during cold snap

Jan 30th 2019, 8:06 PM 17,617 Views 44 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald told the Dáil there were 86 people without a bed last night, but the DRHE said there was no shortage.

# ichh - Thursday 6 December, 2018

This Luas is being filled with essential gifts for people in emergency accommodation
# Help At Christmas
# Help At Christmas

This Luas is being filled with essential gifts for people in emergency accommodation

Dec 6th 2018, 4:49 PM 13,426 Views 17 Comments

A Dublin homeless charity has joined forces with Luas again to help people in need this Christmas.

# ichh - Monday 17 September, 2018

National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected
# Storm Helene
# Storm Helene

National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 9:50 PM 117,568 Views 53 Comments

Rain warnings are in place for some counties amid flooding risk.

# ichh - Monday 13 August, 2018

Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation
# Homeless
# Homeless

Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation

Updated Aug 13th 2018, 5:10 PM 52,178 Views 17 Comments

Margaret Cash is understood to be in contact with the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive about trying to secure accommodation for her and her family.

# ichh - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Family who spent night at garda station secure temporary accommodation after 'traumatic few days'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Family who spent night at garda station secure temporary accommodation after 'traumatic few days'

Aug 9th 2018, 5:38 PM 52,166 Views 122 Comments

Margaret Cash and six of her children had to spend last night in Tallaght Garda Station.

# ichh - Monday 25 June, 2018

Hydration stations to be set up for rough sleepers in Dublin as temperatures soar
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Hydration stations to be set up for rough sleepers in Dublin as temperatures soar

Jun 25th 2018, 8:15 AM 12,294 Views 12 Comments

A charity group has also appealed for donations of water and sunscreen.

# ichh - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing
# Snow
# Snow

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

Mar 18th 2018, 2:15 PM 11,105 Views 24 Comments

People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.

# ichh - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Alternative accommodation secured for almost all homeless families staying in the Gresham Hotel
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Alternative accommodation secured for almost all homeless families staying in the Gresham Hotel

Jan 11th 2018, 9:05 PM 14,770 Views 44 Comments

Last week it emerged that 14 homeless families who had been staying at the Gresham in Dublin city centre had been told they had to leave by the end of the month.

# ichh - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'Homelessness is not normal': Effort to kickstart national movement begins with laughter and song outside the Dáil
# And So This Is Christmas
# And So This Is Christmas

'Homelessness is not normal': Effort to kickstart national movement begins with laughter and song outside the Dáil

Dec 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 19,397 Views 50 Comments

On a bitterly cold day, hundreds of people turned out to support the concert in support of the homeless.

# ichh - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night

Sep 17th 2017, 4:16 PM 18,904 Views 75 Comments

Activists fear there may be a bad batch of drugs on the streets right now.

# ichh - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'Social cleansing is happening in Dublin. We have to fight': Hundreds turn out for homeless demo
# Time For Action
# Time For Action

'Social cleansing is happening in Dublin. We have to fight': Hundreds turn out for homeless demo

Jun 17th 2017, 3:39 PM 30,603 Views 70 Comments

Over 300 turned out for the protest march.

# ichh - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers
# After Midnight
# After Midnight

'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers

Jun 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 33,104 Views 29 Comments

We went out with an outreach team to see what a night is like on the streets of Dublin.

# ichh - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'We have our own beds now': Will family hubs be able to replace hotels for homeless families?
# Family Hubs
# Family Hubs

'We have our own beds now': Will family hubs be able to replace hotels for homeless families?

Apr 16th 2017, 7:30 AM 16,327 Views 20 Comments

The Housing Minister has said hotels will no longer be used for homeless families by July.

# ichh - Monday 13 March, 2017

Ireland to don homelessness charity logo for Grand Slam showdown with England
# Nice Touch
From The42
# Nice Touch

Ireland to don homelessness charity logo for Grand Slam showdown with England

Mar 13th 2017, 11:16 AM 5,678 Views 1 Comment

Aon have vacated their women’s jersey sponsorship for Inner City Helping Homeless ahead of the match.

# ichh - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'You're not welcome': Mixed reaction ahead of Taoiseach's visit for inner city Christmas ceremony
# Stay Away
# Stay Away

'You're not welcome': Mixed reaction ahead of Taoiseach's visit for inner city Christmas ceremony

Dec 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 29,980 Views 54 Comments

The Taoiseach is set to turn on the lights next week.

# ichh - Friday 18 December, 2015

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one
# Kolumbus
# Kolumbus

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one

Dec 18th 2015, 6:04 AM 11,027 Views 5 Comments

This time of year can be particularly difficult for people on the streets.

# ichh - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis

Aug 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,481 Views 136 Comments

Homeless outreach groups have been calling on the government to reconvene the Dáil to deal with the crisis.

# ichh - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Family with three children forced to sleep in Dublin park following eviction
# Awful
# Awful

Family with three children forced to sleep in Dublin park following eviction

Aug 11th 2015, 12:50 PM 30,436 Views 226 Comments

The Romanian family were issued sleeping bags after being told there was no accommodation available.

# ichh - Friday 19 September, 2014

Over 158 people in Dublin were sleeping rough on Wednesday night
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Over 158 people in Dublin were sleeping rough on Wednesday night

Sep 19th 2014, 8:36 AM 7,418 Views 49 Comments

They were counted within a 5 mile radius and it is the highest recorded number in several weeks.

# ichh - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin Mayor: It's 'bullsh*t' gardaí can't take in homeless under-18s without social worker
# Sleeping Rough
# Sleeping Rough

Dublin Mayor: It's 'bullsh*t' gardaí can't take in homeless under-18s without social worker

Jul 14th 2014, 10:23 AM 13,743 Views 49 Comments

Christy Burke said it’s “unbelievable” that gardaí can’t take in under-18s who are sleeping rough without the presence of a social worker.

# ichh - Friday 11 July, 2014

'The homeless tsunami has arrived' as Dublin numbers reach new high
# Homeless
# Homeless

'The homeless tsunami has arrived' as Dublin numbers reach new high

Jul 11th 2014, 5:50 PM 14,361 Views 87 Comments

…And the figures haven’t dropped once in the last six months.

# ichh - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines
# Two Different Worlds
# Two Different Worlds

Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines

Jun 26th 2014, 2:27 PM 6,801 Views 28 Comments

The Inner City Helping Homeless group has urged Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan to ‘open her eyes’ and reconsider turning down their offer of meeting homeless people tonight.

# ichh - Thursday 22 May, 2014

A woman who is nine months pregnant was sleeping rough in Dublin last night
# Homeless
# Homeless

A woman who is nine months pregnant was sleeping rough in Dublin last night

May 22nd 2014, 11:08 PM 62,469 Views 164 Comments

ICHH says the homelessness situation in the capital is getting worse.

# ichh - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Apr 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 6,442 Views 25 Comments

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.

# ichh - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'
# Homeless
# Homeless

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'

Apr 19th 2014, 9:36 PM 27,359 Views 93 Comments

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.