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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 15 October, 2019

#inner city helping homeless

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Homeless family of seven offered sleeping bags at Dublin garda station

A local councillor called the situation ‘barbaric’.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Monday 30 September, 2019

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

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

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas

ICHH said that people posing as their volunteers had been reported collecting.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Saturday 22 September, 2018

More homeless families living in hotels, despite Government claim that hubs are 'best response' to crisis

More families are continuing to live in hotels a year after the government pledged to end the practice.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Sunday 9 September, 2018

15 months into the job, how has Eoghan Murphy performed as Minister for Housing?

Earlier this week, Sinn Féin said it will move to have Murphy removed from office when the Dáil resumes this month.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Mother and one-year-old child walk streets waiting to hear about accommodation for the night

One woman was left with nowhere to go earlier this week after she says she was told her child wasn’t registered as homeless.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Family who spent night in garda station offered three-bedroom apartment on trial basis

Margaret Cash and six of her children spent the night in Tallaght Garda Station last week.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Monday 13 August, 2018

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

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

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Child homelessness rises 35% during Eoghan Murphy's first year in office

There were a record 9,872 people in emergency accommodation in June.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system

The contract also includes the provision of training for staff who will be using the system.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Monday 25 June, 2018

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

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

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'As temperatures drop, there's a fear for life' - Volunteer group operates day and night ahead of icy weather

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive has said that over 165 extra beds have been made available because of the weather warning.

'It's a moral shame': Another 188 children have become homeless since the start of the year

There were 1,517 families with 3,267 children staying in emergency accommodation in January.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

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

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

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Monday 28 August, 2017

'The problem is that these are institutions': Family hubs for homeless compared to direct provision

The number of children who are homeless is now at nearly 3,000.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Saturday 26 August, 2017

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This video of a homeless boy with cerebral palsy is going viral

The video was posted as part of a new awareness campaign by the group Inner City Helping Homeless.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Monday 3 July, 2017

Homeless families asked to pay €37 a week to live in 'hubs'

Family hubs are group accommodation units specifically for homeless families.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - 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

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

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'This is just a drop in the ocean': Pictures show rats and mould in emergency accommodation

Photographs were sent by a mother who lives with her children in the Dublin accommodation.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Sunday 16 April, 2017

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

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

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Friday 18 December, 2015

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

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

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Questions raised after man dies on busy Dublin street

The man was found in the doorway of a Starbucks on Westmoreland Street in the city centre.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Woman helping homeless people at GPO has hot tea thrown in her face

A man has been arrested following the assault.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Friday 5 December, 2014

Enda Kenny was on the streets talking to homeless people last night

“He had his woolly hat on and his jacket on and his scarf and he walked around and he fed people.”

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Monday 14 July, 2014

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

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.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Thursday 26 June, 2014

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

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.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Saturday 19 April, 2014

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.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Friday 4 April, 2014

Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent

A count by Inner City Helping Homeless found 98 sleeping rough.