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# no-shelter - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

In his own words: Jonathan Corrie on homelessness - and hoping for a chance
# Jonathan Corrie
# Jonathan Corrie

In his own words: Jonathan Corrie on homelessness - and hoping for a chance

Dec 3rd 2014, 11:05 PM 42,309 Views 61 Comments

AUDIO: The man who tragically died virtually on the doorstep of Leinster House in an interview only a few months ago.

# no-shelter - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Time Out
# Time Out

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 9,955 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# no-shelter - Friday 3 October, 2014

Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness
# Next Step
# Next Step

Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 5,730 Views 0 Comments

The final step out of homelessness isn’t easy.

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness
# Global
# Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 3:30 PM 11,793 Views 19 Comments

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 7,460 Views 5 Comments

People often become institutionalised in emergency accommodation and find it hard to transition to independent living.

# no-shelter - Thursday 2 October, 2014

After one year nearly half of homeless people in Cork are still in emergency accommodation
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

After one year nearly half of homeless people in Cork are still in emergency accommodation

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:00 PM 6,004 Views 5 Comments

Cork Simon’s Community examined a group of 70 people at their shelter to see where they had progressed in 12 months.

Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.'

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 70 Views 17 Comments

An open and honest account of what daily life is like for a person experiencing homelessness.

So just what is the government doing about homelessness?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

So just what is the government doing about homelessness?

Oct 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 9,252 Views 8 Comments

The coalition has committed to ending long term homelessness by 2016. But we’ve been here before…

# no-shelter - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Children living in emergency accommodation: growing up in fear and isolation
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Children living in emergency accommodation: growing up in fear and isolation

Oct 1st 2014, 10:35 PM 9,787 Views 17 Comments

“I miss my old friends. I don’t like where I am. It’s scary. It’s not fun and I can’t play outside. I want to go home.”

These are the words you used to describe homelessness
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

These are the words you used to describe homelessness

Oct 1st 2014, 9:00 PM 43,757 Views 14 Comments

We asked readers earlier in the week and here’s the result.

"Prove you are homeless": What rights and access to services do homeless people have?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

"Prove you are homeless": What rights and access to services do homeless people have?

Oct 1st 2014, 3:43 PM 11,742 Views 13 Comments

Can you vote? How do you get medical treatment? The user’s guide.

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

Oct 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 19,700 Views 5 Comments

How well do we understand the reasons?

# no-shelter - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,085 Views 11 Comments

The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.

Homeless dilemmas: Where do women go after prison?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless dilemmas: Where do women go after prison?

Sep 30th 2014, 5:06 PM 10,833 Views 23 Comments

Read Annette’s story.

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith

Sep 30th 2014, 1:30 PM 8,455 Views 25 Comments

Francis John Ross Bush lives in ‘holy poverty’ but says his personal circumstances, like those of many homeless people, pushed him into the path he is now on.

'I didn’t notice the recession in the '80s at all but this recession has been absolutely cruel'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'I didn’t notice the recession in the '80s at all but this recession has been absolutely cruel'

Sep 30th 2014, 1:18 PM 11,063 Views 15 Comments

We ask: Is homelessness really the worst it has ever been?

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,354 Views 5 Comments

Volunteering is a two-way street for wet hostel worker Brian Molloy.

Homeless and pregnant? 'That changed everything. I stopped drinking. I started to sort myself out.'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless and pregnant? 'That changed everything. I stopped drinking. I started to sort myself out.'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 AM 7,901 Views 8 Comments

What happens when a homeless woman discovers she is pregnant? Read Orla’s story here.

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 AM 4,076 Views 1 Comment

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.

# no-shelter - Monday 29 September, 2014

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?

Sep 29th 2014, 10:25 PM 19,238 Views 97 Comments

How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.

Homeless love: 'We look after each other but I'm far from happy on the streets'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless love: 'We look after each other but I'm far from happy on the streets'

Sep 29th 2014, 4:09 PM 34,953 Views 27 Comments

Read Thomas and Helen’s story here.

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event

Sep 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 377 Views 6 Comments

If we want to address complex social issues like addiction and homelessness, we need the activity of frontline services to match the vision of high level policy.

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"

Sep 29th 2014, 11:57 AM 8,794 Views 16 Comments

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

Homeless lives: 'I took heroin for the first time on Christmas Day'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless lives: 'I took heroin for the first time on Christmas Day'

Sep 29th 2014, 6:03 AM 18,328 Views 24 Comments

Read Jonathon’s story here.

# no-shelter - Sunday 28 September, 2014

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 PM 10,747 Views 80 Comments

TheJournal.ie has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

# no-shelter - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Higgins: Being homeless is a 'profound violation of human rights'
# Sense Of Belonging
# Sense Of Belonging

Higgins: Being homeless is a 'profound violation of human rights'

Sep 24th 2014, 5:15 PM 5,078 Views 50 Comments

The president said he hoped that the ongoing housing debate would lead to more people thinking about the implications of homelessness.

# no-shelter - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness?
# Housing
# Housing

Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness?

Sep 23rd 2014, 3:00 PM 7,629 Views 32 Comments

President Higgins has made public statements on the issue at several events in recent weeks…