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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# on the streets

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# Recruitment Drive
Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase
Funding of €95 million will be made available for overtime pay.
# on the streets
Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night
Activists fear there may be a bad batch of drugs on the streets right now.
# on the streets
What's being done to help people sleeping rough cope with this freezing cold weather?
The cold weather is an inconvenience for the majority, but for the homeless people living on the streets, it’s much more serious than that.
# post-match meal
These Westmeath GAA players fed the homeless on Grafton Street last night
And in Mullingar too.
# Protest
Second night of protests in US cities against Trump victory
Protests took place in New York, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Oakland and elsewhere.
# a lot more to do
ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike
Today marked the first day of strike action for teachers across the country, with over 500 schools closed.
# on the streets
Enda Kenny says there's no reason why anyone should be sleeping rough this Christmas
Today is one year Jonathan Corrie died near Leinster House.
# budget 2016
What do people in Dublin think of Budget 2016?
We got reaction on the streets.
# Dawson Lane
Homeless man found dead off Dublin's Dawson Street named
Dublin Simon has warned that more homeless people could die as winter sets in.
# on the streets
Charity warns more homeless people could die as winter sets in
Dublin Simon says the number of rough sleepers is the highest it has ever been.
# Amsterdam
BBC quiz show star claims that he may have killed a homeless man
The gameshow regular has made the admission in a new autobiography.
# 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.
# cycle of fear
'Hugely worrying' upsurge in violence among Dublin rough-sleepers
A number of attacks on charity workers have made the headlines in recent weeks. A leading campaigner says it’s ‘very tense’.
# on the streets
'Rats skittering across sodden blankets, beds of needles': Enda on meeting Dublin's homeless
The Taoiseach has told the Dáil about his experience of meeting homeless people last week.
# on the streets
"Alarming": 358% increase in rough sleeping over two years in Cork
Cork Simon says immediate action is needed to deal with the issue.
# on the streets
Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month
Over 400 families have lost their homes in the county in the first ten months of this year.
# on the streets
There has been a 94% drop in child begging cases being reported in Dublin since 1999
The ISPCC want you to report to it if you see a child begging.
# Riots
As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine
At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.