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#peter mcverry trust

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless

The Peter McVerry Trust has issued a tender for the construction of eight apartments on New South Street.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'I have no words': Rick O'Shea Book Club homeless charity appeal raises almost €36,000

O’Shea started the Christmas appeal in November to raise money for the Peter McVerry Trust.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'I can't describe the feeling... Just to know that I can now live a proper life with my kids'

Peter McVerry Trust opened 13 new apartments for families and children affected by homelessness in Dublin’s city centre.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness

More than 1,200 people are homeless across rural Ireland.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

This new exhibition showcases the potential of vacant buildings in tackling the housing crisis

A total of 183,312 houses and apartments were found to be vacant in the 2016 Census.

Number of new homes built this year up 30% CSO

Number of new homes built this year up 30%

A total of 4,419 new dwellings were built in the second quarter of this year.

Homeless charity says it doesn't expect to be 'negatively impacted' by Pope's visit

Fears had been expressed in recent days that the traffic restrictions set to be in place in Dublin would negatively impact homeless services in the city.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 25 May, 2018

'My daughter had a communion last year... my friend had to lend me her house'

The first home has been delivered under a government leasing scheme in Dublin.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 20 April, 2018

Homeless man's life has done 'a total 180 degree turn' since he sought help after Storm Emma

Philip had been homeless since 2012, after he lost his home when he was made redundant from his job.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

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

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'

Meanwhile, a new app is set to let members of the public report vacant buildings.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas

The new services are located Dublin City, Fingal, and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and will include two new family hubs.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Monday 11 December, 2017

Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless

The Peter McVerry Trust has secured planning permission for 18 apartments in Dublin city centre.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'Our hearts go out to the family and friends': Two homeless men have died in Dublin this week

The man was found unresponsive near to Dublin’s Four Courts on Monday evening.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"

Paul and Roy Kelly spent three months homeless living in a tent before being helped by the Peter McVerry Trust.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Monday 6 November, 2017

'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse

Peter McVerry Trust’s annual report shows that the charity supported close to 4,600 individuals across its services last year.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Irish homeless charity received the loveliest letter from a 7-year-old for their work during Storm Ophelia My Name Is Megan

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 19 October, 2017

The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes

Dr Sam Tsemberis is the pioneer of housing first – which takes rough sleepers of the streets and gives them homes.

# peter-mcverry-trust - 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.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis

Today, the Peter McVerry Trust will announce the details of its pre-Budget submission.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes

A homelessness charity sees vacant or derelict sites as a way of alleviating the homelessness crisis.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people

St Agatha’s Court consists of 11 social housing apartments located in Dublin’s north inner city.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home

The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time

A number of homeless charities have called for Minister for Housing Simon Coveney “to get empty homes back into the housing system”.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere

If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has confirmed there were 142 rough sleepers on the streets of the capital.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'

The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 27 May, 2016

"Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?"

Fr Peter McVerry has spoken of the rules facing families in emergency accommodation at the Oireachtas Homeless Committee.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 4 March, 2016

6 facts you didn't know about the Peter McVerry Trust

6 facts you didn't know about the Peter McVerry Trust

Since 1983, the Trust has been trying to fix one of the biggest problems in Irish society.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Monday 22 February, 2016

The number of children in homeless accommodation in Dublin has DOUBLED in a year

125 new families presented as homeless in Dublin last month.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 10 October, 2015

# peter-mcverry-trust - Monday 24 August, 2015

Homeless charity hits back at politician saying it needs to 'step up to the plate'

Joanna Tuffy has criticised the Peter McVerry trust and and Focus Ireland for not doing enough to build housing.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Six young homeless people are moving into these formerly dilapidated flats

The building in Dublin city was transformed by the Peter McVerry Trust.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Thursday 30 April, 2015

# peter-mcverry-trust - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Here's Ireland's answer to the Band Aid single, in aid of the homeless

The song features members of Villagers and Fight Like Apes, amongst others.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Friday 3 October, 2014

'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.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

'Hopeless fantasy': McVerry warns that homelessness will increase by 2016, not be eliminated

Joan Burton defended the government’s Housing Bill at the launch of the Peter McVerry Trust Annual Report 2013. The Trust helped 3,586 people last year, up from 383 six years ago.

# peter-mcverry-trust - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Peter McVerry Trust says there's been an increase in the number of homeless families

The charity helped almost 3,600 homeless people last year.

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