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# rough-sleepers - Monday 3 May, 2021

Over 130 people located by council's rough sleeper app four months since launch
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Over 130 people located by council's rough sleeper app four months since launch

Mon 6:30 AM 18,399 Views 16 Comments

The Mendicity Institute believes the app cuts rough sleepers out of the conversation

# rough-sleepers - Friday 10 January, 2020

'Freezing cold, very scared and homeless': Volunteer describes discovering homeless woman on Dublin street
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'Freezing cold, very scared and homeless': Volunteer describes discovering homeless woman on Dublin street

Jan 10th 2020, 10:30 PM 45,159 Views 64 Comments

Irene Coady Murphy said last night was particularly cold and they had run out of sleeping bags to give to rough sleepers.

# rough-sleepers - Monday 9 December, 2019

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity
# Mendicity Institution
# Mendicity Institution

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity

Dec 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,866 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive activated its Cold Weather Strategy last month.

# rough-sleepers - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Lynn Ruane: How this French charity shop treats the homeless should inspire us to help our own
# Column
# Column

Lynn Ruane: How this French charity shop treats the homeless should inspire us to help our own

Jun 23rd 2019, 8:30 PM 41,858 Views 30 Comments

Communal meals, a chance to work and help to make a home – the scheme gives clients control of their lives.

# rough-sleepers - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high

Apr 30th 2019, 5:22 PM 18,885 Views 80 Comments

A rough sleeper count also found 128 people sleeping on the streets in Dublin.

# rough-sleepers - 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 17,604 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.

# rough-sleepers - Friday 20 April, 2018

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months
# The Right Direction
# The Right Direction

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months

Apr 20th 2018, 8:31 AM 12,209 Views 92 Comments

The numbers of people sleeping rough on the city’s streets dropped by just over 40% in the past six months.

# rough-sleepers - 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 11,097 Views 24 Comments

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

# rough-sleepers - Friday 2 March, 2018

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:32 AM 30,408 Views 112 Comments

One person slept in a Garda station.

# rough-sleepers - Thursday 1 March, 2018

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5

Mar 1st 2018, 9:06 AM 45,329 Views 125 Comments

Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.

# rough-sleepers - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,481 Views 22 Comments

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

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight

Feb 28th 2018, 10:25 AM 6,935 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach said only a small number of people refused the offer of accommodation.

# rough-sleepers - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 27th 2018, 10:16 PM 17,100 Views 33 Comments

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

# rough-sleepers - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'

Oct 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,196 Views 5 Comments

Businesses across Cork opened their doors to rough sleepers ahead of the arrival of Storm Ophelia.

# rough-sleepers - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Homeless man found dead in tent in Bray
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Homeless man found dead in tent in Bray

Sep 21st 2017, 2:49 PM 18,381 Views 104 Comments

This is the third death of a rough sleeper in recent weeks.

# rough-sleepers - 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 33,058 Views 29 Comments

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

# rough-sleepers - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high

Apr 25th 2017, 8:12 PM 12,458 Views 58 Comments

A rough sleeper count for Dublin found 138 adults sleeping on the street.

# rough-sleepers - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,530 Views 162 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# rough-sleepers - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Fr Peter McVerry calls for immediate closure of Merchants Quay Night Cafe
# Homeless Beds
# Homeless Beds

Fr Peter McVerry calls for immediate closure of Merchants Quay Night Cafe

Dec 22nd 2016, 2:49 PM 50,455 Views 54 Comments

The homelessness campaigner has hit out at the quality of beds on offer, and called some hostels “a disgrace”.

# rough-sleepers - Sunday 11 December, 2016

A homeless group is asking B&Bs to take in rough sleepers for Christmas
# Warm Bed For Christmas
# Warm Bed For Christmas

A homeless group is asking B&Bs to take in rough sleepers for Christmas

Dec 11th 2016, 8:10 AM 9,795 Views 39 Comments

Cairdeas Homeless Action Group is offering to pay for homeless people to stay in B&Bs.

# rough-sleepers - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 30th 2016, 12:25 PM 7,433 Views 36 Comments

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

# rough-sleepers - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years
# Sharp Increase
# Sharp Increase

Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:47 PM 13,209 Views 86 Comments

Meanwhile, Minister Simon Coveney has been highlighting arrangements in place for people who are homeless in the city.

# rough-sleepers - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Dunnes Stores sent warning letter from Dublin City Council over gates outside Grafton Street store
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Dunnes Stores sent warning letter from Dublin City Council over gates outside Grafton Street store

Sep 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 39,018 Views 46 Comments

A homeless action group previously used the area in front of the store to set up a food stall.

# rough-sleepers - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night
# Simon Community
# Simon Community

At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night

Sep 20th 2016, 11:06 AM 14,767 Views 89 Comments

The number of rough sleepers in the capital has reached a record high.

# rough-sleepers - Monday 4 July, 2016

Up by 1000%: A lot more people are sleeping on the streets of Cork than 5 years ago
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Up by 1000%: A lot more people are sleeping on the streets of Cork than 5 years ago

Jul 4th 2016, 10:59 PM 13,124 Views 51 Comments

The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled in the past two years.

# rough-sleepers - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation

Jun 23rd 2016, 1:44 PM 42,504 Views 170 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said homelessness is “out of control”.

This 100-bed homeless hostel in Dublin is going to remain open
# Bru Aimsir
# Bru Aimsir

This 100-bed homeless hostel in Dublin is going to remain open

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:32 PM 12,751 Views 7 Comments

Brú Aimsir on Dublin’s Thomas Street was opened in October 2015 but was slated to be closed.

# rough-sleepers - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Census will go to extra lengths to leave nobody uncounted
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Census will go to extra lengths to leave nobody uncounted

Apr 23rd 2016, 3:00 PM 21,428 Views 54 Comments

Special provisions have been put in place to ensure rough sleepers and those in emergency accommodation are counted.

# rough-sleepers - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

More than 1,000 children under 8 will be homeless this Christmas
# Homeless
# Homeless

More than 1,000 children under 8 will be homeless this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2015, 8:57 AM 6,704 Views 57 Comments

There are more than 1,600 children living in emergency accommodation.

# rough-sleepers - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars ... dozens upon dozens of needles
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars ... dozens upon dozens of needles

Jun 7th 2015, 9:00 PM 42,529 Views 94 Comments

Every alleyway in the city is being used for injecting…

# rough-sleepers - Saturday 16 May, 2015

'Hugely worrying' upsurge in violence among Dublin rough-sleepers
# Cycle Of Fear
# Cycle Of Fear

'Hugely worrying' upsurge in violence among Dublin rough-sleepers

May 16th 2015, 9:45 AM 18,571 Views 39 Comments

A number of attacks on charity workers have made the headlines in recent weeks. A leading campaigner says it’s ‘very tense’.

# rough-sleepers - Friday 1 May, 2015

Homeless pregnant woman with young son 'left without emergency accommodation'
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Homeless pregnant woman with young son 'left without emergency accommodation'

May 1st 2015, 12:33 PM 15,578 Views 55 Comments

“They tried to tell me to get someone to watch my son. I have no family who would do that.”

# rough-sleepers - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever
# Homeless
# Homeless

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever

Apr 30th 2015, 3:10 PM 16,537 Views 29 Comments

Has the crisis been averted?

# rough-sleepers - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?
# Homeless
# Homeless

Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?

Jan 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 28,977 Views 35 Comments

Emily Duffy, a student from Limerick, has been displaying the ‘Homeless Wrap’ idea this week as part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

# rough-sleepers - Saturday 22 November, 2014

'The crisis is deepening': Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

'The crisis is deepening': Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:11 AM 7,350 Views 38 Comments

The latest count recorded 168 people sleeping rough.

# rough-sleepers - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

€10m budget boost to end 'scourge of homelessness'
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

€10m budget boost to end 'scourge of homelessness'

Oct 14th 2014, 4:40 PM 4,141 Views 8 Comments

But rent supplement levels have not been touched.

# rough-sleepers - Monday 29 September, 2014

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

Sep 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 35,345 Views 15 Comments

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

# rough-sleepers - 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 6,411 Views 25 Comments

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

# rough-sleepers - 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 27,332 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.

# rough-sleepers - Friday 4 April, 2014

Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent

Apr 4th 2014, 9:59 AM 7,437 Views 42 Comments

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

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