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#Rough Sleeping

# rough-sleeping - Monday 15 October, 2018

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

# rough-sleeping - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'Extremely worrying': A record high of 184 people are now sleeping rough in Dublin

New figures for October also show an increase in homeless families and single people.

# rough-sleeping - Friday 9 December, 2016

'A chance to come off the streets': Two new homeless hostels open in Dublin Rough Sleeping This post contains images

'A chance to come off the streets': Two new homeless hostels open in Dublin

The Peter McVerry Trust will run a 70-bed unit on Ellis Quay, while Depaul Ireland will operate a 75-bed hostel on Little Britain Street.

# rough-sleeping - Friday 29 April, 2016

Investigation after body of man found in Stephen's Green

Gardaí have said that they are not treating the death as suspicious.

# rough-sleeping - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage

Rough sleepers could be fined up to €1,360 in some of London’s most sought after boroughs.

# rough-sleeping - Thursday 5 February, 2015

'Rising rents are forcing families to squat and sleep in cars'

Many families who were renting are becoming homeless on a daily basis.

# rough-sleeping - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Night cafe for homeless people opens in Dublin city centre

It will provide a light meal, tea/coffee, showers and clothing as well as information and advice.

# rough-sleeping - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?

Emergency accommodation beds across the nation’s capital are at 99% capacity. If you became homeless tomorrow, what could you expect to face?

# rough-sleeping - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Government insists homeless issue is being taken seriously, amid heated Dáil debate

It follows the release today of figures showing an increase in the numbers sleeping rough in Dublin.

139 people slept rough in Dublin on 12 November

The latest rough sleeper count is disappointing and unacceptable, says the Peter McVerry Trust.