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#Rough Sleeping

# rough-sleeping - Monday 15 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 15th 2018, 1:56 PM 47,780 Views 81 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 12:55 PM 36,036 Views 102 Comments

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
# Rough Sleeping

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

Dec 9th 2016, 9:19 PM 19,052 Views 35 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

Investigation after body of man found in Stephen's Green

Apr 29th 2016, 1:31 PM 29,115 Views 83 Comments

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
# Backlash
# Backlash

Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage

Jun 4th 2015, 4:07 PM 16,149 Views 27 Comments

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'
# Response
# Response

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

Feb 5th 2015, 12:30 PM 15,286 Views 39 Comments

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
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

Night cafe for homeless people opens in Dublin city centre

Jan 21st 2015, 10:18 AM 25,505 Views 35 Comments

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?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:30 AM 12,115 Views 16 Comments

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
# Topical Issues
# Topical Issues

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

Dec 3rd 2013, 5:27 PM 7,396 Views 29 Comments

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
# One Day
# One Day

139 people slept rough in Dublin on 12 November

Dec 3rd 2013, 10:28 AM 9,948 Views 63 Comments

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