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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 18 October, 2019

#sleeping rough

# sleeping-rough - Friday 2 March, 2018

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

One person slept in a Garda station.

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 1 March, 2018

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

Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.

# sleeping-rough - Sunday 20 March, 2016

These are the five things Focus Ireland says will help end homelessness

One in every three people who are homeless is a child.

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Landlord says barriers at social welfare building were not targeted at the homeless

The management company said it installed the railings in response to anti-social behaviour.

# sleeping-rough - Friday 4 September, 2015

Alan Kelly and Fr Peter McVerry are fighting again

The veteran campaigner said homeless people are better off sleeping rough than going to emergency accommodation.

# sleeping-rough - Friday 1 May, 2015

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

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

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 30 April, 2015

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 27 November, 2014

"Alarming": 358% increase in rough sleeping over two years in Cork

Cork Simon says immediate action is needed to deal with the issue.

# sleeping-rough - Saturday 22 November, 2014

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

The latest count recorded 168 people sleeping rough.

# sleeping-rough - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'

The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.

# sleeping-rough - Monday 29 September, 2014

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?

How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.

# sleeping-rough - Friday 19 September, 2014

Over 158 people in Dublin were sleeping rough on Wednesday night

They were counted within a 5 mile radius and it is the highest recorded number in several weeks.

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Homeless man in Athlone escapes being tipped into bin truck

Staff at the waste management company had been instructed to check in every bin before emptying it and a worker spotted him asleep inside one.

# sleeping-rough - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin Mayor: It's 'bullsh*t' gardaí can't take in homeless under-18s without social worker

Christy Burke said it’s “unbelievable” that gardaí can’t take in under-18s who are sleeping rough without the presence of a social worker.

# sleeping-rough - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

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

# sleeping-rough - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'

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.

# sleeping-rough - Friday 4 April, 2014

Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent

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

# sleeping-rough - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge

Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death.

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Two-thirds of Cork's homeless have mental conditions - report

A new report by the Cork Simon Community says that early school leavers and those who encounter legal trouble are far more likely to end up homeless.

# sleeping-rough - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Thousands of people are just one pay cheque away from being homeless

One pay cheque, one social welfare payment, one family problem, one health diagnosis, one mortgage repayment: this can be all that stands between you and the street, writes Niamh Randall.

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Getting out of homelessness early is key says study

A six-year investigation into youth homelessness in Ireland has called for ‘more fluid systems of intervention’.

# sleeping-rough - Friday 14 June, 2013

There are 7 new homeless people in Dublin everyday

Dublin City Council Homeless section says 2.5 people will exit homelessness every day.

# sleeping-rough - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

94 people will be sleeping rough on Dublin's streets tonight

It’s a 28 per cent increase in the number of people sleeping rough when compared to April last year.

# sleeping-rough - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

People sleeping rough in Dublin increases by 20 per cent

This winter, four homeless people have been found dead in towns across Ireland.

# sleeping-rough - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin increases

Around 100 people are homeless this winter, the majority are Irish men.

# sleeping-rough - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Government envisions a ‘housing led approach’ to homeless crisis

A move away from overnight hostel accommodation and towards longer-term housing is being considered in the hopes of tackling homelessness.

# sleeping-rough - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics

Cardiff Retail Partnership is calling on police to remove homeless people from the streets due to the increased numbers of tourists over the coming weeks.

# sleeping-rough - Monday 21 November, 2011

Dramatic increase in number of people sleeping rough in Dublin

New count finds the number of people on the streets of the capital has risen by almost a quarter in the past year.