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#Homeless

# homeless - Yesterday’s News

Families 'could end up on streets' as council takes over emergency service from homeless charity

The phone line was previously run by Focus Ireland – now families will have to call the general rough sleeper line after hours.

# homeless - 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”.

'A detrimental impact on children': 19 babies born into a homeless charity's services last year

Depaul Ireland launched its 2017 annual report today.

# homeless - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'He chose to die at home. The hostel was his home': Lynn Ruane on hidden health problems in homelessness

The health rights of people in emergency accommodation are not a subject that comes up often enough, writes Lynn Ruane.

# homeless - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results'

Victor Duggan takes a deep dive into the good, the bad and the ugly of the housing measures in Budget 2019.

# homeless - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing Homelessness This post contains videos

Strengthening rent caps and 'first-class emergency accommodation': What the Budget means for housing

Almost 10,000 people in Ireland are homeless, with many priced out of the rental market.

# homeless - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'It makes you very angry': Rosie stars Sarah Greene and Moe Dunford on the homeless crisis

The film, written by Roddy Doyle, follows a homeless family over 36 hours.

# homeless - Friday 5 October, 2018

Over 94% of rental properties beyond reach of people dependent on state housing benefits

A recent study found that, of 561 properties, 34 were available within Rent Supplement and HAP limits.

# homeless - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'We're conning our young people': Thousands take part in Raise the Roof protest

The protest today coincided with a debate in the Dáil on a motion on housing.

# homeless - Sunday 30 September, 2018

CSO statisticians moving to housing department after confusion over homeless and housing figures

The CSO statisticians will be assisting the department with its housing data, but not homeless figures.

# homeless - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'

TheJournal.ie spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.

# homeless - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Homeless figures remain below 10,000 ... but government says more categorisation issues identified

The Department of Housing recorded 9,527 people in emergency accommodation last month.

# homeless - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'

Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.

# homeless - 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.

# homeless - Monday 17 September, 2018

National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected

Rain warnings are in place for some counties amid flooding risk.

# homeless - Friday 14 September, 2018

Homeless and addiction charity says 'Ireland is facing a deepening social crisis'

Merchants Quay chief: “It’s an understatement at this point to say we have a homelessness crisis”

# homeless - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Homeless charity forced to put services on hold after van 'written off' in crash

Volunteers were at the Electric Picnic site to collect sleeping bags when the crash occurred.

'It could be a turning moment in the crisis': Major housing rally to take place outside Dáil in October

A range of trade unions, housing advocates and groups have today called for a “radical shift” in Ireland’s housing policies.

Mother and one-year-old child walk streets waiting to hear about accommodation for the night

One woman was left with nowhere to go earlier this week after she says she was told her child wasn’t registered as homeless.

# homeless - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Being homeless for more than six months can significantly damage children's health - study

Although the study is US-based, many factors of it still ring true for those children who are homeless in Ireland.

# homeless - Friday 31 August, 2018

US couple ordered to give homeless man what's left of $400k they raised for him

The homeless man had helped the couple pay for fuel for their car when they were left stranded one night.

# homeless - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Rosie is about a young family who are homeless and living in hotels.

# homeless - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

The number of homeless families has increased to a new record

There are now 1,778 families in emergency accomodation.

# homeless - Monday 27 August, 2018

'Hopefully it brings us luck': The Pope's Skoda is being donated to a homeless hub

The “SCV 1″ number plate, which stands for Vatican city, will be changed.

Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# homeless - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Drug-taking, violence and self-harming - what users of emergency accommodation witness at night

A new survey of the experiences of users has been published by the Dublin Inquirer.

# homeless - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Homeless families in hotels and B&Bs 'will not be adversely affected' during papal visit

Concerns have been raised in recent weeks over the provision of accommodation for homeless people during the papal visit.

# homeless - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Dermot Bannon: 'People could end up stuck in modular homes for ten years' Housing Crisis This post contains videos

Dermot Bannon: 'People could end up stuck in modular homes for ten years'

The architect and presenter of Room to Improve said Ireland needs to work on building communities – not just houses.

# homeless - Thursday 16 August, 2018

HAP: Landlords are just turning around and saying, 'Someone else is after coming in with cash'

“It gets so much that I actually just stopped for two, three weeks because I couldn’t bear to keep going, getting refused, getting refused, getting refused,” says Daniel who has been looking for accommodation with HAP for eight months.

Family who spent night in garda station offered three-bedroom apartment on trial basis

Margaret Cash and six of her children spent the night in Tallaght Garda Station last week.

# homeless - Monday 13 August, 2018

Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation

Margaret Cash is understood to be in contact with the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive about trying to secure accommodation for her and her family.

# homeless - Friday 10 August, 2018

'It's a disgrace': Brother Kevin blasts moving homeless out of Dublin for Pope visit

The founder of the Capuchin Day Centre says Pope Francis would be entirely against homeless being moved out of the capital.

Mother who spent night at garda station with children says she 'wouldn't wish it upon anyone'

A woman and her six children slept in a garda station on Wednesday night.

# homeless - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Family who spent night at garda station secure temporary accommodation after 'traumatic few days'

Margaret Cash and six of her children had to spend last night in Tallaght Garda Station.

'They had nowhere to go': Mother and six children spend night on chairs at garda station

The family has now left Tallaght Garda Station and are on their way to South Dublin County Council’s Housing Department.

# homeless - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

156,000 homeless as death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 131

Nearly 2,500 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries.

# homeless - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Families move in to cooperative housing scheme in Dublin

Residents live alongside social and private tenants, all sharing common amenities.

# homeless - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'I was starting to feel worried, really big time worried' - Struggling to find a home as an older person in 2018 Dublin

With the help of Alone, 65-year-old Joe Kelly was given the keys to a new permanent home in Dublin today.

# homeless - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system

The contract also includes the provision of training for staff who will be using the system.

# homeless - Saturday 14 July, 2018

‘I was homeless and in a shelter at 15’: Care leavers being forced into homelessness

Limited supports for children coming through care is forcing young people out onto the streets and into a growing homeless crisis.

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