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# capuchin-day-centre - Sunday 8 December, 2019

'Despair when I see how the Government is behaving': Brother Kevin slams Government housing policy
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'Despair when I see how the Government is behaving': Brother Kevin slams Government housing policy

Dec 8th 2019, 2:04 PM 47,174 Views 76 Comments

He said the Government should ensure nobody is lying or dying on the streets at Christmas.

# capuchin-day-centre - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Contractor was asked to install papal road markings in Dublin for free over concerns about cost
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Contractor was asked to install papal road markings in Dublin for free over concerns about cost

Oct 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 43,627 Views 29 Comments

The markings were located at the Capuchin Day Centre and read: “Welcome Pope Francis” and “Fáilte a Phapa Prionsias”.

# capuchin-day-centre - Saturday 11 August, 2018

1,400 food parcels a week, 900 meals a day and 'no sense of it easing up' at the Capuchin Day Centre
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

1,400 food parcels a week, 900 meals a day and 'no sense of it easing up' at the Capuchin Day Centre

Aug 11th 2018, 10:00 AM 14,306 Views 43 Comments

Since last year they have also been putting together baby food and nappy packs for families with young children.

# capuchin-day-centre - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Pope Francis will visit Dublin’s Capuchin Day Centre in August
# The Homeless
# The Homeless

Pope Francis will visit Dublin’s Capuchin Day Centre in August

May 16th 2018, 9:56 AM 14,762 Views 100 Comments

The Pope will visit the centre on the day he arrives – the afternoon of Saturday 25 August.

# capuchin-day-centre - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Young mothers queuing for handouts of nappies is the new normal for a Dublin charity
# Homeless
# Homeless

Young mothers queuing for handouts of nappies is the new normal for a Dublin charity

Nov 19th 2017, 9:30 AM 63,358 Views 121 Comments

The Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin is a busy place every morning.

# capuchin-day-centre - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'
# Food Parcels
# Food Parcels

'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'

Nov 16th 2017, 6:20 AM 19,728 Views 62 Comments

Volunteers at the Capuchin Day Centre say that relative levels of homelessness are not the point.

# capuchin-day-centre - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"We'd starve without them" - Over 2,000 people lined up to get Christmas food parcels this morning
# Christmas 2016
# Christmas 2016

"We'd starve without them" - Over 2,000 people lined up to get Christmas food parcels this morning

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:59 PM 20,459 Views 82 Comments

The Capuchin Day Centre hands out the parcels every year to people in need.

# capuchin-day-centre - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Brother Kevin: 'Where are the 70,000 emigrants the government are luring back going to live?'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Brother Kevin: 'Where are the 70,000 emigrants the government are luring back going to live?'

Feb 16th 2016, 3:27 PM 31,579 Views 122 Comments

Crowley has been running the Capuchin Day Centre since 1969 – he says there are more people at risk of dying on the streets now.

# capuchin-day-centre - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Dubs spread Christmas cheer on charity visit
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# Festive Spirit

Dubs spread Christmas cheer on charity visit

Dec 22nd 2015, 11:10 AM 4,706 Views 3 Comments

Jim Gavin, backroom staff and panel members help pack 3,000 parcels for the homeless.

# capuchin-day-centre - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Is crystal meth on the rise? One Councillor says it's like Breaking Bad out there
# Addiction
# Addiction

Is crystal meth on the rise? One Councillor says it's like Breaking Bad out there

Jan 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 36,393 Views 33 Comments

As far back as 2012 Father Peter McVerry was warning that the drug was going to ravage areas in Ireland like it has done in the US.

# capuchin-day-centre - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 30th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,093 Views 11 Comments

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

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith

Sep 30th 2014, 1:30 PM 8,465 Views 25 Comments

Francis John Ross Bush lives in ‘holy poverty’ but says his personal circumstances, like those of many homeless people, pushed him into the path he is now on.

# capuchin-day-centre - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

EU to double Ireland's funding for homeless services like soup kitchens
# Poverty
# Poverty

EU to double Ireland's funding for homeless services like soup kitchens

Feb 25th 2014, 9:16 PM 8,678 Views 56 Comments

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy said the increase is welcome but it is still too low considering the scale of poverty across the EU.

# capuchin-day-centre - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Behind the scenes as the Capuchin Day Centre prepares to feed 500 people
# Capuchin Day Centre
# Capuchin Day Centre

Behind the scenes as the Capuchin Day Centre prepares to feed 500 people

Dec 31st 2013, 5:30 PM 12,548 Views 31 Comments

We visited the centre yesterday to see what staff and volunteers would be cooking up for their annual festive gala.