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#cork penny dinners

# cork-penny-dinners - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

# cork-penny-dinners - Friday 1 February, 2019

Cork Penny Dinners are opening overnight for the first time since the 1800s

The charity now feeds about 2,000 people per week.

# cork-penny-dinners - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'He was kind, loving and sometimes he could be very happy': Tribute to a brother who died on the streets

There have been at least 15 reported deaths of homeless people in the past seven months – here are two of their stories.

# cork-penny-dinners - Sunday 29 November, 2015

A soup kitchen founded in Victorian times is feeding the working poor. That’s some centenary

Donal O’Keeffe reflects on a visit to Cork Penny Dinners, one of the country’s oldest soup kitchens.

# cork-penny-dinners - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

This soup kitchen wants to make Communion easier for struggling families

Cork Penny Dinners is giving away all the gear for free.

# cork-penny-dinners - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Cork Penny Dinners appeals for food donations

The charity feeds 1000 hungry people in need a week – and is looking for donations of food to help it continue its work.

# cork-penny-dinners - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Businesses club together to host party for 500 homeless people

President Higgins takes up role performed by Mary McAleese to greet diners at Annual Lions Club party for vulnerable Dublin citizens.

# cork-penny-dinners - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

300% increase in people needing 5c dinners Cork This post contains images

300% increase in people needing 5c dinners

Cork Penny Dinners has served up hot meals for a small donation since 1750 – and now it’s seeing business people, parents and families availing of its services.