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# dublin-simon - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing
# Snow
# Snow

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

Mar 18th 2018, 2:15 PM 11,102 Views 24 Comments

People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.

# dublin-simon - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Local residents lodge appeal against recovery centre for homeless drug addicts in Dublin city
# Dublin Simon Community
# Dublin Simon Community

Local residents lodge appeal against recovery centre for homeless drug addicts in Dublin city

Aug 30th 2017, 7:20 PM 16,903 Views 32 Comments

The recovery centre was given planning permission earlier this month.

# dublin-simon - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Primary school fails in bid to have planned recovery centre for homeless addicts moved
# Planning Objection
# Planning Objection

Primary school fails in bid to have planned recovery centre for homeless addicts moved

Aug 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 13,514 Views 8 Comments

The 70-bed centre on the south quays would replace an existing 39-bed unit.

# dublin-simon - Thursday 2 March, 2017

There are 27 empty houses for every one person in emergency accommodation
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are 27 empty houses for every one person in emergency accommodation

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 26,804 Views 29 Comments

The Simon Communities want vacant properties to be used to boost social housing supply.

# dublin-simon - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today
# Dublin Simon
# Dublin Simon

New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:38 AM 10,579 Views 20 Comments

A new suite of rooms are being opened today.

# dublin-simon - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Homeless man found dead off Dublin's Dawson Street named
# Dawson Lane
# Dawson Lane

Homeless man found dead off Dublin's Dawson Street named

Sep 27th 2015, 2:21 PM 25,586 Views 39 Comments

Dublin Simon has warned that more homeless people could die as winter sets in.

# dublin-simon - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Over 25 businesses object to new homeless hostel in Dublin city centre
# Fitzwilliam Street
# Fitzwilliam Street

Over 25 businesses object to new homeless hostel in Dublin city centre

Dec 14th 2014, 7:55 PM 27,461 Views 90 Comments

Dublin Simon has defended its reputation following the objections.

# dublin-simon - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Ed Sheeran plays surprise gig in Dublin pub tonight
# Ed Sheeran
From The Daily Edge
# Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran plays surprise gig in Dublin pub tonight

Jul 30th 2014, 9:52 PM 6,105 Views 1 Comment

Sheeran is playing a set in Doyles on College Green.

# dublin-simon - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Simon Community says 88 per cent rise in Dublin rough sleepers ‘frightening’
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Simon Community says 88 per cent rise in Dublin rough sleepers ‘frightening’

Sep 24th 2013, 11:00 PM 9,070 Views 74 Comments

85 people were found to be bedding down in the street in the inner city area on one night earlier this month.

# dublin-simon - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand
# Homeless
# Homeless

Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand

Sep 29th 2011, 11:04 AM 634 Views 2 Comments

Launching its 2010 annual report today, the Dublin Simon Community says it is experiencing a surge in requests for emergency accommodation and sleeping bags.