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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Dublin Simon

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# Homelessness
'Grimmest situation I've ever seen': Dublin Simon dealing with unprecedented levels of homelessness
‘The present thing for homeless people is they are without hope. It’s despair. It’s exhaustion,’ he said.
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# Snow
Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing
People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.
# Dublin Simon Community
Local residents lodge appeal against recovery centre for homeless drug addicts in Dublin city
The recovery centre was given planning permission earlier this month.
# planning objection
Primary school fails in bid to have planned recovery centre for homeless addicts moved
The 70-bed centre on the south quays would replace an existing 39-bed unit.
# Homelessness
There are 27 empty houses for every one person in emergency accommodation
The Simon Communities want vacant properties to be used to boost social housing supply.
# Dublin Simon
New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today
A new suite of rooms are being opened today.
# Dawson Lane
Homeless man found dead off Dublin's Dawson Street named
Dublin Simon has warned that more homeless people could die as winter sets in.
# fitzwilliam street
Over 25 businesses object to new homeless hostel in Dublin city centre
Dublin Simon has defended its reputation following the objections.
# Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran plays surprise gig in Dublin pub tonight
Sheeran is playing a set in Doyles on College Green.
# Homelessness
Simon Community says 88 per cent rise in Dublin rough sleepers ‘frightening’
85 people were found to be bedding down in the street in the inner city area on one night earlier this month.
# Homeless
Homeless charity warns of 'tsunami' of demand
Launching its 2010 annual report today, the Dublin Simon Community says it is experiencing a surge in requests for emergency accommodation and sleeping bags.