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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# getting worse

Last year
# 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.
All time
# getting worse
Hate speech, xenophobia, and resentment are 'unrelentingly' on the rise across Europe
The annual report of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance paints a bleak picture of the levels of tolerance currently being seen across the EU.
# spinal disease
"Waiting times are not acceptable": Minister insists every effort being made to help children with scoliosis
Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher urged action on the issue, saying this situation “cannot continue”
# getting worse
There are now 6,000 people living homeless in Ireland
The number of those living without accommodation in Ireland increased by 152 in March.
# getting worse
600 children became homeless in Dublin so far this year
Focus Ireland has said at least three families are becoming newly homeless every day.
# gone back in time
'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'
Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”