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#Home Sweet Home

# home-sweet-home - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'She's a huge boost to us. She was straight back in, at the first training session within 24 hours'
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From The42
# Home Sweet Home

'She's a huge boost to us. She was straight back in, at the first training session within 24 hours'

Apr 16th 2019, 7:36 PM 14,851 Views 0 Comments

Mayo captain Niamh Kelly is delighted to have her team-mate Sarah Rowe back in the set-up.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'What an unbelievable stadium. The noise was just so loud': History-maker Son hails Spurs' new ground
# Home Sweet Home
From The42
# Home Sweet Home

'What an unbelievable stadium. The noise was just so loud': History-maker Son hails Spurs' new ground

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:41 PM 12,686 Views 6 Comments

Tottenham opened their new stadium with a win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday.

# home-sweet-home - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Making the most of a Manchester mini-break before Brexit goes to shite
# Mcr
From The Daily Edge
# Mcr

Making the most of a Manchester mini-break before Brexit goes to shite

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:00 PM 4,965 Views 2 Comments

Football, brunch and everything in between

# home-sweet-home - Monday 3 December, 2018

Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million
# Office Block
# Office Block

Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million

Dec 3rd 2018, 7:28 AM 17,063 Views 20 Comments

An office block with retail units will be built on the property in Dublin city centre.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Former Apollo House site put on the market
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Former Apollo House site put on the market

Sep 26th 2018, 7:58 AM 23,307 Views 51 Comments

Apollo House site goes on sale with permission for a new office-block in its place.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins

Feb 14th 2018, 1:40 PM 11,112 Views 23 Comments

The office block on Dublin’s Tara Street is about to be torn down.

# home-sweet-home - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever
# One Year On
# One Year On

'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever

Dec 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,542 Views 35 Comments

The Home Sweet Home campaign received widespread attention when it took over Apollo House on Hawkins Street for homeless people.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died
# Previous Convictions
# Previous Convictions

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died

Sep 6th 2017, 8:23 AM 55,021 Views 68 Comments

Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.

# home-sweet-home - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness

Jul 1st 2017, 12:36 PM 8,345 Views 22 Comments

About €129,000 was unspent after the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin ended.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Tottenham dealt setback as Premier League won't allow Wembley pitch resizing
# Home Sweet Home
From The42
# Home Sweet Home

Tottenham dealt setback as Premier League won't allow Wembley pitch resizing

Jun 21st 2017, 1:02 PM 8,827 Views 7 Comments

The Premier League have said standarized pitch sizes must be adhered to.

# home-sweet-home - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities
# Apollo House Legacy
# Apollo House Legacy

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities

May 2nd 2017, 4:30 PM 19,020 Views 33 Comments

Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?
# Apollo House Legacy
# Apollo House Legacy

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?

May 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 59,904 Views 56 Comments

The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.

# home-sweet-home - Monday 3 April, 2017

After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:30 PM 54,459 Views 110 Comments

Fleming has been a strong campaigner on issues of homelessness in Ireland.

# home-sweet-home - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House
# Director's Cut
# Director's Cut

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 8,329 Views 8 Comments

The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Feb 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,521 Views 57 Comments

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

# home-sweet-home - Friday 3 February, 2017

Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end
# Apollo Mission Ends
# Apollo Mission Ends

Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end

Feb 3rd 2017, 3:17 PM 9,988 Views 32 Comments

The receivers intend to sell the building, which forms part of a block due for re-development.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Jan 25th 2017, 9:11 AM 11,042 Views 14 Comments

Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.

# home-sweet-home - Friday 20 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down
# Dispute
# Dispute

Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down

Jan 20th 2017, 7:56 AM 13,011 Views 127 Comments

The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.

# home-sweet-home - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House
# Opinion
# Opinion

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House

Jan 19th 2017, 9:24 AM 202 Views 60 Comments

Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.

# home-sweet-home - Friday 13 January, 2017

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

Jan 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,119 Views 78 Comments

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

# home-sweet-home - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
# Mission Accomplished
# Mission Accomplished

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'

Jan 12th 2017, 5:58 PM 25,557 Views 119 Comments

There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building

Jan 12th 2017, 3:45 PM 69,163 Views 184 Comments

The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening

Jan 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 16,262 Views 90 Comments

The remaining occupants of the Nama-controlled building have been ordered to vacate the building by the High Court.

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere

Jan 11th 2017, 6:15 PM 63,583 Views 240 Comments

They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.

# home-sweet-home - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use
# Deadline Approaching
# Deadline Approaching

Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use

Jan 10th 2017, 6:25 PM 23,495 Views 71 Comments

The activist group says alternative accommodation is not appropriate.

# home-sweet-home - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary
# Apollo House Occupation
# Apollo House Occupation

Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary

Jan 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 101,073 Views 223 Comments

Quentin Sheridan is no longer permitted to enter Apollo House.

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House

Jan 7th 2017, 7:46 AM 10,723 Views 110 Comments

Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.

# home-sweet-home - Friday 6 January, 2017

Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House

Jan 6th 2017, 4:42 PM 74,200 Views 127 Comments

Quentin Sheridan originally founded the group in October.

# home-sweet-home - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness

Jan 5th 2017, 2:21 PM 14,452 Views 195 Comments

The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.

# home-sweet-home - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home
# Dublin Protest
# Dublin Protest

"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:53 PM 20,223 Views 93 Comments

Carrie Hennessy, who is herself homeless, handed in a petition to the Department of Finance today.

# home-sweet-home - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home
From The Daily Edge
# Home Sweet Home

Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home

Jan 1st 2017, 2:52 PM 5,501 Views 1 Comment

The movement is going global.

# home-sweet-home - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team

Dec 31st 2016, 9:59 AM 11,489 Views 54 Comments

The group behind the occupied Nama-controlled building, Home Sweet Home, has launched the service following “extremely generous donations from the Irish public”.

# home-sweet-home - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,534 Views 162 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

# home-sweet-home - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Group behind Apollo House occupation raises €160,000 from public donations
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Group behind Apollo House occupation raises €160,000 from public donations

Dec 27th 2016, 9:01 AM 14,434 Views 93 Comments

Home Sweet Home took over the Dublin building earlier this month for use as homeless accommodation.

# home-sweet-home - Monday 26 December, 2016

Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard
# Love Is All You Need
# Love Is All You Need

Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard

Dec 26th 2016, 7:00 PM 36,886 Views 59 Comments

Glen Hansard was on hand to serenade residents and staff at the Dublin centre.

# home-sweet-home - Sunday 25 December, 2016

About 70 people will have Christmas dinner in Apollo House today
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

About 70 people will have Christmas dinner in Apollo House today

Dec 25th 2016, 8:36 AM 18,672 Views 36 Comments

Home Sweet Home has also said that over €150,000 has been raised online.

# home-sweet-home - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'
# Apollo House
# Apollo House

'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'

Dec 24th 2016, 3:31 PM 15,858 Views 51 Comments

Home Sweet Home organisers believe the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin could be replicated elsewhere in the country.

# home-sweet-home - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:09 PM 10,997 Views 26 Comments

If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.

An office building is now being occupied by homeless activists in Sligo town
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

An office building is now being occupied by homeless activists in Sligo town

Dec 22nd 2016, 12:22 PM 27,709 Views 107 Comments

The location of the disused office building in the western town is as yet unknown.

"We're ready to go in" - Dublin City Council has team on standby to enter Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

"We're ready to go in" - Dublin City Council has team on standby to enter Apollo House

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:22 AM 24,977 Views 123 Comments

A High Court decision yesterday said the occupiers must have vacated the building by 11 January.

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