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# homeless-crisis - Friday 15 July, 2016

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date

Jul 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 16,529 Views 37 Comments

In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.

# homeless-crisis - Saturday 28 May, 2016

"Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis
# Protest
# Protest

"Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis

May 28th 2016, 5:43 PM 12,664 Views 161 Comments

The march was organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 27 May, 2016

"Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?"
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

"Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?"

May 27th 2016, 9:10 AM 22,405 Views 100 Comments

Fr Peter McVerry has spoken of the rules facing families in emergency accommodation at the Oireachtas Homeless Committee.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Homeless children staying in adult hostels to 'avoid risk of sleeping rough'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Homeless children staying in adult hostels to 'avoid risk of sleeping rough'

May 24th 2016, 1:12 PM 7,314 Views 13 Comments

Eight families have been using adult services to house their children in Dublin during May.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Finglas residents protest 'unnatural' plans for modular housing
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Finglas residents protest 'unnatural' plans for modular housing

Apr 20th 2016, 9:53 AM 21,878 Views 64 Comments

The Finglas Action Group claim that the site of a proposed development has a history of anti-social behaviour.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in

Apr 19th 2016, 12:21 PM 17,804 Views 97 Comments

Figures obtained by RTÉ show properties in some parts of the country lie empty for over a year in between tenants.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves'

Mar 29th 2016, 6:30 PM 25,735 Views 101 Comments

“The people that stood on this doorstep in 1916 did not stand for this,” Mick Keane says.

# homeless-crisis - Monday 15 February, 2016

These homeless 'shelter pods' popped up overnight in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

These homeless 'shelter pods' popped up overnight in Dublin

Feb 15th 2016, 10:53 AM 98,963 Views 85 Comments

A group of “friends and concerned citizens” constructed the boxes to highlight the homeless crisis ahead of the election.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

One year on from Jonathan Corrie's death, we're still relying on short-term solutions
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

One year on from Jonathan Corrie's death, we're still relying on short-term solutions

Dec 1st 2015, 9:03 PM 11,880 Views 59 Comments

His death, on a cold November night, sparked nationwide outrage, but what has changed?

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 12 November, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Rent freezes and the homeless crisis loom large
# Property News
# Property News

This week’s vital property news: Rent freezes and the homeless crisis loom large

Nov 12th 2015, 6:26 PM 1,813 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

"Alan Kelly is the only minister who understands the homeless problem," says Peter McVerry
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

"Alan Kelly is the only minister who understands the homeless problem," says Peter McVerry

Nov 4th 2015, 3:35 PM 23,378 Views 71 Comments

Almost 200 new beds are being announced for Dublin’s homeless.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Dublin may be getting five modular housing sites - here's where they'll be
# Modular Housing
# Modular Housing

Dublin may be getting five modular housing sites - here's where they'll be

Oct 29th 2015, 9:06 AM 35,836 Views 112 Comments

But they divide opinion.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Show-home in Dublin being occupied by protesters because of "heartbreaking" homeless crisis
# Clongriffin
# Clongriffin

Show-home in Dublin being occupied by protesters because of "heartbreaking" homeless crisis

Oct 25th 2015, 4:39 PM 31,012 Views 196 Comments

The action is being supported by the Anti-Austerity Alliance.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 23 October, 2015

In a south Dublin park, three men and a dog bed down for the night
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

In a south Dublin park, three men and a dog bed down for the night

Oct 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 36,714 Views 39 Comments

Frustrated with the city’s homeless services, the three walk the tracks each night to make camp in the suburbs.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Enda Kenny sat on a bench with a homeless man for 20 minutes this weekend
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Enda Kenny sat on a bench with a homeless man for 20 minutes this weekend

Oct 18th 2015, 1:29 PM 32,645 Views 218 Comments

He told the story during the Fine Gael presidential dinner yesterday evening.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 16 October, 2015

Conor McGregor to donate €50,000 in aid of homeless crisis in Ireland
# Help
From The42
# Help

Conor McGregor to donate €50,000 in aid of homeless crisis in Ireland

Oct 16th 2015, 1:38 PM 25,721 Views 61 Comments

The UFC star will appear alongside teammates at the Wright Venue in Dublin.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Gardaí shut down stall handing out food and clothes to homeless in Dublin
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Gardaí shut down stall handing out food and clothes to homeless in Dublin

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:20 AM 45,928 Views 195 Comments

Gardaí say March For The Homeless must secure the correct permits.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Patient facing eviction says he's going on hunger strike to "shame" the government

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:01 AM 19,332 Views 102 Comments

Brian Nason says he can’t find somewhere to live because he’s on rent allowance.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'Someone needs to call a halt to this right now. The crisis is worsening every single day'
# Emergency
# Emergency

'Someone needs to call a halt to this right now. The crisis is worsening every single day'

Sep 20th 2015, 7:55 PM 30,867 Views 196 Comments

Almost 5,000 people are now in emergency accommodation.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Poll: Would you support the building of prefab homes for the homeless in your area?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you support the building of prefab homes for the homeless in your area?

Sep 15th 2015, 9:41 AM 17,566 Views 96 Comments

It’s a new plan being considered by a number of councils in Dublin.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Alan Kelly thinks Fr McVerry says 'nothing positive'. But the campaigner's never met him
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Alan Kelly thinks Fr McVerry says 'nothing positive'. But the campaigner's never met him

Aug 19th 2015, 11:45 AM 18,923 Views 177 Comments

The minister tasked with solving the homeless crisis and the high-profile activist don’t appear to have any working relationship.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Dublin hotel tells homeless family not to use front door

Aug 13th 2015, 6:47 PM 48,639 Views 113 Comments

Families in emergency accommodation were issued with strict rules restricting their access to hotel facilities.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

These two figures show why people are so worried about the Dublin crisis

Aug 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,492 Views 136 Comments

Homeless outreach groups have been calling on the government to reconvene the Dáil to deal with the crisis.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 3 July, 2015

Building in central Dublin occupied without permission by homeless group
# Crisis Situation
# Crisis Situation

Building in central Dublin occupied without permission by homeless group

Jul 3rd 2015, 8:11 PM 28,097 Views 44 Comments

The Irish Housing Network plans to occupy other State-owned buildings.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever
# Homeless
# Homeless

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever

Apr 30th 2015, 3:10 PM 16,551 Views 29 Comments

Has the crisis been averted?

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

'NAMA' hotel to house homeless Dublin families
# Emergency Beds
# Emergency Beds

'NAMA' hotel to house homeless Dublin families

Dec 9th 2014, 10:35 PM 9,286 Views 46 Comments

Ministers have signed off on a raft of measures to combat homelessness — including a new ‘Nite Café’.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

'I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids'

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:56 AM 16,111 Views 70 Comments

Bridget and her two children lived in temporary accommodation over a pub when they became homeless, sharing a toilet with customers.

'The government needs to act now': Demand for homeless service up 25%
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'The government needs to act now': Demand for homeless service up 25%

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:09 AM 4,234 Views 39 Comments

Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 11 July, 2014

'The homeless tsunami has arrived' as Dublin numbers reach new high
# Homeless
# Homeless

'The homeless tsunami has arrived' as Dublin numbers reach new high

Jul 11th 2014, 5:50 PM 14,367 Views 87 Comments

…And the figures haven’t dropped once in the last six months.

# homeless-crisis - Monday 16 June, 2014

'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'If it wasn’t for friends, I’d literally be on the streets'

Jun 16th 2014, 6:06 PM 15,666 Views 8 Comments

EPIC has warned that young care leavers are at an increased risk of homelessness.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."

May 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 13,094 Views 50 Comments

Council offices in Blanchardstown were occupied by protesters this morning, including one woman who said she’d be without a home within weeks…

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Column: We are not approaching a homeless crisis, we are here – the crisis is underway
# Homeless
# Homeless

Column: We are not approaching a homeless crisis, we are here – the crisis is underway

Mar 6th 2014, 1:10 PM 40 Views 42 Comments

We have never before had a housing crisis of this scale that affects such a wide spectrum of people, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Government envisions a ‘housing led approach’ to homeless crisis
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Government envisions a ‘housing led approach’ to homeless crisis

Nov 27th 2012, 1:40 PM 3,823 Views 24 Comments

A move away from overnight hostel accommodation and towards longer-term housing is being considered in the hopes of tackling homelessness.