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#homeless ireland 2014

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Monday 6 October, 2014

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week
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# Homeless Ireland

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

Oct 6th 2014, 1:10 PM 9,949 Views 8 Comments

#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Friday 3 October, 2014

Possible solutions for homelessness - and the ones that got it wrong
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# Homeless Ireland 2014

Possible solutions for homelessness - and the ones that got it wrong

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 12,843 Views 7 Comments

From homes made of trash to communities banding together to help their neighbours.

Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness
# Next Step
# Next Step

Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 5,736 Views 0 Comments

The final step out of homelessness isn’t easy.

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Can cinema, singing, or soccer help the homeless? You might be surprised...
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# Homeless Ireland

Can cinema, singing, or soccer help the homeless? You might be surprised...

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:00 PM 6,347 Views 4 Comments

From street leagues to choirs, look at some unusual ways that homeless people are being helped.

Wet hostels reduce street drinking, violence and free up hospital beds
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Wet hostels reduce street drinking, violence and free up hospital beds

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:00 PM 18,808 Views 21 Comments

TheJournal.ie visits Depaul’s Sundial House in Dublin.

Homeless teens: 'Coming out of care, they don't know how to clean, how to wash'
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# Homeless Ireland

Homeless teens: 'Coming out of care, they don't know how to clean, how to wash'

Oct 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 10,668 Views 13 Comments

Cork Foyer looks after young people aged 18 – 25.

The new homeless: 'Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

The new homeless: 'Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing'

Oct 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 12,955 Views 6 Comments

Threshold also helps people who are homeless to find a home – and stay there.

Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.'

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 70 Views 17 Comments

An open and honest account of what daily life is like for a person experiencing homelessness.

So just what is the government doing about homelessness?
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# Homeless Ireland

So just what is the government doing about homelessness?

Oct 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 9,257 Views 8 Comments

The coalition has committed to ending long term homelessness by 2016. But we’ve been here before…

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Children living in emergency accommodation: growing up in fear and isolation
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# Homeless Ireland

Children living in emergency accommodation: growing up in fear and isolation

Oct 1st 2014, 10:35 PM 9,792 Views 18 Comments

“I miss my old friends. I don’t like where I am. It’s scary. It’s not fun and I can’t play outside. I want to go home.”

Many Irish families are closer to being homeless than ever
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# Homeless Ireland

Many Irish families are closer to being homeless than ever

Oct 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 6,311 Views 19 Comments

“It’s terrifying knowing I will be homeless in three months”

"Prove you are homeless": What rights and access to services do homeless people have?
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# Homeless Ireland

"Prove you are homeless": What rights and access to services do homeless people have?

Oct 1st 2014, 3:43 PM 11,797 Views 13 Comments

Can you vote? How do you get medical treatment? The user’s guide.

Should you give money to homeless people?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Should you give money to homeless people?

Oct 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 11,832 Views 25 Comments

Charities give their take on it: “If your choice is not to give to a person, you should at least acknowledge them when they ask you a question.”

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?
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# Homeless Ireland

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

Oct 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 19,756 Views 5 Comments

How well do we understand the reasons?

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Homeless and hungry: "I'm a normal person - I just have problems right now"
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# Homeless Ireland

Homeless and hungry: "I'm a normal person - I just have problems right now"

Sep 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 18,707 Views 19 Comments

Cork Simon has a soup run that doesn’t just feed the homeless. In fact, you’d be surprised who visits it.

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith
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# Homeless Ireland

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith

Sep 30th 2014, 1:30 PM 8,461 Views 25 Comments

Francis John Ross Bush lives in ‘holy poverty’ but says his personal circumstances, like those of many homeless people, pushed him into the path he is now on.

'I didn’t notice the recession in the '80s at all but this recession has been absolutely cruel'
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# Homeless Ireland

'I didn’t notice the recession in the '80s at all but this recession has been absolutely cruel'

Sep 30th 2014, 1:18 PM 11,065 Views 18 Comments

We ask: Is homelessness really the worst it has ever been?

On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless
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# Homeless Ireland

On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless

Sep 30th 2014, 7:20 AM 3,993 Views 6 Comments

We speak to the people who work on the frontline of homelessness.

Homeless offenders: 'Yes, there are bad choices - but a lot have been victimised'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless offenders: 'Yes, there are bad choices - but a lot have been victimised'

Sep 30th 2014, 7:10 AM 3,752 Views 2 Comments

David Williamson is a probation officer in Dublin. He told us about his work with homeless offenders.

Homeless and pregnant? 'That changed everything. I stopped drinking. I started to sort myself out.'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless and pregnant? 'That changed everything. I stopped drinking. I started to sort myself out.'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 AM 7,907 Views 8 Comments

What happens when a homeless woman discovers she is pregnant? Read Orla’s story here.

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids
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# Homeless Ireland

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Sep 30th 2014, 6:00 AM 4,080 Views 2 Comments

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Monday 29 September, 2014

Homeless love: 'We look after each other but I'm far from happy on the streets'
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# Homeless Ireland

Homeless love: 'We look after each other but I'm far from happy on the streets'

Sep 29th 2014, 4:09 PM 34,961 Views 27 Comments

Read Thomas and Helen’s story here.

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

Sep 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 35,376 Views 15 Comments

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

Homeless people answer the questions they're asked the most frequently
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# Homeless Ireland

Homeless people answer the questions they're asked the most frequently

Sep 29th 2014, 1:01 PM 112,508 Views 61 Comments

Our journalists travelled around the country and asked homeless people to answer some questions. The results were unexpected.

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Opinion: Coming out of addiction and homelessness is a major life event

Sep 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 379 Views 6 Comments

If we want to address complex social issues like addiction and homelessness, we need the activity of frontline services to match the vision of high level policy.

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless shelter crisis: "It's not nice saying 'there are no beds'"

Sep 29th 2014, 11:57 AM 8,803 Views 16 Comments

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

Homeless lives: 'I took heroin for the first time on Christmas Day'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless lives: 'I took heroin for the first time on Christmas Day'

Sep 29th 2014, 6:03 AM 18,328 Views 24 Comments

Read Jonathon’s story here.

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Sunday 28 September, 2014

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it
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# Homeless Ireland

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 PM 10,748 Views 80 Comments

TheJournal.ie has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Friday 26 September, 2014

The State acts as parent, then lets kids walk out the door - and straight into homelessness
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The State acts as parent, then lets kids walk out the door - and straight into homelessness

Sep 26th 2014, 6:00 AM 5,259 Views 5 Comments

However, the Environment Minister is optimistic, confident he will secure necessary funding in Budget 2015.

# homeless-ireland-2014 - Monday 15 September, 2014

Dublin's homeless could be housed in prefabs
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# Proposal

Dublin's homeless could be housed in prefabs

Sep 15th 2014, 10:30 PM 13,110 Views 124 Comments

It’s one proposal being looked at by Dublin City Council.