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# homeless-ireland - Sunday 1 November, 2020

‘Barrage of noise, stress and drama’: Life in emergency accommodation
# This Hostel Life
# This Hostel Life

‘Barrage of noise, stress and drama’: Life in emergency accommodation

Nov 1st 2020, 9:00 PM 30,774 Views 9 Comments

Rosemary Fearsaor-Hughes, a rough sleeper with a disability on staying in a hostel for the homeless.

# homeless-ireland - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

In his own words: Jonathan Corrie on homelessness - and hoping for a chance
# Jonathan Corrie
# Jonathan Corrie

In his own words: Jonathan Corrie on homelessness - and hoping for a chance

Dec 3rd 2014, 11:05 PM 42,323 Views 61 Comments

AUDIO: The man who tragically died virtually on the doorstep of Leinster House in an interview only a few months ago.

# homeless-ireland - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month

Nov 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 9,157 Views 49 Comments

Over 400 families have lost their homes in the county in the first ten months of this year.

# homeless-ireland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice
# Pressure
# Pressure

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice

Oct 12th 2014, 5:22 PM 7,292 Views 5 Comments

3,588 people had sought advice from Focus Ireland in the first eight months of this year.

# homeless-ireland - Monday 6 October, 2014

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

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

Oct 6th 2014, 1:10 PM 9,950 Views 8 Comments

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

# homeless-ireland - Sunday 5 October, 2014

€500m needed to tackle homelessness as 'ten children a week lose their home'
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

€500m needed to tackle homelessness as 'ten children a week lose their home'

Oct 5th 2014, 7:49 PM 9,931 Views 32 Comments

Focus Ireland is calling for an ‘immediate’ increase in rent supplement in Budget 2015.

# homeless-ireland - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Getting on the bus: Recovered addicts returning to help those still suffering
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Getting on the bus: Recovered addicts returning to help those still suffering

Oct 4th 2014, 9:00 PM 19,673 Views 21 Comments

TheJournal.ie visit the ‘No Bucks Café’ on their nighttime service.

Where now? We asked 18 people for one big idea to fix homelessness
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Where now? We asked 18 people for one big idea to fix homelessness

Oct 4th 2014, 9:15 AM 9,910 Views 15 Comments

From homeless experts to homeless people, we asked a lot of people how to fix Ireland’s housing crisis.

# homeless-ireland - Friday 3 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 12,856 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 5,739 Views 0 Comments

The final step out of homelessness isn’t easy.

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness
# Global
# Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 3:30 PM 11,795 Views 19 Comments

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 7,497 Views 5 Comments

People often become institutionalised in emergency accommodation and find it hard to transition to independent living.

# homeless-ireland - Thursday 2 October, 2014

After one year nearly half of homeless people in Cork are still in emergency accommodation
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

After one year nearly half of homeless people in Cork are still in emergency accommodation

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:00 PM 6,007 Views 5 Comments

Cork Simon’s Community examined a group of 70 people at their shelter to see where they had progressed in 12 months.

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

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

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:00 PM 6,349 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 18,826 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'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

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

Oct 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 10,683 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 12,958 Views 6 Comments

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

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:30 AM 5,098 Views 9 Comments

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:30 AM 12,119 Views 16 Comments

Emergency accommodation beds across the nation’s capital are at 99% capacity. If you became homeless tomorrow, what could you expect to face?

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?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

So just what is the government doing about homelessness?

Oct 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 9,261 Views 8 Comments

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

'Emergency accommodation is just that - for emergencies, not long term'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'Emergency accommodation is just that - for emergencies, not long term'

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:00 AM 4,395 Views 3 Comments

The Simon Community says ideas such as using prefabs to house homeless people is worrying.

# homeless-ireland - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 1st 2014, 10:35 PM 9,797 Views 17 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.”

These are the words you used to describe homelessness
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

These are the words you used to describe homelessness

Oct 1st 2014, 9:00 PM 44,128 Views 14 Comments

We asked readers earlier in the week and here’s the result.

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

Many Irish families are closer to being homeless than ever

Oct 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 6,312 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?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

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

Oct 1st 2014, 3:43 PM 11,820 Views 13 Comments

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

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Oct 1st 2014, 1:15 PM 6,852 Views 3 Comments

This week, we have a homeless special.

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

Should you give money to homeless people?

Oct 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 11,843 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?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

Oct 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 19,862 Views 5 Comments

How well do we understand the reasons?

# homeless-ireland - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 18,711 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.

In your own words: Homeless people answer questions on their biggest fears
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

In your own words: Homeless people answer questions on their biggest fears

Sep 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 9,851 Views 12 Comments

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

'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:30 PM 9,087 Views 11 Comments

The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.

Homeless dilemmas: Where do women go after prison?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Homeless dilemmas: Where do women go after prison?

Sep 30th 2014, 5:06 PM 10,833 Views 23 Comments

Read Annette’s story.

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

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith

Sep 30th 2014, 1:30 PM 8,464 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'
# Homeless Ireland
# 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 11,068 Views 15 Comments

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

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

On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless

Sep 30th 2014, 7:20 AM 3,994 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 3,757 Views 2 Comments

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

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving'
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving'

Sep 30th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,355 Views 5 Comments

Volunteering is a two-way street for wet hostel worker Brian Molloy.

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
# Homeless Ireland
# 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 1 Comment

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

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