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#Homeless

# homeless - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'
# Veterans
# Veterans

'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 28,388 Views 22 Comments

More needs to be done to help veterans who previously served in the Defence Forces, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel has said.

# homeless - Friday 2 April, 2021

Lack of shower and toilet facilities exacerbating mental health issues for Dublin's rough sleepers
# Covid19
# Covid19

Lack of shower and toilet facilities exacerbating mental health issues for Dublin's rough sleepers

Apr 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 35,880 Views 45 Comments

Dublin’s rough sleepers have been relying on the two public toilets locations in the city centre.

# homeless - Friday 26 March, 2021

Slight decrease of 75 in February homelessness figures
# Homeless
# Homeless

Slight decrease of 75 in February homelessness figures

Mar 26th 2021, 4:03 PM 6,557 Views 11 Comments

February stats show that there are 8,238 people in emergency accommodation.

# homeless - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Fundraiser set up to pay for funeral of homeless Cork man who saved person's life days before he died
# Leon Kavanagh
# Leon Kavanagh

Fundraiser set up to pay for funeral of homeless Cork man who saved person's life days before he died

Mar 24th 2021, 10:34 PM 72,388 Views 40 Comments

Leon Kavanagh died just two days after his 31st birthday.

# homeless - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Murder conviction quashed for man who threw homeless man down rubbish chute
# Courts
# Courts

Murder conviction quashed for man who threw homeless man down rubbish chute

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:32 PM 25,568 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge court substituted David O’Loughlin’s murder verdict with a manslaughter verdict.

# homeless - Friday 26 February, 2021

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say

Feb 26th 2021, 3:19 PM 7,649 Views 13 Comments

The latest figures show that there were 8,313 men, women and children in emergency accommodation in January.

# homeless - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

'A systems accelerant': Pandemic prompted more single rooms in homeless accommodation
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'A systems accelerant': Pandemic prompted more single rooms in homeless accommodation

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:01 AM 9,050 Views 2 Comments

Cooperation lead to very few deaths of homeless people in the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# homeless - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed

Jan 5th 2021, 3:52 PM 52,837 Views 52 Comments

According to figures from the DRHE, there were at least 50 deaths among people who accessed homeless services in Dublin across last year.

# homeless - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Covid-19 eviction moratorium helped families - but did not reduce homelessness among single adults
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Covid-19 eviction moratorium helped families - but did not reduce homelessness among single adults

Dec 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 12,645 Views 8 Comments

There were 4,495 adults without child dependents classified as homeless nationally in October.

# homeless - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Practical ways to help people who are homeless this Christmas
# Helping Hands
# Helping Hands

Practical ways to help people who are homeless this Christmas

Dec 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,119 Views 12 Comments

It can be as simple as saying hello to someone when you see them on the streets.

# homeless - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Salvation Army homeless hostel for minors in Dublin city centre to shut down next year
# Lefroy House
# Lefroy House

Salvation Army homeless hostel for minors in Dublin city centre to shut down next year

Dec 3rd 2020, 9:35 AM 20,990 Views 18 Comments

Lefroy House is based on Eden Quay in Dublin City Centre and is run by the Salvation Army.

# homeless - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Balloons left outside Leinster House to represent the 56 people who have died in homeless services in Dublin this year
# Homlessness
# Homlessness

Balloons left outside Leinster House to represent the 56 people who have died in homeless services in Dublin this year

Dec 2nd 2020, 4:32 PM 10,434 Views 15 Comments

A review is being carried out into the increase in the deaths of people accessing homeless services.

# homeless - Friday 27 November, 2020

RDS Christmas Day dinner for homeless to be held as takeaway service outside Mansion House this year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

RDS Christmas Day dinner for homeless to be held as takeaway service outside Mansion House this year

Nov 27th 2020, 11:54 AM 13,171 Views 23 Comments

Those in need can attend the mobile kitchen between 10am and 1pm on Christmas Day.

# homeless - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Tánaiste says homeless deaths 'fill us all with sorrow' and that 'beds were available'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Tánaiste says homeless deaths 'fill us all with sorrow' and that 'beds were available'

Nov 26th 2020, 2:48 PM 10,252 Views 16 Comments

The bodies of two men were found in different areas of Dublin city centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# homeless - Friday 30 October, 2020

Slight drop in latest homeless figures, charities raise 'grave concerns' over recent deaths
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Slight drop in latest homeless figures, charities raise 'grave concerns' over recent deaths

Oct 30th 2020, 5:48 PM 16,437 Views 9 Comments

The number of families accessing emergency accommodation has increased to 1,128.

# homeless - Monday 19 October, 2020

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless
# Louth
# Louth

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless

Oct 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 41,920 Views 0 Comments

Their son has not been in school since a violent incident outside the family home last month.

# homeless - Thursday 15 October, 2020

865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August

Oct 15th 2020, 6:48 PM 13,734 Views 3 Comments

There were 8,702 people in emergency accommodation nationwide in August.

# homeless - Saturday 3 October, 2020

24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:00 AM 27,695 Views 11 Comments

The former Regency Hotel – now The Bonnington Hotel – has been used since at least 2014 for housing homeless families.

# homeless - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

A Dublin homelessness tour guide: 'It's given me a voice to shine a light on what life is like on the streets'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

A Dublin homelessness tour guide: 'It's given me a voice to shine a light on what life is like on the streets'

Sep 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,182 Views 14 Comments

Kenny Eivers hopes his tour might help highlight the issues of homelessness in Dublin.

# homeless - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'I got a call from Focus Ireland inviting me to view an apartment ... it felt like heaven'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'I got a call from Focus Ireland inviting me to view an apartment ... it felt like heaven'

Sep 29th 2020, 6:45 PM 23,086 Views 14 Comments

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2019 this morning

# homeless - Friday 25 September, 2020

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation

Sep 25th 2020, 3:38 PM 11,049 Views 14 Comments

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

# homeless - Saturday 19 September, 2020

‘Significant spike’ in homeless deaths in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

‘Significant spike’ in homeless deaths in Dublin

Sep 19th 2020, 8:21 AM 27,490 Views 29 Comments

The figure to date in 2020 represents a rise from 34 across 2019 and 35 in 2018.

# homeless - Friday 18 September, 2020

Over 250 people helped to exit Direct Provision during Covid-19 pandemic
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Over 250 people helped to exit Direct Provision during Covid-19 pandemic

Sep 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,172 Views 0 Comments

Homeless charity Depaul has helped 256 people move out of DP centres in recent months.

# homeless - Monday 7 September, 2020

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation

Sep 7th 2020, 12:04 AM 14,824 Views 3 Comments

Newly released data on complaints details the issues facing people in emergency living situations.

# homeless - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets
# Cork Penny Dinners
# Cork Penny Dinners

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Aug 7th 2020, 1:05 PM 64,234 Views 32 Comments

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

# homeless - Thursday 6 August, 2020

'Truly shocking': Call for better mental health supports as 31 homeless people die in Dublin this year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Truly shocking': Call for better mental health supports as 31 homeless people die in Dublin this year

Aug 6th 2020, 4:17 PM 16,740 Views 30 Comments

Since the beginning of July, 10 homeless people have died in the capital.

# homeless - Friday 31 July, 2020

Homeless figures drop for fifth month in a row but charities warn government's actions may reverse this trend
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless figures drop for fifth month in a row but charities warn government's actions may reverse this trend

Jul 31st 2020, 3:56 PM 8,631 Views 12 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien said that the number of people homeless is still “simply too high”.

# homeless - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds
# Addiction
# Addiction

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Jul 1st 2020, 9:36 AM 21,322 Views 8 Comments

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

# homeless - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May

Jun 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 5,849 Views 10 Comments

The total number of homeless people in Ireland is currently 8,876.

# homeless - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Jun 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 34,116 Views 46 Comments

Charities are asking the government to take action to prevent more homelessness in the wake of the pandemic.

# homeless - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Number of people in emergency accommodation remains below 10,000, latest figures show
# Homeless
# Homeless

Number of people in emergency accommodation remains below 10,000, latest figures show

Jun 4th 2020, 8:48 PM 9,269 Views 36 Comments

Figures for April show that there were 572 fewer people in emergency accommodation compared to March.

# homeless - Monday 11 May, 2020

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

May 11th 2020, 8:34 PM 11,832 Views 21 Comments

The number of families in emergency accommodation is now at its lowest point since May 2017.

# homeless - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Man (35) arrested in Barcelona over suspected homeless killings during Covid-19 lockdown
# Spain
# Spain

Man (35) arrested in Barcelona over suspected homeless killings during Covid-19 lockdown

Apr 28th 2020, 8:26 PM 32,409 Views 7 Comments

Police said they identified the suspect with the help of descriptions provided by witnesses.

# homeless - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless
# Big Rebel Sleep Out
# Big Rebel Sleep Out

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless

Apr 21st 2020, 6:10 AM 13,179 Views 11 Comments

The event is due to take place this Saturday.

# homeless - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148
# February Figures
# February Figures

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148

Mar 31st 2020, 6:35 PM 12,451 Views 10 Comments

Eoghan Murphy said that his priority during the Covid-19 pandemic would be the safety of those in emergency accommodation.

# homeless - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Over 560 beds secured in Dublin for homeless people to self isolate, says minister
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Over 560 beds secured in Dublin for homeless people to self isolate, says minister

Mar 29th 2020, 6:40 PM 25,822 Views 54 Comments

Staff working in homeless services have been deemed essential personnel.

# homeless - Friday 27 March, 2020

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

Mar 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 31,825 Views 27 Comments

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

# homeless - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'There are no longer physical visits': New challenges for homeless families during coronavirus outbreak
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'There are no longer physical visits': New challenges for homeless families during coronavirus outbreak

Mar 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,052 Views 8 Comments

Homeless services and local councils have been working to prepare for the spread of Covid-19.

# homeless - Saturday 21 March, 2020

More self-isolation places for homeless people secured, says minister
# Eoghan Murphy
# Eoghan Murphy

More self-isolation places for homeless people secured, says minister

Mar 21st 2020, 6:41 PM 25,377 Views 37 Comments

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy said more places will be secured as needed.

# homeless - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis
# Rosie
# Rosie

'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis

Mar 17th 2020, 6:00 PM 46,275 Views 75 Comments

The film, written by Roddy Doyle, follows a homeless family over 36 hours.

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