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# 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 9,304 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 11,845 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 32,424 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 13,191 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 12,452 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 25,829 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 31,861 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 15,057 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 25,382 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 47,742 Views 75 Comments

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

# homeless - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Housing dept 'utterly rejects' criticism of homeless figures amid claims of 'pre-election manipulation'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Housing dept 'utterly rejects' criticism of homeless figures amid claims of 'pre-election manipulation'

Mar 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 25,030 Views 29 Comments

The number of people homeless in December 2019 dipped below 10,000 before rising above that figure again in January 2020.

# homeless - Friday 21 February, 2020

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019

Feb 21st 2020, 5:05 PM 31,536 Views 36 Comments

One hotel received payments between €4 million and €5 million.

# homeless - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 homeless people in Northern Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 homeless people in Northern Ireland?

Feb 5th 2020, 12:52 PM 58,655 Views 75 Comments

The way statistics on homelessness are compiled are completely different in the two jurisdictions.

# homeless - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election

Feb 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 18,434 Views 63 Comments

We asked each political party where it stands on housing and homelessness policies in Ireland.

# homeless - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'
# Addiction
From The42
# Addiction

'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'

Feb 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 8,904 Views 1 Comment

Former jockey John Gillen on his life before and after his descent into alcoholism.

# homeless - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Homeless in Galway: 'I lived in my car for four months - I don't have faith in politicians to sort this out'
# Noel Nestor
# Noel Nestor

Homeless in Galway: 'I lived in my car for four months - I don't have faith in politicians to sort this out'

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:05 AM 63,737 Views 67 Comments

Noel found himself living in his car following the break up of a relationship.

# homeless - Friday 17 January, 2020

Eoghan Murphy wants to stay as Housing Minister after the election because there's 'more for me to do'
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Eoghan Murphy wants to stay as Housing Minister after the election because there's 'more for me to do'

Jan 17th 2020, 4:58 PM 21,075 Views 96 Comments

The minister was out campaigning today.

# homeless - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up
# Wilton Terrace
# Wilton Terrace

Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up

Jan 16th 2020, 12:31 PM 17,399 Views 27 Comments

The incident happened on Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 on Tuesday afternoon.

# homeless - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'Extraordinary': Micheál hits out at Leo for calling on Dublin Mayor to address canal tent incident
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

'Extraordinary': Micheál hits out at Leo for calling on Dublin Mayor to address canal tent incident

Jan 15th 2020, 4:34 PM 38,445 Views 70 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'

Jan 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 54,712 Views 79 Comments

The man was sleeping in his tent when it was being removed in an attempt to tidy the canal walk way.

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin
# Wilton Terrace
# Wilton Terrace

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin

Updated Jan 15th 2020, 12:05 PM 108,587 Views 152 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

# homeless - Friday 10 January, 2020

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night

Jan 10th 2020, 10:20 AM 87,925 Views 84 Comments

The woman, who was in a distressed state, told the volunteer she had been released from an acute hospital.

# homeless - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

500 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas dinner at the RDS today
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

500 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas dinner at the RDS today

Dec 25th 2019, 9:00 AM 12,821 Views 41 Comments

Around 3,000 Christmas dinners will also be prepared and delivered to the homes of those in need.

# homeless - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Here are some practical ways you can help homeless people this Christmas and New Year
# Give A Helping Hand
# Give A Helping Hand

Here are some practical ways you can help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

Dec 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 20,137 Views 16 Comments

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

# homeless - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'
# General Election
# General Election

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

Dec 18th 2019, 11:27 PM 21,940 Views 55 Comments

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

# homeless - Monday 9 December, 2019

Coats left on Ha'penny Bridge for homeless removed by DCC for 'health and safety' reasons
# Removed
# Removed

Coats left on Ha'penny Bridge for homeless removed by DCC for 'health and safety' reasons

Dec 9th 2019, 7:56 AM 31,412 Views 47 Comments

The council said that the coats would be “redistributed” through its homeless services.

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity
# Mendicity Institution
# Mendicity Institution

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity

Dec 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,873 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive activated its Cold Weather Strategy last month.

# homeless - Sunday 8 December, 2019

'I am worried about the cold - it kills me': A night on duty with a Dublin homeless charity
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'I am worried about the cold - it kills me': A night on duty with a Dublin homeless charity

Dec 8th 2019, 10:00 PM 35,227 Views 51 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent an evening with an outreach team helping homeless people in the city centre.

# homeless - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

The number of people who are homeless climbs to over 10,500 for the first time
# Eoghan Murphy
# Eoghan Murphy

The number of people who are homeless climbs to over 10,500 for the first time

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:21 PM 20,495 Views 108 Comments

There were 117 more people homeless in October than there was in September.

# homeless - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

'Another disappointing and frustrating year': Homeless charity helped more people than ever in 2018
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

'Another disappointing and frustrating year': Homeless charity helped more people than ever in 2018

Nov 19th 2019, 6:45 AM 7,766 Views 16 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust released its annual report for 2018 today.

# homeless - Friday 15 November, 2019

'If you said 50 years ago there would be families living in tents because they can't afford rent, I would have laughed'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'If you said 50 years ago there would be families living in tents because they can't afford rent, I would have laughed'

Nov 15th 2019, 6:10 AM 77,393 Views 70 Comments

The Dublin Simon Community is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. How different was the homeless problem back in 1969?

# homeless - Thursday 31 October, 2019

'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'This must end': Homelessness figures reach over 10,000 for eighth consecutive month

Oct 31st 2019, 2:18 PM 13,666 Views 72 Comments

10,397 people were in emergency accommodation in Ireland in September.

# homeless - Monday 28 October, 2019

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas
# Housing
# Housing

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas

Oct 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 33,003 Views 83 Comments

“Bringing a vacant home back into use can change people’s lives for the better.”

# homeless - Thursday 24 October, 2019

'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'It’s terrifying rough sleeping. I stay up all night, lying in a doorway'

Oct 24th 2019, 6:05 AM 14,762 Views 17 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland is launching its 2018 annual report today.

# homeless - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Coveney: 'No five-year-old child should be eating their dinner from cardboard on the street'

Oct 17th 2019, 7:01 PM 19,031 Views 55 Comments

A photo posted on online in recent days shows a boy eating his dinner from a piece of cardboard on the street.

# homeless - Monday 14 October, 2019

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'
# Cork
# Cork

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 1:06 PM 20,196 Views 47 Comments

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

# homeless - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Here's how the government plans to tackle homelessness, housing issues and high rents

Oct 8th 2019, 3:49 PM 18,684 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil said the government’s response to the housing crisis has been “completely ineffective”.

# homeless - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City
# NYC
# NYC

Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City

Oct 6th 2019, 2:11 PM 28,227 Views 9 Comments

A fifth man is in hospital with critical injuries following the attack in the Chinatown area.

# homeless - Thursday 3 October, 2019

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion
# Hidden Homelessness
# Hidden Homelessness

One-third of Irish adults know someone who has recently experienced housing exclusion

Oct 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 7,532 Views 10 Comments

That’s according to a new survey published by the Simon Communities of Ireland today.

# homeless - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Wholly unjustifiable': Garda interference led to withdrawal of housing offer for mother-of-two
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

'Wholly unjustifiable': Garda interference led to withdrawal of housing offer for mother-of-two

Oct 2nd 2019, 1:00 AM 73,707 Views 50 Comments

The woman had the same surname as a family with a “bad reputation” but was not part of this family and had no criminal history.