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#Homeless

# 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 21,495 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 10,514 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 13,607 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 10,277 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 16,456 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 42,342 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 13,785 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 27,991 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 22,312 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 23,229 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 11,094 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 27,523 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 12,243 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 14,917 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 64,360 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 16,762 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 8,637 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 21,407 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 5,865 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 34,173 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 9,324 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 11,857 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 32,464 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 13,203 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 12,457 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 25,836 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 31,899 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 15,084 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 25,394 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 49,437 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 25,041 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 31,785 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 59,004 Views 74 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 18,662 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 9,084 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 63,888 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 21,083 Views 98 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 17,407 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 38,458 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 54,796 Views 79 Comments

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