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#Homeless

# 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 38,464 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 54,806 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 108,676 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 87,963 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 12,877 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 20,196 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 21,969 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 31,440 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 8,889 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 35,324 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 20,563 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 7,789 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 77,524 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 13,896 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 33,047 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 14,812 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 19,055 Views 53 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 20,224 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 19,019 Views 28 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 28,233 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 7,551 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 73,978 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.

# homeless - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Thousands of single men stuck in perpetual homelessness with 'nowhere to go'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Thousands of single men stuck in perpetual homelessness with 'nowhere to go'

Oct 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 16,664 Views 34 Comments

Depaul has pointed out that single people remain the biggest cohort and are likely to remain homeless for longer periods.

# homeless - Thursday 26 September, 2019

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

100-bed homeless medical treatment and recovery facility in Dublin gets green light

Sep 26th 2019, 3:31 PM 14,728 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was made at the launch of the Dublin Simon Community 2018 annual report.

# homeless - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

There's been a 50% surge in people seeking services at Dublin's oldest homelessness charity
# Mendicity Institution
# Mendicity Institution

There's been a 50% surge in people seeking services at Dublin's oldest homelessness charity

Sep 18th 2019, 12:49 PM 10,255 Views 20 Comments

The increase is being described by the Mendicity Institution as “alarming”.

# homeless - Thursday 5 September, 2019

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'
# Focus Ireland
# Focus Ireland

'They told me I was getting a home ... it was real surreal'

Sep 5th 2019, 1:15 PM 16,060 Views 26 Comments

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2018 this morning.

# homeless - Monday 2 September, 2019

Homelessness figures above 10,000 for sixth month in a row
# Housing
# Housing

Homelessness figures above 10,000 for sixth month in a row

Sep 2nd 2019, 1:23 PM 18,868 Views 109 Comments

New figures show that 10,275 people are in emergency accommodation.

# homeless - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,466 Views 36 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

# homeless - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

Jul 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,666 Views 12 Comments

The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.

# homeless - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Body of homeless man discovered in Cork
# Cork City
# Cork City

Body of homeless man discovered in Cork

Jul 18th 2019, 5:50 PM 30,896 Views 23 Comments

The discovery was made on Lower Oliver Plunkett Street this afternoon.

# homeless - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland
# Housing
# Housing

Only 8% of rental properties are available within rent support limits in Ireland

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:42 AM 11,859 Views 31 Comments

That’s according to a study conducted by the Simon Communities of Ireland.

# homeless - Friday 28 June, 2019

'There is no silver bullet,' says Murphy as homeless figure above 10,000 for fourth month in a row
# Housing
# Housing

'There is no silver bullet,' says Murphy as homeless figure above 10,000 for fourth month in a row

Jun 28th 2019, 12:17 PM 11,145 Views 93 Comments

There are still 1,700 families homeless in Ireland.

Woman suffered nightmares after being held at knifepoint by woman she offered to help
# Courts
# Courts

Woman suffered nightmares after being held at knifepoint by woman she offered to help

Jun 28th 2019, 6:20 AM 24,854 Views 0 Comments

Charlotte Skovhaus offered to drive Cher Quinn home and was held at knifepoint by Quinn in her car.

# homeless - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down
# Bru Aimsir
# Bru Aimsir

Major homeless hostel in Dublin city centre is set to close down

Jun 26th 2019, 2:46 PM 22,638 Views 16 Comments

The hostel currently provides beds for around 100 people.

# homeless - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time
# Housing First
# Housing First

Housing First services to be rolled out in Wicklow, Meath and Kildare for the first time

Jun 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,593 Views 3 Comments

Kildare County Council issued the tender worth an estimated €702,000.

# homeless - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin

Jun 13th 2019, 7:21 AM 28,018 Views 158 Comments

The research from homeless charity Focus Ireland examines family homelessness in Dublin.

# homeless - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Opinion: 10% of homeless families have been made homeless for a second time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 10% of homeless families have been made homeless for a second time

May 8th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,769 Views 24 Comments

Families exiting homelessness are increasingly accommodated in the private rental sector. But if the landlord decides to sell up – the family becomes homeless again, writes Wayne Stanley.

# homeless - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Poll: Should there be a freeze on all evictions for a year?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should there be a freeze on all evictions for a year?

May 1st 2019, 9:08 AM 29,185 Views 100 Comments

Despite a ramp up in the number of houses being built, homeless figures continue to rise each month.

# homeless - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high

Apr 30th 2019, 5:22 PM 19,102 Views 80 Comments

A rough sleeper count also found 128 people sleeping on the streets in Dublin.

# homeless - Saturday 27 April, 2019

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

Apr 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,772 Views 107 Comments

That is according to correspondence obtained by TheJournal.ie under Freedom of Information.