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#Homeless

# 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 73,715 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 16,554 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 14,673 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 10,237 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 16,041 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 18,789 Views 108 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 24,413 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 9,626 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 30,880 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 11,850 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 11,131 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 24,757 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 22,563 Views 17 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 24,554 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 27,957 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 11,746 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 29,175 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 18,947 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 32,602 Views 107 Comments

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

# homeless - Friday 5 April, 2019

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help
# Address Point
# Address Point

'For all intents and purposes I didn't exist': Former rough sleeper says An Post fixed address service will be huge help

Apr 5th 2019, 5:13 PM 9,215 Views 8 Comments

The free personal postal address service for people who are homeless was launched at the GPO today.

# homeless - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless
# New South Street
# New South Street

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 29,085 Views 14 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust has issued a tender for the construction of eight apartments on New South Street.

# homeless - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Doing untold damage': FF calls for better State support for homeless schoolchildren
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Doing untold damage': FF calls for better State support for homeless schoolchildren

Apr 2nd 2019, 3:09 PM 5,917 Views 24 Comments

The party is bringing forward a private members motion on the matter in the Dáil tomorrow.

# homeless - Monday 1 April, 2019

Some 21% of newly homeless families in Dublin last year were non-EU citizens
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Some 21% of newly homeless families in Dublin last year were non-EU citizens

Apr 1st 2019, 10:18 AM 24,492 Views 60 Comments

A Homeless Action Plan by Dublin City Council is due to be discussed by councillors later today.

# homeless - Sunday 31 March, 2019

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless

Mar 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 20,389 Views 20 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a morning last week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland’s Sunday service.

# homeless - Thursday 28 March, 2019

'A national scandal' - Government defends housing record as minister says 'we need more landlords'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'A national scandal' - Government defends housing record as minister says 'we need more landlords'

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 12:58 PM 29,549 Views 121 Comments

The Housing Minister was reacting to the revelation that there are now 10,000 homeless people in the country.

# homeless - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'Deeply shocking': Housing Minister slammed as number of homeless people passes 10,000 for first time
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Deeply shocking': Housing Minister slammed as number of homeless people passes 10,000 for first time

Updated Mar 27th 2019, 10:15 PM 75,695 Views 132 Comments

That’s according to the emergency accommodation figures for February.

# homeless - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Murphy says it was 'irresponsible' to promise to end homelessness
# Eoghan Murphy
# Eoghan Murphy

Murphy says it was 'irresponsible' to promise to end homelessness

Mar 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 15,139 Views 76 Comments

The minister said there will always be people who present as homeless.

# homeless - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

Mar 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,470 Views 27 Comments

Neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission keep those details.

# homeless - Saturday 16 March, 2019

'We've seen people die, people beaten up horrifically': This primary school doesn't want an injecting centre 300m from its front door
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'We've seen people die, people beaten up horrifically': This primary school doesn't want an injecting centre 300m from its front door

Mar 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 43,088 Views 39 Comments

A plan to open a medically supervised injecting facility has been met with fierce local opposition.

'I didn't realise how heavy it weighed on me': Homeless family on getting keys to their council house
# Housing
# Housing

'I didn't realise how heavy it weighed on me': Homeless family on getting keys to their council house

Mar 16th 2019, 9:30 AM 46,534 Views 96 Comments

The couple lost their rental accommodation last year and found it impossible to find somewhere to live.

# homeless - Thursday 14 March, 2019

An Post to offer homeless people addresses at post offices to avail of services
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

An Post to offer homeless people addresses at post offices to avail of services

Mar 14th 2019, 12:18 PM 26,792 Views 31 Comments

An Post is working with homeless charities and service providers to put the finishing touches to the service.

# homeless - Monday 11 March, 2019

'This is a countrywide problem': Cork activists to protest government's handling of housing crisis
# Raise The Roof
# Raise The Roof

'This is a countrywide problem': Cork activists to protest government's handling of housing crisis

Mar 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,085 Views 26 Comments

Today’s demonstration comes after a major housing rally held in Dublin city over the weekend.

# homeless - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'No one wants refugees to become homeless': Call to delay closure of Direct Provision centre
# Clondalkin Towers
# Clondalkin Towers

'No one wants refugees to become homeless': Call to delay closure of Direct Provision centre

Mar 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 15,948 Views 0 Comments

Nineteen refugees are among dozens of people searching for a new place to live.

# homeless - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals
# Dignity
# Dignity

'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals

Mar 9th 2019, 11:00 AM 10,286 Views 5 Comments

It comes as new stats show over 2,000 cases where a homeless person has been discharged from hospital in the past seven years.

# homeless - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'We are seeing people who have a home, but they can’t afford the heating or the food to cook'
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'We are seeing people who have a home, but they can’t afford the heating or the food to cook'

Mar 7th 2019, 8:46 AM 20,025 Views 38 Comments

Merchants Quay Ireland has issued an urgent appeal for funding for its Sunday dinner service.

# homeless - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Rising rents and lack of social housing has driven up homelessness in Ireland, EU warns
# European Commission
# European Commission

Rising rents and lack of social housing has driven up homelessness in Ireland, EU warns

Feb 28th 2019, 8:57 AM 23,947 Views 57 Comments

The European Commission report was highly critical of Ireland’s housing policy.

# homeless - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'A national trauma': There are now 9,987 people living in homeless accommodation in Ireland
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'A national trauma': There are now 9,987 people living in homeless accommodation in Ireland

Feb 27th 2019, 5:03 PM 13,059 Views 51 Comments

This is an increase of 169 adults and 65 children on last month.

The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness
# Report Card
# Report Card

The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness

Feb 27th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,283 Views 26 Comments

The government has also been criticised for not introducing national standards for emergency accommodation.

# homeless - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'Ignored at viewings because they're black or Asian': Dozens of asylum seekers facing homelessness
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

'Ignored at viewings because they're black or Asian': Dozens of asylum seekers facing homelessness

Feb 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 37,371 Views 21 Comments

Clondalkin Towers is set to close in June and many residents are struggling to secure new accommodation.

# homeless - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'
# Careday19
# Careday19

Young people share their experiences in care: 'This was the chapter where I turned my life around'

Feb 16th 2019, 9:00 AM 10,640 Views 3 Comments

A number of young people shared their experiences yesterday and said they want to erase the stigma attached to being in the care system.