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# homelessness - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless

Jun 2nd 2021, 2:14 PM 7,478 Views 7 Comments

A new report from Dublin County Council found that there is a higher mortality rate among single homeless people.

# homelessness - Friday 28 May, 2021

Hoardings were put up where homeless man was known to sleep to 'prepare building for Leaving Cert'
# Rathmines
# Rathmines

Hoardings were put up where homeless man was known to sleep to 'prepare building for Leaving Cert'

May 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 48,493 Views 41 Comments

The man has since been contacted by homeless services.

# homelessness - Friday 7 May, 2021

Over 1,000 people with status to remain are stuck in Direct Provision as they can't find other housing
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Over 1,000 people with status to remain are stuck in Direct Provision as they can't find other housing

May 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,467 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Ó Broin says these people should be included in the government’s homelessness figures.

# homelessness - Thursday 6 May, 2021

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

38 deaths in homeless services in first three months of this year

May 6th 2021, 9:36 PM 17,872 Views 19 Comments

North Inner City Councillor Anthony Flynn said the report on the 79 deaths in Dublin last year needs to be published urgently.

# homelessness - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Rory Hearne: The Government does not want you to be able to afford to buy a home

Updated May 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 142,181 Views 193 Comments

The housing expert says the investor takeover of homes is no accident – it’s Government policy.

# homelessness - Monday 3 May, 2021

Over 130 people located by council's rough sleeper app four months since launch
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Over 130 people located by council's rough sleeper app four months since launch

May 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 18,547 Views 16 Comments

The Mendicity Institute believes the app cuts rough sleepers out of the conversation

# homelessness - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Taoiseach tells TDs barbers and hairdressers will be 'prioritised' in May easing - but no firm decisions made
# Chop Chop
# Chop Chop

Taoiseach tells TDs barbers and hairdressers will be 'prioritised' in May easing - but no firm decisions made

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 9:30 PM 74,390 Views 115 Comments

The Cabinet is due to meet next Tuesday and Thursday before signing off on plans for the easing of restrictions in May.

# homelessness - 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 28,651 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.

# homelessness - 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 36,350 Views 45 Comments

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

# homelessness - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Drop in number of households needing social housing but almost 62,000 still on list

Mar 9th 2021, 5:35 PM 13,443 Views 25 Comments

Last year the State delivered just over 5,000 new build social homes.

# homelessness - 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 7,838 Views 13 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 9,095 Views 2 Comments

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

# homelessness - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Opinion: Opposition for opposition sake to Affordable Housing Plan short-changes young people and families
# Housing
# Housing

Opinion: Opposition for opposition sake to Affordable Housing Plan short-changes young people and families

Feb 2nd 2021, 3:58 PM 18,202 Views 34 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Mary Fitzpatrick responds to opposition criticism of the government’s Affordable Housing Plan.

# homelessness - Friday 29 January, 2021

Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people
# Homeless Figures
# Homeless Figures

Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people

Jan 29th 2021, 3:47 PM 7,497 Views 14 Comments

Housing minister Darragh O’Brien said homelessness remains “unacceptably high”.

# homelessness - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits

Jan 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,164 Views 13 Comments

Homeless numbers are down but Simon Communities says the full impact of the pandemic will only be seen when restrictions are lifted permanently.

# homelessness - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Eoin Ó Broin: We can end homelessness but absolute reform of the system is required
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eoin Ó Broin: We can end homelessness but absolute reform of the system is required

Jan 21st 2021, 6:55 AM 15,598 Views 77 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD says we have to set aside our obsession with the charitable model and instead fund preventative services and new homes.

# homelessness - 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 52,916 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.

# homelessness - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
# Interview
# Interview

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister

Dec 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 23,344 Views 31 Comments

Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.

# homelessness - 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 21,136 Views 12 Comments

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

# homelessness - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Taoiseach told he is living in a world of 'make believe' by ignoring the reality of the housing crisis
# Housing
# Housing

Taoiseach told he is living in a world of 'make believe' by ignoring the reality of the housing crisis

Dec 16th 2020, 2:45 PM 26,318 Views 55 Comments

In Dublin, house prices have decreased by 1.5%, while apartment prices increased by 1%.

# homelessness - 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 21,066 Views 18 Comments

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

# homelessness - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Opinion: How the pandemic acted as a catalyst for change in delivering vital homelessness services
# Drug Treatment
# Drug Treatment

Opinion: How the pandemic acted as a catalyst for change in delivering vital homelessness services

Nov 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 14,662 Views 5 Comments

Tony Duffin, CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project describes how a shift in policy around Covid-19 brought about the changes to drug treatment that had been sought for years.

# homelessness - 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 13,179 Views 23 Comments

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

# homelessness - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Homeless charities express 'concern and upset' after bodies of two men found in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless charities express 'concern and upset' after bodies of two men found in Dublin

Nov 25th 2020, 7:26 PM 26,857 Views 30 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the deaths, and they are not being treated as suspicious.

# homelessness - Thursday 5 November, 2020

'Twice I woke up and a person was dead beside me'
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'Twice I woke up and a person was dead beside me'

Nov 5th 2020, 6:45 AM 32,676 Views 13 Comments

Over 11,600 people who are homeless or in addiction were helped by Merchants Quay Ireland in 2019.

# homelessness - Sunday 1 November, 2020

'Chronic lack of supply' of affordable homes outside Dublin, warns homelessness charity
# Simon Communities
# Simon Communities

'Chronic lack of supply' of affordable homes outside Dublin, warns homelessness charity

Nov 1st 2020, 6:13 PM 30,754 Views 50 Comments

The latest report from the Simon Communities reveals the lack of affordable housing across the country.

# homelessness - 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 16,441 Views 9 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 13,750 Views 3 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 27,748 Views 11 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 22,207 Views 14 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 23,104 Views 14 Comments

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2019 this morning

# homelessness - 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 11,059 Views 14 Comments

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

# homelessness - 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 27,501 Views 29 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 12,182 Views 0 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 14,839 Views 3 Comments

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

# homelessness - Friday 4 September, 2020

Homeless providers say an 'excess' of food services in Dublin 'undermines' their work
# Day Services
# Day Services

Homeless providers say an 'excess' of food services in Dublin 'undermines' their work

Sep 4th 2020, 6:20 AM 40,726 Views 40 Comments

The review examined statutory-funded day services for Dublin’s homeless population.

# homelessness - Friday 28 August, 2020

Homeless figures rise in July amid warnings about end of eviction ban and rent freeze
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless figures rise in July amid warnings about end of eviction ban and rent freeze

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 4:26 PM 15,220 Views 25 Comments

It reverses a trend that saw the number of homeless people fall in recent months.

# homelessness - 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 64,256 Views 32 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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 16,747 Views 30 Comments

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

# homelessness - 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”.

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