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#inner city helping homeless

# inner-city-helping-homeless - This year 2022

Recommendations for reform of garda vetting pushed back due to 'complex' nature of review
# Ichh
# Ichh

Recommendations for reform of garda vetting pushed back due to 'complex' nature of review

Feb 19th 2022, 7:30 AM 18,374 Views 0 Comments

An inter-departmental group was due to submit its recommendations at the end of 2021 but this deadline was missed.

Dublin councillors again defer vote to fill Anthony Flynn's council seat
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin councillors again defer vote to fill Anthony Flynn's council seat

Feb 7th 2022, 5:57 PM 9,194 Views 0 Comments

ICHH volunteer Geraldine Molloy was put forward last October by a number of Independent councillors to fill the seat.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - Last year 2021

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement
# Ichh
# Ichh

Anthony Flynn's DCC seat may remain vacant if councillors can't agree on replacement

Dec 6th 2021, 12:01 AM 13,332 Views 0 Comments
  • Councillors were due to vote on replacing Anthony Flynn in October but were split over how to proceed
  • Some councillors are backing a volunteer from Inner City Helping Homeless, the charity Flynn co-founded
  • However others say the vote should be deferred until various investigations are complete, writes Órla Ryan
Dublin councillors at odds over filling Anthony Flynn's seat amid ICHH controversy
# Ichh
# Ichh

Dublin councillors at odds over filling Anthony Flynn's seat amid ICHH controversy

Oct 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 18,060 Views 0 Comments
  • Some DCC members want Flynn to be replaced on Monday, while others want the vote postponed, Órla Ryan reports
  • A number of independent councillors are set to put forward Geraldine Molloy, an ICHH volunteer, to fill the seat
  • Mannix Flynn questioned bringing in a candidate while investigations into ICHH are ongoing
Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal
# Soup Runs
# Soup Runs

Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal

Sep 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,251 Views 0 Comments
  • Brendan Kenny says there is "currently no vetting on many people who are actually interacting directly with homeless people"
  • Volunteers say hundreds of people could go without food if certain services are shut down, Órla Ryan reports
  • "We don't want to be a charity or a business. We're volunteers, we just want to feed the people who need us and go home"
Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board
# Charity
# Charity

Social Democrats TD has 'declined' offer to take up role as chair of ICHH board

Sep 21st 2021, 10:20 PM 32,056 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin homeless charity has been embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.

Councillor Christy Burke takes up role as ICHH chair after David Hall resigns
# Inner City Helping Homeless
# Inner City Helping Homeless

Councillor Christy Burke takes up role as ICHH chair after David Hall resigns

Aug 29th 2021, 9:07 AM 27,054 Views 0 Comments

David Hall resigned on Friday due to threats made to him, he told two newspapers.

Dublin homeless charity suspends employee as inquiry launched over 'serious matters'
# Inner City Helping Homeless
# Inner City Helping Homeless

Dublin homeless charity suspends employee as inquiry launched over 'serious matters'

Aug 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 72,132 Views 0 Comments

The Charities Regulator has been contact in relation to the matter.

# inner-city-helping-homeless - All time

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 10,516 Views 15 Comments

A review is being carried out into the increase in the deaths of people accessing homeless services.

'They're not seen and definitely not heard': Why it's time for a homeless 'Rock the Vote' in Ireland
# Homeless Postcards
# Homeless Postcards

'They're not seen and definitely not heard': Why it's time for a homeless 'Rock the Vote' in Ireland

Feb 5th 2020, 12:53 PM 11,649 Views 10 Comments

There are more than 6,300 homeless adults in Ireland and services say it is often difficult for people to register.

'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 35,340 Views 51 Comments

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

Homeless family of seven offered sleeping bags at Dublin garda station
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless family of seven offered sleeping bags at Dublin garda station

Oct 10th 2019, 1:47 PM 51,497 Views 43 Comments

A local councillor called the situation ‘barbaric’.

'We need to stop this': Homelessness figures reach 10,000 for seventh consecutive month
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'We need to stop this': Homelessness figures reach 10,000 for seventh consecutive month

Sep 30th 2019, 11:02 AM 16,691 Views 55 Comments

A total of 10,338 people were in emergency accommodation in August.

'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas
# Collectors
# Collectors

'It can be damaging': People warned to avoid bogus charity collectors over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:03 AM 11,584 Views 12 Comments

ICHH said that people posing as their volunteers had been reported collecting.

More homeless families living in hotels, despite Government claim that hubs are 'best response' to crisis
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

More homeless families living in hotels, despite Government claim that hubs are 'best response' to crisis

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 9,893 Views 42 Comments

More families are continuing to live in hotels a year after the government pledged to end the practice.

15 months into the job, how has Eoghan Murphy performed as Minister for Housing?
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

15 months into the job, how has Eoghan Murphy performed as Minister for Housing?

Sep 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,188 Views 143 Comments

Earlier this week, Sinn Féin said it will move to have Murphy removed from office when the Dáil resumes this month.

Mother and one-year-old child walk streets waiting to hear about accommodation for the night
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Mother and one-year-old child walk streets waiting to hear about accommodation for the night

Sep 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 41,363 Views 127 Comments

One woman was left with nowhere to go earlier this week after she says she was told her child wasn’t registered as homeless.

Family who spent night in garda station offered three-bedroom apartment on trial basis
# Margaret Cash
# Margaret Cash

Family who spent night in garda station offered three-bedroom apartment on trial basis

Aug 16th 2018, 11:50 AM 72,716 Views 265 Comments

Margaret Cash and six of her children spent the night in Tallaght Garda Station last week.

Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation
# Homeless
# Homeless

Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation

Updated Aug 13th 2018, 5:10 PM 52,217 Views 17 Comments

Margaret Cash is understood to be in contact with the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive about trying to secure accommodation for her and her family.

Child homelessness rises 35% during Eoghan Murphy's first year in office
# Department Of Housing
# Department Of Housing

Child homelessness rises 35% during Eoghan Murphy's first year in office

Jul 24th 2018, 4:02 PM 16,289 Views 101 Comments

There were a record 9,872 people in emergency accommodation in June.

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system
# Reform
# Reform

Dublin City Council issues €500k tender for homeless accommodation booking system

Jul 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 10,050 Views 22 Comments

The contract also includes the provision of training for staff who will be using the system.

Hydration stations to be set up for rough sleepers in Dublin as temperatures soar
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Hydration stations to be set up for rough sleepers in Dublin as temperatures soar

Jun 25th 2018, 8:15 AM 12,308 Views 12 Comments

A charity group has also appealed for donations of water and sunscreen.

'As temperatures drop, there's a fear for life' - Volunteer group operates day and night ahead of icy weather
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'As temperatures drop, there's a fear for life' - Volunteer group operates day and night ahead of icy weather

Feb 27th 2018, 10:16 PM 17,123 Views 33 Comments

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive has said that over 165 extra beds have been made available because of the weather warning.

'It's a moral shame': Another 188 children have become homeless since the start of the year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'It's a moral shame': Another 188 children have become homeless since the start of the year

Feb 27th 2018, 5:26 PM 8,242 Views 57 Comments

There were 1,517 families with 3,267 children staying in emergency accommodation in January.

'Homelessness is not normal': Effort to kickstart national movement begins with laughter and song outside the Dáil
# And So This Is Christmas
# And So This Is Christmas

'Homelessness is not normal': Effort to kickstart national movement begins with laughter and song outside the Dáil

Dec 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 19,446 Views 50 Comments

On a bitterly cold day, hundreds of people turned out to support the concert in support of the homeless.

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them
# Conflict
# Conflict

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

Sep 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,743 Views 31 Comments

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

'The problem is that these are institutions': Family hubs for homeless compared to direct provision
# MY NAME IS...
# MY NAME IS...

'The problem is that these are institutions': Family hubs for homeless compared to direct provision

Aug 28th 2017, 1:57 PM 11,614 Views 44 Comments

The number of children who are homeless is now at nearly 3,000.

This video of a homeless boy with cerebral palsy is going viral
# Dublin
# Dublin

This video of a homeless boy with cerebral palsy is going viral

Aug 26th 2017, 5:26 PM 29,414 Views 64 Comments

The video was posted as part of a new awareness campaign by the group Inner City Helping Homeless.

Homeless families asked to pay €37 a week to live in 'hubs'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless families asked to pay €37 a week to live in 'hubs'

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 30,699 Views 74 Comments

Family hubs are group accommodation units specifically for homeless families.

'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers
# After Midnight
# After Midnight

'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers

Jun 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 33,159 Views 30 Comments

We went out with an outreach team to see what a night is like on the streets of Dublin.

'This is just a drop in the ocean': Pictures show rats and mould in emergency accommodation
# Dublin
# Dublin

'This is just a drop in the ocean': Pictures show rats and mould in emergency accommodation

Apr 29th 2017, 1:36 PM 20,172 Views 32 Comments

Photographs were sent by a mother who lives with her children in the Dublin accommodation.

'We have our own beds now': Will family hubs be able to replace hotels for homeless families?
# Family Hubs
# Family Hubs

'We have our own beds now': Will family hubs be able to replace hotels for homeless families?

Apr 16th 2017, 7:30 AM 16,369 Views 20 Comments

The Housing Minister has said hotels will no longer be used for homeless families by July.

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one
# Kolumbus
# Kolumbus

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one

Dec 18th 2015, 6:04 AM 11,051 Views 5 Comments

This time of year can be particularly difficult for people on the streets.

Questions raised after man dies on busy Dublin street
# Westmoreland Street
# Westmoreland Street

Questions raised after man dies on busy Dublin street

Oct 11th 2015, 9:14 PM 77,303 Views 192 Comments

The man was found in the doorway of a Starbucks on Westmoreland Street in the city centre.

Woman helping homeless people at GPO has hot tea thrown in her face
# Attack On Volunteer
# Attack On Volunteer

Woman helping homeless people at GPO has hot tea thrown in her face

May 9th 2015, 1:48 PM 40,981 Views 0 Comments

A man has been arrested following the assault.

Enda Kenny was on the streets talking to homeless people last night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Enda Kenny was on the streets talking to homeless people last night

Dec 5th 2014, 11:27 AM 19,075 Views 308 Comments

“He had his woolly hat on and his jacket on and his scarf and he walked around and he fed people.”

Dublin Mayor: It's 'bullsh*t' gardaí can't take in homeless under-18s without social worker
# Sleeping Rough
# Sleeping Rough

Dublin Mayor: It's 'bullsh*t' gardaí can't take in homeless under-18s without social worker

Jul 14th 2014, 10:23 AM 13,770 Views 49 Comments

Christy Burke said it’s “unbelievable” that gardaí can’t take in under-18s who are sleeping rough without the presence of a social worker.

Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines
# Two Different Worlds
# Two Different Worlds

Charity calls on Housing Minister to meet homeless people tonight; she declines

Jun 26th 2014, 2:27 PM 6,821 Views 28 Comments

The Inner City Helping Homeless group has urged Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan to ‘open her eyes’ and reconsider turning down their offer of meeting homeless people tonight.

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'
# Homeless
# Homeless

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'

Apr 19th 2014, 9:36 PM 27,432 Views 93 Comments

The council’s homeless executive admitted it’s spending more than it would like placing families in hotels because of the demand on services but said that’s better than leaving them on the streets.

Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent
# Emergency Accommodation
# Emergency Accommodation

Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent

Apr 4th 2014, 9:59 AM 7,455 Views 42 Comments

A count by Inner City Helping Homeless found 98 sleeping rough.