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# on-the-streets - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase
# Recruitment Drive
# Recruitment Drive

Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase

Oct 9th 2018, 5:55 PM 15,496 Views 18 Comments

Funding of €95 million will be made available for overtime pay.

# on-the-streets - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night

Sep 17th 2017, 4:16 PM 18,895 Views 75 Comments

Activists fear there may be a bad batch of drugs on the streets right now.

# on-the-streets - Friday 13 January, 2017

What's being done to help people sleeping rough cope with this freezing cold weather?
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

What's being done to help people sleeping rough cope with this freezing cold weather?

Jan 13th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,154 Views 18 Comments

The cold weather is an inconvenience for the majority, but for the homeless people living on the streets, it’s much more serious than that.

# on-the-streets - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

These Westmeath GAA players fed the homeless on Grafton Street last night
# Post-match Meal
From The Daily Edge
# Post-match Meal

These Westmeath GAA players fed the homeless on Grafton Street last night

Dec 13th 2016, 10:12 AM 2,635 Views 1 Comment

And in Mullingar too.

# on-the-streets - Friday 11 November, 2016

Second night of protests in US cities against Trump victory
# Protest
# Protest

Second night of protests in US cities against Trump victory

Nov 11th 2016, 7:11 AM 12,869 Views 77 Comments

Protests took place in New York, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Oakland and elsewhere.

# on-the-streets - Thursday 27 October, 2016

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike
# A Lot More To Do
# A Lot More To Do

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 48,798 Views 331 Comments

Today marked the first day of strike action for teachers across the country, with over 500 schools closed.

# on-the-streets - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Enda Kenny says there's no reason why anyone should be sleeping rough this Christmas
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Enda Kenny says there's no reason why anyone should be sleeping rough this Christmas

Dec 1st 2015, 5:15 PM 13,850 Views 123 Comments

Today is one year Jonathan Corrie died near Leinster House.

# on-the-streets - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

What do people in Dublin think of Budget 2016?
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

What do people in Dublin think of Budget 2016?

Oct 14th 2015, 10:30 AM 21,166 Views 107 Comments

We got reaction on the streets.

# on-the-streets - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Homeless man found dead off Dublin's Dawson Street named
# Dawson Lane
# Dawson Lane

Homeless man found dead off Dublin's Dawson Street named

Sep 27th 2015, 2:21 PM 25,586 Views 39 Comments

Dublin Simon has warned that more homeless people could die as winter sets in.

# on-the-streets - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Charity warns more homeless people could die as winter sets in
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Charity warns more homeless people could die as winter sets in

Sep 26th 2015, 4:10 PM 12,835 Views 84 Comments

Dublin Simon says the number of rough sleepers is the highest it has ever been.

# on-the-streets - Monday 7 September, 2015

BBC quiz show star claims that he may have killed a homeless man
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

BBC quiz show star claims that he may have killed a homeless man

Sep 7th 2015, 2:45 PM 52,710 Views 23 Comments

The gameshow regular has made the admission in a new autobiography.

# on-the-streets - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Peter McVerry says hostels are such a disgrace he's been advising people to sleep rough
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Peter McVerry says hostels are such a disgrace he's been advising people to sleep rough

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:28 PM 17,653 Views 65 Comments

He said he believes the government is looking for a cheap way out of the homeless crisis.

# on-the-streets - Saturday 16 May, 2015

'Hugely worrying' upsurge in violence among Dublin rough-sleepers
# Cycle Of Fear
# Cycle Of Fear

'Hugely worrying' upsurge in violence among Dublin rough-sleepers

May 16th 2015, 9:45 AM 18,575 Views 40 Comments

A number of attacks on charity workers have made the headlines in recent weeks. A leading campaigner says it’s ‘very tense’.

# on-the-streets - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

'Rats skittering across sodden blankets, beds of needles': Enda on meeting Dublin's homeless
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

'Rats skittering across sodden blankets, beds of needles': Enda on meeting Dublin's homeless

Dec 10th 2014, 12:44 PM 6,771 Views 19 Comments

The Taoiseach has told the Dáil about his experience of meeting homeless people last week.

# on-the-streets - Thursday 27 November, 2014

"Alarming": 358% increase in rough sleeping over two years in Cork
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

"Alarming": 358% increase in rough sleeping over two years in Cork

Nov 27th 2014, 4:45 PM 6,372 Views 11 Comments

Cork Simon says immediate action is needed to deal with the issue.

# on-the-streets - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month

Nov 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 9,146 Views 49 Comments

Over 400 families have lost their homes in the county in the first ten months of this year.

# on-the-streets - Saturday 16 August, 2014

There has been a 94% drop in child begging cases being reported in Dublin since 1999
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

There has been a 94% drop in child begging cases being reported in Dublin since 1999

Aug 16th 2014, 9:45 AM 6,719 Views 19 Comments

The ISPCC want you to report to it if you see a child begging.

# on-the-streets - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine
# Riots
# Riots

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

Feb 19th 2014, 5:47 PM 6,151 Views 79 Comments

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.