Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#on the streets

# 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 15,549 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 18,923 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 9,175 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 2,654 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 13,048 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 49,047 Views 334 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 13,876 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 21,205 Views 108 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 25,637 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 12,850 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 52,754 Views 24 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 17,671 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 18,594 Views 39 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 6,788 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 6,394 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 9,289 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 6,771 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 6,182 Views 79 Comments

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