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# Outreach

Last year
'We have to live together and get along': The local East Wall group welcoming refugees to the area
Volunteers working in the group told The Journal that feedback from people in the area has been “so positive”.
All time
Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people
New research found the local drug economy – unlike precarious work – recruits young people by incentivising and enticing them.
'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers
We went out with an outreach team to see what a night is like on the streets of Dublin.
"When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me"
We spent an afternoon at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to drug users in Dublin.
Trial sees volunteers befriend mental health service users
A controlled trial saw that a small investment led to big benefits for building confidence and reducing isolation.
US students come together to transform Dublin youth centre
Notre Dame students gave a facelift to a youth centre on Dublin’s Cork Street.