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# rough-sleepers - This year 2022

Concerns raised for homeless population amid warnings of 'exceptionally' high temperatures next week
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Concerns raised for homeless population amid warnings of 'exceptionally' high temperatures next week

Jul 15th 2022, 6:33 PM 14,425 Views 24 Comments

Major worries for rough sleepers include sunburn, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year

Apr 19th 2022, 4:32 PM 9,398 Views 7 Comments

Figures recorded by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive show that 91 people were sleeping rough in Dublin from 28 March to 3 April.

# rough-sleepers - Last year 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 18,707 Views 16 Comments

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

# rough-sleepers - All time

'Freezing cold, very scared and homeless': Volunteer describes discovering homeless woman on Dublin street
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

'Freezing cold, very scared and homeless': Volunteer describes discovering homeless woman on Dublin street

Jan 10th 2020, 10:30 PM 45,243 Views 64 Comments

Irene Coady Murphy said last night was particularly cold and they had run out of sleeping bags to give to rough sleepers.

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity
# Mendicity Institution
# Mendicity Institution

Dublin's winter plan for rough sleepers 'doesn't go far enough', says CEO of city's oldest charity

Dec 9th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,899 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive activated its Cold Weather Strategy last month.

Lynn Ruane: How this French charity shop treats the homeless should inspire us to help our own
# Column
# Column

Lynn Ruane: How this French charity shop treats the homeless should inspire us to help our own

Jun 23rd 2019, 8:30 PM 41,897 Views 31 Comments

Communal meals, a chance to work and help to make a home – the scheme gives clients control of their lives.

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

There are now over 10,300 people homeless in Ireland, a new record high

Apr 30th 2019, 5:22 PM 19,123 Views 80 Comments

A rough sleeper count also found 128 people sleeping on the streets in Dublin.

'Clearly isn't true': Dispute over claims there are enough beds for rough sleepers during cold snap
# Homeless
# Homeless

'Clearly isn't true': Dispute over claims there are enough beds for rough sleepers during cold snap

Jan 30th 2019, 8:06 PM 17,636 Views 44 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald told the Dáil there were 86 people without a bed last night, but the DRHE said there was no shortage.

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months
# The Right Direction
# The Right Direction

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months

Apr 20th 2018, 8:31 AM 12,233 Views 92 Comments

The numbers of people sleeping rough on the city’s streets dropped by just over 40% in the past six months.

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing
# Snow
# Snow

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

Mar 18th 2018, 2:15 PM 11,153 Views 25 Comments

People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:32 AM 30,433 Views 112 Comments

One person slept in a Garda station.

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5

Mar 1st 2018, 9:06 AM 45,349 Views 125 Comments

Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,596 Views 22 Comments

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight

Feb 28th 2018, 10:25 AM 6,982 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach said only a small number of people refused the offer of accommodation.

'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.

'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'

Oct 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,255 Views 5 Comments

Businesses across Cork opened their doors to rough sleepers ahead of the arrival of Storm Ophelia.

Homeless man found dead in tent in Bray
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Homeless man found dead in tent in Bray

Sep 21st 2017, 2:49 PM 18,431 Views 104 Comments

This is the third death of a rough sleeper in recent weeks.

'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.

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high

Apr 25th 2017, 8:12 PM 12,492 Views 58 Comments

A rough sleeper count for Dublin found 138 adults sleeping on the street.

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,633 Views 162 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

Fr Peter McVerry calls for immediate closure of Merchants Quay Night Cafe
# Homeless Beds
# Homeless Beds

Fr Peter McVerry calls for immediate closure of Merchants Quay Night Cafe

Dec 22nd 2016, 2:49 PM 50,706 Views 54 Comments

The homelessness campaigner has hit out at the quality of beds on offer, and called some hostels “a disgrace”.

A homeless group is asking B&Bs to take in rough sleepers for Christmas
# Warm Bed For Christmas
# Warm Bed For Christmas

A homeless group is asking B&Bs to take in rough sleepers for Christmas

Dec 11th 2016, 8:10 AM 9,824 Views 39 Comments

Cairdeas Homeless Action Group is offering to pay for homeless people to stay in B&Bs.

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year

Nov 30th 2016, 12:25 PM 7,531 Views 36 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has confirmed there were 142 rough sleepers on the streets of the capital.

Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years
# Sharp Increase
# Sharp Increase

Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:47 PM 13,239 Views 86 Comments

Meanwhile, Minister Simon Coveney has been highlighting arrangements in place for people who are homeless in the city.

Dunnes Stores sent warning letter from Dublin City Council over gates outside Grafton Street store
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Dunnes Stores sent warning letter from Dublin City Council over gates outside Grafton Street store

Sep 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 39,138 Views 45 Comments

A homeless action group previously used the area in front of the store to set up a food stall.

At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night
# Simon Community
# Simon Community

At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night

Sep 20th 2016, 11:06 AM 14,843 Views 89 Comments

The number of rough sleepers in the capital has reached a record high.

Up by 1000%: A lot more people are sleeping on the streets of Cork than 5 years ago
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Up by 1000%: A lot more people are sleeping on the streets of Cork than 5 years ago

Jul 4th 2016, 10:59 PM 13,154 Views 51 Comments

The number of rough sleepers has more than doubled in the past two years.

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Woman (18) and baby found on street after failing to get emergency accommodation

Jun 23rd 2016, 1:44 PM 42,535 Views 170 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said homelessness is “out of control”.

This 100-bed homeless hostel in Dublin is going to remain open
# Bru Aimsir
# Bru Aimsir

This 100-bed homeless hostel in Dublin is going to remain open

Jun 23rd 2016, 12:32 PM 12,794 Views 7 Comments

Brú Aimsir on Dublin’s Thomas Street was opened in October 2015 but was slated to be closed.

Census will go to extra lengths to leave nobody uncounted
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Census will go to extra lengths to leave nobody uncounted

Apr 23rd 2016, 3:00 PM 21,456 Views 54 Comments

Special provisions have been put in place to ensure rough sleepers and those in emergency accommodation are counted.

More than 1,000 children under 8 will be homeless this Christmas
# Homeless
# Homeless

More than 1,000 children under 8 will be homeless this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2015, 8:57 AM 6,728 Views 57 Comments

There are more than 1,600 children living in emergency accommodation.

Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars ... dozens upon dozens of needles
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars ... dozens upon dozens of needles

Jun 7th 2015, 9:00 PM 42,656 Views 94 Comments

Every alleyway in the city is being used for injecting…

'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 18,597 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’.

Homeless pregnant woman with young son 'left without emergency accommodation'
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

Homeless pregnant woman with young son 'left without emergency accommodation'

May 1st 2015, 12:33 PM 15,624 Views 55 Comments

“They tried to tell me to get someone to watch my son. I have no family who would do that.”

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever
# Homeless
# Homeless

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever

Apr 30th 2015, 3:10 PM 16,568 Views 29 Comments

Has the crisis been averted?

Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?
# Homeless
# Homeless

Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?

Jan 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 29,019 Views 35 Comments

Emily Duffy, a student from Limerick, has been displaying the ‘Homeless Wrap’ idea this week as part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

'The crisis is deepening': Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

'The crisis is deepening': Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:11 AM 7,369 Views 38 Comments

The latest count recorded 168 people sleeping rough.

€10m budget boost to end 'scourge of homelessness'
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

€10m budget boost to end 'scourge of homelessness'

Oct 14th 2014, 4:40 PM 4,164 Views 8 Comments

But rent supplement levels have not been touched.

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What age, where, and how many: The data on homelessness in Ireland

Sep 29th 2014, 3:00 PM 35,604 Views 15 Comments

How many people are sleeping rough in Wexford? Or how many are in emergency accommodation in Tipperary?

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night

Apr 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 6,499 Views 25 Comments

Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.

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