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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# sleeping rough

Last year
# Homelessness
Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin down 27% on same time last year
Figures recorded by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive show that 91 people were sleeping rough in Dublin from 28 March to 3 April.
All time
# Homelessness
Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless
A new report from Dublin County Council found that there is a higher mortality rate among single homeless people.
# Homelessness
14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard
One person slept in a Garda station.
# rough sleepers
30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.
# record numbers
These are the five things Focus Ireland says will help end homelessness
One in every three people who are homeless is a child.
# sleeping rough
Landlord says barriers at social welfare building were not targeted at the homeless
The management company said it installed the railings in response to anti-social behaviour.
# drug hostels
Alan Kelly and Fr Peter McVerry are fighting again
The veteran campaigner said homeless people are better off sleeping rough than going to emergency accommodation.
# rough sleepers
Homeless pregnant woman with young son 'left without emergency accommodation'
“They tried to tell me to get someone to watch my son. I have no family who would do that.”
# Homeless
The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has just had the biggest decrease ever
Has the crisis been averted?
# on the streets
"Alarming": 358% increase in rough sleeping over two years in Cork
Cork Simon says immediate action is needed to deal with the issue.
# Dublin
'The crisis is deepening': Record number of rough sleepers in Dublin
The latest count recorded 168 people sleeping rough.
# homeless ireland
'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'
The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.
# homeless ireland
Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?
How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.
# Homelessness
Over 158 people in Dublin were sleeping rough on Wednesday night
They were counted within a 5 mile radius and it is the highest recorded number in several weeks.
# Close Call
Homeless man in Athlone escapes being tipped into bin truck
Staff at the waste management company had been instructed to check in every bin before emptying it and a worker spotted him asleep inside one.
# sleeping rough
Dublin Mayor: It's 'bullsh*t' gardaí can't take in homeless under-18s without social worker
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.
# Homelessness
Homeless director says there are new cases of people sleeping rough in Dublin every night
Inner City Helping Homeless says a nightly run is now averaging 80 rough sleepers.
# Homeless
Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin's inner city hits 'crisis point'
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.
# Emergency Accommodation
Number of homeless on streets of Dublin rises 25 per cent
A count by Inner City Helping Homeless found 98 sleeping rough.
# Gerard Donnelly
Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge
Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death.
# Homelessness
Two-thirds of Cork's homeless have mental conditions - report
A new report by the Cork Simon Community says that early school leavers and those who encounter legal trouble are far more likely to end up homeless.
Column: Thousands of people are just one pay cheque away from being homeless
One pay cheque, one social welfare payment, one family problem, one health diagnosis, one mortgage repayment: this can be all that stands between you and the street, writes Niamh Randall.
# Homelessness
Getting out of homelessness early is key says study
A six-year investigation into youth homelessness in Ireland has called for ‘more fluid systems of intervention’.
# Homeless
There are 7 new homeless people in Dublin everyday
Dublin City Council Homeless section says 2.5 people will exit homelessness every day.
# sleeping rough
94 people will be sleeping rough on Dublin's streets tonight
It’s a 28 per cent increase in the number of people sleeping rough when compared to April last year.
# Homeless
People sleeping rough in Dublin increases by 20 per cent
This winter, four homeless people have been found dead in towns across Ireland.
# Homeless
Number of people sleeping rough in Dublin increases
Around 100 people are homeless this winter, the majority are Irish men.
# Homelessness
Government envisions a ‘housing led approach’ to homeless crisis
A move away from overnight hostel accommodation and towards longer-term housing is being considered in the hopes of tackling homelessness.
# Homeless
Cardiff retailers want homeless off the streets during Olympics
Cardiff Retail Partnership is calling on police to remove homeless people from the streets due to the increased numbers of tourists over the coming weeks.
# Homelessness
Dramatic increase in number of people sleeping rough in Dublin
New count finds the number of people on the streets of the capital has risen by almost a quarter in the past year.