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# soup-runs - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Recommendations for reform of garda vetting pushed back due to 'complex' nature of review
# Ichh
# Ichh

Recommendations for reform of garda vetting pushed back due to 'complex' nature of review

Feb 19th 2022, 7:30 AM 18,290 Views 0 Comments

An inter-departmental group was due to submit its recommendations at the end of 2021 but this deadline was missed.

# soup-runs - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'Unofficial money lenders' targeting people in queues at soup runs
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Unofficial money lenders' targeting people in queues at soup runs

Oct 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,619 Views 0 Comments
  • Concerns have been raised about so-called “unofficial money lenders” targeting people as they queue in soup runs
  • A number of people who work or volunteer in the homelessness sector have warned about the "worrying trend"
  • People borrow small amounts of cash but are charged around 40% in interest, Órla Ryan reports

# soup-runs - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal
# Soup Runs
# Soup Runs

Dublin's homelessness authority to crack down on 'unofficial' services after ICHH scandal

Sep 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,170 Views 0 Comments
  • Brendan Kenny says there is "currently no vetting on many people who are actually interacting directly with homeless people"
  • Volunteers say hundreds of people could go without food if certain services are shut down, Órla Ryan reports
  • "We don't want to be a charity or a business. We're volunteers, we just want to feed the people who need us and go home"

# soup-runs - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

'Homeless people are scared and worried': Soup runs fear HSE inspection will force them to close
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'Homeless people are scared and worried': Soup runs fear HSE inspection will force them to close

Jul 20th 2021, 3:10 PM 23,196 Views 43 Comments

Two volunteer soup runs received visits and letters from the HSE’s environmental health section in recent weeks.