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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# St Vincent de Paul

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# Homeless
Radical initiative see charities leasing flats for homeless in Cork
The plan will enable people to move on from homelessness to suitable and affordable housing – as well as ensuring others will not have to sleep on the streets.
# christmas dinner
Mrs Brown's Christmas dinners: Hundreds to benefit from O'Carroll's donation
For the second year in a row, Brendan O’Carroll has donated turkey and ham vouchers to St Vincent de Paul in the Dublin region to help families this Christmas.
# Toy Show
Tubridy's Late Late Toy Show jumper sold for €10,000
All in aid of good cause…
# Charity
SVP expects 100,000 requests for assistance before Christmas
St Vincent De Paul said it is worried yesterday’s budget will put added pressure on the charity during the festive season.
# Social change
GAA voted Ireland’s greatest ever force for social change
The GAA beat both St Vincent de Paul and Mary McAleese to be named as the most responsible for social change in Ireland, in a survey commissioned by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland.
# Explainer
Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?
With Halloween now behind us, Christmas has become the focus of many. While the holiday can bring joy to many, it can be a time of huge financial pressure for others.
# St Vincent de Paul
Interview: Stories like the 'corn flakes family' are true - SVP president
The national president of Ireland’s largest voluntary, charitable organisation tells about the increase in demand for services and the rebirth of Ireland’s community spirit. Listen to the full interview…
Post-mortem due after Irishman Paraic Casey dies during Channel swim
The 45-year-old was raising funds for charity when he fell ill during his swim yesterday morning.
# Mary McAleese
Mary McAleese prepares for the end of her presidency
After 14 years in office, it’s the final full day in office for the president.
# Children
Almost 1 in 3 Irish children deprived of basic necessities
Even in well-off homes 28 per cent of kids are going without one or more key items, a survey has found.
Column: Self-employed people are the recession’s real victims
Families are on the breadline simply because the government’s policy is unfair, writes Brendan Dempsey.
# Top man
278km later... Charity climber completes 365-day trek of Croagh Patrick
Matt Loughrey has climbed Croagh Patrick every day for the last 364 days. Today he finishes a mammoth charity climb.
# Budget11
Child benefit fears ahead of devastating Budget cuts
Brian Lenihan expected to set out the harshest budget in the country’s history this afternoon.
Huge increase in calls to St Vincent de Paul
Significant rise in people seeking help around the country.