Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 23 February, 2019

#homeless crisis

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 17 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I can sleep at night now': iCare buys 19 homes to save families from eviction Mortgage To Rent

'I can sleep at night now': iCare buys 19 homes to save families from eviction

The housing body has also made 571 further deals to buy distressed mortgages and many of these will move forward this year.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent Rental Crisis

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'He chose to die at home. The hostel was his home': Lynn Ruane on hidden health problems in homelessness Homeless Crisis

'He chose to die at home. The hostel was his home': Lynn Ruane on hidden health problems in homelessness

The health rights of people in emergency accommodation are not a subject that comes up often enough, writes Lynn Ruane.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Bank-appointed receiver launches court proceedings against 'campaigners' occupying a property on Pearse Street Dublin

Bank-appointed receiver launches court proceedings against 'campaigners' occupying a property on Pearse Street

A banner with the words “Pearse Street Occupation” written on it has been placed outside the building the court heard.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 5 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'You feel like you have no life left': Teenager living in hotel speaks about daily struggle of being homeless Homelessness

'You feel like you have no life left': Teenager living in hotel speaks about daily struggle of being homeless

‘Amanda’, one of more than 9,500 homeless people in Ireland, gave a candid interview on RTÉ Radio 1.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Child homelessness rises 35% during Eoghan Murphy's first year in office Department Of Housing

Child homelessness rises 35% during Eoghan Murphy's first year in office

There were a record 9,872 people in emergency accommodation in June.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel' Homeless Crisis

Homeless children in education: 'She is very tired in school, exhausted, I would be too if I had to travel'

A new report by the Children’s Rights Alliance looks at the impact of homelessness on children’s education.

# homeless-crisis - Monday 25 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We have to give back something': The barber who cuts hair for the homeless outside the GPO Homeless Crisis This post contains videos

'We have to give back something': The barber who cuts hair for the homeless outside the GPO

Hakkan Isik and his team of volunteers set up outside the Dublin landmark each Friday.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'The second half of the night was harder but we knew we weren’t experiencing the real thing'

Alan O’Mara was one of the many GAA stars who slept out in solidarity with Ireland’s homeless on Saturday night.

# homeless-crisis - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO Homeless Crisis

'You're giving back dignity': Meet the man who fits dentures for the homeless outside the GPO

Kevin Shanahan sees around 20 people during each of his O’Connell Street nighttime sessions.

# homeless-crisis - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Perhaps that wasn't the question': Taoiseach may have misunderstood homelessness question International Standards

'Perhaps that wasn't the question': Taoiseach may have misunderstood homelessness question

In the past week the government claimed that the context of a question on homelessness was left out – it wasn’t.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I am absolutely furious' - Fr Peter McVerry criticises Taoiseach and senior council official for homeless comments Bad Behaviour

'I am absolutely furious' - Fr Peter McVerry criticises Taoiseach and senior council official for homeless comments

The head of Dublin City Council’s homelessness body is coming in for widespread criticism for her comments.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Children coming to school from hotels 'is a blight and a stain on our Republic' says principal Homeless Crisis

Children coming to school from hotels 'is a blight and a stain on our Republic' says principal

Addressing the annual conference of the NAPD, the organisation’s president called for more government support.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 15 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'd get my pocket money and give them an ice cream' - 2,973 children are homeless in Ireland Homeless Crisis

'I'd get my pocket money and give them an ice cream' - 2,973 children are homeless in Ireland

Today is Barnardos’ national collection day.

# homeless-crisis - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'For people with disabilities this is a crisis within a crisis' Challenges

'For people with disabilities this is a crisis within a crisis'

This is the reality for a growing number of people.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie ‘It's unacceptable that homeless children are being born into BnBs’ Sister Stan

‘It's unacceptable that homeless children are being born into BnBs’

“It’s totally out of control now – it’s an absolute crisis.” The Founder of Focus Ireland says the situation is getting worse.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry Out Of Control

Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry

The campaigner said that it is clear that Coveney’s proposals on homelessness crisis “are just not working”.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie TD claims hotels are asking families to leave as Patrick's Day demand surges Supply And Demand

TD claims hotels are asking families to leave as Patrick's Day demand surges

There are 138 families who have spent more than 18 months in emergency accommodation.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House Director's Cut

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House

The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine the trauma, fear and confusion': 55% surge in child homelessness Appalling

'Imagine the trauma, fear and confusion': 55% surge in child homelessness

Children’s charity Barnardos said it was appalled by the figures

# homeless-crisis - Friday 27 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Funding approved for 83 new houses to address homeless crisis Homeless Crisis

Funding approved for 83 new houses to address homeless crisis

Coveney approved funding of €20.4 million for the projects.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Students to hand petition of 10,000 signatures to Simon Coveney over homeless crisis Homeless Crisis

Students to hand petition of 10,000 signatures to Simon Coveney over homeless crisis

Children from three schools gathered the names to urge the Minister to solve the problem.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Occupation of empty Dublin apartment block by homelessness activists ends Premier Love Project

Occupation of empty Dublin apartment block by homelessness activists ends

The group said a number of Nama-owned buildings have been cherry-picked for occupation.

# homeless-crisis - Sunday 18 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,500 children are homeless this Christmas - here's what's being done to help Homeless At Christmas

Over 2,500 children are homeless this Christmas - here's what's being done to help

Campaigners have told how the deepening crisis “breaks their hearts” as they try to help those in need this Christmas.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 16 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Glen Hansard says the taking over of Apollo House is an 'act of civil disobedience' Homeless Crisis

Glen Hansard says the taking over of Apollo House is an 'act of civil disobedience'

The group Home Sweet Home took over the building late on Thursday night to house the homeless

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2% Homelessness

Simon Coveney rules out reducing rent cap limit from 4% to 2%

Fianna Fáil has criticised government proposals to limit rent increases in “pressure zones” in Dublin and Cork.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Temple Bar tattoo parlour defends sprinkler system to deter rough sleepers Dublin Ink This post contains images

Temple Bar tattoo parlour defends sprinkler system to deter rough sleepers

The business said its intention was not to cause harm to anyone.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't let us die': Homeless men's fears as makeshift camp on south Dublin green grows We Don't Want To Die

'Don't let us die': Homeless men's fears as makeshift camp on south Dublin green grows Exclusive

The group of young men has made the green their home as they sleep rough.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 11 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'The most loving girl': Tributes paid at funeral of homeless woman in Limerick Homeless Crisis

'The most loving girl': Tributes paid at funeral of homeless woman in Limerick

Louise Casey (31) was found dead at a derelict building during the week.

# homeless-crisis - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I'll believe it when I see it': Homeless activist on council's promise of 210 extra bed spaces Time For Action

'I'll believe it when I see it': Homeless activist on council's promise of 210 extra bed spaces

Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) chief accuses councils of being “all talk and no action”.

# homeless-crisis - Monday 10 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Housing list families offered chance to build own homes in first-of-its-kind new project Homeless Crisis

Housing list families offered chance to build own homes in first-of-its-kind new project

Interested families must be willing to put in the hours on site, or nominate someone to do so.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 15 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date Homeless Crisis

Figures used to tackle housing crisis were five years out of date

In May, the Housing Agency told the Dáil there were 230,000 vacant houses in Ireland – it’s actually 198,000.

# homeless-crisis - Saturday 28 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis Protest

"Nobody is born knowing how to be homeless" - hundreds march on GPO in protest at housing crisis

The march was organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition.

# homeless-crisis - Friday 27 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?" Homeless Crisis

"Mammy, why is the dog allowed in the garden and we are not?"

Fr Peter McVerry has spoken of the rules facing families in emergency accommodation at the Oireachtas Homeless Committee.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Homeless children staying in adult hostels to 'avoid risk of sleeping rough' Homeless Crisis

Homeless children staying in adult hostels to 'avoid risk of sleeping rough'

Eight families have been using adult services to house their children in Dublin during May.

# homeless-crisis - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Finglas residents protest 'unnatural' plans for modular housing Homeless Crisis

Finglas residents protest 'unnatural' plans for modular housing

The Finglas Action Group claim that the site of a proposed development has a history of anti-social behaviour.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in Homeless Crisis

Some social housing left empty for over a year before new families can move in

Figures obtained by RTÉ show properties in some parts of the country lie empty for over a year in between tenants.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves' Homeless Crisis

Man sleeping rough at GPO says 1916 leaders 'must be turning in their graves'

“The people that stood on this doorstep in 1916 did not stand for this,” Mick Keane says.

# homeless-crisis - Monday 15 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These homeless 'shelter pods' popped up overnight in Dublin Homelessness

These homeless 'shelter pods' popped up overnight in Dublin

A group of “friends and concerned citizens” constructed the boxes to highlight the homeless crisis ahead of the election.

# homeless-crisis - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One year on from Jonathan Corrie's death, we're still relying on short-term solutions Homelessness

One year on from Jonathan Corrie's death, we're still relying on short-term solutions

His death, on a cold November night, sparked nationwide outrage, but what has changed?

1 2