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Private emergency accommodation must be ‘quickly phased out’, Oireachtas committee hears
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Private emergency accommodation must be ‘quickly phased out’, Oireachtas committee hears

Jul 12th 2021, 1:53 PM 9,381 Views 10 Comments

The report said the Housing First initiative should be “significantly expanded”.

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless
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Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless

Jun 2nd 2021, 2:14 PM 7,531 Views 7 Comments

A new report from Dublin County Council found that there is a higher mortality rate among single homeless people.

Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people
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Homeless figures dip but charity warns of 'alarming rise' in homeless single people

Jan 29th 2021, 3:47 PM 7,734 Views 14 Comments

Housing minister Darragh O’Brien said homelessness remains “unacceptably high”.

Slight drop in November's homeless figures, as non-profits call for extension to eviction ban
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Slight drop in November's homeless figures, as non-profits call for extension to eviction ban

Dec 23rd 2020, 3:55 PM 5,913 Views 5 Comments

The total number of people presenting at emergency accommodation was 8,484 in November.

Salvation Army homeless hostel for minors in Dublin city centre to shut down next year
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Salvation Army homeless hostel for minors in Dublin city centre to shut down next year

Dec 3rd 2020, 9:35 AM 21,142 Views 18 Comments

Lefroy House is based on Eden Quay in Dublin City Centre and is run by the Salvation Army.

‘Barrage of noise, stress and drama’: Life in emergency accommodation
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‘Barrage of noise, stress and drama’: Life in emergency accommodation

Nov 1st 2020, 9:00 PM 30,769 Views 9 Comments

Rosemary Fearsaor-Hughes, a rough sleeper with a disability on staying in a hostel for the homeless.

24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'
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24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:00 AM 27,871 Views 11 Comments

The former Regency Hotel – now The Bonnington Hotel – has been used since at least 2014 for housing homeless families.

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation
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Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation

Sep 7th 2020, 12:04 AM 14,859 Views 3 Comments

Newly released data on complaints details the issues facing people in emergency living situations.

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation
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Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

May 11th 2020, 8:34 PM 11,846 Views 21 Comments

The number of families in emergency accommodation is now at its lowest point since May 2017.

The number of people who are homeless has risen to over 10,000 again
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The number of people who are homeless has risen to over 10,000 again

Feb 27th 2020, 6:13 PM 15,777 Views 51 Comments

6,697 adults and 3,574 children were in emergency accommodation in January.

19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019
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19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019

Feb 21st 2020, 5:05 PM 31,540 Views 36 Comments

One hotel received payments between €4 million and €5 million.

Families should no longer be provided with one-night emergency accommodation, committee will recommend
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Families should no longer be provided with one-night emergency accommodation, committee will recommend

Nov 14th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,798 Views 4 Comments

Experts will instead suggest that stable placements in suitable temporary accommodation for families be provided.

State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers
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State paying hotels and guesthouses €462,000 per week to accommodate asylum seekers

Oct 16th 2019, 9:45 PM 23,404 Views 37 Comments

€18 million was spent on emergency accommodation for asylum seekers in the first nine months of 2019.

'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation
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'I don't want to see these people on our streets': Charlie Flanagan admits 'crisis' in asylum seeker accommodation

Sep 23rd 2019, 10:49 PM 28,118 Views 91 Comments

The Justice Minister says over 1,300 asylum seekers are currently in emergency accommodation.

Emergency accommodation for asylum seekers costs three times more than Direct Provision centres
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Emergency accommodation for asylum seekers costs three times more than Direct Provision centres

Aug 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,679 Views 71 Comments

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation
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Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

Aug 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,413 Views 36 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

Asylum seekers forced to wash clothes in sinks at Dublin hotel
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Asylum seekers forced to wash clothes in sinks at Dublin hotel

Aug 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,339 Views 110 Comments

Over 1,000 asylum seekers are now living in hotels and B&Bs around Ireland.

'There is no holiday from homelessness': Government criticised as figures reach 10,000 for fifth month
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'There is no holiday from homelessness': Government criticised as figures reach 10,000 for fifth month

Updated Jul 31st 2019, 9:10 PM 16,285 Views 97 Comments

Figures published today show there are now 10,172 people in emergency accommodation.

Minister for Housing accepts 'need to do more' as latest figures show record levels of homelessness
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Minister for Housing accepts 'need to do more' as latest figures show record levels of homelessness

Updated May 29th 2019, 1:44 PM 17,182 Views 84 Comments

10,378 people were recorded in emergency accommodation in April.

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

Apr 30th 2019, 5:22 PM 18,947 Views 80 Comments

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

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option
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DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

Apr 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,602 Views 107 Comments

That is according to correspondence obtained by TheJournal.ie under Freedom of Information.

'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation
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'A generation locked out': The families spending more than two years in emergency accommodation

Mar 17th 2019, 10:00 PM 15,757 Views 26 Comments

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive found that 1,233 families were residing in emergency accommodation at the end of 2018.

Sean O'Casey's last home set to be used as homeless accommodation
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Sean O'Casey's last home set to be used as homeless accommodation

Mar 14th 2019, 10:03 AM 15,958 Views 19 Comments

The playwright wrote his renowned Dublin trilogy in the house in the 1920s.

'A national trauma': There are now 9,987 people living in homeless accommodation in Ireland
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'A national trauma': There are now 9,987 people living in homeless accommodation in Ireland

Feb 27th 2019, 5:03 PM 13,059 Views 51 Comments

This is an increase of 169 adults and 65 children on last month.

The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness
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The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness

Feb 27th 2019, 6:15 AM 15,283 Views 26 Comments

The government has also been criticised for not introducing national standards for emergency accommodation.

Private company paid €1.6 million in 4 months to find emergency accommodation for asylum seekers
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Private company paid €1.6 million in 4 months to find emergency accommodation for asylum seekers

Feb 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 34,555 Views 53 Comments

195 people are currently living in hotels and B&Bs in the Cavan-Monaghan area.

Significant increase in homeless children attending Temple Street hospital last year
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Significant increase in homeless children attending Temple Street hospital last year

Updated Jan 22nd 2019, 3:07 PM 14,865 Views 41 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has accused Leo Varadkar of ‘normalising child homelessness’.

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

Oct 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,445 Views 13 Comments

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

Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour
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Homeless accommodation: Staff complaints detail racial abuse, drug use, threatening behaviour

Oct 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,741 Views 44 Comments

New documents reveal complaints by staff in emergency accommodation to the homeless providers in Dublin.

Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation
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Bed bugs, used needles and rat droppings - life inside homeless accommodation

Aug 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 13,765 Views 33 Comments

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

Drug-taking, violence and self-harming - what users of emergency accommodation witness at night
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Drug-taking, violence and self-harming - what users of emergency accommodation witness at night

Aug 23rd 2018, 6:01 AM 10,796 Views 12 Comments

A new survey of the experiences of users has been published by the Dublin Inquirer.

Dermot Bannon: 'People could end up stuck in modular homes for ten years'
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Dermot Bannon: 'People could end up stuck in modular homes for ten years'

Aug 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 33,027 Views 61 Comments

The architect and presenter of Room to Improve said Ireland needs to work on building communities – not just houses.

Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity
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Residents happy with rapid-build homes - but some still feel a prevailing sense of insecurity

Jul 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,794 Views 37 Comments

A new report has detailed the experiences of residents of the first two rapid-build developments.

Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs
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Ombudsman sounds warning about 'invisible' homeless children and family hubs

Jun 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 9,074 Views 15 Comments

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon says the government needs to change its thinking.

If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?
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If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?

May 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 13,877 Views 56 Comments

The government says 600 people were counted wrongly as being homeless, others are not so sure.

'It's a moral shame': Another 188 children have become homeless since the start of the year
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'It's a moral shame': Another 188 children have become homeless since the start of the year

Feb 27th 2018, 5:26 PM 8,215 Views 57 Comments

There were 1,517 families with 3,267 children staying in emergency accommodation in January.

Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life
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Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life

Jan 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 12,455 Views 14 Comments

Two Cork students examined how homelessness affects children for the upcoming BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year
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Focus Ireland provided 145 homes to homeless couples, families and individuals this year

Dec 28th 2017, 12:57 PM 8,959 Views 29 Comments

3,333 children were homeless in Ireland in November.

'It's deeply, deeply depressing': There are still over 3,300 children homeless in Ireland
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'It's deeply, deeply depressing': There are still over 3,300 children homeless in Ireland

Dec 19th 2017, 9:44 PM 14,139 Views 120 Comments

There were 1,530 families with 3,333 children staying in emergency accommodation in November.

Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas
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Peter McVerry Trust to provide new accommodation for 100 people and 24 families before Christmas

Dec 16th 2017, 9:48 AM 11,832 Views 63 Comments

The new services are located Dublin City, Fingal, and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and will include two new family hubs.

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