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#homeless ireland

From TheJournal.ie In his own words: Jonathan Corrie on homelessness - and hoping for a chance Jonathan Corrie

In his own words: Jonathan Corrie on homelessness - and hoping for a chance Exclusive

AUDIO: The man who tragically died virtually on the doorstep of Leinster House in an interview only a few months ago.

From TheJournal.ie Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month On The Streets

Charity says 100 children became homeless in Dublin last month

Over 400 families have lost their homes in the county in the first ten months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice Pressure

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice

3,588 people had sought advice from Focus Ireland in the first eight months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week Homeless Ireland

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.

From TheJournal.ie €500m needed to tackle homelessness as 'ten children a week lose their home' Budget 2015

€500m needed to tackle homelessness as 'ten children a week lose their home'

Focus Ireland is calling for an ‘immediate’ increase in rent supplement in Budget 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Getting on the bus: Recovered addicts returning to help those still suffering Homeless Ireland

Getting on the bus: Recovered addicts returning to help those still suffering

TheJournal.ie visit the ‘No Bucks Café’ on their nighttime service.

From TheJournal.ie Where now? We asked 18 people for one big idea to fix homelessness Homeless Ireland

Where now? We asked 18 people for one big idea to fix homelessness

From homeless experts to homeless people, we asked a lot of people how to fix Ireland’s housing crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Possible solutions for homelessness - and the ones that got it wrong Homeless Ireland 2014

Possible solutions for homelessness - and the ones that got it wrong

From homes made of trash to communities banding together to help their neighbours.

From TheJournal.ie Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness Next Step

Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness

The final step out of homelessness isn’t easy.

From TheJournal.ie In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

From TheJournal.ie 'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels Homeless Ireland

'Trapped' in emergency accommodation: the downside of homeless hostels

People often become institutionalised in emergency accommodation and find it hard to transition to independent living.

From TheJournal.ie After one year nearly half of homeless people in Cork are still in emergency accommodation Homeless Ireland

After one year nearly half of homeless people in Cork are still in emergency accommodation

Cork Simon’s Community examined a group of 70 people at their shelter to see where they had progressed in 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Can cinema, singing, or soccer help the homeless? You might be surprised... Homeless Ireland

Can cinema, singing, or soccer help the homeless? You might be surprised...

From street leagues to choirs, look at some unusual ways that homeless people are being helped.

From TheJournal.ie Wet hostels reduce street drinking, violence and free up hospital beds Homeless Ireland

Wet hostels reduce street drinking, violence and free up hospital beds

TheJournal.ie visits Depaul’s Sundial House in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless teens: 'Coming out of care, they don't know how to clean, how to wash' Homeless Ireland

Homeless teens: 'Coming out of care, they don't know how to clean, how to wash'

Cork Foyer looks after young people aged 18 – 25.

From TheJournal.ie The new homeless: 'Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing' Homeless Ireland

The new homeless: 'Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing'

Threshold also helps people who are homeless to find a home – and stay there.

From TheJournal.ie These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness Homeless Ireland This post contains videos

These experts say giving someone a home isn't a 'solution' to homelessness

We speak to people working in Cork Simon and Sophia Housing, and find out the issue is much more complex than it might appear.

From TheJournal.ie Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow? Homeless Ireland

Where would you stay if you became homeless tomorrow?

Emergency accommodation beds across the nation’s capital are at 99% capacity. If you became homeless tomorrow, what could you expect to face?

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.' Homelessness

Column: 'You wake and realise, yes, I’m here, this is real. This is another day to be endured.'

An open and honest account of what daily life is like for a person experiencing homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie So just what is the government doing about homelessness? Homeless Ireland

So just what is the government doing about homelessness?

The coalition has committed to ending long term homelessness by 2016. But we’ve been here before…

From TheJournal.ie 'Emergency accommodation is just that - for emergencies, not long term' Homeless Ireland

'Emergency accommodation is just that - for emergencies, not long term'

The Simon Community says ideas such as using prefabs to house homeless people is worrying.

From TheJournal.ie Children living in emergency accommodation: growing up in fear and isolation Homeless Ireland

Children living in emergency accommodation: growing up in fear and isolation

“I miss my old friends. I don’t like where I am. It’s scary. It’s not fun and I can’t play outside. I want to go home.”

From TheJournal.ie These are the words you used to describe homelessness Homeless Ireland

These are the words you used to describe homelessness

We asked readers earlier in the week and here’s the result.

From TheJournal.ie Many Irish families are closer to being homeless than ever Homeless Ireland

Many Irish families are closer to being homeless than ever

“It’s terrifying knowing I will be homeless in three months”

From TheJournal.ie "Prove you are homeless": What rights and access to services do homeless people have? Homeless Ireland

"Prove you are homeless": What rights and access to services do homeless people have?

Can you vote? How do you get medical treatment? The user’s guide.

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Take A Break

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

This week, we have a homeless special.

From TheJournal.ie Should you give money to homeless people? Homeless Ireland

Should you give money to homeless people?

Charities give their take on it: “If your choice is not to give to a person, you should at least acknowledge them when they ask you a question.”

From TheJournal.ie What causes people to become homeless in Ireland? Homeless Ireland

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

How well do we understand the reasons?

From TheJournal.ie Homeless and hungry: "I'm a normal person - I just have problems right now" Homeless Ireland

Homeless and hungry: "I'm a normal person - I just have problems right now"

Cork Simon has a soup run that doesn’t just feed the homeless. In fact, you’d be surprised who visits it.

From TheJournal.ie In your own words: Homeless people answer questions on their biggest fears Homeless Ireland

In your own words: Homeless people answer questions on their biggest fears

Our journalists travelled around the country and asked homeless people to answer some questions. The results were unexpected.

From TheJournal.ie 'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?' 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.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless dilemmas: Where do women go after prison? Homeless Ireland

Homeless dilemmas: Where do women go after prison?

Read Annette’s story.

From TheJournal.ie Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith Homeless Ireland This post contains videos

Choosing homelessness: This man sleeps rough for his faith

Francis John Ross Bush lives in ‘holy poverty’ but says his personal circumstances, like those of many homeless people, pushed him into the path he is now on.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn’t notice the recession in the '80s at all but this recession has been absolutely cruel' Homeless Ireland

'I didn’t notice the recession in the '80s at all but this recession has been absolutely cruel'

We ask: Is homelessness really the worst it has ever been?

From TheJournal.ie On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless Homeless Ireland

On the Frontline: Meet the people who help the homeless

We speak to the people who work on the frontline of homelessness.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless offenders: 'Yes, there are bad choices - but a lot have been victimised' Homeless Ireland

Homeless offenders: 'Yes, there are bad choices - but a lot have been victimised'

David Williamson is a probation officer in Dublin. He told us about his work with homeless offenders.

From TheJournal.ie Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving' Homeless Ireland

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be 'life-giving'

Volunteering is a two-way street for wet hostel worker Brian Molloy.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless and pregnant? 'That changed everything. I stopped drinking. I started to sort myself out.' Homeless Ireland

Homeless and pregnant? 'That changed everything. I stopped drinking. I started to sort myself out.'

What happens when a homeless woman discovers she is pregnant? Read Orla’s story here.

From TheJournal.ie 'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids Homeless Ireland

'Failed time and time again': 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness? 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.

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