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From TheJournal.ie Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless Louth

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless

Their son has not been in school since a violent incident outside the family home last month.

From TheJournal.ie 865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August Homelessness

865 families were in emergency accommodation in Dublin at the end of August

There were 8,702 people in emergency accommodation nationwide in August.

From TheJournal.ie 24 families being moved out of emergency accommodation at former Regency for 'operational reasons' Homelessness

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A Dublin homelessness tour guide: 'It's given me a voice to shine a light on what life is like on the streets' Homelessness

A Dublin homelessness tour guide: 'It's given me a voice to shine a light on what life is like on the streets'

Kenny Eivers hopes his tour might help highlight the issues of homelessness in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'I got a call from Focus Ireland inviting me to view an apartment ... it felt like heaven' Homelessness

'I got a call from Focus Ireland inviting me to view an apartment ... it felt like heaven'

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2019 this morning

From TheJournal.ie Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation Homeless Figures

Homeless charities demand action in the Budget as latest figures show 8,700 in emergency accommodation

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Significant spike’ in homeless deaths in Dublin Homelessness

‘Significant spike’ in homeless deaths in Dublin

The figure to date in 2020 represents a rise from 34 across 2019 and 35 in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Over 250 people helped to exit Direct Provision during Covid-19 pandemic Homelessness

Over 250 people helped to exit Direct Provision during Covid-19 pandemic

Homeless charity Depaul has helped 256 people move out of DP centres in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation Emergency Accommodation

Harassment and infestations among top complaints about homeless accommodation

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets Cork Penny Dinners

'A scream wouldn't help them': Cork homeless charity has had to pull men off women on the streets

Cork Penny Dinners says the coronavirus has put the already vulnerable community at greater risk.

From TheJournal.ie 'Truly shocking': Call for better mental health supports as 31 homeless people die in Dublin this year Homelessness

'Truly shocking': Call for better mental health supports as 31 homeless people die in Dublin this year

Since the beginning of July, 10 homeless people have died in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless figures drop for fifth month in a row but charities warn government's actions may reverse this trend Homelessness

Homeless figures drop for fifth month in a row but charities warn government's actions may reverse this trend

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien said that the number of people homeless is still “simply too high”.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds Addiction

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May Homelessness

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May

The total number of homeless people in Ireland is currently 8,876.

From TheJournal.ie Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months Housing Crisis

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Charities are asking the government to take action to prevent more homelessness in the wake of the pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Number of people in emergency accommodation remains below 10,000, latest figures show Homeless

Number of people in emergency accommodation remains below 10,000, latest figures show

Figures for April show that there were 572 fewer people in emergency accommodation compared to March.

From TheJournal.ie Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation Homelessness

Housing charity welcomes drop in families in emergency accommodation

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

From TheJournal.ie Man (35) arrested in Barcelona over suspected homeless killings during Covid-19 lockdown Spain

Man (35) arrested in Barcelona over suspected homeless killings during Covid-19 lockdown

Police said they identified the suspect with the help of descriptions provided by witnesses.

From TheJournal.ie Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless Big Rebel Sleep Out

Cork people asked to sleep in their gardens this weekend to raise funds for the homeless

The event is due to take place this Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148 February Figures

February figures show number of people in emergency accommodation fell to 10,148

Eoghan Murphy said that his priority during the Covid-19 pandemic would be the safety of those in emergency accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Over 560 beds secured in Dublin for homeless people to self isolate, says minister Homelessness

Over 560 beds secured in Dublin for homeless people to self isolate, says minister

Staff working in homeless services have been deemed essential personnel.

From TheJournal.ie Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions Homelessness

Depaul opening 100-bed cocooning unit for homeless people with underlying health conditions

The service will be managed by Depaul and will be staffed by the HSE and other Section 39 organisations.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are no longer physical visits': New challenges for homeless families during coronavirus outbreak Homelessness

'There are no longer physical visits': New challenges for homeless families during coronavirus outbreak

Homeless services and local councils have been working to prepare for the spread of Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie More self-isolation places for homeless people secured, says minister Eoghan Murphy

More self-isolation places for homeless people secured, says minister

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy said more places will be secured as needed.

From TheJournal.ie 'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis Rosie

'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis

The film, written by Roddy Doyle, follows a homeless family over 36 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Housing dept 'utterly rejects' criticism of homeless figures amid claims of 'pre-election manipulation' Homelessness

Housing dept 'utterly rejects' criticism of homeless figures amid claims of 'pre-election manipulation'

The number of people homeless in December 2019 dipped below 10,000 before rising above that figure again in January 2020.

From TheJournal.ie 19 Dublin hotels received over €1 million each for accommodating homeless people in 2019 Homelessness

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

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

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 homeless people in Northern Ireland? Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there really 20,000 homeless people in Northern Ireland?

The way statistics on homelessness are compiled are completely different in the two jurisdictions.

From TheJournal.ie Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election Ge2020

Q+A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on housing and homelessness ahead of the election

We asked each political party where it stands on housing and homelessness policies in Ireland.

From The42 'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk' Addiction

'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'

Former jockey John Gillen on his life before and after his descent into alcoholism.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless in Galway: 'I lived in my car for four months - I don't have faith in politicians to sort this out' Noel Nestor

Homeless in Galway: 'I lived in my car for four months - I don't have faith in politicians to sort this out'

Noel found himself living in his car following the break up of a relationship.

From TheJournal.ie Eoghan Murphy wants to stay as Housing Minister after the election because there's 'more for me to do' Fine Gael

Eoghan Murphy wants to stay as Housing Minister after the election because there's 'more for me to do'

The minister was out campaigning today.

From TheJournal.ie Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up Wilton Terrace

Witness appeal after homeless man seriously injured as tent removed during clean-up

The incident happened on Wilton Terrace, Dublin 2 on Tuesday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extraordinary': Micheál hits out at Leo for calling on Dublin Mayor to address canal tent incident Ge2020

'Extraordinary': Micheál hits out at Leo for calling on Dublin Mayor to address canal tent incident

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal' Homelessness

No checks made to inside of tent where man was seriously injured during 'hazard removal'

The man was sleeping in his tent when it was being removed in an attempt to tidy the canal walk way.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin Wilton Terrace

Homeless man in serious condition after tent removed during clean-up in Dublin

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at Wilton Terrace yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night Dublin

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night

The woman, who was in a distressed state, told the volunteer she had been released from an acute hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 500 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas dinner at the RDS today Homelessness

500 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas dinner at the RDS today

Around 3,000 Christmas dinners will also be prepared and delivered to the homes of those in need.

From TheJournal.ie Here are some practical ways you can help homeless people this Christmas and New Year Give A Helping Hand

Here are some practical ways you can help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage' General Election This post contains videos

Varadkar says Verona Murphy and Dara Murphy have caused Fine Gael 'reputational damage'

The Taoiseach also said the homelessness crisis is “distressing” to him.

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