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Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week
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Homeless people in Dublin to start getting Covid-19 vaccines next week

Apr 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 50,247 Views 56 Comments
  • The HSE plans to begin administering at a facility in Dublin city centre on Monday.
  • The initial rollout will target single people living in hostels across the city.
  • There is an estimated 3,000 homeless people in Dublin city in addition to 700 families living in hotels.
'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'
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'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 28,651 Views 22 Comments

More needs to be done to help veterans who previously served in the Defence Forces, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel has said.

Lack of shower and toilet facilities exacerbating mental health issues for Dublin's rough sleepers
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Lack of shower and toilet facilities exacerbating mental health issues for Dublin's rough sleepers

Apr 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 36,350 Views 45 Comments

Dublin’s rough sleepers have been relying on the two public toilets locations in the city centre.

Slight decrease of 75 in February homelessness figures
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Slight decrease of 75 in February homelessness figures

Mar 26th 2021, 4:03 PM 6,608 Views 11 Comments

February stats show that there are 8,238 people in emergency accommodation.

Fundraiser set up to pay for funeral of homeless Cork man who saved person's life days before he died
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Fundraiser set up to pay for funeral of homeless Cork man who saved person's life days before he died

Mar 24th 2021, 10:34 PM 72,577 Views 40 Comments

Leon Kavanagh died just two days after his 31st birthday.

Murder conviction quashed for man who threw homeless man down rubbish chute
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Murder conviction quashed for man who threw homeless man down rubbish chute

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:32 PM 25,589 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge court substituted David O’Loughlin’s murder verdict with a manslaughter verdict.

Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say
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Progress made in reducing homeless figures at start of pandemic now being eroded, charities say

Feb 26th 2021, 3:19 PM 7,838 Views 13 Comments

The latest figures show that there were 8,313 men, women and children in emergency accommodation in January.

'A systems accelerant': Pandemic prompted more single rooms in homeless accommodation
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'A systems accelerant': Pandemic prompted more single rooms in homeless accommodation

Feb 23rd 2021, 6:01 AM 9,095 Views 2 Comments

Cooperation lead to very few deaths of homeless people in the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed
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Deaths of two people sleeping rough in tents in Phoenix Park over Christmas confirmed

Jan 5th 2021, 3:52 PM 52,916 Views 52 Comments

According to figures from the DRHE, there were at least 50 deaths among people who accessed homeless services in Dublin across last year.

Covid-19 eviction moratorium helped families - but did not reduce homelessness among single adults
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Covid-19 eviction moratorium helped families - but did not reduce homelessness among single adults

Dec 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 12,682 Views 8 Comments

There were 4,495 adults without child dependents classified as homeless nationally in October.

Practical ways to help people who are homeless this Christmas
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Practical ways to help people who are homeless this Christmas

Dec 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,136 Views 12 Comments

It can be as simple as saying hello to someone when you see them on the streets.

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 21,066 Views 18 Comments

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

Balloons left outside Leinster House to represent the 56 people who have died in homeless services in Dublin this year
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Balloons left outside Leinster House to represent the 56 people who have died in homeless services in Dublin this year

Dec 2nd 2020, 4:32 PM 10,452 Views 15 Comments

A review is being carried out into the increase in the deaths of people accessing homeless services.

RDS Christmas Day dinner for homeless to be held as takeaway service outside Mansion House this year
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RDS Christmas Day dinner for homeless to be held as takeaway service outside Mansion House this year

Nov 27th 2020, 11:54 AM 13,179 Views 23 Comments

Those in need can attend the mobile kitchen between 10am and 1pm on Christmas Day.

Tánaiste says homeless deaths 'fill us all with sorrow' and that 'beds were available'
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Tánaiste says homeless deaths 'fill us all with sorrow' and that 'beds were available'

Nov 26th 2020, 2:48 PM 10,265 Views 16 Comments

The bodies of two men were found in different areas of Dublin city centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Slight drop in latest homeless figures, charities raise 'grave concerns' over recent deaths
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Slight drop in latest homeless figures, charities raise 'grave concerns' over recent deaths

Oct 30th 2020, 5:48 PM 16,441 Views 9 Comments

The number of families accessing emergency accommodation has increased to 1,128.

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

Oct 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 41,978 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2020, 6:48 PM 13,750 Views 3 Comments

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

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 27,748 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Sep 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,207 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Sep 29th 2020, 6:45 PM 23,106 Views 14 Comments

Focus Ireland launched its annual report for 2019 this morning

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

Sep 25th 2020, 3:38 PM 11,059 Views 14 Comments

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

‘Significant spike’ in homeless deaths in Dublin
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‘Significant spike’ in homeless deaths in Dublin

Sep 19th 2020, 8:21 AM 27,501 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Sep 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,182 Views 0 Comments

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

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 14,839 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 7th 2020, 1:05 PM 64,256 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2020, 4:17 PM 16,747 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2020, 3:56 PM 8,631 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Jul 1st 2020, 9:36 AM 21,347 Views 8 Comments

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

Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May
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Homeless figures: 459 fewer people in emergency accommodation in May

Jun 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 5,854 Views 10 Comments

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

Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months
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Warning over 'second wave' of homelessness in coming months

Jun 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 34,137 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Jun 4th 2020, 8:48 PM 9,291 Views 36 Comments

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

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 11,840 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2020, 8:26 PM 32,414 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Apr 21st 2020, 6:10 AM 13,185 Views 11 Comments

The event is due to take place this Saturday.

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

Mar 31st 2020, 6:35 PM 12,452 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Mar 29th 2020, 6:40 PM 25,828 Views 54 Comments

Staff working in homeless services have been deemed essential personnel.

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

Mar 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 31,840 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,054 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Mar 21st 2020, 6:41 PM 25,379 Views 37 Comments

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

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