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#homelessness crisis

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency On The Rise

Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency

Leo Varadkar said the latest homeless figures are “disturbing”.

From The42 'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man' Solidarity Sleepout This post contains videos

'I heard this guy say 'Good man, Brady. Up Mayo.' And I turned over across the street and it was a homeless man'

Former Mayo footballer David Brady was one of the organisers of the Gaelic Voices for Change #SolidaritySleepout at the weekend.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Emotional contributions' about Fine Gael's messaging on homelessness at party meeting Frank Discussion

'Emotional contributions' about Fine Gael's messaging on homelessness at party meeting

Comments by Leo Varadkar and junior housing minister Damien English have come in for criticism.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach defends tweeting about Princess Diana on same day two homeless people died Complex Issue

Taoiseach defends tweeting about Princess Diana on same day two homeless people died

Varadkar was speaking in an interview with TV3 News.

From TheJournal.ie Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent Homelessness Crisis

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's nowhere to have any form of normal life': The pressures facing Ireland's homeless children Housing Crisis

'There's nowhere to have any form of normal life': The pressures facing Ireland's homeless children

The overall number of homeless children in the capital doubled in the past year – with 1,616 children now in emergency accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency hostel set to close with loss of 100 beds for the homeless Closure

Emergency hostel set to close with loss of 100 beds for the homeless

The John’s Lane West homeless hostel will be re-purposed as a number of flats.

From TheJournal.ie "I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel." Homeless Crisis

"I'm just terrified, I don't know if I'll make it in a hostel."

Council offices in Blanchardstown were occupied by protesters this morning, including one woman who said she’d be without a home within weeks…

From TheJournal.ie Column: We are not approaching a homeless crisis, we are here – the crisis is underway Homeless

Column: We are not approaching a homeless crisis, we are here – the crisis is underway

We have never before had a housing crisis of this scale that affects such a wide spectrum of people, writes Catherine Murphy TD.