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Limerick suburbs to receive 38 new social housing units by end of the year
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Limerick suburbs to receive 38 new social housing units by end of the year

May 18th 2021, 2:15 PM 11,444 Views 18 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust, Limerick City Council and County Council are to deliver the new homes to the areas of Moyross and Southill.

Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year
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Peter McVerry Trust to provide 210 social housing units, mostly in Dublin, in the next year

Nov 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,288 Views 32 Comments

70% will be one-bedroom units, the housing charity said.

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 11,065 Views 14 Comments

The figures dropped slightly last month compared to July.

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.

'For the past year I've been sleeping on Henry Street... the keys to my own home. I haven't felt this way in a long, long time'
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'For the past year I've been sleeping on Henry Street... the keys to my own home. I haven't felt this way in a long, long time'

Apr 15th 2020, 12:32 PM 58,899 Views 37 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust has said there’s been a sharp rise in the number of one-bedroom apartments on the market during the pandemic.

'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate
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'We were in crisis before coronavirus': Housing charities set aside rooms for homeless people who need to self-isolate

Mar 11th 2020, 6:05 AM 13,995 Views 28 Comments

Homeless charities are preparing for Covid-19.

Latest homeless figures show record monthly drop of 717 people
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Latest homeless figures show record monthly drop of 717 people

Jan 29th 2020, 5:55 PM 15,915 Views 72 Comments

The drop of almost 7% is one of the largest monthly decreases recorded for the official homeless figures.

Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule
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Peter McVerry Trust plans 100 housing units in 2020 after meeting targets a year ahead of schedule

Dec 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,782 Views 21 Comments

The charity said that while this “isn’t about targets, it’s about delivering more homes”, it was delighted to be ahead of schedule.

Plans for 150-bed homeless hostel on Dublin's Aungier Street shelved following local opposition
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Plans for 150-bed homeless hostel on Dublin's Aungier Street shelved following local opposition

Nov 29th 2019, 12:09 PM 21,178 Views 56 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust planned to open the hostel in Dublin 2 in January.

'Another disappointing and frustrating year': Homeless charity helped more people than ever in 2018
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'Another disappointing and frustrating year': Homeless charity helped more people than ever in 2018

Nov 19th 2019, 6:45 AM 7,764 Views 16 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust released its annual report for 2018 today.

'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study
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'The teachers hated me': High rate of school suspensions among homeless men revealed by new study

Nov 6th 2019, 10:08 AM 17,853 Views 42 Comments

Failings in the school system increase the risk of homelessness, according to a new study.

Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless
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Derelict site in Dublin City to be developed into apartment block to house the homeless

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 29,072 Views 14 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust has issued a tender for the construction of eight apartments on New South Street.

'I have no words': Rick O'Shea Book Club homeless charity appeal raises almost €36,000
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'I have no words': Rick O'Shea Book Club homeless charity appeal raises almost €36,000

Dec 19th 2018, 12:07 PM 13,282 Views 9 Comments

O’Shea started the Christmas appeal in November to raise money for the Peter McVerry Trust.

'I can't describe the feeling... Just to know that I can now live a proper life with my kids'
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'I can't describe the feeling... Just to know that I can now live a proper life with my kids'

Dec 4th 2018, 4:22 PM 34,881 Views 40 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust opened 13 new apartments for families and children affected by homelessness in Dublin’s city centre.

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness
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Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness

Sep 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,075 Views 2 Comments

More than 1,200 people are homeless across rural Ireland.

This new exhibition showcases the potential of vacant buildings in tackling the housing crisis
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This new exhibition showcases the potential of vacant buildings in tackling the housing crisis

Aug 22nd 2018, 3:30 PM 17,619 Views 31 Comments

A total of 183,312 houses and apartments were found to be vacant in the 2016 Census.

Number of new homes built this year up 30%
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Number of new homes built this year up 30%

Aug 22nd 2018, 11:40 AM 12,688 Views 43 Comments

A total of 4,419 new dwellings were built in the second quarter of this year.

Homeless charity says it doesn't expect to be 'negatively impacted' by Pope's visit
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Homeless charity says it doesn't expect to be 'negatively impacted' by Pope's visit

Aug 22nd 2018, 7:33 AM 7,011 Views 13 Comments

Fears had been expressed in recent days that the traffic restrictions set to be in place in Dublin would negatively impact homeless services in the city.

'My daughter had a communion last year... my friend had to lend me her house'
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'My daughter had a communion last year... my friend had to lend me her house'

May 25th 2018, 1:45 PM 29,188 Views 60 Comments

The first home has been delivered under a government leasing scheme in Dublin.

Homeless man's life has done 'a total 180 degree turn' since he sought help after Storm Emma
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Homeless man's life has done 'a total 180 degree turn' since he sought help after Storm Emma

Apr 20th 2018, 2:15 PM 38,324 Views 42 Comments

Philip had been homeless since 2012, after he lost his home when he was made redundant from his job.

Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing
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Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing

Mar 18th 2018, 2:15 PM 11,101 Views 24 Comments

People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.

Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'
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Number of ghost estates has 'decreased by 91% since 2010'

Mar 7th 2018, 2:10 PM 18,847 Views 66 Comments

Meanwhile, a new app is set to let members of the public report vacant buildings.

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
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Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,490 Views 22 Comments

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

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 11,830 Views 63 Comments

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

Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless
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Charity to redevelop Dublin apartment block to house the homeless

Dec 11th 2017, 8:37 AM 20,404 Views 35 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust has secured planning permission for 18 apartments in Dublin city centre.

'Our hearts go out to the family and friends': Two homeless men have died in Dublin this week
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'Our hearts go out to the family and friends': Two homeless men have died in Dublin this week

Nov 29th 2017, 2:25 PM 27,846 Views 82 Comments

The man was found unresponsive near to Dublin’s Four Courts on Monday evening.

"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"
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"You get up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is 'where am I going to sleep tonight'?"

Nov 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 21,762 Views 56 Comments

Paul and Roy Kelly spent three months homeless living in a tent before being helped by the Peter McVerry Trust.

'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse
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'Like you’re running up an escalator that is going in the wrong direction': Peter McVerry says homelessness keeps getting worse

Nov 6th 2017, 1:07 PM 12,379 Views 53 Comments

Peter McVerry Trust’s annual report shows that the charity supported close to 4,600 individuals across its services last year.

An Irish homeless charity received the loveliest letter from a 7-year-old for their work during Storm Ophelia
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An Irish homeless charity received the loveliest letter from a 7-year-old for their work during Storm Ophelia

Oct 25th 2017, 9:33 AM 4,416 Views 1 Comment

“At the hurricane I felt very helpless”

The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes
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The man who pioneered a solution to homelessness: Give people homes

Oct 19th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,612 Views 41 Comments

Dr Sam Tsemberis is the pioneer of housing first – which takes rough sleepers of the streets and gives them homes.

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them
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Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

Sep 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,710 Views 31 Comments

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis
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Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis

Aug 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 18,039 Views 91 Comments

Today, the Peter McVerry Trust will announce the details of its pre-Budget submission.

'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents
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'Banks are out of touch': Bank of Ireland criticised over ad about couple moving back in with parents

Aug 24th 2017, 10:48 AM 50,665 Views 94 Comments

The tweet about a couple who returned home to live with parents to save for a mortgage has received a huge backlash.

Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes
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Taking rundown Dublin buildings and turning them into homes

Jun 17th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,770 Views 28 Comments

A homelessness charity sees vacant or derelict sites as a way of alleviating the homelessness crisis.

'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people
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'I fought to get clean and to get where I am today': New apartments in Dublin give hope to homeless people

Jun 13th 2017, 1:56 PM 30,569 Views 56 Comments

St Agatha’s Court consists of 11 social housing apartments located in Dublin’s north inner city.

Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home
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Meet the team taking chronic rough sleepers off the streets of Dublin and giving them their own home

Jan 28th 2017, 6:45 AM 27,996 Views 23 Comments

The Housing First team in Dublin are at the forefront of the battle to end homelessness in Ireland.

Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time
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Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time

Jan 26th 2017, 8:05 AM 17,384 Views 86 Comments

A number of homeless charities have called for Minister for Housing Simon Coveney “to get empty homes back into the housing system”.

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere
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Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:09 PM 11,002 Views 26 Comments

If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.

Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year
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Number of rough sleepers on Dublin streets up 56% in last year

Nov 30th 2016, 12:25 PM 7,441 Views 36 Comments

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive has confirmed there were 142 rough sleepers on the streets of the capital.

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'
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'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'

Aug 30th 2016, 4:44 PM 18,681 Views 93 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.

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