Irish bishops take strong solidarity stance as they call for a generous response to the needs of refugees.
Gifts such as games, clothing, hats, scarves and toiletries wanted by Crosscare for the homeless.
"We owe a debt of gratitude to the Lord Mayor and his staff and to the many organisations working in this area of homelessness for what they have achieved in a short time."
120 tonnes of non-perishable food donated to help those in need this Christmas.
New residence in Dublin will enable 26 long-stay residents have a permanent base for six months and will also offer nine emergency beds every night.
Donations of non-perishable food sought to restock food bank for those most need this Christmas and into 2015.
Seven specially chartered flights left Dublin Airport on Sunday with 175 sick pilgrims, 60 nurses, eight doctors and 560 volunteers from archdiocese of Dublin.
Difficulty in accessing social protection payments linked to escalating homelessness crisis.
Spending madly in the sales will give some satisfaction but leaves you empty - Archbishop.
Hundreds of people alone for Christmas received gifts that were unwanted in 2012.
€1.3 million raised in Dublin for the Philippines and Syria.
“The shelves of the food bank are empty, the food is not there” - Archbishop Martin.
Project aims to generate greater interest in the political system among migrant communities.