Although many of Ireland’s homeless have phones, few can afford data all the time.
“There continues to be a surge in people who desperately need help with housing. Additional housing must be delivered at a more accelerated rate."
With the help of volunteers and several homeless charities the Capuchin Day Centre stayed open for the duration of the storm and offered extra 120 beds for rough sleepers.
€41,400, the largest amount in the Dublin appeal’s 15 year history, collected in the days running up to Christmas.