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“Use it or lose” it says homeless campaigner

Fr Peter McVerry backs action of ‘Take back the city’ group to “highlight the failure of government action”.

2018.09.19.

Fr Peter McVerry Gives Guarded Welcome for use of Bedsits to Solve Homeless Crisis

One of the country’s leading homeless campaigners has said that he is in favour of temporarily bringing back bedsits – but only if they are of ‘acceptable quality’. Fr Peter McVerry made his comments when interviewed this week on Newstalk Radio. The single room accommodation was outlawed in 2013 because so many of the single

2017.09.16.

Archbishop Martin to ordain three deacons in Rome today

Two deacons will serve as priests in the archdiocese of Dublin while the third will serve in the diocese of Clogher.

2017.04.18.

Belvedere sleep-out of vital help to homeless: Sr Stan

Last year, students raised €183,000 for homeless charities and this year's sleep-out is to aid Focus Ireland, the Peter McVerry Trust and Home Again.

2015.12.20.

Housing not shelter is the answer to homelessness

Inadequate response to crisis makes McVerry Trust question "whether this Government are committed to helping people in homelessness".

2015.10.02.

Homelessness at crisis proportions Jesuit warns

Lack of social housing and rental property resulting in hopelessness among homeless: Fr McVerry

2014.03.07.
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