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Plight of hidden homeless highlighted by SVP

The “hidden homeless” are people who often don’t have the option to declare themselves officially homeless and to put themselves on the local authority emergency accommodation list.

2018.06.04.

Homeless charities get €1m from water charge refund donations

The one million euro will be used to help housing projects in Dublin, Limerick and Cork – but as homelessness crisis worsens, this is but a drop in the ocean.

2018.03.19.

Budget 2017: Increase in overseas aid masks overall percentage drop

“Ireland has an international commitment to spend 0.7 percent of national income on helping the world’s poorest people, yet this budget will bring us further from this commitment” – Trócaire.

2016.10.12.

Respond! sees first Community Studies graduates

Some of the graduates were unemployed while others worked for charities like Crosscare, Peter McVerry Trust, Age Action Ireland & the Simon Community.

2016.01.15.

‘Don’t send a card – address a problem’ Simon appeals

Government Social Housing Strategy welcomed but 20% more people sleeping rough in November alone.

2014.11.29.

Enduring appeal of IFA’s live animal crib

Next year marks the 20th anniversary of live nativity scene.

2013.12.10.
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