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Ireland needs homes, not emergency beds, says Focus Ireland

“We believe if the legislation had been passed as many as twenty of the families who became homeless in Dublin every month would still have a home” – Sr Stan.

2017.06.23.

Every five hours an Irish child is made homeless

In January there were 7,167 people registered as homeless, 2,407 of whom were children.

2017.02.27.

Peter McVerry Trust still willing to liaise with Apollo House

Members of the public formed a human chain around the building in support of those inside, chanting “homes for the homeless”.

2017.01.12.

Dragons’ Den businessman to sell house for homeless

Barry O’Sullivan is the first to donate to a new scheme, ‘Home from Home’, which encourages people who can to donate properties or funds to support the provision of homes to the homeless.

2016.11.30.

Sr Stan highlights effects of homelessness on children

It breaks my heart to think that up to 2,500 children will be homeless on Christmas day this year – Sr Stan, founder of Focus Ireland.

2016.11.16.

Richard Gere visits Focus Ireland & meets Sr Stan

The actor, who has worked on behalf of the homeless for over 10 years, plays the part of a homeless man in his latest film 'Time Out Of Mind'.

2016.03.01.

Sr Stan appeals for donations for Christmas campaign

“Christmas should be a time of joy for people to gather and share the happiness of the season in their own homes."

2015.11.21.

Mortgage arrears & housing undersupply highlighted

21,000 additional residential units required each year over the next three years to meet demand.

2015.07.30.

Sr Stan named Ireland’s ‘National Treasure’

“One of the most appalling things is that families are becoming homeless, and last month 70 families became homeless. That's two or three new families every day.”

2015.07.01.

Sr Stan and St Brigid in top 100 Irish women poll

32-page Irish Independent supplement on the women who have helped shape the country.

2014.09.18.
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