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Sr Stanislaus Kennedy

Popular priest decries portrayal of nuns

“Are you seriously telling me that all these Sisters were all evil psychopaths? That is not my experience.”


Focus Ireland helps record number of homeless people

We need to ensure the money is spent wisely, but it is not the most significant cost. The most significant cost is to the people involved and to the fabric of our society – Focus Ireland Life President and Founder, Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.


Focus Ireland say urgent action is needed on homelessness

Homeless charity, Focus Ireland, say the homeless figures for September 2017, announced by Minister Eoghan Murphy show yet another record number of men, women and children experiencing homelessness


Sr Stan urges Taoiseach to take lead on Calais children

What I would be saying to the Taoiseach is you must go to the camps, you must give symbolic leadership, you must speak to the people there and hear their stories – Sr Stan


Christmas list is looking very lively says Columba Press

Independent religious publisher of a number of popular titles entered liquidation in May and its assets were bought out by Grace Communications, which also owns the Irish Catholic newspaper.


Housing funding process is too slow to impact homeless crisis

671 families with 1,257 children have become homeless in Dublin in the first eight months of 2016.


90 families becoming homeless each month

Focus Ireland annual report highlights deepening housing crisis. "The risk of children being forced to sleep rough with their families for want of an emergency bed is now an every night reality."


Homeless figures still rising: Focus Ireland

Latest figures show that 208 families and 363 children became homeless in the first two months of the year.


Cillian Murphy joins fundraiser for Focus Ireland

Irish actor announced as the campaign ambassador for Radio Nova's 2016 ‘Help Our Homeless Radiothon’ in aid of Focus Ireland.


Homelessness is a national emergency: Sr Stan

“We must not shy away from highlighting that homelessness has now deepened from a crisis situation to a national emergency.”


Sr Stan celebrates 30 years of Focus Ireland

“The great support we get means we are able to provide a permanent place to call home for up to 650 households who were homeless or at risk."


UN chief to travel to Tipperary to accept award

“We are honouring Mr Ban for his leadership in mobilising the international community to address climate change, forge a new development agenda.”


Immigrant Council of Ireland appoints new CEO

Assurances will be sought from all parties and independent candidates in the general election that they will address the concerns of migrants and their families.


Govt urged to regulate rents to protect tenants

Ten families a day becoming homeless in Dublin Sr Stan warns Govt and demands an effective short-term strategy to tackle the crisis.


25% rise in those seeking Focus Ireland’s help

“One family a day loses their home and becomes homeless in Dublin alone,” Sr Stan warns.


Stellar line up for Stars, Choirs & Carols @CrokePark

Registration deadline for fundraising event extended.


SVP hopes smaller budget ‘take’ will result in less austerity

Those who are struggling throughout Ireland have suffered enough SVP warns.

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