Return Of The ‘Boom’ – Still Facing Gloom

As the Irish economy begins to improve, are we in danger of replicating the mistakes of the Celtic Tiger, asks Rebecca Stone Homelessness in Ireland: the Facts As of late June 2017, the population of known homeless individuals in Ireland stood at 7,941 – the highest number on record. The number of homeless families has increased by 27% in the past year. 1 in 3 … Continue reading Return Of The ‘Boom’ – Still Facing Gloom

Motley Tries: An Investigation into Homelessness

By Hannah Kingston Ice-cold he lay there with no one to care. In December 2014, Mr. John Cotter, 43 was found in a doorway on Molesworth Street. Enda Kenny said €55m had been set aside to deal with the homeless and a huge social housing programme initiated. “Homelessness is a complicated matter,” said Mr. Kenny, so we all moved on. Human nature dictates that we’re … Continue reading Motley Tries: An Investigation into Homelessness