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Video - upsetting video highlighting Homelessness in Ireland

Video - upsetting video highlighting Homelessness in Ireland

Very moving video highlighting the plight of Homeless People in Ireland. Recent Figures show 10,568 people are officially listed as homeless including 3,137 children. 70 Homeless people have died so far in 2022.
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Cork - Canadian activist Chris Sky draws large crowd on Grand Parade Street

Cork - Canadian activist Chris Sky draws large crowd on Grand Parade Street

Carbon Taxes, Housing, Immigration, Lawlessness and destructive Climate Change Policies were among the topics discussed at a 'Put Ireland first rally' in Cork City on Saturday. A large crowd turned out to hear Canadian Anti-Lockdown Activist and Political Commentator Chris Sky who told the crowd that Covid
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Remember the Dublin Grassroots Network - "No Borders No Nations" . How is that going for us now

Remember the Dublin Grassroots Network - "No Borders No Nations" . How is that going for us now

The Dublin Grassroots Network was a coalition of radical socialist and communist groups which arose from the national Grassroots Gathering in 2001. Its activists came from campaigns focusing on issues such as pro-abortion activism, anti-racism, housing, environment and anti-war with many describing themselves as anarchists, feminists, socialists and ecologists. Its
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Homeless worker - homeless people being put out of hostels to house ukrainians

Homeless worker - homeless people being put out of hostels to house ukrainians

A Homeless worker in Dublin has spoken out about the treatment of Long Term Homeless People in Dublin . She is asking for equal treatment for Long Term Homeless people when it comes to accommodation.
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Galway Man begins walk to Brussels to protest Cost of Living and Homeless crisis

Galway Man begins walk to Brussels to protest Cost of Living and Homeless crisis

A Galway Man has begun a 28 day , 605 mile (974km) Walk to the EU Commission in Brussels to protest the Homeless and Cost of Living Crisis in Ireland. Alan Sweeney from Kilcolgan in Galway began the first leg of his Journey from Kilcolgan towards Dublin Port , a walk which will
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Dublin - A changing City , 33 languages spoken at Dublin Primary School , Romanian Top Language

Dublin - A changing City , 33 languages spoken at Dublin Primary School , Romanian Top Language

Dublin has undergone big transformation in recent years, from new Buildings to new People, the City has undergone large Demographic, Cultural and Societal change. Deep in the heart of Dublin's North I nner City lies St Mary's Primary School on Dorset Street . Home to some
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10% rise in Homeless People since December alone

10% rise in Homeless People since December alone

An extra 908 people have become homeless since December alone , bringing the total number of Homeless in Ireland to 9,825 people according to figures released by the Government on Friday. The Quarterly Progress Report published on Friday shows that t here were 9,825 people in emergency accommodation at
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EU Commission to control Speech in Ireland under new proposal

EU Commission to control Speech in Ireland under new proposal

The government has backed a proposal that will give the EU Commission powers to control the type of Speech allowed in Ireland and other EU Countries . Under the proposal , a person could be found guilty of an "EU Crime" for expressing views contrary to "EU
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Cost of a Rainbow Crossing could house Homeless Person for 2 Years

Cost of a Rainbow Crossing could house Homeless Person for 2 Years

Over the coming years , Rainbow Pedestrian Crossings dedicated to the LGBT community will become a common feature of Irish Towns and Cities . Arklow Municipal District installed the first such crossing in December , an idea proposed by local LGBT activist and filmmaker Dave Thomas and backed by local
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Malta sends plane load of migrants to Ireland under EU migrant relocation programme

Malta sends plane load of migrants to Ireland under EU migrant relocation programme

The Maltese government announced on Thursday it had sent a plane load of Migrants to Ireland under the EU's Migrant Relocation Programme . The Maltese Home Affairs Ministry said relocation helps to reduce the burden on border countries and allows migrants to have their asylum request processed in the other member
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Why can't we do for homeless people what we do for asylum seekers

Why can't we do for homeless people what we do for asylum seekers

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) , UN and various migrant advocacy groups under the stewardship of former EU Commission Secretary Catherine Day , have produced new guidelines for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers arriving in Ireland . Under the guidelines , it is a violation of Human rights to accommodate
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Watch - Galway Homeless are fighting back

Watch - Galway Homeless are fighting back

Homeless people in Galway have begun to mobilise in the City's Eyre Square to voice their frustrations with government . The homeless people were confronted by a number of counter protesters allegedly organised through Galway City Council . The protests follow news that the government has spent millions securing
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Video: Two minutes silence for two homeless men who threw themselves into river Liffey

Video: Two minutes silence for two homeless men who threw themselves into river Liffey

Two minutes silence was held on O'Connell Bridge in Dublin on Saturday and a Wreath laid for two homeless men who commit suicide by jumping into the cold waters of the River Liffey in Dublin . Speaking at the event organised by the Anti Corruption Ireland movement , Dolores Webster
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July bad month for Irish Homeless

July bad month for Irish Homeless

July was a particularly bad month for Ireland's homeless ending with five deaths alone in the space of a week including 4 women and a man , all found dead in Dublin. In Cork , Homeless Volunteers have warned about increased sexual assaults on women sleeping rough in
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Opinion:  Our Caretaker Government Is Failing The Elderly, Homeless And The Disabled In Ireland.

Opinion: Our Caretaker Government Is Failing The Elderly, Homeless And The Disabled In Ireland.

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Opinion: Our Caretaker Government Is Failing The Elderly, Homeless & The Disabled In Ireland. I have had to relegate this article to the position of Opinion piece, despite clear evidence that the
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Opinion : European Unionists and the End of Democracy

Opinion : European Unionists and the End of Democracy

Many of us have been on the losing side of referendums over the years . It hurts and its hard to take but the idea that any referendum result should be ignored is very worrying. There is a worrying school of thought among European Unionists that if an EU referendum
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Mass Sleep Out held at GPO to highlight Homelessness

Mass Sleep Out held at GPO to highlight Homelessness

Members of the Yellow Vest Ireland held a mass sleep out at the GPO on Saturday Night to highlight the growing problem of homelessness in Ireland . Glenn Miller , founder of the Yellow Vest Ireland movement said the situation is "horrible .. you go to all the soup
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Google Protesters to set up permanent Base and invite homeless people to join them

Google Protesters to set up permanent Base and invite homeless people to join them

Protesters have vowed to set up a "permanent base" outside the Headquarters of Google Ireland and have invited homeless people around Dublin to come and Join them where they will give them "sandwiches , warm drinks and company" On Wednesday , protesters began gathering outside the offices of Google
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Why Can't we do for homeless people what we do for asylum seekers?

Why Can't we do for homeless people what we do for asylum seekers?

Back in the late 90s , There was no such thing as the direct provision system (the system used today to house asylum seekers) Asylum seekers arriving in Ireland would be on the same terms as other Irish Homeless People . These terms meant that just like
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Water Charges are back !

Water Charges are back !

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Article 9 of the EU's Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) requires member states to charge people for water . Directives are compulsory law which supersede all domestic Law and failure to comply results in member states incurring heavy fines from the EU Commission . Thus , Water Charges are
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