Peter McVerry Trust Statement on December 2021 Homeless Figures

Peter McVerry Trust, the national housing and homeless charity, has said it welcomes a slight decrease in the number of people recorded in the official homeless figures. The December 2021 figures, released this afternoon by the Department of Housing, show that 8,914 people were homeless. This is a decrease of 185 people on the November […]

Norah Casey lends her support to Focus Ireland this Christmas

Norah Casey has teamed up with Focus Ireland to launch its annual “Sponsor a Star” campaign which aims to raise over €250,000 through businesses sponsoring a star on the charity’s Christmas tree at the top of Grafton Street. Focus Ireland is asking businesses to give a life changing gift this year and sponsor a star […]

EU doubles food aid fund for Ireland’s homeless

Focus Ireland, Crosscare and Twist Soup Kitchens are among the numerous organisations set to benefit from an EU decision to more than double a fund used to help the homeless and others living on the margins. Ireland’s share of the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived – known as FEAD – is set […]