Threshold saved 4,200 in Cork from homelessness in two years

In the last two years alone, housing charity Threshold has saved more than 4,200 people from becoming homeless in Cork. Statistics show the organisation’s new Tenancy Protection Service has prevented more than 1,738 households from entering homeless services since it...

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Simon concerned at numbers sleeping rough on Cork streets

CORK Simon Community has raised concerns about the well-being of those sleeping rough in the city after temperatures dropped below freezing in recent days. With overnight temperatures plummeting to bitterly cold levels almost every night last week, fears are growing...

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Emergency shelter in Cork forced to refuse 281 children due to “growing epidemic” of child homelessness

A homeless shelter in Cork was forced to turn away 281 children last year, amidst what it is calling a...

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Homelessness in Cork: An interview with Housing Minister Simon Coveney

In the final instalment of our five-day series on homelessness in Cork, Kelly O’Brien speaks to Housing Minister Simon Coveney...

Friday, 08/07/16 - 3:12pm Read More

Homeless in Cork: Getting people off the streets

In the fourth instalment of our five-day series on homelessness in Cork, Kelly O’Brien goes out to check on rough...

Thursday, 07/07/16 - 3:54pm Read More

Cork Simon to build eight new flats for longterm homeless people

EIGHT new flats are being built in the city centre to house those most in need. Cork Simon Community announced...

Wednesday, 06/07/16 - 12:07pm Read More

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