Advocacy News

20/01/2022

January 2022 Newsletter

January Advocacy News

Lunchtime Talks

November Lunchtime Talk

"An Evaluation of the Focus Ireland PETE Programme, Dublin – A Pivot to Online Service Provision in 2021 Meeting Registration Zoom

October Lunchtime Talk

"A ‘Hidden’ Homelessness in Northern Ireland Meeting Registration Zoom

September Lunchtime Talk

"An Examination of Emergency Accommodation Usage by Single People in Dublin Meeting Registration Zoom

To view our past Lunchtime talks please click the link below.

Current Campaigns

All Our Current & Live Campaigns

Limerick Christmas Concert

Focus Ireland are delighted to announce that they will hold their Limerick Christmas Concert in St. Mary’s Cathedral on Tuesday 20th December at 7.30pm.

Christmas Carol Singing

Are you part of a choir or musical group? Why not have some festive fun while supporting those experiencing homelessness by singing Christmas carols for Focus Ireland.

Christmas Concert of Hope

Our annual Christmas Concert of Hope at Christ Church Cathedral in association with Iarnród Éireann is taking place this festive season, for two nights on December 19th and 20th.

Sporting Proud

Join Focus Ireland in Brittas Bay this September for the Sporting Proud triathlon.

October Camino Walk

Join Focus Ireland on the Camino from Sarria to Santiago, taking place 30 September – 7 October 2022. This fully guided 114km trek from Sarria to Santiago is not one to be missed!

Waterford Greenway

Join Focus Ireland this September for a two day walking trail along the Waterford Greenway. We will be having one night stay and taking on 23km each day.

Carrauntoohil

Join Focus Ireland this August for an incredible 11km climb up Carrauntoohil with 1000m elevation! Option to stay over night or just join us for the climb that day.

Achill Cycle

Join Focus Ireland on our Achill to Westport cycle this September. The one day 42km or 56km cycle includes a one night stay and should take approximately 5 hours to complete.

Stand up Paddle

Our Stand Up Paddle challenge, is taking place in Sligo this August, to raise funds and awareness for Focus Ireland. Challengers will paddle a 5km circuit… It is suitable for anyone with a good attitude and keen sense of adventure.

Shine a Light Night

Give one night to shine a light on homelessness. REGISTER

Sligo Camino

Join Focus Ireland on our one-day trek of the Sligo Camino this July.

Croke Park Abseil

Join Team Focus Ireland, as we experience the thrill of the Croke Park abseil challenge.

The Next Step

Walk, jog, or run the 42.2km distance of a marathon for Focus Ireland

Skydiving

Join team Focus Ireland by skydiving with the Irish Parachute Club, based in Clonbullogue airfield, Co. Offaly.

Hell & Back

Join Focus Ireland this summer for the Hell & Back challenge events in Kilruddery Gardens, Co Wicklow.

School Bake Sale

Host a bake sale at your school in aid of Focus Ireland!

School Sleepout

Organise a sleepout at your school in aid of Focus Ireland!

School Sponsored Walk

Get your runners ready and fundraise for Focus Ireland by organising a sponsored walk at your school.

School Crazy Hair Day

Have fun raising money for Focus Ireland by organising a Crazy Hair Day at your school!

Entertainment.ie 25 Hour Cinemathon

It's entertainment.ie's 25th birthday this year, and to celebrate, they are hosting a 25 hour Cinemathon in aid of Focus Ireland.

The Big Busk for Focus Ireland

Scrub up on your singing. Gather your guitars. Dig out the drums. Join The Big Busk for Focus Ireland on Friday 11 March, proudly supported by Today FM.

Dublin Marathon

Take on the challenge of the Dublin Marathon as part of team Focus Ireland this October 30th.

May Camino Walk

Join Focus Ireland on the Camino from Tui to Santiago, taking place 6 – 13 May 2022. This fully guided 117km trek along the Portuguese Way is not one to be missed.

Berlin Marathon

Join team Focus Ireland at the Berlin Marathon this September. Run 42.2km through the historic city and raise vital funds for people experiencing homelessness.

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Take on the VHI Women's Mini Marathon this June Bank Holiday Sunday. Run or walk 10km and raise vital funds for Focus Ireland.

Machu Picchu

Travel to the lost city of Machu Picchu while supporting Focus Ireland.

Cork City Marathon

Join Focus Ireland for the Cork City marathon on Sunday June 5th. Run the full marathon, half marathon or get a group together and run it as a relay.

Kilimanjaro

Take on the challenge of Mount Kilimanjaro with Focus Ireland.

Purchase our Christmas Cards

Send some festive greetings to family and friends by placing an order for our unique Christmas cards.

Christmas Jumper Day

Get into the Christmas spirit of fun & festivities while raising much needed funds for Focus Ireland. Join us and jingle your jumper!

Birthday Fundraiser

Do you have a birthday coming up? Why not have a birthday fundraiser in aid of Focus Ireland. Ask your friends and family to donate instead of presents this year.

Virtual Camino Walk

Join our Virtual Camino Walk – Camino De Quarantine this New Year Walk 114km, fundraise for Focus Ireland and learn all about the Camino!

Research, Policies & Evaluations

RESEARCH

POLICIES

EVALUATIONS