Today (July 11th) is the last sitting of the Dáil before the summer recess. In this blog post, Focus Ireland’s Communications Officer Conor Culkin calls...
Author: Conor Culkin
Tags: Challenges, Housing, Policy, Solutions
The Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2019 was signed into law on the 31st May 2019. The new legislation includes a number of changes which Minister...
Author: Alison Connolly
Tags: Housing, Policy, Prevention, Solutions
Focus Ireland has teamed up with the Body & Soul music festival to launch a new campaign to #EndYouthHomelessness. The housing crisis is having a terrible impact on...
Author: Emma Allen
Tags: Campaigns, Petition, Policy, Youth homelessness
Today, 17th May, marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2019 (#IDAHOBIT). This day seeks to shine a light on the discrimination faced by...
Author: Sarah Sheridan
Tags: Research, Services, Youth homelessness
UN Special Rapporteur on Housing Leilani Farha wrote to the Irish Government critising its housing policy in light of record numbers of people living in...
Author: Roughan Mac Namara
Tags: Causes, Challenges, Housing, Policy
The increase in family homelessness in Ireland has led to new forms of emergency responses in an effort to improve conditions for families. In this...
Author: Daniel Hoey
Tags: Family Homelessness, Housing, Solutions, Sustained Exits
Focus Ireland Director of Advocacy, Mike Allen, considers how inflammatory comments on rising homelessness – and the consequent backlash against those comments – causes unnecessary...
Author: Mike Allen
Tags: Communication, Media, Solutions, Stigma