Press Releases

Focus Ireland Press Releases provide the very latest information issued to media outlets.
Our most up-to-date releases in relation to homelessness and housing can be viewed below.

12/10/2021

Focus Ireland welcomes broad measures to protect people from rising inflation but deeply concerned by lack of action to help people on low & middle income living in the private rental sector.

Focus Ireland 2020 Annual Report shows the charity helped a record of 1,829 households avoid or leave homelessness.

05/10/2021

Focus Ireland 2020 Annual Report shows the charity helped a record of 1,829 households avoid or leave homelessness

Focus Ireland 2020 Annual Report shows the charity helped a record of 1,829 households avoid or leave homelessness.

14/09/2021

Focus Ireland expresses deep concern that lone parents account for over half of families who are homeless according to a new report

Focus Ireland has welcomed the new report published by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Ihrec) and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and called for concerted action to address the...

02/09/2021

Focus Ireland welcomes ambition of ‘Housing for All’ but stresses the challenge will come in the implementation

Charity calls for collaboration on an implementation Plan to deliver objective of ending homelessness & pledges to work with Government to achieve this Focus Ireland has welcomed today’s publication of the Government’s new strategy, ‘Housing for All’, particularly the commitment to...

27/08/2021

Focus Ireland Says New Govt Strategy Must Include urgent and radical Actions to Prevent Homelessness as number of people homeless rises to 8132

Charity calls for twin track approach to increase social housing & improve prevention The number of people homeless has risen for the second month in a row as figures published by the Department of Housing...

30/07/2021

As the number of people homeless rises to 8,014 Focus Ireland is deeply concerned with the rise in families who are homeless

Figures published today by the Department of Housing show that the total level of homelessness broke through the 8,000 threshold again, while the number of families that are homeless rose by 4 nationwide in June (928 in May rising to 932 in June), with 14 additional homeless families in...

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