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.


Focus Ireland Figures Report 366 Families & 731 Children Have Become Homeless in Dublin in the First 4 Months of 2016 as the Crisis Deepens.

New figures issued by Focus Ireland today (Mon May 23rd) report that 74 families became newly homeless in Dublin in April and were referred to its family services. These latest figures...


Focus Ireland Calls On The New Government to Increase Rent Supplement As Rents Continue To Soar

As the latest Rental Report shows rents continue to soar around the country, Focus Ireland have warned that the housing and homeless crisis will continue to deepen unless the new government...


Focus Ireland Issues Submission to help tackle homeless crisis

In its submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness the housing and homeless charity Focus Ireland has set out a range of measures through which the newly formed Government can...


Focus Ireland Said New Figures Reporting 102 People Sleeping Rough in Dublin Show Next Government Must Learn From Past Mistakes To End This Crisis

NEW figures issued today by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive report that 102 people were found sleeping rough in Dublin on the night of April 24th and 69 people were in the...


New figures issued by Focus Ireland show that nearly 300 families have become homeless in Dublin in the first 3 months of 2016 alone as the crisis continues to deepen

These latest figures mean that 292 families – and aprox 600 children* (final figure for children TBC) have become homeless in the first 3 months of this year alone in the capital....


New Focus Ireland figures show 83 families became homeless in February

New Focus Ireland figures issued today (Thur March 31st) report that 83 families became homeless in February and were referred to its family services in Dublin during the month. These latest figures...