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.

14/08/2015

Focus Ireland Taoiseach must respond as figures from the charity show record total of 77 homeless families referred to its services in July

NEW FIGURES issued today by Focus Ireland show that a record monthly total of 77 homeless families were referred to its family services in Dublin in July. A total of 70 of...

11/08/2015

Focus Ireland says the Taoiseach is failing to show the leadership needed to help end family homelessness crisis

Focus Ireland has today called on the Taoiseach to show the leadership required to tackle the spiraling crisis of family homelessness. It comes as at least five families were forced to sleep...

29/04/2015

Focus Ireland said new figures reporting over 100 people sleeping rough in Dublin show prevention and more homes – not just more emergency beds – vital to end the crisis.

The figures issued by the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive found a minimum of 105 (people were sleeping rough in Dublin on the night of 14th April compared to the last count of...

20/04/2015

More than 1,000 children in emergency homeless accommodation in Ireland

More than 1,000 children are now homeless in Ireland with their families. Focus Ireland says these new statistics are significant and highlight failure of Government strategies to provide security for families who...

13/04/2015

Focus Ireland calls on Dublin City Councillors to vote in favour of housing homeless families in O’Devaney Garden’s in Monday’s vote

Focus Ireland, the leading housing and homeless charity, has called on all Dublin City Councillors to support a proposal to renovate 64 homes in O’Devaney Gardens for families which are are currently...

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