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.


Leading NGOs team up to warn Govt. that failure to deliver rent certainty will force many more households to become homeless

Focus Ireland, Peter McVery Trust, Simon Communities of Ireland, Society of St Vincent De Paul, Depaul Ireland, Merchants Quay Ireland and Threshold have joined forces with the Dublin Homeless Network and the...


Focus Ireland welcomes news of five sites identified for location of up to 153 modularhouses for families who are homeless

Focus Ireland has welcomed news that five sites have been identified for the location of up to 153 modular houses to provide emergency accommodation for families who are homeless. However, the...


Govt. must “Pull Together” at cabinet table tomorrow to act to cut numbers becoming homeless every month

Focus Ireland Director of Advocacy Mike Allen said: “Everyone agrees that there is a real emergency situation in homelessness. The Government has taken some actions that have helped to prevent some families...


Focus Ireland says the government budget has once again failed families who are homeless

Focus Ireland said the Government has once again failed families who are homeless as the Budget failed to deliver a meaningful package to stem the deepening homeless crisis. The charity...


Focus Ireland launches its pre-budget submission and says the Govt. must not yet again fail homeless families on budget day.

The charity made the claim as it launched its Pre-Budget Submission as its figures show a record total of 83 families became homeless in August in Dublin. There are now over...


Focus Ireland launches it’s annual report 2014

The charity helped over 11,500 people who were homeless or at risk of losing their homes last year compared to 10,000 in 2013 and 8,000 in 2012. The annual report...