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 Strongly Welcomes Government Announcement To Increase Rent Supplement

Focus Ireland has strongly welcomed the Cabinet’s announcement today that it will increase rent supplement levels and has highlighted that it is an essential emergency response to help prevent more people from...


Focus Ireland Launches Targeted Campaign to Help Prevent Family Homelessness in Dublin 15

Focus Ireland has launched a new campaign to help prevent more families from becoming homeless in the Dublin 15 area. The housing and homelessness charity launched the campaign this week with a...


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...