City Council chief: good homeless services in Dublin create demand for them
Wide range of public services attracts more people to city. Economic growth has created rise in family homelessness
Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan has said the local authority’s success in providing quality homeless accommodation is creating a danger of excessive demand and some people may not want to leave.
“There’s been a huge investment by the city council with the Department of Housing in the homeless services, massive investment and better solutions,” Keegan said.
“Every year, we’ve added 200-300 bed spaces, they’re much higher-quality spaces,...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Nadine O’Regan: The reality of vaccinated people is not mine
The James Vincent McMorrow gig in Iveagh Gardens was emotional but I had to remind myself that this was not 2019 and, as an unvaccinated person, the pandemic remains a strong risk.
Emer McLysaght: Words of wisdom from a misguided geography nerd
If it’s information about ox-bow lakes and terminal glacial moraines you’re looking for, then you’ve landed in the right geographical space
Ian Guider: G7 edict is a chance for Ireland to change course and develop some global champions of our own
The upcoming changes to global taxation of multinationals pose a huge challenge to this country – but also present us with an opportunity to reduce our reliance on foreign behemoths
Elaine Byrne: The West’s ‘vaccine nationalism’ is an arrogant and dangerous game
The effectiveness of the vaccines is threatened whenever a new variant of the coronavirus emerges, but the world’s richer countries seem to be more concerned about life returning to normal