Peter McVerry Trust receives emergency funding from DRHE

Dublin Region Homeless Executive issued funds to embattled housing charity for continuity of services

PMVT sought more than €5 million in emergency funding following revelations of “potential financial issues”.Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Peter McVerry Trust has been provided with a sum of emergency funds by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE), the Business Post has learned.

Following revelations in August that the Peter McVerry Trust had encountered “potential financial issues”, the charity sought more than €5 million in emergency funding.

The Business Post understands a small portion of this amount has been released to the homelessness services and housing charity.

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