Colin Murphy: The street sleeping crisis in numbers
How will the momentum created by Home Sweet Home be sustained?
Simon Coveney says there are now enough beds for anyone on the streets who needs one. Peter McVerry and Home Sweet Home say there are not. Which is it?
On one night in November, the Council counted 142 rough sleepers. That same night, there were a further 77 people sleeping on mats in the “night cafe”. So 219 people needed a bed.
Three new hostels have opened since, at Ellis Quay, Little Britain Street and Carman’s...
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