Tag: homeless

Government Calls On Army To Tackle Homeless Problem

QUICKLY responding to a recent report which found there are now over 10,000 human beings homeless on the island of Ireland, members of the Fine Gael government have called on the army to tackle the problem head on. Blaming a mild Winter for the spiralling numbers, members of the government said that humane but urgent action is needed as herds of… Read more »

Homeless Lad Delighted To Get A Bit Of Sun

THE long-awaited arrival of the Irish summer has been welcomed across the country, not least by the nation’s rough-sleepers who finally have a dry footpath to sleep on after months of heavy rain. With temperatures set to soar into the high teens for the first time this year, local homeless man Declan told WWN that he… Read more »

Government Urge Homeless To Huddle Together ‘Real Tight’ During Cold Snap

THIS week’s Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has called on Ireland’s homeless community to huddle together ‘real tight’, ahead of exceptionally cold weather which is forecast for the next week. Speaking with his mouth, Mr. Murphy pointed out that hugging reduces the surface area of your body being exposed to the cold air, advising that the more homeless people that… Read more »

Worrying Number Of Homeless Surviving The Winter, Warns Government Think Tank

A GOVERNMENT think tank has found that a staggering number of homeless people are still surviving the cold winter weather, with the volume of people sleeping rough actually climbing, despite a record 8 reported deaths on Irish streets in the past two months. In a warning to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, the think tank believed the previous approach to just doing nothing and letting… Read more »

Revealed: The Price Paid For This Doorway Sleeping Spot

DESPITE the news that a penthouse Dublin apartment has been sold for a whopping €6.5million, there’s another property in Ireland that has gone for a far greater price, as WWN Property found out today. Located in Cork city, the roadside spot has already gone for the ultimate price at least twice, with two members of the same… Read more »

Homeless Lads Agree To Do 12 Kerbs Of Christmas

A PLUCKY group of rough-sleepers are getting ready for this year’s 12 Kerbs Of Christmas, their now-traditional attempt to sleep on twelve different doorsteps, kerbs, alleys and benches around Dublin city centre between the 1st of December and Christmas Day itself. “This’ll be the fourth year we’ve tried it” smiled Ciaran, the 36-year-old Dublin native… Read more »