A homeless person sleeping on the streets of Dublin
“New figures show that 468 families became homeless in Dublin last year, including 1,000 children. This amounts to more than one family a day becoming homeless in the capital, nearly double the rate of 2013 when 240 families were affected.”
“90% of them were homeless for the first time. Many are being housed in emergency accommodation such as hotels for long periods due to a critical shortage of affordable housing.
This SUNDAY sees Glasnevin Cemetery Museum mark the 200th Anniversary of Daniel O’Connell & John Norcott d’Esterre‘s duel in which O’Connell fatally wounded d’Esterre. We have a re-enactment of this historic event this Sunday at 2.30pm…Not to be missed!
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Joan Burton try out the Oculus Rift – Virtual Reality Headset in the HQ of ICON which has created a New Global Innovation Hub in Ireland to advance Clinical Development which will create 200 new jobs in Ireland.