Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin
Fine Gael Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy with Fr Peter McVerry Founder, Peter McVerry Homeless Trust at the launch of the homeless charity’s Annual Report .
The report urges the Government to “switch its funding to more effective forms of responding to homelessness”, such as Housing First, rather than continue to rely on emergency accommodation.
Read full report here
Focus Ireland founder Sr. Stan (back left) launched the charity’s urgent Christmas appeal along with Sean Wade, Sarah Moran and their children Zoe (front left), Summer (front right)) and Sean (aged one, in pram)) who were previously homeless and secured a home with the support of Focus Ireland.
Body language between the priest and the minister isn’t great is it?
Second picture’s good, though: ‘How do I find the courage to say I’ve built a social housing unit for him in my heart?’
Hardly a surprise. He’s the most useful and yet self-satisfied Minister for Housing/Environment since…the last one, and the one before, and…
Surprised the blushirts haven’t descended en masse to blame Peter McVerry for the housing crisis.