Fingal, County Dublin
Liam Coughlan in his new home in the Peter McVerry Trust Ravenswood social housing development.
The scheme is the charity’s first greenfield development consisting of eight one bed homes together with a small community building specifically designed for single people with the most complex needs.
Top from left: Fingal councillor Anthony Lavin, CEO of Peter McVerry Trust Pat Doyle, Director of Housing Margaret Gerety, Fingal Mayor Anthony Lavin , Liam Coughlan and Peter McVerry.
Peter McVerry Trust
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.