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From Simon Communities of Ireland’s 2018 annual report (click to enlarge)

Today.

Simon Communities of Ireland is launching its 15-page annual report for 2018.

It found there was a 26% increase in number of people turning to the group’s services throughout Ireland in 2018 – 16,776 up from 13,304 in 2017.

It follows the Department of Housing releasing the latest homeless figures on Tuesday evening which show there a record high of 10,514 people (6,688 adults and 3,826 children) were living in emergency accommodation in the final week of October.

Read the report in full here

Previously: 10,514 But Confidence Remains

Update:

This morning.

Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.

CEO of Galway Simon Community Karen Golden with National Spokesperson for the Simon Communities, Wayne Stanley, speaking at the launch of the Simon Communities of Ireland launch Annual Report.

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