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Homeless Numbers Above 10,000 For 7th Consecutive Month

The number of people living in emergency accommodation rose to 10,338 in August, according to the la...
Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

10:49 AM - 30 Sep 2019



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Homeless Numbers Above 10,000 For 7th Consecutive Month

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

10:49 AM - 30 Sep 2019



The number of people living in emergency accommodation rose to 10,338 in August, according to the latest Department of Housing's homeless figures.

That represents an increase of 63 on the previous month and marks the 7th consecutive month in which homeless numbers have exceeded 10,000.

Ireland now has 3848 homeless children living in emergency accommodation.

That's 70 more than what was recorded in July.

66% of the people in emergency accommodation are based in the Dublin region.

There are 419 homeless people in Cork, 255 in Limerick, 112 in Waterford and 311 in Galway.

In the Leinster Commuter counties Of Kildare, Meath and Louth there are 184, 111 and 170 respectively.



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