Sligo Leads the Northwest in homeless figures

Sligo tops latest homeless figures in the Northwest

Latest figures from the Department of Housing shows there are currently 50 people homeless in the county.

Nationally there has been a 3% raise in homelessness, raising 2% in the last month alone.

In addition 29 people registered as homeless in Donegal and Leitrim bring the total in the northwest to 79, of which 65 were Irish, 11 were natives of a European country or the UK and 3 were non-EU nationals.

Across the country there was 7,421 people registered as homeless in July.