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Homeless figures across the North West have risen over the last year. Leitrim Councillor, Brendan Barry, and Manager of the Northwest Simon community, Noel Daly, spoke to North West Today about the issue homelessness and what can be done to rectify the situation. OceanFM Ireland · Homelessness in the North…

The local authority in Leitrim is being urged to devise a strategy that will immediately address the number of people that are homeless across the County.   Although the numbers are small compared to other counties it’s believed that there are a number of individuals and families that are classed…

There were 33 men and 15 women homeless in the north west last month. That’s according to figures from the Depatment of Housing, Planning and Local Government for the week 22nd to 28th April. Twenty-eight of those who were homeless were aged between 25-44. Eleven were aged between45 and 64…

A Sligo TD is seeking greater supports for children impacted by the housing crisis. With around 3780 children homeless and living in emergency accommodation, the government is being asked to agree €5 million package to support, feed and care for homeless pupils in schools. The demand came from Fianna Fáil…

There are 40 homeless people in the north west, according to the latest Census figures. The number is made up of 31 males and 9 females. The figures are for the number of persons who were either sleeping rough or in accommodation for the homeless on Census night, which was…

A top Sligo County Council official says people who sometimes show up as homeless often require help from a range of support services. The issue of homelessness has arisen anew after Sligo Independent Councillor Michael Clarke claimed in an interview with Ocean FM yesterday that the numbers needing housing in…