“We Need To Remember The People Behind Homeless Figures”

Written 5 days ago by Hannah Murphy


An Offaly campaigner says the Government need to remember the people behind the homeless figures.

Chairman of the Irish Democratic Party Ken Smollen is joining those criticising the Housing Minister after revelations that a family were forced to sleep in a Garda station on Wednesday night.

Previously, the State had been accused of using measures to try and keep the list under 10 thousand people.

The Clara man is urging them to instead focus on the individuals in crisis;