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Slight Drop In Homeless Numbers In The Midlands

Nationally, 8,014 people were homeless last month.

There's been slight drop in the numbers homeless in the midlands.

The latest figures from the Department of Housing show 65 adults were in emergency accommodation last month, down from 70 in May.

25 were homeless in Westmeath, 21 in Offaly, and 19 in Laois.

12 families were in emergency accommodation in June, including 22 children.

Nationally, 8,014 people were homeless last month, a slight increase on May.

Conor Culkin from Focus Ireland says this is very concerning:

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