homelessness

‘Building together’ – Peter McVerry Trust

April 5, 2022

The hardware group Homevalue has teamed up with Peter McVerry Trust to supply resources for social housing and homeless services.

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‘Bring back the eviction ban’

January 7, 2022

A staggering 359 children have been made homeless in the last three months alone. Peter McVerry SJ calls for reinstatement of eviction ban.

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Back on the road again

September 29, 2021

Over €60,000 has been raised for the Peter McVerry Trust through the annual charity cycle event on Saturday 18 September

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Plan for social housing units in Kildare

August 12, 2021

Mr Pat Doyle, CEO of Peter McVerry Trust, was interviewed on Kildare Today radio about the plan to deliver a significant number of new social housing units

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Taoiseach launches Peter McVerry Trust’s housing plan

July 27, 2021

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin, launches Peter McVerry Trust's five-year strategic plan to deliver 1,200 new social housing units

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Busy days for Peter McVerry Trust

May 18, 2021

The recently launched apartment block for homeless people in Dublin is one of a number of major initiatives that has kept the Peter McVerry Trust busy of late

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‘Virtual Sleep Out’ raises over €125,000

January 19, 2021

Belvedere College students attempted to 'walk in the shoes' of homeless people as they slept out in their back gardens

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‘Ban evictions’ – Peter McVerry

October 19, 2020

Peter McVerry wants the government to restore the complete ban on evictions that was in place during the first Covid-19 lockdown in the country

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Budget funding to help homeless

October 19, 2020

The Peter McVerry Trust says recent budget proposals mark a significant programme of capital investment in key areas such as education, health and housing.

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Getting creative around Covid

October 9, 2020

Eddie Cosgrove SJ is Director of the Ignatian Spirituality Project which offers retreats for homeless people. The project is flourishing despite the pandemic

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