Latest news
Home > Tag Archives: homelessness

Tag Archives: homelessness

‘Ban evictions’ – Peter McVerry

Irish Jesuit Peter McVerry wants to government to restore the complete ban on evictions that was in place during the first Covid-19 lockdown in the country. He was speaking as people await a government decision on putting the country into a level five – almost complete lockdown – scenario by close of business today, Monday 18 October 2020. Reports indicate ...

Read More »

Budget funding to help homeless

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

Read More »

Getting creative around Covid

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

Read More »

If Peter were Taoiseach…

Prime Time Extra on RTE television invited Peter McVerry to tell the nation what he would do in his first 100 days if he were elected Taoiseach of the country

Read More »

A gift for the homeless

The Irish Jesuit Province have announced that three properties in the Gardiner Street Parish of Dublin’s north inner city will be converted to 16 apartments for the homeless

Read More »

Lent 2018: Week after Lent: The Displacement of Home

Read 1 Peter 2:4-12 When did secularity become ascendant in Ireland? Was it when pubs were allowed to be opened on Sunday in Northern Ireland, which only happened in 1989? Or was it when contraception was allowed to be sold in the Republic back in 1978? Was it when RTE’s first television broadcast began in 1961? Or was it the ...

Read More »