Peter McVerry Trust

Emergency response to rescue homeless

March 7, 2018

The Peter McVerry Trust sheltered hundreds of homeless people in what was the largest single mobilisation of emergency beds

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A Christmas book in aid of the homeless

November 15, 2017

Popular RTE personality Mary Kennedy launched the book 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Story' by John Scally at Milltown Park

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Government homelessness plan doomed to fail

October 17, 2017

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice says that the government’s action plan for housing and homelessness is incapable of meeting the challenge of Ireland’s housing crisis

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Great turnout at The Ploughing

September 22, 2016

Government minister Simon Coveney TD was one of the many thousands of visitors to the Jesuit tent at the National Ploughing Championships, which finished today, 22 September.

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Jesuits back for The Ploughing

September 14, 2016

Jesuits and colleagues will again have a significant presence at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co.Offaly from September 20th-22nd.

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Peter McVerry – a dedicated life

September 7, 2016

RTÉ featured a 52-minute documentary on 6 September, on the life and work of Peter McVerry SJ. The title is 'Peter McVerry: A view from the basement'.

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The big sleep-out

December 21, 2015

Belvedere students are gearing up for their annual Sleep-Out and Fast to raise money to tackle homelessness. They'll be on Dublin's city centre streets from Tuesday 22 Dec until Christmas...

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Peter McVerry Trust calls for tax breaks for landlords in return for rent freezes for tenants

August 19, 2015

Introduction of new measures could help reduce pressure in the private residential rental sector and help address the current homelessness crisis.

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Peter McVerry Trust welcomes funding for new social housing

July 24, 2015

New units will provide housing for people currently dependent on homeless accommodation in four local authority areas.

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Ethics in a Catholic schools context

February 11, 2015

Peter McVerry SJ and Pat Coyle, director of Irish Jesuit communications, spoke to Transition Year students as part of Catholic Schools Week, Peter addressing homelessness and Pat raising ethical issues...

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