Local residents and businesses to protest against plans to open Ireland's largest homeless shelter in Dublin City
Local residents and businesses to protest against plans to open Ireland's largest homeless shelter in Dublin City .A tourist hotel on Aungier Street is set to be turned into a shelter called Avalon House which would be able to house 150 people.The shelter - which was set to be opened in January and operated by The Peter McVerry Trust - has prompted angry responses from locals.It is being alleged that businesses and residents in the area had not been consulted about the plans.Dublin City Councillor Mannix Flynn said: "There's already three facilities within in this area.
In city after city, homeless encampments have sprung up on sidewalks, in parks and under bridges , vexing local governments. And a question emerged: Was all this legal? “From the beginning, we’ve been agnostic about the best way to help the homeless .
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As freezing temperatures hit the capital at night, a number of kindhearted locals have been trying to keep the homeless warm.
It emerged on Tuesday that a sickening 10,514 people are homeless in Ireland, the highest number ever recorded.
And now, in a heartwarming act, members of the public have been leaving coats on Dublin's iconic Ha’penny Bridge for homeless people to pick up.
The picture of the jackets on the Liffey footbridge has been shared on social media by The Irishtown House pub.
A sign next to the jackets says: “If you need one, then please take one. If you want to help, please hang one up. #warmforwinter”
Dublin gets its first 24-hour bus services this weekend as the 15 and 41 run all night
“It is no longer the case that city shuts down at 11 or 12 at night,” National Transport Authority CEO Anne Graham said.The 41 and 15 buses will run every 30 minutes between midnight and 5am from tomorrow 1 December, with more frequent services during the day.
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Here in Dublin , OH, winters are brutal. Last year the cold set in early and hung around until April. When we passed under a bridge , I noticed someone I hadn’t seen before: an emaciated man in a I’m determined that this winter fewer unfortunate people will have to face the brunt of Dublin ’s weather
Social media users praised the initiative with one person said: “What a great way to show kindness and caring.”
Another person said: “Brilliant! Well done!”
A third person hit out at the Government saying: “This is a great idea!!
"Meanwhile, the government wants to spend €20,000,000 on white water raft centre, and we have a major homeless and hospital/home care disasters going on in the country. Priorities!!!”
On Tuesday night Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy survived a motion of no confidence in the Dail.
The Minister was saved by TDs who voted by 56 votes to 53 against the motion, with 35 TDs abstaining.
It is the second time in just over a year that opposition politicians have called for his head through a motion of no confidence as homeless figures soared to their highest level ever.
Dublin to get 'Blood Stoney Bridge' to cater for cyclists and pedestrians
The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side A new bridge is set to be built to cater for cyclists crossing the Liffey.The plan, which is set to start in mid 2021, will see the unit be put between Samuel Beckett and Tom Clarke bridge and will only be for pedestrians and cyclists.The bridge will have a two-way cycle .It's expected to take 18 months to complete according to Dublin Chamber who've welcomed the plan as it will "make cycling in this part of the city much safer and more attractive".
a kind - hearted gesture last weekend to help homeless people in Halifax, Nova Scotia, stay warm this winter . If you are stuck out in the cold, please take me to keep warm !" Tara Smith-Atkins, a Once the coat -giving party was gone, passersby were left scratching their heads at the sight of the
Ha ' penny bridge is such an iconic symbolism for Dublin ! It was also used to divide the rich and The Ha ' penny bridge crosses the river and allows pedestrian access between north and south sides. The plethora of homeless people who call this their home just makes it an even more accuate picture of
Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge .
Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridgeThe collision took place at a bridge on Erne Street at around 12.30pm.