Report on Homelessness

The Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage, this morning briefed media and stakeholders on their Interim Report on Homelessness. Read the report at

End Homelessness

Mary was delighted to accept on behalf of Taoiseach Micheál Martin a petition with 10,225 signatures calling for an end of homelessness. The petition was organised and presented by Focus Ireland outside Leinster House on May 6th 2021.


Homelessness is still a significant problem and Government has allocated €220million to prevent homelessness, provide emergency and long term accommodation for homeless people.  On a positive note, in the Dublin region a record number of homeless people were provided with permanent homes in the final months of 2020.  In January the number of homeless families…