Seamus Healy TD calls for an end to evictions and formal declaration of a housing emergency

Speech on Planning Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Bill 2016 From Official Dáil Record  07/12/2016 Deputy Seamus Healy: In the short time available to me, I will address in the main the residential tenancy aspects of the Bill. The Bill is a pretence. It purports to give protection to tenants when properties in which there are […]

Banks are making up to 40 children a month homeless – you can help put a stop to this!

Around 20 families each month become homeless just because their buy-to-let landlord has been forced to sell up by their bank. And there are thousands more families at risk*. Families can find themselves evicted from their homes even though they are completely up-to-date with their rent and have years left to run on their tenancy […]

Norah Casey lends her support to Focus Ireland this Christmas

Norah Casey has teamed up with Focus Ireland to launch its annual “Sponsor a Star” campaign which aims to raise over €250,000 through businesses sponsoring a star on the charity’s Christmas tree at the top of Grafton Street. Focus Ireland is asking businesses to give a life changing gift this year and sponsor a star […]

Minister O’Sullivan Launches Focus Ireland Annual Report

Emphasises Government commitment to tackle homelessness in a more planned and effective way   Minister for Housing and Planning, Jan O’Sullivan TD, today (Thursday 26th April) launched Focus Ireland’s annual report for 2011.   Speaking at the launch Minister O’Sullivan confirmed her intention to realise the Programme for Government commitment to end long-term homelessness.   “The […]