Peter McVerry Trust Statement on December 2021 Homeless Figures

Peter McVerry Trust, the national housing and homeless charity, has said it welcomes a slight decrease in the number of people recorded in the official homeless figures. The December 2021 figures, released this afternoon by the Department of Housing, show that 8,914 people were homeless. This is a decrease of 185 people on the November […]

New Christmas song to raise money for Peter McVerry Trust this festive period

‘This Time of Year’, released by Friends of Peter McVerry Trust, will raise money to support families living in homelessness this Christmas.   The new track, written by John Evans and performed by Alan Brereton, conjures seasonal imagery of carol singing and wreaths hanging on doors but urges us all to remember that no-one should […]

Tipp GAA stars to participate in homelessness sleep-out #GaelicVoices4Ch

A group of over 400 current and former inter-county football, hurling and camogie players who are passionate about making a difference have united under the umbrella of ‘Gaelic Voices for Change’. The new player-led social movement is made up of volunteers from the four provinces who have been meeting weekly for the past two months. […]

Homeless Charities and Homeowner Advocacy Groups Unite to Halt Vulture Funds

  HALT AIB’S SALE OF IRISH HOMES….. So say a growing number of Advocacy Groups and Charitable Organisations who together, are calling on the Government, and all Political Parties, to demand that AIB, ULSTER BANK, PTSB, BOI and other bailed-out financial institutions, desist from facilitating the sale of any further Irish Homes to Vulture Funds. […]

Businesses Raise €33,000 For Two Charities

Dublin Chamber of Commerce, the organisation which represents businesses in the Dublin region,  announced that it has raised over €33,000 for charity. The proceeds, raised over the past 12 months, will be split between the Chamber’s two chosen charities for 2016 – the Peter McVerry Trust, set up to provide services to homeless people in […]

Fr. Peter McVerry To Give Talk In Nenagh Scouts Hall

The North Tipperary Community Cluster, supported by Aras Follain Mid-West Regional Drugs and Alcohol Forum and the North Tipperary Mental Health Team are hosting a talk by Fr. Peter McVerry who is the Founder of  the Peter McVerry Trust which has experience of  over 40 years of working with young, vulnerable, homeless people. The talk will take place in the […]

Quiz for Thurles Girl’s Sahara Trek

This October Debbie Hickey will be trekking through one of the hottest, driest, and most inhospitable places on Earth – the Sahara Desert. A challenge for the body and soul!”The Peter McVerry Trust is a very worthy cause and I would very much appreciate your support in helping me to raise funds for this charity.The […]