Homeless figures are soaring in Dublin
Inner City Helping Homeless have said 238 people slept rough in the city this week, the highest number ever they've ever recorded.
Highest number of recorded rough sleepers was this week. Outreach teams engaged with 238 people on Street.@ICHHDUBLIN CEO @AnthonyICHH said “we now have an epidemic of mammoth proportions. The situation has become ungovernable”@98FM @HayleyHalpin1 @DublinLive @NewstalkFM https://t.co/I75iQlbVb1
— ICHHDUBLIN (@ICHHDUBLIN) August 28, 2019
The charity have taken the issue into their own hands
Dozens of tents are lined up outside Dublin City Council's offices.
— Kim Buckley (@KiiimBuckley) August 29, 2019
CEO of the charity, Anthony Flynn said the protest is 'to highlight the increase in the number of tents that are visible throughout the city'.