Limerick Homeless Crisis Rolling Steadily Towards an Epidemic – Limerick Leader

Online Version   By Duncan Casey One year ago, I opened a piece in this newspaper with a reference to a man who had died in a recycling bin, having climbed in there to escape the miserable weather. The tragedy shocked us all. How could this happen in our little city? There was outrage. There… Continue reading Limerick Homeless Crisis Rolling Steadily Towards an Epidemic – Limerick Leader

‘One harrowing story after another’ – Life on Limerick’s streets – Limerick Leader

Online Version The scene must have been played out countless times in films and TV dramas – the one where a man or woman is approached by a homeless person in search of some spare change. They reach for their pockets, only to realise after a split-second that they know the unfortunate soul. It hit… Continue reading ‘One harrowing story after another’ – Life on Limerick’s streets – Limerick Leader

Terrifying ease of slipping into the homeless trap – Limerick Leader

Online Version Limerick city’s most shameful moment of 2015 was reported on December 10. A man’s life had come to an end in the most undignified fashion. He had been sleeping rough in the city and spent his final moments in a recycling bin, having climbed in to escape the awful weather. For days he… Continue reading Terrifying ease of slipping into the homeless trap – Limerick Leader