Entries by Aoife Mulhall

A HEPATITIS-FREE FUTURE: FIND THE MISSING MILLIONS

A HEPATITIS-FREE FUTURE: FIND THE MISSING MILLIONS. By Ian Ndlovu, PSYCHIATRIC NURSE Viral hepatitis remains a public health problem which continues to claim thousands of lives every year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) set a target to eliminate hepatitis by the year 2030. “Find the missing millions” is this year’s theme for World Hepatitis Day. This […]

Social Quiz-tancing For Simon

Join Dublin Simon Community and their fundraising team on their first venture into the virtual quiz world. Coming to you live from our Facebook page on Wednesday 1st April at 8pm, gather the gang (remotely) and compete with each other from the comfort of your very own couch. Staying in is the new going out! […]

Supporting Hospitals During Covid-19

Like everyone at the moment, Dublin Simon Community is flexing and adapting in response to the Covid-19 crisis to protect our clients, staff, volunteers and the wider community. While Ireland is already seeing exponential growth in the number of confirmed cases, we are very conscious that this is still the ‘calm before the storm’, as […]

Dublin Simon Community’s Weather Warning Response

Dublin Simon Community is putting in place a number of additional emergency measures this week to protect people experiencing homelessness in anticipation of any impact of Storm Lorenzo and subsequent weather warnings. Dublin Outreach Dublin Outreach, our street outreach service provided by Dublin Simon Community in partnership with the Dublin Region Homeless Executive, will deliver […]

Launch of Dublin Simon Community Annual Review – Minister Murphy announces green light for new 100 bed facility

Annual Review highlights that Dublin Simon Community supported over 1,560 households (3,404 people) from being in emergency accommodation in 2018. At today’s launch of the Annual Review Minister Eoghan Murphy announced the development of a 100-bed Medical Treatment & Recovery Facility at Ushers Island for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The […]