Entries by James Phelan

Support Dublin Simon Community this Christmas

Help people on their journey home this year Dublin Simon Community are calling on the support of the public this Christmas in any way that they possibly can. The homeless and housing charity is appealing to people to support them as they enter their busiest time of the year. There are loads of ways for […]

Ireland round off Mexican journey in glory

The Irish men’s Homeless World Cup Team lifted the Telmex Telcal Trophy last night The Irish men’s Homeless World Cup Team ended their 2018 tournament in style by lifting the Telmex Telcel Trophy in Mexico City last night. The trophy is for teams that finish the tournament between 17th-24th place, as the Mexico men’s and […]

Support My Legacy Week for Dublin Simon Community

This year Dublin Simon Community and 60 Irish charities are asking the public to consider leaving a legacy gift in their wills. Justyna Drogomirecka, Fundraising Development Manager, Dublin Simon Community said “When people choose to leave a legacy gift to Dublin Simon Community they are supporting thousands of people who are currently experiencing homelessness and […]

‘Sixty Photographs for Simon’ book on sale in aid of Simon Community

Vincent Butler has recently put together a book entitled ‘Sixty Photographs for Simon’ in aid of the Simon Community. The book is an eclectic collection of images harvested from an extensive archive that Vincent compiled over a period of two decades during work-related travel. Twenty-five countries are represented in a broad geographical sweep which encompasses […]

Dublin Simon Community supported over 1,300 households from being in Emergency Accomodation

The leading homeless charity said that without this intervention, an additional 1,637 adults and 1,477 children (1,373 households) would be forced to resort to emergency accommodation. Today (25 September) at their Annual Report in the Mansion House, Dublin Simon Community outlined their impact on the crisis. In 2017 they delivered housing, health and support services […]

Minister Harris launches Dublin Simon Community’s Step Up Step Down facility

One of a kind service will provide life saving medical care to people who are homeless Minster for Health, Simon Harris TD, today (13 September) launched the Step Up Step Down (Intermediate Care) facility with Minister Catherine Byrne TD, at Dublin Simon Community’s Homeless Specific Medical Residential Treatment and Recovery Facility, Ushers Island, Dublin 8. […]