Simon House of Light to Dazzle Dublin with the Help of Star Guest

The Simon House of Light Show is back for its 8th year and will launch with the help of a very special celebrity guest at 6pm this Thursday 05 December at Powerscourt Townhouse Centre on South William Street. The three-day festival will run from 5pm – 10pm on Thursday 5th, Friday 6th and Saturday 7th […]

Simon House of Light

The 8th annual Simon House of Light Show launched on Thursday 5th December, with the help of celebrity guest Cillian Murphy in a special commencement ceremony on the steps of Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, South William Street. The Peaky Blinders star joined CEO Sam McGuinness in switching on the lights, marking the beginning of the three-day […]

Simon and Tom’s Social Experiment

What do you think it would be like if you couldn’t close your own front door? Imagine the sense of vulnerability you would feel. Broadcaster Tom Dunne recently accepted an invitation from the Simon Communities to take part in a social experiment where he agreed to leave the front door of his family home open overnight. The […]

JINGLE JANGLE album by SOLAS CHOIR/MOUNTJOY CHOIR, in aid of Dublin Simon Community

Jingle Jangle is a collaboration between the SOLAS Workplace Choir and the Mountjoy Prison Inhouse Voices.  The 10 track album features much-loved Christmas tracks, including Deck the Halls and Jingle Bells.  All tracks were recorded in Mountjoy Prison while all proceeds from the concert and from sales of the album will go to Dublin Simon. […]

The Scrappy but Happy Exhibition

The Scrappy but Happy exhibition runs from November to December in Powerscourt Townhouse Centre.   Dublin Simon Community is delighted to launch the 9th Edition of Scrappy but Happy! Since 2011, the Scrappy but Happy project has showcased the amazing creative talents by people who access Dublin Simon Community’s homeless and housing services with a […]

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 […]

Rise Up – World Cup 2019 Rugby Breakfast in aid of Dublin Simon Community

Calling all rugby fans! Rugby fever has officially hit and if you didn’t land a ticket to the game or couldn’t handle the 6,000 mile trip, join Dublin Simon Community at D Two for the first Ireland game of the tournament as Ireland take on Scotland. D Two are hosting a rugby breakfast briefing all […]

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 […]

Homeless Mental Health Advocacy Movement

The Homeless Mental Health Advocacy Movement was previously known as the Mental Health Reform Project and was a working partnership between Mental Health Reform and clients in Dublin Simon Community to campaign for better mental health services. Since 2015, The Mental Health Reform Project has worked on a report ‘Homeless and Mental Health: Voices of […]