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Ross Byrne: Home is where the heart is

Leinster star encouraging public to back Simon Home Run Leinster and Ireland rugby player Ross Byrne is calling on running and walking enthusiasts to make a real difference this spring. The out-half star wants to see thousands of people lace up their running shoes and join the movement for homes by registering for the Simon […]

Dublin Simon Community receives European recognition

Housing and homeless organisation awarded EQUASS assurance for the quality of its service provision. Dublin Simon Community have received the European Quality in Social Services (EQUASS) assurance, in recognition of their quality social service provision. The awarding body, EQUASS, utilises a quality certification system that certifies compliance of social services with European quality principles and […]

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 client’s art to be showcased at exhibition

Dublin Simon Community client’s will have their art on display in the Temple Bar Gallery from the 3rd-5th October. The exhibition is part of the official launch of the Scrappy But Happy 8! book and client recognition ceremony, which launches tomorrow from 2-5pm. This annual publication of artworks and creative writing pieces showcases the amazing […]

Ross Byrne: Why I’m supporting the Simon Home Run

Sometimes we take our everyday lives for granted. We get up in the morning and take a shower before putting on clean clothes and grabbing some breakfast before we run out to work, college or just to meet up with friends and family. For a lot of us this is just a typical day, but […]

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. […]

Emergency and Outreach services preparing for busy weekend ahead of Papal visit

As a result of the increased traffic and crowds heading into Dublin’s city centre for the visit of Pope Francis, supporters have expressed concerns for people rough sleeping in the area. Our Rough Sleeper and Soup Run teams will be operating on the streets as usual, and will be finding accommodation for people as well […]