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'He has a face': a homeless death on a Dublin street - Irish Times

The long ledge outside the trendy Superdry clothes shop on Suffolk Street in Dublin city centre is popular with the homeless. It was next to this ledge, around the corner from Grafton Street, that Shane “Jack” Watson was found unconscious on the ...and more »

Charity calls for beds to be 'reopened urgently' following death of 'Jack' Howlett-Watson - Irish Times

Emergency rough-sleeper beds which have been closed since April must be “reopened urgently” following the death of man sleeping on a Dublin street, a homelessness charity has said. “Jack” Howlett-Watson, a former chef in his 50s who returned from ...and more »

Anger over Government housing policy at vigil for Jack Watson - Irish Times

“Jack Watson, a person, died on your watch Leo.” That was the message for the Taoiseach from the crowd who gathered outside Leinster House Friday night. “This was a human being that we lost,” said Alan Buckley, one of those attending. “He was one of us ...and more »

Man dies after being found unconscious on Dublin city centre street - Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man's body who is understood to be a “rough sleeper” on Suffolk Street in Dublin. The man, thought to be in his 50s, was discovered unconscious outside the Superdry Store in Dublin city centre at ...and more »

Homeless Irish mum-of-two tragically found dead in Kildare hotel - Irish Mirror

A homeless mother-of-two who had been put up in a hotel has been tragically found dead. The woman was housed by Dublin City Council in emergency accommodation in a hotel in Leixlip, Co Kildare, when she was discovered on Wednesday afternoon. She was 26 ...and more »

'A tragedy': Investigation launched into the death of a homeless man sleeping rough in Dublin - thejournal.ie

Updated at 3.40pm. HOMELESSNESS CAMPAIGNERS HAVE described as tragic the death of a homeless man who was sleeping rough in Dublin city centre. Gardaí are investigating the sudden death of the man who was discovered unconscious on a footpath in the city ...and more »

Tributes paid to 'gentle, lovely' man who died on Suffolk Street - thejournal.ie

TRIBUTES HAVE BEEN paid to a homeless man who died yesterday after being found unconscious on a street in Dublin city. The man – who went by a number of aliases but was named locally as Stephen “Jack” Watson – had been sleeping rough on Suffolk Street ...and more »

Investigation underway after mum (26) found dead in Kildare hotel room - Independent.ie

An investigation has been launched after a young homeless mother-of-two took her own life in a hotel overnight. Independent.ie has learned that gardaí were called to the Leixlip House Hotel in Co Kildare after the woman's body was discovered by her ...and more »

July saw 99 families become homeless in Dublin - RTE.ie

Ninety-nine families, including 214 children, became homeless for the first time in Dublin last July. Issuing the figures, housing charity Focus Ireland said this is the second highest figure it has recorded over the past five years. It was exceeded in ...and more »

Homeless woman found dead in hotel where she lived with children - Irish Times

A homeless woman has been found dead in a hotel she was living in with her two children in Leixlip, Co Kildare. The woman (26) who was from the south Dublin area, was found dead on Wednesday night. A Garda spokeswoman said they are not treating her ...and more »