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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 »

Homeless woman found dead in Co Kildare hotel -

A homeless woman has been found dead in a hotel she was living in with her two children in Co Kildare. The 26-year-old woman, who was from the south Dublin area, was found dead last night. Gardaí are not treating her death as suspicious. A spokesperson ...and more »

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

An investigation has been launched after a young homeless mother-of-two took her own life in a hotel overnight. 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 »

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 »

Latest: Dublin City Councillor claims a third homeless person died in Dublin last week -

Update - 3.01pm: The Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has extended his sympathies to the families of the two homeless people who died yesterday. It comes as new figures show 99 families with 214 children became newly homeless in Dublin in July. Mr Murphy ...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 »

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 »

Call for action as homeless mother-of-two and former chef die in separate incidents -

A homeless man found unconscious on a footpath was pronounced dead in hospital just hours after a mother of two living in homeless accommodation took her own life. A former chef, known to his friends as 'Jack' Watson, slept rough on the streets. He was ...and more »

Homeless man who died after being found outside Dublin shop named as Jack Watson - Irish Mirror

The homeless man who died after being found unconscious outside a shop on Suffolk Street in Dublin's city centre has been named as Jack Watson. The former chef, who was in his 50s, was one of the residents of Apollo House last Christmas. Mr Watson was ...and more »