Number of people homeless in Ireland rises again
August figures show 10,338 people are homeless, 3,848 of whom are children
Homeless figures in Ireland have remained above 10,000 for seven months. Photograph: Tom Honan
The number of people without a home in Ireland continues to rise with the latest official figures showing 10,338 people are relying on emergency accommodation.
There were 6,490 adults and 3,848 children without a home in August, a slight increase on the previous month’s total of 10,275.