Una Burns

3 results

Focus Ireland said its services are ‘deeply aware of a disturbing number of cases of suicide among homeless people’ since the Covid crisis. File photograph: Getty

Frontline staff in homeless hostels have received extra training in response to a “significant increase” in suicide attempts, an Oireachtas committee (...)

The body of the 69-year old, who was a native of Poland, and who had been in Ireland for a number of years, was discovered at Limerick Lane, off Catherine Street, around 8am. Photograph: iStock

A man, who was found dead on a laneway in Limerick city, Friday, had recently been supported by family and local homeless shelters, informed sources s(...)

David Mulcahy, a resident of McGarry House in Moyross, Limerick: ‘I have a friend here and I always go to his room, but to be honest with you, I don’t like to now, because he suffers from asthma.’ Photograph: Alan Place

Breda and Kevin Devereux, along with their six children, and two grandchildren, live cramped lives in their three-bedroom council house in Moyross in (...)