There were toys scattered about the floor, the previous occupant’s belongings unceremoniously packed up into bin bags (of course it has to be bin bags for people who are routinely treated as rubbish), and tins of baby formula in the kitchen presses.
Earlier tonight I went over with CEC to drop a couple of parcels in to the volunteers at Inner City Helping Homeless. Every Christmas it’s the same thing; she goes out and buys toys and sweets and finds places to donate them. This year it was to the Capuchins on Church Street, the Saint Vincent … Continue reading Homelessness in Dublin’s Inner City
Follow @RPJblog By Jason Michael Homelessness is topical around Christmastime, and more so now because of the heart-breaking news of a young man who died sleeping rough next to the Dáil. Homelessness is part of a wider social crisis – endemic in the developed world – which really does upset me. The awful truth is … Continue reading Our Heartless Social Default Setting