Post Tagged with: "Homeless"

Professional Beggars Making Hundreds And Throwing Away Food Donated To Them

Professional Beggars Making Hundreds And Throwing Away Food Donated To Them

May 15, 2018 at 10:11 am 1 comment

GARDAI and councillors in Tralee Municipal District are encouraging people not to give money or food to people described as ‘professional beggars’ operating in town since late last year. The Sinn Fein councillor said well-meaning people trying to help them were being ‘taken for a ride’ by these beggars. Speaking […]

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The group of people at the candlelight vigil in the Square on Friday night to remember the two homeless people who died in Dublin and Kildare during the week. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Candlelight Vigil Highlights Plight Of The Homeless

September 2, 2017 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A CANDLELIGHT vigil  to remember the homeless people who died in Dublin and Kildare in the past two days, was held in Tralee last night. Around 20 people gathered in The Square to remember Jack Watson who died after being found unconscious outside a shop on Suffolk Street in Dublin’s […]

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Candlelight Vigil To Remember Two Homeless People Who Died

Candlelight Vigil To Remember Two Homeless People Who Died

September 1, 2017 at 10:48 am 1 comment

A CANDLELIGHT vigil  to remember the two homeless people who died in Dublin and Kildare in the past two days will be held in Tralee tonight. “We want to give them the dignity and respect that they should have gotten while alive, and for all the homeless in the country,” […]

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Members of the Under The Elements homeless awareness group are, from left: Charlene Tidings, Marian Coffey, Julie Fitzpatrick and Marilyn O' Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Charity Sleep Out Overnight In Pearse Park In Aid Of Kerry Homeless

August 23, 2016 at 12:24 pm 1 comment

FIVE local women are taking it upon themselves to do something proactive for homeless facilities in Kerry. Marion Coffey, Charlene Tydings, Julie Fitzpatrick, Marilyn O’Shea and Tina Lonergan have started the Under The Elements homeless awareness group which are about to get off the ground with a first charity initiative […]

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