Think Pieces

Women and Homelessness: A Focus Ireland Services Perspective on Family Homelessness

Róisín McDonnell, Service Manager, Focus Ireland Email: Roisin.McDonnell@focusireland.ie Focus Ireland is driven by the fundamental belief that homelessness is wrong. Wrong because it is a failure of society that creates… Read the full article →

The Causes of Family Homelessness in Ireland: A Gendered Analysis

Dr Sarah Sheridan, Research Officer, Focus Ireland Email: sarah.sheridan@focusireland.ie Since 2014, the increase in the number of families entering homelessness in Ireland has been steady and unprecedented. In July 2014,… Read the full article →

Why Women’s Homelessness is a Social Justice Issue

Meabh Savage, Lecturer in Social Care, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland Email: MSAVAGE@wit.ie In recent years, strong attention has been drawn to the need to develop gender-sensitive policy responses to… Read the full article →

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