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24th May 2017

9 Dublin Buildings Set To Be Used As Emergency Accommodation For City’s Homeless Families


Nine buildings across Dublin have been allocated to provide accommodation for families without a home living in the capital. 

According to 98fm, one of which is a former furniture showroom and warehouse in Coolock, Dublin 17. The building, located in the Greencastle Parade Industrial Estate is one of nine allocated facilities across the city to be opened up to homeless families as “family hub” centres.

This facility has 40 family rooms available, and is reportedly one of two previously commercial buildings being converted. 

The buildings will cater for around 380 families, providing support for children and parents alike – such as homework clubs, play spaces, laundry, cooking and dining facilities.

Of the nine, the only ”family hub” to open so far is High Park, a former Magdalene laundry building in Drumcondra, which boasts space for 42 families.

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