Sun, 10 May, 2020
A soup kitchen that provides up to 2,000 dinners a week to the homeless in Cork has issued an urgent appeal for specific small tinned items that can be given out to the needy during the outbreak of Covid 19.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
Members of the public who donate to homeless charities this Christmas are asked to refrain from handing in soiled duvets and underwear or blankets which have previously been used by dogs and are covered in hair.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
A homeless chef who was killed on the streets of Cork said in a moving radio interview last winter that he felt unsafe on the streets and had been hospitalised three times following assaults on his person.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
Earlier this month, a husband and wife and their children walked from their emergency accommodation in Little Island on the outskirts of the city to the soup kitchen on Little Hanover Street.
Sun, 14 Jul, 2019
A volunteer who is the powerhouse behind Cork’s Penny Dinners first developed the helping gene when she realised that when her father went “missing” on Christmas morning he was actually out feeding the city’s elderly.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
The key figure in a charity which is feeding almost 2,000 people a week has issued an impassioned plea to government to divert some of the €22m 1916 commemoration funding to help the hungry and homeless.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015