Tuesday 20 March 2018

Just when you think it can't get any worse

The story of Darren and Christopher, two homeless cousins, tells us a lot about the sorry state we are in, writes Gene Kerrigan

Here's a story about two men, Darren and Christopher, who had a problem. What happened to them tells us some bad news about the state we're in - and some good news.

Darren and Christopher are two of the 7,000 officially counted as homeless in this great little nation (it's a bit more, but let's not niggle).

As it happens, last week I was slogging through the work of the Central Statistics Office - it produced an analysis of what the latest census tells us about the homeless.

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