Saturday 18 November 2017

Leaving the poor out in the cold

No-one should have to sleep rough on our streets
No-one should have to sleep rough on our streets

* "It belittles all of us to live in a society where it's tolerated that some people should have to sleep outdoors."

Martina Devlin (Irish Independent, December 5) articulates the chilling, uncomfortable truths about how we are all embroiled in this unacceptable travesty.

While canny investors from outside these shores gobble up cheap prime property from NAMA, bank repossession sales and failing businesses, we fail to protect our own citizens from homeless penury and skid row.

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