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It’s vital Assembly tackles Northern Ireland’s dual issues of homelessness and addiction

Daithi McKay


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We need to tackle homelessness as a matter of urgency

We need to tackle homelessness as a matter of urgency

A man was found dead in a hotel that is currently being leased by the Housing Executive, which is beside the Mourne Seafood restaurant in Belfast city centre. Credit: Google

A man was found dead in a hotel that is currently being leased by the Housing Executive, which is beside the Mourne Seafood restaurant in Belfast city centre. Credit: Google

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We need to tackle homelessness as a matter of urgency

Six young homeless men have died from drug overdoses in Belfast in the last two weeks. There have been a number of headlines in the press these past few days.

It topped some news bulletins on the radio and television. Spokespeople from those working on the frontline were contacted for comment and we all agree, once again, that ‘more needs to be done’.


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