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Trish Moses, a resident at Regina Coeli House in west Belfast. Credit: Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Trish Moses, a resident at Regina Coeli House in west Belfast. Credit: Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Trish Moses, a resident at Regina Coeli House in west Belfast. Credit: Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

What is the point of all the talk about helping to protect women, keep them safe, encourage them to speak out against violence if we can’t even give them somewhere safe to stay when they need it most?

Staff at Northern Ireland’s only all-female homeless hostel were told in November it would be closing. The building needs ‘significant’ repairs.


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