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20/09/2021

Waterford homeless figures revealed

Waterford homeless figures revealed

The number of adults in emergency accommodation in Waterford for the month of October has been revealed.

114 adults were in emergency accommodation in Waterford  during the month, compared to Carlow (19), Kilkenny (66), Tipperary (85) and Wexford (63).

The 347 adults in emergency accommodation across the South East during October comprised of 225 men and 122 women. There were an additional 74 children in emergency accommodation the same month.

Only January (426) and February (461) of this year had higher emergency accommodation figures for men, women and children in the region.

Homeless Waterford man Eamonn McCarthy was found dead on the green at Grange Cohan last month. Formerly of Larchville, the 48-year-old was laid to rest in St Otterans Cemetery.

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