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Figures Show Increased Numbers Accessing Emergency Accommodation In Wicklow

46 people accessed emergency accommodation in County Wicklow last month.  

Over 10,000 homeless people were in emergency accommodation nationwide.

It's the first time it's passed that mark since the start of the pandemic.

New figures released by the Department of Housing show there were 10,049 people in emergency accommodation in April.

Of those, just over 2,900 were children.

Dublin continues to have the highest numbers of people in emergency accommodation, with just under 5 thousand adults and 950 children.

That's followed by Cork, Galway, Limerick and Meath.

1,308 families used emergency accommodation in April.
 

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