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125 People In Kildare Were Homeless In July.

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The Dept. of Housing has released the latest figures.

There's been a reduction in the number of people homeless in Kildare.

125 people were living in emergency accommodation in the county in June, a drop from 135 in July.

That's according to Dept of Housing.

There were 155 people in Meath and 26 in Wicklow in homelessness in July.

The three counties, together, make up the Mid-East region, where 46  families with 89 children were living in emergency accommodation.

Nationally 8,132 adults were homeless in Ireland, up from 8,014 in June.

930 families were accessing emergency accommodation in July including 2,129 children.

Roughan MacNamara from Focus Ireland says they fear this trend may continue

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