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Slight Drop In the Number Of People In Homelessness In Kildare.

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Data for June has just been released.

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

135 people were living in emergency accommodation in the county in June, a drop from 144 in May.

That's according to Dept of Housing.

There were 159 people in Meath and 28 in Wicklow in homelessness in June

The three counties, together, make up the Mid-East region, where 64 families with 111 children were living in emergency accommodation.

Nationally 8,014 people were homeless in Ireland, in June, a drop from 7,991 in the previous month.

932 families were accessing emergency accommodation in June including 2167 children.

Focus Ireland Communications Officer Conor Culkin says this is very concerning

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