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“A Nurse’s World” Sir, – The sentence “the author’s identity is know to The Irish Times” at the end of the two articles in the “A Nurse’s World” series speaks volumes and not because of the content of the articles. The writer, I guess, is fearful for the future if she or he criticises or questions more...

The director of one of Ireland’s oldest homeless services has warned the “research industry” against using the homeless “as its source of material”. In an address at the Irish College in Rome, Alice Leahy, of the Alice Leahy Trust, said: “We must never forget that we are working with human beings, who for the most part have been battered more...

13 Nov

Minister Alan Kelly & Alice Leahy

Posted by Alice Leahy Trust 13 Nov 15 Categories: Irish Times, News and Press

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly with Alice Leahy, director of Trust, a charity providing medical and related services for people who are homeless, during a visit to the organisation’s Dublin premises. Photograph: PA more...

27 Oct

Homeless people ‘should not be used for political purposes’

Posted by Alice Leahy Trust 27 Oct 15 Categories: Irish Times, News and Press

Patsy McGarry | Irish Times Vulnerable people should never be used for political purposes, Alice Leahy of Trust, the Dublin voluntary service for rough sleepers, has said. She also called for the privacy of homeless people to be respected. On using vulnerable people for political purposes, she said: “I could not be confident this is not happening more...

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