Archive for the Letters to the Sunday Times Category
03 Jul

Corrie’s death sheds light on homelessness causes

Posted by Alice Leahy Trust 03 Jul 16 Categories: Letters to the Sunday Times, News and Press

BY HIGHLIGHTING the manipulation of the story of Jonathan Corrie’s death, Brenda Power has done a great service to his family, the general Public, and to some of us working in the field of homelessness in the statutory and NGO sector (“Time to set the record straight on Corrie’s life and death”; Comment, last week). Seeing people more...

14 Mar

The Showers Must Go On

Posted by Alice Leahy Trust 14 Mar 11 Categories: Letters to the Sunday Times, News and Press

Further to your report on plants to redevelop the public toilet block at Trinity College Dublin (“Beware the bar stools”, News, last week), we presented a detailed proposal for public showers to Dublin city council in 2006. This was an extremely cost-effective option at the time which could help prevent people in temporary difficulties more...