Growing level of homelessness in Donegal to be discussed in workshop

It has been confirmed that a special workshop will be held between Donegal County Council and a number of agencies to discuss the growing issue of homelessness in Letterkenny.

Councillor Ciaran Brogan raised the issue at a meeting of Letterkenny Municipal District, urging the council to work with other agencies to provide more emergency accomodation for the homeless.

The call comes after three men were found sleeping rough in Letterkenny last weekend.

During the meeting Councillor Brogan praised the work of St Colmcilles Hostel which he says provides a vital service, but doesn't have the capacity to respond to emergencies like last weekend: