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Fury as homeless woman, 4, noticed consuming ‘solely sizzling meal of day’ out of plastic container on the road

Fury as homeless girl, 4, spotted eating ‘only hot meal of day’ out of plastic container on the street


A SHOCKING picture of a four-year-old homeless woman consuming her “one sizzling meal a day” on the aspect of the road has sparked fury.

The heartbreaking image, taken at an Irish soup kitchen earlier this week, reveals the little woman sitting on a crate consuming her meal that got here in a plastic container.

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The devastating image reveals the little woman sitting on a plastic container consuming her ‘one sizzling meal a day’[/caption]

A volunteer on the Ballymun Soup Run in North Dublin took the {photograph} as employees dished out meals to households dwelling in emergency lodging within the capital.

The group uploaded the image to social media with the caption: “Our Authorities are responsible for this.

“It’s so regular that they pop down for dinner, it’s unhappy.”

Co-founder of Feed Our Homeless Tony Walsh, shared the image as he blasted the Irish authorities over the housing disaster calling it shameful and unacceptable.

“No baby or any particular person ought to have to sit down on the streets like this consuming their dinner as a result of they don’t have any place to name dwelling,” he mentioned.

“Disgrace on our Authorities. When will sufficient be sufficient?”

Mr Walsh concluded that Eire shouldn’t be experiencing the devastating housing and homeless disaster that it’s as a result of it is without doubt one of the wealthiest nations on this planet.

The volunteer who captured the image earlier this week instructed DublinLive that she had “no phrases” for the heartbreaking scenario.

“Our Authorities ought to cling their heads in disgrace,” she mentioned.

“A four-year-old child and one of many solely locations they must have a home-cooked meal is our crew?

“These youngsters ought to have a kitchen desk to sit down at and have dinner, not on the bottom on a crate at our soup kitchen.”

In line with homeless charity FocusIreland, there have been 8,313 individuals on the streets from the week of January 25 to January 30.

The quantity has elevated by 232% since July 2014.

Nearly one third of individuals in emergency lodging are youngsters.


In January a homeless coverage skilled mentioned there was sturdy justification to increase the blanket ban on evicting tenants after the pandemic.

Taoiseach Micheal Martin promised the coalition in December that his authorities would make an affect on Eire’s housing disaster.

Housing minister Darragh O’Brien declared that Eire can be set for a constructing increase in 2021.