Athlone native aspiring to positively effect the ongoing homeless crisis

Thu, Apr 25, 2019


As the homeless crisis deepens on both a local and national basis, a former Defence Forces member is determined to have a positive effect on the present detrimental situation with the creation of a social media campaign entitled ‘Midlands Affordable Accommodation’.

The Facebook page, which was originally launched by Stephen Lynch, as Athlone Affordable Accommodation, has, in recent times, changed names due to the expansion of numbers visiting the page from regional towns, now boasts in excess of 4,200 members and this figure is expected to rise.


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Martin Donohue of Foróige and Linda O’Sullivan of DCYA present Jay Loolney and Cathal Fitzmaurice from Castledaly Foróige Club with a certificate of achievement at the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship awards.

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