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Gardai forced to stop homeless drop in centre due to overcrowding

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12:01 15 Dec 2022

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Gardaí had to stop a homeless drop-in centre in Dublin from handing out tickets for food hampers after thousands of people turned up.

The Capuchin Day Centre in Smithfield says it's dealing with unprecedented levels of demand from those struggling.

3,000 tickets were given out for Christmas hampers after people started queuing from 4 am yesterday.

Manager of the centre, Alan Bailey, says the level of need is the worst he's ever witnessed.


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