Research & Media
 Further information on housing and homelessness can be found at the links below. Peter McVerry Trust Dublin Region Homeless Executive Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Housing Agency 
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Click on the image below and it will bring you to Peter Mcverry Trust’s main website which features links to lots of recent media articles on housing and homelessness.  

Songs about Homelessness

Ed Sheeran – Homeless

Arrested Development – Mr Wendel

Christy Moore – Missing

Snow Patrol – The President

Ralph McTell – Streets of London

Ed Sheeran – The A Team

The Script – We Cry

Nirvana – Something in the Way

Top Movies about Homelessness

The Fisher King

Comedy-drama about a radio host who tries to find redemption by helping a homeless man whose life he inadvertently shattered.

The Soloist

Jamie Fox and Robert Downey, Jr. star in this movie based on the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who developed schizophrenia and became homeless.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Will Smith stars in this true story-inspired tale of Chris Gardner, a salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son.

The Blindside

Based on the true story of couple who take in a homeless teenage African-American, Michael “Big Mike” Oher.