Tag Archives: Deirdre Hargey

Feet on the street needed at The People’s Kitchen march and demonstration over rising death toll among Belfast homeless

What: March and Demonstration for action on homeless crisis When: 2pm Saturday 23 July 2022 Where: Demonstration gathering point at 1 Antrim Road, Belfast with march to City Hall. Unite the union is lending its support to a demonstration and march in Belfast … Continue reading

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How many more have to die on the streets before Communities Minister and Housing Executive deliver on promises for supported accommodation for women?

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey and NI Housing Executive Chief Executive Grainia Long are ‘dodging’ Unite’s requests for a meeting on issue Former Regina Coeli House worker challenges Legion of Mary to make old building available as a hostel for vulnerable … Continue reading

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Management committee at Regina Coeli House challenged to provide report detailing buildings alleged structural issues to the Labour Relations Agency

Unite to raise demand that Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey intervene to provide continuity of care  Work-in occupation by staff at women’s hostel enters its seventh week A work-in occupation by staff working at Regina Coeli House in Belfast enters its seventh … Continue reading

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Department for Communities must direct Housing Executive to take on management of Regina Coeli House to secure vital support service for vulnerable women

Unite meet with Legion of Mary to clarify their future role in keeping the hostel open  Union offers to fund a professional building survey to identify what substantial work is needed, since management committee continue to refuse to share the … Continue reading

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Unite challenges Legion of Mary to follow up their words of support for women’s hostel with action to save vital service

Unite Leader, Sharon Graham, calls for direct engagement with Legion of Mary, Communities Minister and NI Housing Executive to find solution The work-in by staff to save Regina Coeli House, Northern Ireland’s only women-only hostel offering on-site support for homeless … Continue reading

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