250 homeless people enjoyed a banquet dinner in Dublin’s GPO last evening.
The event run by the Dublin Lions Club called Eric’s Party is in its 59th year.
It coincides with a drop in the latest homeless figures – new stats show 270 fewer people were homeless last month.
— Peter O Halloran (@PeterOHalloran1) January 19, 2018
U2’s Larry Mullen even made an appearance to entertain the guests
— Dublin Lions Club (@dublinlionsclub) January 19, 2018
— Homeless Dublin (@HomelessDublin) January 19, 2018
President of the Dublin Lions Club John Sheehy said ‘it’s an amazing event’ and that it’s ‘lovely’ opportunity to enjoy a social occasion with the Capital’s homeless.
Image credit: @dublinlionsclub on Twitter