Longford vigil to support Apollo House campaign

A vigil in support of the Apollo House campaign is set to take place in Longford tonight.

Homelessness campaigners are due to meet in the town this evening to highlight what they feel is a lack of support for those without a permanent roof over their heads

The organisers claim that the Apollo House campaign, which was broight to a close this week,  has highlighted the desperate need for more services to be provided for people who find themslves sleeping rough

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Organiser Tena O’Leary Keown told Shannonside Fm that people need to realise that homlessness isn’t just a Dublin problem but is happening in Longford too.