Homeless family forced to sleep in local Garda station

Margaret Cash

A mother has posted pictures online of her family who were forced to sleep in a Garda station. 28-year-old Margaret Cash and her seven children ended up having to sleep on chairs overnight in Tallaght Garda station.

The pictures caused outrage and have been shared more than 1,600 times with many condemning the Governments handling of the housing crisis. Margaret who is from Tallaght says she has been on the housing list for the last 11 years.

Herself and her family recently became homeless after the house in which they were renting was repossessed from the landlord.