Dublin charity Inner City Helping Homeless has been presented a prestigious award by the European Parliament.
ICHH CEO Anthony Flynn and a number of volunteers with the group headed to Brussels yesterday to receive the European Citizens Prize.
The award was given as an acknowledgement of all the volunteer work that the group undertake every day in helping Dublin’s homeless and those gripped by the housing crisis.
They were nominated by Sinn Fein MEPs Lynn Boylan, Matt Carthy, Martina Anderson and Liadh Ní Riada.
The group were congratulated by a number of Dublin politicians who were in attendance at the ceremony, including South Dublin County Council Mayor Mark Ward.
Inner City Helping Homeless’ annual Light The Liffey campaign will take place tomorrow, Thursday, October 11 at the Sean O’Casey Bridge at 7pm.
It is held annually to highlight child homelessness in Dublin and Ireland.