I remember hearing about this story a few weeks ago and thought it rather sad. Back during the bitterly cold month that was March, this guy was living in a public toilet in Ennis. He didn't want to return home but because his residency had lapsed, he wasn't in receipt of any state assistance. This meant he couldn't stay in local accommodation for homeless people.
Surely there should be some final safety net for people like him?
Homeless man living in Clare public toilet dies - RTÉ News
Homeless man, 58, lives in town