Mounthawk students stage ‘sleepout’ to raise awareness of homelessness

Transition Year students in Mercy Mounthawk, Tralee staged a ‘sleep out’ last night in an effort to raise awareness for homelessness. mercy mounthawk Starting from 6 pm yesterday, 17 students took part in the organised demonstration, and despite the wet and windy conditions, they braved the elements until 8 am this morning. While acknowledging the local issues, student Ian Dillane says that the real aim is to highlight homelessness on a national scale: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/51622/medium/”]