‘When I’m away from that door next week you’ll know I’m at work’ – an encounter with homelessness made me reflect on Irish generosity

It was the alarm clock that caught my eye. As I strolled home through downtown, the sight of a homeless man lying under a blanket with a double-bell alarm clock hanging from his head seemed for a moment like stepping into a scene from a Fellini film.

We lay huddled in a doorway as the unsuspecting crowd rushed past for buses and last-minute orders on Thursday night. Then he smiled straight at me and I had to stop.

https://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/if-i-am-gone-from-this-doorway-next-week-you-will-know-i-am-working-an-encounter-with-homelessness-made-me-ponder-irish-generosity-42071358.html ‘When I’m away from that door next week you’ll know I’m at work’ – an encounter with homelessness made me reflect on Irish generosity

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