Ireland's Big Issue magazine (End homelessness)

Brand new issue out now. It's our bumper Christmas annual! Chock-a-block with competitions!

Additional Information

Thank you for your support everyone.

Please continue to support the work of the Big Issue and buy a copy each issue.

Or why not purchase a yearly subscription? Email info@irelandsbigissue.com

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Brand New Bumper Issue out now

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Brand new issue of Ireland's Big Issue out now.


Don't forget to support your local seller and buy a copy from them? Whilst there - have a chat - get to know your vendor!



What we stand for

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Our ethos is 'A Hand Up, Not a Hand out'. Our sellers purchase the magazine from us and sell on at a profit - encouraging entrepreneurism. 


Ireland’s Big Issue magazine is a member of the International Network of Street Papers.  


The magazine is published every 3 weeks and covers a wide range of topics, locally and from around the world, including Social Issues, Health & Lifestyle, Exclusive Interviews, PhotoWorld, (for all you aspiring photographers) Film Reviews, Political Issues and Historical Issues.


Each year Ireland’s Big Issue helps over 500 young lads from difficult backgrounds with our Homeless Street Soccer League programme throughout Ireland, and we take a team from these leagues to represent Ireland in the Homeless World Cup every year.


It’s all about changing lives - helping people grow, building self confidence, self esteem, self discipline and obtaining the tools to fight addiction.


By selling the magazine our vendors earn that little bit extra that makes a significant difference to their lives.


WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT


By buying a copy of the Big Issue, you are facilitating these initiatives. If you have difficulty finding a vendor in your locality please take out a subscription.


Magazines can be bought from our street sellers, by subscription or from Head Office at 30 Gardiner Place, Dublin 1.


And remember - homeless people are still people - please always have a chat and smile, even if you don't want to buy the magazine. 


Let's do our best to end homelessness. 

We Proudly Support

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Our magazine proudly supports the Irish Street League and help 500 individuals each year from difficult backgrounds with our Homeless Street Soccer League & take a team to represent Ireland every year at the Homeless World Cup


The Irish Street League is a great support for homeless people, anyone dealing with 'technical' homelessness by having to move around or 'sofa surf' or anyone with any addictions or other issues. Everyone is made very welcome.

Testimonials

Paddy sells at Trinity College

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Selling the Big Issue has been good for me. I've been selling it since 1995, as I felt it was a good idea to be doing something and making a few bob every day.

PADDY FINNEGAN

Paddy Finnegan sells The Big Issue at Trinity College, Dublin magazine homelessness homeless people

Colm sells on Abbey Street

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Selling the Big Issue magazine has given me something to do. It breaks the day up for me and helps me to survive. I've never had any hassle selling it.

COLM DALY

Colm Daly has been selling the Big Issue on Abbey Street for two years now.


Support homelessness initiatives & show your support for homeless people

Noel sells in Sligo

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I would encourage anyone to sell the Big Issue, because it will definitely turn your life around; I am proof positive of that.

NOEL MCCAULEY

Noel McCauley who is blind, and has represented Ireland in the Special Olympics, has sold the magazine in Enniskillen, Galway and Sligo

Paul sells in Athlone

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When there were no jobs and everyone was out of work, I had a job selling the Big Issue magazine. That allowed me to provide for my family.

PAUL O'CONNOR

Paul O'Connor has been selling the Big Issue for over twenty years in Athlone, outside the Bank of Ireland in town, and despite a recent diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease, continues to do so. 


Homelessness can happen to anyone.

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Issues we cover include: social, political, historical, etc. magazine homelessness homeless people

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Ireland's Big Issue magazine

30 Gardiner Place. Dublin 1. Ireland

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Open today

09:00 – 17:00

About Us

How it all works ....

Our vendors (sellers) buy the magazine, which is written by professional journalists and sell it on at a profit. homelessness homeless people

A smarter choice ...

Selling Ireland's Big Issue magazine is a much better alternative to begging for homeless people. Let's join forces and do our best to end homelessness

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