Listening Library

Support Threshold and enjoy a wonderful collection of well-loved stories read by Ireland’s most treasured authors, actors, poets and musicians. Your kindness is the key to preventing homelessness.   

Sign up and donate €20 to unlock your Threshold Listening Library Podcast. Threshold stops homelessness before it starts. Your donation will keep families safe in their homes this winter.


Sign up by donating €20 and access a library full of wonderful stories. Surprise someone with a Birthday or Christmas pressie by sending a Gift Card!


Threshold Listening Library has two fantastic podcasts, Spoken Words for adults and Bedtime Stories for children. Each packed to the brim with lots of stories, there’s something for everyone!

Help Save Homes

Everyone has the right to a safe, affordable, and secure place to call home. Your support and generosity will help stop homelessness before it starts.

Over 40 Years of Preventing Homelessness Before It Starts!

Your Donation Will Fund Vital Home Saving Work – Your Kindness and Generosity is Key to Keeping People & Children Safe in There Homes This Winter.

Advisors responded to 6,536 web chats this year

2,864 homes, 3,836 adults & 2,322 children were saved from homelessness this year

Advisors answered 35,535 calls this year

Your donation will help fund 10 web chat consultations

Your donation will help us save 400 homes per month  

Your donation will help answer 12,500 calls for help this Winter

(Service User)

“The relief I had speaking to your housing advisor, Roisin. It was awful last December for my family but today, we are now living in our new home and won’t have to spend a second Christmas in homeless accommodation thanks to Threshold.”


“I’ve been donating to Threshold for many years now. They’re dedicated to the prevention of homelessness, which can happen easily these days. Threshold are always on hand to help people who are at their wits end trying to hold onto their home. Their services are vital”

Tara Flynn (Contributor)

“Threshold stop homelessness before it starts, they work year round even on Christmas Day when we’re all having our lovely Christmas dinners and feeling all safe and warm, they are helping other families to do just that, they’re keeping them where they belong”

Choose Your Listening Library Podcast

We’ve created two podcasts for you to enjoy. Send someone a Gift Card this Christmas, knowing you are helping to stop homelessness before it starts!

Have a listen

Before you sign up, have a listen to a short mix of stories read by Brendan Gleeson, Zig & Zag, Bosco, Stephen Rea, Tara Flynn, Hozier, Prof Luke O’Neill and many more, Enjoy!

Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?

Choose your podcast & click sign up

Create an account with your email

Make your donation payment with credit /debit card

An email with your personal link will be sent to your email for verification  

Access & enjoy your podcast   

How do I give a podcast as a gift?

Choose your podcast & click sign up

Create an account with your email

Make your donation payment with credit /debit card

Type in the name of the person you’re gifting

An email with a personal link will be sent for verification

Access & enjoy your podcast

How do I listen to my podcast?

You can listen to Threshold Listening Library on all smart mobile phones, tablets and desktop devices.

How long do I have access to my podcast?

You have 6 months unlimited access from the date you signed up.

What is Spoken Words Podcast?

This podcast contains over 25 + stories for adults, including a wide range of fiction, memoirs and poetry, no reading is longer than 20mins. 

What is Bedtime Stories?

This podcast contains over 25 + stories for children and young adults, including a wide range of children’s fiction no reading is longer than 20mins. 

How do I pay?

Click the Sign Up button, follow the prompts. All major credit and debit cards are accepted. 


We are a registered charity whose aim is to secure a right to housing, particularly for households experiencing the problems of poverty and exclusion. Threshold has always committed to, and specialised in, providing the best possible range and mix of supports to renters all over Ireland- and stopping homelessness before it happens.