Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly answered questions in the Dáil on new social housing builds. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Minister says 7,400 ‘new social housing units will be provided’ this year

Ms Y, the asylum seeker who  unsuccessfully sought an abortion after arriving in Ireland, is planning legal action against a number of bodies, including the Heath Service Executive. Photograph: Getty Images

Asylum seeker who was refused abortion in Ireland to take personal injuries actions

Praveen Halappanavar husband of Savita Halappanavar who died following a miscarriage in The Galway University Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Hospital’s clinical chairman says ‘significant progress’ had been made

  Head of advocacy with Focus Ireland Mike Allen says what is needed now is a “persistent response not a panic response”.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Jonathan Corrie’s needs were complex given his addiction and mental health

Minister for Environment Alan Kelly will chair the meeting to “brainstorm” on alleviating homelessness in the short, medium and long term. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Emergency cold weather beds for Dublin’s homeless as temperatures drop

Jonathan Corrie, who was found dead in Dublin on Monday

Dublin City FM interview with 43-year-old emerges

Jonathan Corrie, who died in a Dublin city-centre doorway, was a “quiet, well-mannered young man”, according to those who knew him as a teenager in Kilkenny

Focus Ireland had made a number of “assertive efforts” to engage with him

Neil Porter holds a photograph of his late wife Maura, flanked by his daughter Davina and his son Brendan.  Photograph: Trevor McBride

Maura Porter died after waiting 50 minutes for Letterkenny ambulance 62km away

Ventsislava Lyubenova with her son, Angel, and husband Ivaylo Siromashki outside the apartment in Blanchardstown. All their possessions are still inside. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Premises repossessed by Dublin County Sheriff acting for EBS Building Society

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