Kevin Street Garda Station is soon to be vacated by the Gardaí. Photograph: Sara Freund 4:05

Hidden behind the crumbling concrete and pebbledash render of Dublin’s Kevin Street Garda station, buried beneath lino floors and above plasterboard c(...)

Heba Alsharbaty (mother), Khilood Jaddoa (grandmother),  Yousif Hussein (10 months) and Fadhil Alsharbaty (grandfather),   originally from Baghdad in Iraq and now living in Rathfarnham,  during the first of three citizenship ceremonies held at the Convention Centre, July 17th, 2015.  Photograph: Alan Betson The Irish Times 1:48

Some 2,500 candidates from 112 countries gathered to receive Irish citizenship at three ceremonies in the Dublin Convention Centre on Friday. Minister(...)

Housing campaigner Fr Peter McVerry. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Developers will not have to transfer ownership of any apartments or houses to local authorities for social housing under new planning legislation whic(...)

The regulation office has assessed 142 of the bodies who have so far signed up to the code, and found organisations were performing well against most standards.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Fewer than 40 per cent of non-Governmental social housing providers have signed up to a regulatory code which will become compulsory next year. The c(...)

O’Devaney Gardens were to be rebuilt using public money only. Photograph: Eric Luke

To provide homes for everyone on the Dublin city housing waiting list, Dublin City Council would have to almost double its housing stock. It owns abou(...)

Applications for homes have been made on behalf of 42,106 people. Photograph: The Irish Times

More than 42,000 people, including almost 16,500 children, are waiting to be housed by Dublin City Council, the highest number ever seeking social hou(...)

Cathal Morgan of the Dublin Region Homeless Executive said: “We have to find other solutions, we need to try to get away from using commercial hotels.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Availability of hotel rooms for Dublin’s homeless is running out because of competition with tourists over the summer months, director of the Dublin R(...)

The 2008 collapse of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) schemes resulted in the disbanding of communities and left the city scarred by derelict blocks of empty flats vacated for regeneration projects that never happened. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It is exactly a year since Dublin City Council’s head of housing, Dick Brady, tentatively put forward the idea that the council might seek private-sec(...)

Dublin City Council wants almost 1,500 homes, combining social housing and private housing for rent, to be built at three large suburban landbanks in its first major housing programme since the property crash. File photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

More than 60 developers, investors and social and co-operative housing bodies have expressed interest in building public housing on more than 30 hecta(...)

Dublin is facing a shortfall of €18.5 million in funding from the Department of the Environment for homeless services this year, the city council’s he(...)