Fr Peter McVerry has encouraged greater use of Restorative Practices as a measure to tackle homelessness at the launch of two restorative Practice reports in Dublin today.   Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A homelessness campaigner has said teaching people to deal with conflict in relationships could reduce the problem.Fr Peter McVerry was speaking as he(...)

Kate Hogan from Kilkenny, Kady O’Connell from Dublin, Niamh Rogers from Donegal, Laura O’Sullivan from Wexford, Laura Cullinan from Dublin and Avril Molloghan from Longford, in Blackhall Place yesterday, where they received parchments as solicitors. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry last night told a group of newly qualified solicitors it was incumbent upon them to use their privileged po(...)

  Fr Peter McVerry:  ‘The problem is already at crisis point . . . In three months’ time,  it’s going to be a tragedy.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s homeless problem is at “crisis point”, according to Fr Peter McVerry, the director of an organisation that provides (...)