‘The Irish Times’ has been named Newspaper of the Year by the ’Tonight with Vincent Browne’ show on TV3

The Irish Times has been named Newspaper of the Year by the Tonight with Vincent Browne show on TV3. It is the second year in a row the paper has won (...)

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

When the results of the annual “winter rough sleeper count”were published, two weeks ago, there was barely a political murmur in response. Conducted o(...)

Jonathan Corrie, who was found dead in Dublin on Monday 0:24

Jonathan Corrie (43), who died earlier this week in a doorway in Dublin, spoke recently about his reluctance to go into emergency accommodation, how h(...)

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 2:21

Jonathan Corrie (43), who died in a Dublin city-centre doorway, was a “quiet, well-mannered young man”, according to those who knew him as a teenager(...)

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

For almost two weeks, Ventsislava Lyubenova, her husband Ivaylo Siromashki, and their son, Angel (10) have been locked out of the apartment they had r(...)

Minister of State Paudie Coffey and Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly at the launch of the Social Housing Strategy 2020. Photograph: Eric Luke

The most important thing a society can do for its citizens is to provide them with housing, according to Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. At t(...)

Minister of State Paudie Coffey and Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly at the launch of the Social Housing Strategy 2020. Photograph: Eric Luke

The new social housing strategy has received a broad welcome from groups working with the homeless and from the voluntary housing sector.However, supp(...)

  Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly:  local authority estates to be “mixed tenure”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some 90,000 households will “have their housing needs met” between now and 2020, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly will announce this morning, (...)

“At night we keep the milk under the car to keep it cold”: Shane and Ciara Dwyer. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shane (27) and Ciara (29) Dwyer, a married couple from the Jobstown area of west Dublin, say they have been sleeping in their car for three weeks. Th(...)

This is a 20 per cent increase on the 139 people found sleeping on the streets in the 2013 winter count, and 180 per cent increase since November 2009.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin is the highest since official counting began in 2007, and has almost trebled in five years. Latest figur(...)