Brendan McDonagh: “We are in discussion with the Housing Agency and local authorities. Because of the crisis they are looking at revising their guidelines.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Up to 500 apartments, due to become available in the Tallaght area of Dublin in the autumn, may be offered to people on social housing waiting lists (...)

The 5th annual marriage equality march campaigning for equal rights for same sex couples photographed outside the Department of Justice, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Up to 4,000 people marched in Dublin today for the right to marry. The 5th annual march for marriage equality was organised by the advocacy organisati(...)