A reinforced steel joist is exposed above the  Brú Aimsir emergency hostel entrance, from which the masonry collapsed on Thursday.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The entrance to a building at Dublin’s Digital Hub being used as emergency accommodation for homeless people is under repair after a large section of (...)

More people are remaining homeless for longer than six months. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The number of adults accessing homeless services in Dublin is at its highest since current record-keeping began in 2010, the latest figures show. Th(...)

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(...)

A homeless man was found dead in a doorway on Molesworth Street in Dublin this morning.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

A homeless man has been found dead on a street near Dáil Éireann in Dublin. Gardaí said the man, who was in his 40s, was discovered on Molesworth Stre(...)

The number of people becoming homeless continues to increase, as does the number who are remaining homeless for more than six months.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The number of people in Dublin moving out of homelessness and into rented accommodation has reached its highest level in almost two years, according (...)

Childcare supervisor Jacinta Corcoran: she recalls how one young mother explained how she felt really awkward reading a story to her child because no one had ever read her a story at home. Photograph: Alan Betson

The dense cluster of tangled branches turning in on themselves inside a weeping ash tree is an arresting sight in the grounds of a residential complex(...)

A homeless man photographed on Wolfe Tone Quay in Dublin earlier this year. Dublin City Council wants to turn a former hotel in Georgian buildings on Fitzwilliam Street into a supported temporary accommodation unit for 30 men and women.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dublin city councillors are at odds over plans to open a homeless hostel in the city’s south Georgian conservation area. The council wan(...)

Some 793 homeless people moved into rented accommodation last year, down from 879 in 2012, according to the Dublin Region Homeless Executive. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

More than 4,600 people accessed homeless accommodation services in Dublin last year, 40 per cent of whom had not sought(...)