Electric Picnic festival-goers are being asked to consider donating tents, blankets, clothes and sleeping bags after the weekend’s celebrations as (...)

Bryan Dobson of RTÉ, Catherine Walsh of The Reputations Agency, Sarah McCabe of the Business Journalists Association of Ireland, and Mary Murray, Dublin Simon Community, launching this year’s Business Journalists Association of Ireland annual corporate quiz. Photography: Conor Healy

The Business Journalists Association of Ireland has raised €48,000 for the Dublin Simon Community at its annual corporate challenge quiz. Held on Thur(...)

RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson, the Reputations Agency’s Catherine Walsh, the Business Journalists’ Association of Ireland’s Sarah McCabe and Dublin Simon Community’s Mary Murray launching the 15th annual quiz, in aid of Dublin Simon Community. Photograph: conor healy

What is the highest possible break in snooker? (No, it’s not 147.) What is, when calculated via its share price, the most valuable company on the I(...)

Mary McEvoy (left) giving tips to Lyn Moloney and Claire Walsh at Slice of Heaven in Kilkenny city. Photograph: Pat Moore

Kilkenny’s learning curve Kilkenny city and county could become the country’s seat of learning for culinary arts, with the addition of yet anothe(...)

Simon Higgins of Fighter Food

Restaurant-standard meals to order Simon and Lucy Higgins, who are brother and sister and are both chefs, run their family’s three food business(...)

A local resident has brought a legal challenge over works being carried out on a property at Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street which are intended to provide(...)

Edward Russell from the Cairdeas project meeting President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina at Áras an Uachtaráin yesterday,  where   a St Patrick’s Day reception  was  hosted for some 120 volunteers who work with the homeless.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The issue of homelessness cannot be separated from the issues of inequality and housing policy, President Michael D Higgins has said. President Higgi(...)

‘Enough is enough, this Government needs to change,’ says John Flanagan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

John Flanagan (43), Rathfarnham, DublinI’m a mental health nurse. I work for the Dublin Simon Community, my partner is a midwife and between the two o(...)

Live animal crib opens at Mansion House with children from St Joseph’s Nursery singing When Santa Got Stuck Up The Chimney. Entrance is free but donations go to the homeless. Still from Daniel O’Connor video. 1:44

There was no baby Jesus in the live animal crib, but if there was the children from St Joseph’s Nursery would probably have upstaged him. Dressed as a(...)

Children from Scoil Chaoimhin, Marlborough St., at the Opening of the 20th year of the IFA Live Animal Crib. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some people are extremely hypocritical when it comes to helping homeless people, Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke has said. He said he had received ema(...)