Thomas Joseph Kearney was in Dublin for the Kerry v Dublin match in Croke Park last weekend. Photograph: The Irish Times

A man who was found dead in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin earlier this week was “up for the weekend” from Kerry to attend a football match. Thomas Josep(...)

 Shane Lowry and TV presenter Jenny Buckley at the launch of the  One for Ireland campaign in aid of youth homelessness, coordinated by the Irish Youth Foundation.  Pic: Marc O’Sullivan

I got a blast of reality when playing The K Club on Tuesday. Hailstones, sleet and the rest! After what has been a terrific few weeks personally – ge(...)

Shane Lowry said his career as a golfer made him appreciate how lucky he was.  Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Golfer Shane Lowry has lent his support to a campaign which aims to raise €1 million for homeless families on Friday. Lowry has launched the One for(...)

Rosemary Fearsaor-Hughes and her guide dog Quilla were placed in John’s Lane West hostel in Dublin a month ago after being attacked on the streets. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Almost 150 former rough sleepers face a return to sleeping on the streets as two Dublin hostels close in the next fortnight. The 42-bed John’s Lane W(...)

A new book called Slow Fashion highlights the growing importance of sustainable fashion worldwide

SILK TO LOUNGE AROUND IN The Irish-based silk boutique Ethical Silk, founded by Eva Power, has just launched a new loungewear range made with eco-f(...)

Dr Tim Aubry of the University of Ottawa will meet housing officials in Dublin City Council.

A radical Canadian experiment to tackle homelessness has resulted in significant savings across hospital, mental health, criminal justice and addicti(...)

 The scene outside Noctor’s pub on Sheriff Street, Dublin,  where Martin O’Rourke (above) was shot dead. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

“It’s terrible, absolutely shocking,” said Mary Reilly from Dublin’s Sheriff Street as she examined the bouquets and photograph taped to the post with(...)

Homeless families in hotels and B&Bs will be counted in the census later this month, for the first time. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Homeless families in hotels and B&Bs will be counted in the census later this month, for the first time. While hotel and B&B guests are coun(...)

South Dublin County Council wrote on January 6th to clarify why the application had not been successful but the precise reason for the refusal remains unclear, it is claimed. Photograph: The Irish Times

A homeless family living in emergency hotel accommodation has sued South Dublin County Council over its refusal to give them priority status for housi(...)

The homelessness forum heard that 80,000 homes were required nationally, 35,000 of them in Dublin. Photograph: Reuters

The Constitutional protection of private property has blocked several measures to tackle to housing and homelessness crises and must be re-examined, M(...)