Ian Cleary: “I’m looking for a two-bedroom place, so I can start taking my daughter again at the weekends.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ian Cleary (42), from the Old Bawn in Tallaght, has been staying in one of last winter’s Cold Weather beds since May. He goes to work as a baker, fr(...)

The scene at Rockville Drive, Carrickmines, at the site of the proposed emergency halting site. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The stand-off between residents of a south Dublin cul-de-sac and Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown County Council over where to accommodate 15 homeless Travelle(...)

Colm Brophy: “We feel that a substantial reduction in the commercial development contributions in village centre areas will reduce the costs of starting-up and expanding their businesses for individual entrepreneurs and family businesses.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Developers willing to invest in the revitalisation of south Dublin’s villages could see a significant reduction in costs if a proposal to cut levies i(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly visits a charity providing medicine to the homeless. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Up to 50 families a day are being turned away from South Dublin County Council’s emergency services for the homeless - leaving families with nowhere t(...)

During the week of July 20th to July 26th, there were 1,185 children in 556 families in emergency accommodation in Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of homeless children in Dublin has doubled in a year, the latest figures show. Data just released by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (...)

Fleetmatics develops and sells fleet-management software that tracks the location of vehicles and gives fleet operators a host of information on fuel use, speed, mileage, delivery times and so on

Fleetmatics, a Dublin-based provider of GPS-based fleet management systems, has reported revenues of $68.6 million for the second quarter, up 24 per c(...)

Mohammad Iftikhar (6) with his father, Dr Norman Iftikhar, at the 14th annual Jalsa Salana Annual Convention staged by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Maynooth, Co Kildare. Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

An Irish Imam has told of being verbally abused on the street and having a bottle thrown at his head because of negative perceptions of Islam in Irela(...)

Gardaí are investigating racist attack that has seen a mother and her children forced from their home

Gardaí are investigating a series of racist incidents that have forced a mother and her children out of their home. Two men vandalised the house in Cl(...)

Iceland took back the franchise and bought Aim’s seven stores in late 2013.

The company that previously held the Irish franchise for the Iceland chain of grocery stores will apply to the High Court next Monday for an examiner(...)

Paul Murphy: told the Dáil that a young homeless couple are in “horrific” emergency accommodation conditions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A young Dublin couple were placed in emergency accommodation where the entrance was blocked with rubbish, mattresses covered in urine and mould growin(...)