Damien English

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Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: “All of our housebuilding targets and our social housing support targets are looking like we will exceed our numbers for this year, and we are more ambitious again for next year.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The homelessness crisis is likely to get worse before it gets better, the Minister for Housing has admitted. Eoghan Murphy has been strongly criticis(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said the Government was fully aware of the scale of the difficulties it faces in housing crisis. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The crisis in homelessness will get worse before it will get better, Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has indicated. Mr Murphy denied there was a G(...)

Alice Leahy: “The politicians haven’t a clue, really.” Photograph: Jason Clarke

Homeless campaigner Alice Leahy finds criticisms of unofficial homeless agencies “deeply insulting”. Caring for the roughest of rough sleepers for 42(...)

SVP Christmas appeal: children from St Margaret’s National School, in Co Dublin,  perform at launch of the charity’s annual appeal by Ryan Tubridy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The president of the Society of St Vincent de Paul has criticised Government politicians’ recent comments about homelessness. Speaking at the launch o(...)

Sean Hogan during a media briefing on Storm Ophelia at the National Emergency Co-ordination Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Returning to the Custom House from a routine meeting last Wednesday at Met Éireann in Glasnevin, Conor Sullivan, an official at the Department of Hou(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn predicted a static level of housing supply in the absence of significant Government intervention. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There are “serious” viability issues for property developments outside of Dublin, a leading property developer has said. Speaking to The Irish Times,(...)

An expert group is to be set up to examine Traveller accommodation policy, Minister of State for Housing Damien English has said. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

An expert group is to be set up to examine Traveller accommodation policy, Minister of State for Housing Damien English has said. “The composition an(...)

Conference delegates heard  the Irish population is expected to grow to 6 million by 2040 with Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford increasing in size by 50 per cent which would necessitate half a million homes being built. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government expects 19,000 houses to be completed by the end of this year and a further 23,000 houses to be finished by 2018. Speaking at a Prope(...)

An unpublished Housing Agency report showing Traveller housing targets have not been met at any point since they became compulsory for local authorities in 1998 was commissioned by Minister of State at the Department of Housing Damien English. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Elected councillors and members of the settled community should no longer be consulted on the provision of Traveller accommodation, Traveller advocate(...)

The scheme is part of a series of measures Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is bringing forward as the  crisis worsens. File photograph: Frank Miller

A new mortgage-to-rent scheme, currently being finalised by the Government and expected to be launched in the coming weeks, will keep thousands of fam(...)

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