Extended hours will be in operation at the Peter McVerry homeless youth café on Berkeley Street.  File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An additional 200 beds are to be made available for rough sleepers in Dublin on Monday evening, The temporary accommodation spaces have been sourced (...)

Shipping Container House: Gordon and Maggie Kelley with their children Gordie (7) and Penny Bell (eight months), at their house built from shipping containers at Ringsend , Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Today kicks off Open House Dublin 2017, the annual extravaganza exploring all things architectural. From the Airbnb HQ, to the atmospheric Victorian (...)

Darren Collins who will address the “Travellers and the Importance of a Healthy Mind” conference in Sligo

Young gay Travellers are entering arranged marriages because they do not want to shame their families, according to a 22-year-old Traveller who spent (...)

Overhead potential? Dún Laoghaire’s George’s St. Photograph: Eric Luke

With a shortage of housing supply and a lengthy lead-in time before enough new homes are built, it makes sense to examine how the State might maximise(...)

Christopher Comerford, who spent many years homeless, pictured in his apartment in  Dublin city centre.  Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A shortage of one-bedroom homes in Dublin is stalling delivery on a key commitment in the Government’s plans to tackle rough-sleeping and homelessness(...)

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It’s half past six on Tuesday evening and, with three hours to transmission time, the Prime Time production team are finalising their first programme (...)

Campaigners demonstrate outside Custom House in Dublin as local-authority chiefs met Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for an emergency summit. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Families waiting for social housing will be allowed to refuse only one offer of accommodation under a new Government policy. More than 3,000 housing (...)

“Jack” Watson: well known in the homeless community and to housing activists who occupied the vacant Apollo House office block on Tara Street last Christmas. Photograph: Geza Oravecz

The long ledge outside the trendy Superdry clothes shop on Suffolk Street in Dublin city centre is popular with the homeless. It was next to this ledg(...)

‘Jack’ Howlett-Watson was found unconscious on a Dublin city centre street. He was later pronounced dead. Photograph: Geza Oravecz

Emergency rough-sleeper beds which have been closed since April must be “reopened urgently” following the death of man sleeping on a Dublin street, a (...)

The man, thought to be in his 50s, was discovered unconscious outside the Superdry Store on Suffolk Street. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man’s body who is understood to be a “rough sleeper” on Suffolk Street in Dublin. The man, thought to be (...)