Apollo Group

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Residents and volunteers painting a sign in Apollo House in Dublin in January. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Home Sweet Home coalition of housing activists and homeless people received almost €200,000 in donations over a six week-period, figures seen by T(...)

Just 381 homes were repossessed in the first nine months of last year, a drop in the ocean compared to  the numbers in arrears

There is no quick-fix solution to the issue of mortgage arrears in Ireland. Latest data from the Central Bank of Ireland suggested that more than €11.(...)

In another case, a borrower in Dublin has found  the sum they owed was now  €144,000 more than the original mortgage loan, due to the build-up of arrears

Private equity fund Mars Capital has offered its mortgage arrears customers substantial financial assistance in situations where they agree to surrend(...)

Members of the Clew Bay Pipe Band on the Halpenny Bridge to announce details of the Trad Fest Temple Bar.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

1. Man arrested after officer wounded in Belfast drive-by shooting A man aged 36 has been arrested after a policeman was shot in a drive-by attack (...)

Brendan Ogle, co-founder of Home Sweet Home, at Apollo House: “Government policy on housing is a joke. But the people are going to change it. It’s going to happen the way we beat water.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Home Sweet Home group will build a mass movement of citizens to change housing policy in the way the Right2Water campaign “beat” water charges, t(...)

Prince George meets US President Barack Obama at Kensington Palace in London on April 22nd, 2016. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Barack Obama will serve his last full day as US president on Thursday before his successor Donald Trump is sworn into office on Friday. Instead of sp(...)

Eugene Cernan was 82 when he died. Photograph: Nasa via AP
Obituary: Eugene A Cernan
  • People
  • January 17, 2017, 17:53

Eugene A Cernan, the commander of the Apollo 17 lunar-landing mission in 1972 and the last human to walk on the moon, has died, aged 82. A ferocious (...)

The Home Sweet Home group left Apollo House on Thursday 12th January in compliance with a High Court order. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

An Irish-American millionaire who offered to buy Apollo House so it could continue to be used to accommodate homeless people would make the same offer(...)

Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures

Space-race drama Hidden Figures – about a group of black female mathematicians who were instrumental in getting the Apollo missions off the ground – (...)

Apollo House should embolden not just activists in other sectors, but people inspired by activism. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

After Apollo House, after a large protest movement forced the Government to roll back on charging people for water, as the movement for women’s repro(...)

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