James McSweeney House on Berkeley Street, Dublin 7. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A housing charity has been moving students into a senior-citizen flat complex in Dublin’s north inner city, after asking elderly residents to move out(...)

McSweeney House on Berkeley Street, Dublin. Catholic Housing Aid Society chief executive Miceal McGovern says the building is no longer fit for purpose. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An elderly resident at McSweeney House, a Catholic Housing Aid Society (Chas) complex for senior citizens on Berkeley Street in Dublin, has said he ca(...)

Fr Scully House on Gardiner Street, near Mountjoy Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Residents of a State-funded senior citizens’ complex in Dublin face a 26 per cent rise in the rent charged by the Catholic housing body that owns the (...)

The one-bed apartments have single beds and residents have been told they may not swap them for doubles. Photograph: Getty Images

Single and widowed residents of a €17 million State-funded senior citizens’ complex have been refused permission for double beds by the Catholic housi(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has called on homelessness campaigner Fr Peter McVerry to be more positive after Fr McVerry described the  Government’s social housing plans as ‘Alice in Wonderland politics’. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has called on social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry to be more positive in his comments on the housing an(...)

Elderly tenants on Dublin City Council’s housing waiting list will next week begin moving into Fr Scully House, a complex of 99 apartments near Mountjoy Square. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A seven-month rent dispute which had left a newly built €17 million senior citizens’ complex in Dublin’s north inner city largely empty has been re(...)

Alan Kelly: A spokesman for the department said Mr Kelly was incensed that Fr Scully House remained largely empty. Photograph: The Irish Times

A €17 million senior citizens complex built last year in Dublin’s north inner city remains largely empty due to an on-going dispute between Dublin Cit(...)

Senior citizens housing complex on Gardiner Street, near Mountjoy Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A five-month dispute over the rents sought by the Catholic Housing Aid Society for a new €17-million State-funded senior citizens’ housing complex in (...)

 The number of emergency beds being made available has increased to 260 from the 220 previously pledged by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Four office blocks and one hotel could be made available by Nama to provide emergency accommodation for homeless people sleeping on Dublin’s streets.T(...)

Archbishop Martin said a diocesan building would be made available before Christmas to provide shelter for between 30 and 40 homeless people in the north inner city

The housing charity behind a €17 million State-funded senior citizens’ complex has rejected claims that a rent dispute with Dublin City Council has d(...)

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