A walker enjoys the snow in the mountains near Killakee, to the south east of Dublin. Photograph : Niall Carson/PA Wire

There will be showers of hail, sleet and snow across the country this week with the possibility of “significant accumulations” on Tuesday evening and (...)

Amanda Ruttledge (47) and her four sons were told on Christmas Eve to leave the homeless-family hub in which they had been living. Photograph: Jack Power

An attempt was made to remove a mother and her four children from a homeless-family hub on Christmas Eve, where they had been living for the past year(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  wrote to Dublin local authority chief executives demanding more progress be made delivering hubs. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin local authorities are set to fall well short of demands from Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to provide 950 new homeless family hub units by(...)

Homelessness figures published last week showed 9,698 people, including 3,829 children, were in emergency accommodation in September.

More than 120 child protection and welfare reports were made to the State’s child and family agency Tusla in two months, over homeless families left w(...)

The Garda Armed Support Unit was called to an eviction dispute in Dublin’s north inner city.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Garda Armed Support Unit was called to an eviction dispute between a homeless family of four and an emergency accommodation provider in Dublin’s n(...)

Viking Lodge, a former hotel and pub on Merchants Quay, cost €1.6 million to convert into a hub for 30 families. Photograph: Google Street View

Dublin City Council has spent more than €16.8 million refurbishing 10 properties as family homeless hubs. A former Irish Probation Service building(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said she had been engaging with homeless charities to “mitigate against some of the extreme consequences on children whose families are homeless”. Photograph: Eric Luke

There has been a sharp rise in the number of homeless children reported to the State child-protection watchdog Tusla over concerns for their welfare a(...)

Benedict, Jacquline, Eliz and Freddy Bessong at their home in Naas. The boy in the picture is Jacquline’s son Frank, who drowned in Dublin in 2016. Photograph: Kathleen Harris

A scheme where refugees can bring relatives to live in Ireland is putting pressure on homeless services, and pushing refugee families into emergency a(...)

Ayo Adeshina with children Kenny (left) and Taiwo at the direct provision centre Watergate House on Usher’s Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

More than 20 asylum seekers granted permission to remain in Ireland are at risk of becoming homeless when a direct provision centre in Dublin closes (...)

A man camps out in the snow on O’Connell Street in Dublin on Friday during Storm Emma. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive is conducting an evaluation of all those who presented to avail of its services over the weekend following report(...)

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