The Simon Community rough sleeper team serves food and hot drinks to homeless people at St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

It’s 7.30pm in Temple Bar. People rush to escape the rain, buffeted by strong winds. Tourists make their way into the warmth of nearby pubs. Workers m(...)

Tara McNeill with staff member Johney Martin at the new Simon Community gym on Island Street, Ushers Island. Photograph: Alan Betson

Homelessness isn’t solely about not having a roof over your head at night.  It is also about trying to live every day without the routines many o(...)

A Bank of Ireland ad has had a mystifying Twitter backlash for highlighting “Orla” and her boyfriend, who moved home to save up a deposit.

An unintentionally funny episode of the pointless drama over a Bank of Ireland blog about a house-hunting young couple arose on Pat Kenny’s Newstalk s(...)

Report finds service providers often not trained or aware of the specific issues homeless people face. Photograph: iStock

Homeless people with mental health difficulties are often turned away from hospital emergency departments “because they don’t have an address”, accord(...)

A High Court ruling has given Dublin City Council the green light to convert Longfield’s Hotel into a homeless hostel.

A decade after Dublin City Council bought Longfield’s Hotel on Fitzwilliam Street from Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely the Georgian houses are final(...)

Glen Hansard of The Frames busking on Grafton Street on Christmas Eve.Photograph: Dave Meehan

Hundreds of people gathered on a rainy Grafton Street in Dublin city centre on Christmas eve as Glen Hansard and other musicians busked for charity in(...)

A legal challenge has been brought over Dublin City Council’s decision to allow a former community centre be converted into a hostel for homeless people.

A legal challenge has been brought over Dublin City Council’s decision to allow a former community centre be converted into a hostel for homeless peop(...)

The DRHE announced details of 230 new emergency beds for adults in Dublin, to open by Friday, December 9th. Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has increased by 40 per cent since the spring and by more than 50 per cent since last winter, the latest(...)

There are more than 5,000 adults and children homeless in the Dublin region alone. Photograph: Alan Betson

The vast majority of readers of The Irish Times’ business pages are unaffected by the escalating problem of homelessness – a problem that is outside o(...)

About two-thirds of homeless children last month were in families headed by a lone parent.

Homeless children and families in the capital are continuing to increase, though at a slower rate than earlier in the year. Figures presented to cou(...)

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