Dublin Simon Community chief executive Sam McGuinness presents the winners’ trophy to Kennedy Wilson’s crew.

More than 1,000 people took part in the recent Dragons at the Docks property industry fundraiser at Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock. The dragon boat racing (...)

From left to right: Emily O’Brien, Dublin Simon Community, Niamh Boyle, The Reputations Agency, Barry O’Halloran, senior reporter at the Irish Times business section, Debbie Byrne, managing director of An Post Retail and Bryan Dobson, Quiz Master. Photograph: Conor Healy/Picture it Photography

Calling all corporates: the Business Journalists Association of Ireland (BJAI) on Friday launches the 19th annual Corporate Challenge quiz, in aid of (...)

Michael, a Simon Communities of Ireland service user attended the launch of the charity’s  Closing the Door on Homelessness campaign. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/ SON Photographic.

It’s almost 50 years since Michael, now 57 years old, took his first drink. That was the start of it, he explains, standing now in front of an instal(...)

Dublin Simon hopes to secure enough funding to buy 50 one- and two-bedroom units in the greater Dublin area over the next two years, with the properties expected to cost €250,000-plus each. Photograph: Alan Betson

There will be no tax benefit for wealthy philanthropists who lease property for free to Dublin Simon Community, under a new plan drawn up by the chari(...)

People sleeping rough in Dublin’s city centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Dublin Simon Community has launched an initiative to secure funding from wealthy business people to buy homes that would be leased for free to the(...)

Dublin Simon provides services to more than 6,200 adults and children impacted by homelessness. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Dublin Simon Community has launched a fund targeted at wealthy business people who will be asked to buy homes in the capital that would be leased (...)

Rahil Nazir, Rónán Ó Dálaigh and Timur Negru, co-founders of Thriftify: ‘We want to disrupt how and why people shop’

It was a trip to a charity shop that first sparked the idea for what has become Thriftify, an online shopping platform based around connecting chariti(...)

The sponsors of the  Dragons at the Docks dragon boat racing event gathered   at Grand Canal Docks   to present a cheque to Dublin Simon Community for €233,000. Photograph:  Fennell Photography

The nine cornerstone sponsors of the annual Dragons at the Docks dragon boat racing event gathered at Grand Canal Docks recently to present a cheque t(...)

Dublin homelessness tour: “Sleeping out in the city centre, that was my worst nightmare. I had to put on my Bear Grylls head,” Derek McGuire says. “It was going to be about survival.” Photograph: Rory Carroll

Dublin has a rich variety of tours – literary pub crawls, Guinness brewery tastings, Trinity College walkabouts, splashing through the Liffey dressed (...)

Dublin Simon Community’s Justyna Drogomirecka, the Reputations Agency’s Catherine Walsh, BJAI quiz master Bryan Dobson and  Hostelworld’s Cathy Thomson  at the launch of this year’s quiz.

The Business Journalists Association of Ireland (BJAI) has launched its annual corporate challenge quiz in aid of the Dublin Simon Community. The ev(...)

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