One silver lining for the homeless during the pandemic has been improved funding and services, though for some it has meant increased isolation and (...)

Tents pitched by the Grand Canal in Dublin in February. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times

Homeless numbers are continuing to fall but charities have warned gains could be reversed following the removal of a ban on evictions. On Friday, fig(...)

Focus Ireland said many of the single adults entering homelessness were coming from the private rental market. Photofraph: iStock

The total number of homeless people has risen for the first time in several months, with the increase driven entirely by a continuing climb in single (...)

Dublin Simon Community said the public is a vital resource in alerting the service to the location of rough sleepers. File photograph: Getty

A mobile phone app that allows the public alert homeless services to the location of rough sleepers has been launched in Dublin. The free Dublin Rou(...)

Facebook has an employee hiking group and a plant-lovers group, to name a few. Photograph: iStock

Multinational companies in Ireland are leading the way when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. For many it is now embedded in their(...)

File photograph showing the Simon Community serving food and hot drinks to homeless people and rough sleepers on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The bodies of two men were discovered in Dublin city centre on Wednesday morning. One of the men, in his 40s, was found dead in a tent on Leinster La(...)

Dublin Simon Community cautioned that while the number of families in emergency accommodation had dropped, the number of homeless single people had continued to rise. File photograph: The Irish Times

The number of people homeless and requiring emergency accommodation has dropped nearly 17 per cent in a year, according to the latest figures from the(...)

The Dublin Simon Community has reported an 18 per cent increase in demand for homeless healthcare services. File photograph: The Irish Times

A homelessness charity in Dublin made an average of two “critical interventions” to people with suicidality per day last year, according to its annual(...)

Debbie Byrne, managing director of An Post Retail, Dublin postman Conor Farrelly, Stephanie Nolan, corporate partnerships manager of Dublin Simon and Fr Seán Donohoe, co-director of the Capuchin Day Centre with one of the ‘re-cycled’ Pashley Pronto bikes. Photograph: Maxwells

The postman on his bike is a well-loved image, but, in a sign of changing times, An Post is now giving away its old bicycles. Letters have been larg(...)

Ten people who were rough sleeping  have died this  month, including six  in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of people registered in the State as homeless is at the lowest level in four years, according to new figures. Almost 1,500 people exited (...)

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