Volunteers and supporters at Apollo House, Dublin, before the occupation of the building came to an end last month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A High Court action over the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin city centre has formally ended. Mr Justice Paul Gilligan was told on Friday by ba(...)

Residents leave Apollo House for alternative accommodation. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The occupation of Apollo House ended on Wednesday morning just short of a month after housing activists took it over to accommodate people who had be(...)

Protesters at Apollo House, Dublin, after a High Court ruling on the occupation. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Receivers for Apollo House are likely to seek an order of attachment and committal against the members of the Home Sweet Home (HSH) group who are occu(...)

An activist waves the Tricolour from Apollo House, Dublin, where up to 40 homeless people are being housed. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Organisers of the Apollo House occupation in Dublin have said they will not vacate the building unless property owned by the National Asset Managemen(...)

The exterior of the partly unoccupied building in Finglas, Dublin, containing 60 apartments, which homelessness campaigners had taken over. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A local politician has warned against further occupations of vacant buildings after the short-lived takeover of a Finglas apartment block. A section (...)

Apollo House in Dublin: Brendan Ogle, a Home Sweet Home co-founder, said the receivers were “pleasantly surprised” by how well run the facility was. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A number of homeless people who had been staying in Apollo House, a vacant property in Dublin city centre overseen by Nama-appointed receivers, left t(...)

Patrick Crean (left) and Greg Kavanagh: Mr Kavanagh  has called for vacant properties to be converted for use by  the homeless. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

All properties left vacant for three years or more should be converted to homes for families and those on the streets, according to property develope(...)