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Government policy appeared to be to bring in “solutions” that were “the most profitable” for the private sector, including “highly profitable” student accommodation and “shared living” developments, said Lorcan Sirr, a  DIT lecturer in housing policy. File photograph: Getty Images

A massive movement similar to the anti-water charges campaign must be mobilised “to force Government action on the housing crisis”, a conference heard(...)

Lungus Capital says ‘Leeside Apartments are currently not in compliance with their fire certificates.’

The eviction of over 20 families from an apartment block in Cork to allow refurbishment work has been condemned by a local TD who accused the owners o(...)

The One X is the Xbox for 4K fans, and those who want to get the best of the platform in the coming years

The console wars are revving up again, with Microsoft releasing yet another version of its Xbox One to do battle against Sony’s Playstation. This time(...)

Colman Noctor,  child psychotherapist,  with his children Harry (2), Odhran (7), and Layla (4) at home in Co Wickow. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

This is part of series on the subject of burnout which continues next week in The Irish Times and on We would like to hear from reader(...)

Evelyn Forde (left) and Annette Hunter-Evans, founders of Cherish. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Within the walls of a three-storey, red-brick house on Dublin’s Pembroke Street, the changing status of women in Irish society over the past half-cent(...)

Gary Spain at home with his daughters Hannah and Aisling. Gary’s wife Catherine Fallon-Spain died in 2005. Photograph: Alan Betson

Hollywood has always been upfront about its perception of single fathers. From Tom Hanks in Sleepless in Seattle to George Clooney in One Fine Day, th(...)

Wreck of the ‘Pere Charles’ trawler, November 8th, 2007. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Julia Hennessy had met helicopter pilot Capt Dara Fitzpatrick before. The Irish Coast Guard captain was in charge of the Sikorsky S-92 for the commemo(...)

Sherie de Burgh: April 7th, 1951-February 15th, 2017. Photograph:  Paul Sherwood
Obituary: Sherie de Burgh
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  • April 15, 2017, 00:47

Sherie de Burgh, who has died aged 65, was an innately empathetic and skilful counsellor who will be long remembered not only by the clients whose liv(...)

Karen Kiernan, chief executive of One Family, which commissioned the study: “I would love an agency that deals purely with separation.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In theory it sounds simple. Two adults who are no longer in an intimate relationship park their differences to ensure the children have a continuing (...)

A successful Christmas Day is where the children have a really good day and that doesn’t mean they have to see both parents, it just means there is no conflict. Photograph: iStock

The season of peace and goodwill can be the most challenging flashpoint in the calendar for any separated parent who celebrates Christmas. People get (...)

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