The Peter McVerry Trust has pointed out the Government’s figures do not include people sleeping rough.

Figures showing the number of homeless people in the State climbed above 10,000 for the first time last month, have been described as “hugely Homeless(...)

Lot 52: Section of Self Portrait by Mark ‘Rasher’ Kavanagh sold for €1,200, Morgan O’Driscoll

Auction results Morgan O’Driscoll, online Irish Art auction, March 11th: Louis le Brocquy’s The Flower Seller South Anne Street Christmas Eve, which (...)

 Pat Doyle, chief executive of  the Peter McVerry Trust. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/ Photocall Ireland

The Peter McVerry Trust has announced it is to double its housing provision in Limerick to 100 units over the next 18 months. The homeless charity, w(...)

Peter McVerry Trust chief executive Pat Doyle said taking on the properties would allow it to deliver an “even more ambitious social housing programme” in the coming years. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A Dublin housing charity that has been providing permanent rental homes for people at risk of homelessness since the early 1970s is to be taken over b(...)

Builder Gary Martin, Francis Doherty of Peter McVerry Trust, David Carroll of Ravenswood, director of fund raising Anne Marie Conway, and trust chief executive Pat Doyle at the three buildings on Sherrard Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Three large Victorian buildings in Dublin’s north inner city, which have housed the Pioneer Association, the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice and t(...)

Dublin city is  facing a shortage of residentially zoned land within four years. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Proposals to rezone for housing large tracts of Dublin’s industrial estates have been welcomed by private and social housing providers and business g(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said the level of homelessness remained “a challenge”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The number of homeless people in the State fell slightly in March compared with the previous month. However, significantly more adults and children (...)

 Homeless service users  on emergency beds provided during last month’s freezing weather by the  Dublin Region Homeless Executive and Peter McVerry Trust. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One Dublin hotel was paid between €4 million and €5 million last year to accommodate homeless people. New figures released in response to a Freedom o(...)

The Peter McVerry Trust homelessness charity has put emergency measures in place to protect people who are homeless. Photograph: iStock

The Peter McVerry Trust homelessness charity has put emergency measures in place to protect people who are homeless ahead of the extreme cold weather (...)

“People conflate words like ‘rough sleeping’ and ‘homeless people’, and conflate ‘beggars’ and ‘rough sleepers’.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Homeless charities should be subject to “performance targets” to justify their annual State funding of more than €116 million, Housing Agency chairman(...)

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