Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said the Government’s goal “is one home for one family”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said ESB connection figures previously used by the Government to measures housing supply are “not a perfect set of (...)

Architect Dermot Bannon and Catherine Walsh of the Reputations Agency at the RIAI announcement that its Open Door charity week raised €124,000 for the Simon Communities.

Architects have raised €124,000 for the Simon Communities through their annual Open Door initiative. Architects across the State offer one-hour consu(...)

 Rough sleepers in their tent at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Outside Eddie Rockets on Dublin’s Dame Street, a friendly 46-year-old called John describes how he keeps warm in shop doorways using newspapers when h(...)

Caroline Keeling of Keelings: the company is using Focus Ireland’s Employment Focus initiative to find staff. Photograph:  Alan Betson

In the US they say you’re only ever one pay cheque away from being on the streets. While the situation is arguably better in Ireland, the impact of jo(...)

Fears that the opening of a homeless hostel on Fitzwilliam Street  would “negatively impact” the redevelopment of the ESB’s headquarters on the street (above) have been raised with  Dublin City Council. File photograph:  Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fears that the opening of a homeless hostel on Fitzwilliam Street in Dublin would “negatively impact” the redevelopment of the ESB’s headquarters have(...)

Christmas cheer-up: Dustin The Turkey lent his support to Age Action this year, along with Christmas FM. Photograph: David Sleator

Tucked away in a corner of the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin, an avid band of merry broadcasters is hard at work filling Ireland’s airwaves with yuletid(...)

Homeless agencies have given a cautious welcome to the Social Impact Investing scheme announced in the budget, which will focus initially on housing projects. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

Homeless agencies have given a cautious welcome to the Social Impact Investing scheme announced in the budget, which will focus initially on housing p(...)