Sinéad Tarmey, Wicklow Hospice, and Therese Tyrrell with  photographs of her late sisters Nora and Bernie

1) A night of “music and fun” is planned for Brooklodge Hotel, Aughrim, on Sunday (May 20th) in aid of Wicklow Hospice. The event is organised by Ther(...)

A total of 578 people were removed from the March homeless statistics. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Three local authorities refused to remove families from their homeless figures despite the Department of Housing urging them to do so. Kildare Count(...)

The number of adults classified as homeless fell from 6,052 in February to 6,035 in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy will be called before an Oireachtas committee to explain a proposal to remove another 200 people from the monthly h(...)

A community committee involving more than 30 businesses including  pubs, Rathfarnham golf club, schools and residents associations, has written to the council  seeking  immediate action to reopen the road. Photograph: Getty Images

A group of south Dublin residents and businesses have said they are “extremely frustrated” with their local authority over the failure to fix a road c(...)

The State owns or controls enough land to build more than three times as many council homes as planned by Government. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The State owns or controls enough zoned land to build 114,000 dwellings – half of which could be social housing. This would be enough to clear more (...)

 Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy last week said 1,014 social houses had been built in 2017. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A total of 780 local authority houses were built across the State last year, according to figures published by the Department of Housing. The figure,(...)

Roald Dahl classic ‘The BFG’ was the fifth most borrowed book from Dublin City Council libraries in 2017.

More than €360,000 in fines were levied on people who dropped their books back late to the library last year across Dublin. Dublin City Council had t(...)

From left: Iyasu GerberMichael , Elena Leinik, Lyuba Moore and Nadia Altameemi at the Clondalkin Intercultural Centre. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Two centres in west Dublin delivering support services to migrants for over a decade face closure at the end of May after funding was stopped by the D(...)

Illegal dumping on the Sally Gap:  Dara Grehan described finding “medical waste, latex gloves and medical wrappers, probably syringes ...  household rubbish, nappies”. Photograph: Dara Grehan

The lack of a prompt response to widespread fly-tipping of rubbish along one of the most scenic routes through Co Wicklow and south Dublin is allowing(...)

Larkfield House in Clondalkin where planning permission for 27 apartments was granted but up to 48 were built. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

More than 40 families face homelessness in Clondalkin, Dublin, in less than a monthafter An Bord Pleanála refused permission for an apartment block al(...)

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