Anthony Flynn

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Cllr Tom Brabazon (left) has been elected Lord Mayor of Dublin. He replaces his Fianna Fáil colleague Paul McAuliffe who was elected to Dáil Éireann earlier this month. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil councillor Tom Brabazon has been elected Lord Mayor of Dublin to replace his party colleague Paul McAuliffe who won a Dáil seat two weeks (...)

Phoenix Lodge. Photograph: Google Street View

A young homeless woman has died “tragically” in emergency accommodation in Dublin. In a statement to The Irish Times a Garda spokesman said: “Gardaí (...)

The deceased man overdosed on Foster Place, College Green, just before 7am on Sunday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A rough sleeper who died shortly after slipping into an unresponsive state on a Dublin street was robbed before the emergency services arrived. The d(...)

Dublin 1, which covers the north inner city, has the highest number of homeless beds with 1,488 people. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

More than 40 per cent of the capital’s homeless population is accommodated in three central postcodes, new figures show. Emergency accommodation in D(...)

Josh Daly (22), holding Josh O’Connor-Daly (2), stands beside Jade O’Connor (26), Teegan O’Connor (8), Casey O’Connor (6), and Cillian O’Connor-Daly (3). Photograph: Jack Power

A homeless family, including four children, had to leave their emergency hotel accommodation in Dublin on Friday without knowing where they were going(...)

Counting in the local elections at Belfast City Hall. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

The atmosphere under the Dome of Delight at Belfast City Hall was buzzing at the weekend as 60 councillors were elected to the North’s largest lo(...)

The highest increase in child homelessness was in the west, where there were 201 in February and 218 last month. File image:  Reuters/David Ryder

There are now over 3,800 homeless children across the State, the latest figures show. Data from the Department of Housing published on Tuesday show t(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy described the figures as very disappointing. Photograph: iStock

The number of homeless children has increased by 10 per cent in the past year, from 3,267 in January 2018 to 3,624 last month as the number of homeles(...)

The Mosney direct provision centre in Co Meath. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Management at the direct provision centre at Mosney in Co Meath is to contact a voluntary homeless organisation after a van delivering toys and clothe(...)

Anthony Flynn from Inner City Helping Homeless who is running in the upcoming local elections in May. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Prominent homelessness campaigner Anthony Flynn is to contest the upcoming local elections for a seat on Dublin City Council. Mr Flynn is the founde(...)

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