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The deaths bring to over 50 the number of homeless people who have died so far this year, compared to a total of 37 at this point in 2019, according to chief executive of the Inner City Helping Homeless charity, independent councillor Anthony Flynn. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

A young mother was one of two homeless people who were found dead in Dublin over the bank holiday weekend. The woman (31) is thought to have been dea(...)

 Homeless couple and parents of four, Sean and Philomena Keogh. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Homeless families are at increasing risk of sleeping rough as they face “obstacles, delays and red tape accessing emergency accommodation”, according (...)

The number of homeless people in the State has increased for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Department of Housing. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The number of homeless people in the State has increased for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Department of H(...)

A homeless man sleeping on Kildare Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A call for the re-establishment of the Lord Mayor’s forum on homelessness in Dublin has followed the fifth death among the city’s homeless population (...)

A Garda spokeswoman said the investigations were ongoing. Photograph:  Frank Miller

Separate investigations are under way into the deaths of two young women at a homeless service in Dublin. The bodies of the women were discovered hou(...)

Jack Charlton waves to the Ireland fans after the quarter-final loss to Italy at the 1990 World Cup. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

An online book of condolence has been opened by the Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu in memory of former Ireland manager Jack Charlton. Dubliners are (...)

The Green Party’s Northern leader, South Belfast MLA Clare Bailey, abstained from the parliamentary party’s vote on the programme for government. Photograph:   Arthur Allison

The votes of Northern Greens could be important in determining whether or not a government will be formed in the Republic, in the event of a close con(...)

Graffiti on the  Luke Kelly sculpture on Sheriff Street in Dublin. Photograph: Anthony Flynn

The sculpture of Luke Kelly on Sheriff Street in Dublin may have to be moved if vandalism continues, a local councillor has said. Independent counci(...)

Nicolae Dragimir, at the Mendicity Institution at 9 Aran Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Some newly homeless people are being refused emergency accommodation in Dublin, despite promises no one would be left outdoors during the coronavirus (...)

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 (...)

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