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Dublin city council workers remove tents and belongings owned by rough sleepers from along the canal on Friday afternoon. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council has said seven “empty tents” were removed from the banks of the Grand Canal on Friday as all occupants had recently moved to tempo(...)

Josh Dunne (16) died after he was stabbed in Dublin on Tuesday evening. Photograph: YouTube

Friends of the 16-year-old who was fatally stabbed in Dublin’s north inner city on Tuesday night have described the teenager as a “loyal friend”. Jos(...)

 Emergency ambulances from Dublin Fire Brigade: Up to 1,100 firefighters and paramedics work for Dublin City Council, 80 of whom are not available for duty due to having contracted Covid-19 or are close contacts. Photograph: EPA

Paramedics and firefighters in Dublin Fire Brigade who had their Covid-19 vaccine appointments postponed will be prioritised for inoculation this week(...)

‘We need to know why people who were ringing up for a bed were refused a bed.’

Emergency accommodation in Dublin for the homeless perpetuates an “inhumane inequality” by turning away people who don’t have links to the city, a ho(...)

Charities welcomed the overall decline in the past year though noted the increase of 59 children and 22 adults since September with caution. File photograph: Getty

The number of homeless, single adults in Dublin has surpassed 3,000 for the first time since records began in their current format in late 2015. The (...)

File photograph showing the Simon Community serving food and hot drinks to homeless people and rough sleepers on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The bodies of two men were discovered in Dublin city centre on Wednesday morning. One of the men, in his 40s, was found dead in a tent on Leinster La(...)

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 (...)

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