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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(...)

The Luas at Connolly station. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Teachers, students, accountants, IT workers, cleaners, bus drivers, parents and children in their hundreds arrived bearing shoeboxes filled with gifts(...)

The body of a homeless man believed to be sleeping rough was discovered near Christ Church Cathedral, in Dublin city centre on Tuesday morning. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The body of a homeless man believed to be sleeping rough was discovered near Christ Church Cathedral, in Dublin city centre on Tuesday morning. Gard(...)

Eoghan Murphy, Minister for Housing, said: ‘We are still very much in the midst of a crisis in homelessness in this country’.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Almost 200 children became newly homeless in Dublin in the past month as children continue to constitute the fastest increasing group in homelessness.(...)

Margaret Cash with six of her seven children who slept in a Dublin Garda station due to lack of emergency accommodation. Photograph: Aoife Moore/PA

To quote the Simpsons’ educator Seymour Skinner: there ain’t no justice like angry mob justice. A few weeks back, due to particularly high demand fro(...)

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