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“It’s not that nothing is being built in the city, but they’ve either been small or they’ve been student complexes.” Photograph:Alan Betson

Only two homes have been provided by developers this year for the 20,000 applicants on Dublin City Council’s housing waiting list, new figures show. (...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney set a deadline of July 1st  to end the use of hotels as emergency accommodation for homeless families.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Modular homes, built to provide temporary homes for families living in hotels, are to be used as permanent housing under new plans from Dublin City Co(...)

Number 21 Aungier Street in Dublin, believed to date from 1667, which the Peter McVerry Trust had planned to use to accommodate homeless adults. Image: Google Maps

Work to convert one of Dublin city’s oldest buildings into a homeless hostel has been stopped following the intervention of the Department of Arts, He(...)

The action is in protest against plans to outsource Dublin Fire Brigade’s ambulance service call-and-dispatch function. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fire fighters who are members of the Impact are to join their Siptu colleagues in two 24-hour work stoppages this month over plans to break up the Dub(...)

Members of Dublin Fire Brigade at a rally outside Dublin City Hall campaigning to keep Dublin Fire Brigade’s ambulance service. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin Fire Brigade is to stage two 24-hour work stoppages this month over plans to break up the fire brigade’s ambulance service. The strikes are du(...)

A High Court ruling has given Dublin City Council the green light to convert Longfield’s Hotel into a homeless hostel.

A decade after Dublin City Council bought Longfield’s Hotel on Fitzwilliam Street from Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely the Georgian houses are final(...)

Rapid-build modular homes in Ballymun, Dublin. To date just 22 modular houses have been completed since the scheme was announced in 2015. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins Photo Agency

Modular homes, originally intended to provide short-term accommodation for homeless families living in hotels, are to be used as permanent housing for(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney: the council’s deputy chief executive Brendan Kelly  said the Minister approved two new hostels weeks before Home Sweet Home went into Apollo House. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A senior Dublin City Council official has backed Minister for Housing Simon Coveney’s claim the provision of two new hostels for homeless people was (...)

A “mixed tenure” development of 584 homes is planned for O’Devaney Gardens, off North Circular Road. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Plans to build almost 1,700 homes on three Dublin City Council sites, the city’s most ambitious housing programme since the property crash, have been (...)

An activist waves the Tricolour from Apollo House, Dublin, where up to 40 homeless people are being housed. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Organisers of the Apollo House occupation in Dublin have said they will not vacate the building unless property owned by the National Asset Managemen(...)

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