The teddy bear project  was the brainchild of Pieta House volunteer Mick Ryan. St Vincent’s Bridge,  Cork. Photograph: Barry Roche

A charity and a man whose son died by suicide have teamed up to place teddy bears with messages of hope on every major bridge in Cork city. The proje(...)

Gardaí said on Wednesday the postmortem confirmed foul play was not a factor in  Roman Burzynski’s death. File photograph: iStock

The death of a 51-year-old homeless man in Cork city during bad weather on Tuesday night has highlighted the risks those living on the streets face on(...)

Mary Crilly says  sexual assault among the homeless was often invisible despite its prevalence. Photograph: Dan Linehan/Irish Examiner

Campaigners behind a new pilot programme in Cork to assist people who have been sexually assaulted while sleeping rough on the streets are confident t(...)

Covid-19 forced the cancellation of their traditional Christmas sit-down meal for the homeless. Photograph: iStock

Weary but dedicated volunteers at a soup kitchen in Cork city were on the road until 4am on Christmas Day delivering the last of 10,000 Christmas hamp(...)

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Gardaí have ruled out foul play in the death of a 35-year-old homeless man whose body was found with a head injury near the entrance to a city centre (...)

Lithuanian national Arunas Butkus (53) was found unconscious lying on the pavement in Cork on Friday and was pronounced dead at the scene. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Warm tributes have been paid to a volunteer with a homeless charity in Cork who died after he was found unconscious on the street in the city centre o(...)

The body of Frankie Dunne, (64) was found  in the grounds of Castlegreina House on the Boreenamanna Road in Cork on Saturday. Photograph: Provision

Warm tributes have been paid by family and friends to the man whose dismembered body was found in a derelict house in Cork city over the weekend. The(...)

A soup kitchen that provides hot meals to the homeless and needy daily in Cork expects to feed over two hundred people on Christmas day.

A soup kitchen that provides hot meals to the homeless and needy daily in Cork expects to feed over two hundred people on Christmas day. Caitriona T(...)

 The Mardyke in Cork city, where homeless man Timmy Hourihane was killed last weekend. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

On Tuesday night at Homeless Help and Support Cork’s food stall on Patrick Street there’s a framed photograph of Timmy Hourihane between two electric (...)

Caitriona Twomey of Cork charity Penny Dinners. “The budget doesn’t seem to be about bringing hope, which is what it should be.” Photograph: Provision

Two people who have been fed daily by the Cork charity, Penny Dinners have died in the last week. One more is in a coma. Four died during one week in (...)

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