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Residents and volunteers painting a sign in Apollo House in Dublin in January. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Home Sweet Home coalition of housing activists and homeless people received almost €200,000 in donations over a six week-period, figures seen by T(...)

People attending a public meeting on the proposed development at Bulloch Harbour Dalkey earlier this month. Photograph: Eric Luke

A total of 283 submissions have been filed on a controversial development proposed for one of south Dublin’s most popular coastal inlets. The Bulloc(...)

Bono shows his appreciation to the Croke Park crowd during U2's 360 Tour performance in July 2009. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Sometimes, as Sean Spicer is finding out in the White House, it’s the simple questions which are the hardest to answer. For music fans, and especiall(...)

Susan McDonnell from the Bulloch Harbour Preservation Association, and Fergal McLoughlin, An Taisce, at a public meeting on the proposed development at Bulloch Harbour Dalkey. Photograph: Eric Luke

Locals opposed to the building of a residential and retail development in Dalkey’s Bulloch Harbour have been encouraged to lodge planning objections b(...)

Joan Collins TD speaking with Seán Doyle who was on security duty outside Apollo House, Poolbeg Street, Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Home Sweet Home campaigners are urging homeless people to join them in taking a legal case demanding Minister for Finance Michael Noonan use his powe(...)

Quentin Sheridan stands outside Apollo House, a vacant office block in Dublin city centre which has been occupied by the ‘Home Sweet Home’ group. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Quentin Sheridan, originally from Ballymun, Dublin, and homeless “on and off” for 28 years, was moved to start a Facebook campaign in late October. He(...)

Donated goods for the occupation of Apollo House. Photograph: David Cochrane/The Irish Times

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has said she believes homeless families should be allowed to stay in Apollo House over Christmas. The buildin(...)

 Supplies are brought into Apollo House in Dublin city centre which has been taken over by “concerned citizens” and is being used to accommodate homeless people. Photograph: Alan Betson

Housing activists who took over an empty office block in Dublin to accommodate the homeless have said they will meet representatives of the owners who(...)

Solicitors for the receivers to Apollo House wrote to the protestors, saying that while they “sympathetic to the plight of those that are homeless” they “cannot allow the property to unlawfully occupied by trespassers”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Housing activists who took over an empty office block in Dublin to accommodate the homeless have been served with legal notice to “vacate” the buildin(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at an EU summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

1. Taoiseach dismisses proposals for bilateral agreement with UK The Taoiseach dismissed a proposal by the House of Lords EU committee for a bilatera(...)

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