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Independent TD Thomas Pringle spoke in the Dáil on Thursday afternoon to highlight the case of the families that have been asked to leave the Lynam’s Hotel by Saturday

The Government has been called on to stop the eviction of five homeless families living in emergency accommodation at a Dublin city centre hotel that(...)

“There is some recognition of the need to avoid mistakes made in the past, notably the construction of vast single-class social housing estates that have taken decades to mature”. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

According to Minister for Housing Simon Coveney, Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness is a “really ambitious and far-reaching(...)

Fine Gael Senator Paudie Coffey criticised the water Bill, which will suspend billing on domestic water charges for nine months. Photograph:  Colin Keegan

A Government Senator has described his own party’s legislation to suspend water charges as a “backward step” and a “classic kick to touch”. Fine Gae(...)

Minister of State Damien English: introduced the legislation which has already been passed by the Dáil

A citizens’ assembly of 100 people picked at random using a polling company are in no better position to discuss constitutional issues than “100 peopl(...)

 Fine Gael Senator Paudie Coffey said his party’s water charges Bill was ‘essentially postponing the day’.  Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

A Government Senator has described his own party’s legislation to suspend water charges as a “backward step” and a “classic kick to touch”. Fine Gael(...)

Responding to a question about Irish Water issuing bills to commercial customers in two local authority areas, Minister of State Damien English said the legislation to suspend charges was for domestic water charges only and that ‘it is very clear that Irish Water is here to say’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The Government has been accused of being “underhanded” in moving the payment of commercial water charges from local authorities to Irish Water. Sinn (...)

Damien English: said a proposal to extend the Seanad electorate could mean an estimated 5.3 million people entitled to vote

A proposal to extend the Seanad electorate could mean an estimated 5.3 million people entitled to vote, Minister of State Damien English has said. “(...)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the turning of the sod at the Sacred Heart Hospital Castlebar. Photo: Alison Laredo

Maria Bailey Dún Laoghaire I wouldn’t be supportive of the calls for him to stand aside by September. The most important thing is for us to foc(...)

Mary Lou McDonald and SF Councillor Janice Boylan. Ms McDonald said: “We don’t want quick fixes because there is none available.” Photograph: Collins

A TD from Dublin’s north inner city, which has been at the centre of the recent Kinahan-Hutch gang feud, has urged the Government not to patronise the(...)

Concerns have been raised about the cost for older families and how a system which was supposed to save money for 80% cent of families has left the majority paying more. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government is to warn waste management companies it will issue regulations on them if refuse charges continue to increase. Minister for Housing S(...)

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