David Carroll

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Sibusiso Lowrene, a single mother with two young children, was supported in moving out of direct provision

Homeless charity Depaul has said it helped more than 300 people exit direct provision centres last year. Through a new initiative established by the (...)

Official figures in the Republic show there were 9,713 people in emergency accommodation last month, while 12,512 households met the statutory test for homelessness in the North in 2018-19. But experts say the data is not directly comparable. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Claim “There are 20,000 people homeless in Northern Ireland”. Who made the claim? It came from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during the leaders’ deb(...)

The US needs to catch up with Europe on data protection in order to protect its democracy, a data activist who took Cambridge Analytica to court has said. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Having “muscular” data protection regulation matters to democracy, a data activist, who took Cambridge Analytica (CA) to court has said. In Dublin t(...)

David Carroll, who took Cambridge Analytica to court. Photograph: Netflix

Netflix’s data-hacking documentary has hit our screens the week Boris Johnson gains the keys to 10 Downing Street. It seems unlikely that the streamin(...)

Charities have welcomed a decrease in the amount of people sleeping on the streets. Photograph: The Irish Times

A sharp decline in the number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has been welcomed by homelessness agencies. They warned, however, that the drop was (...)

Beechmount shopping complex sold for €4.1 million. It includes a 3.9 acre development site and a supermarket.

The off-beat Beechmount shopping centre in Navan has been sold to an Irish investor for €4.1 million in a deal that will show an immediate income yiel(...)

Brave young people who spoke in favour of a yes vote faced further challenges when they became the basis of the No campaign’s arguments, which many found deeply distressing. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015, when it was becoming clear that the people of Ireland had voted Yes to marriage equality, Belong To founding director (...)

The premises at 288 Lower Rathmines Road

A private investor has paid in excess of €600,00 for The Natural Bakery retail premises at 288 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6, which is let on a ten-y(...)

Dublin Business School  on Aungier Street, South Great George’s Street, was bought by SW3 Capital for €10 million

The London-based SW3 Capital has added two more Dublin office investments to its portfolio. It has bought Dublin Business School (DBS) on Aungier Str(...)

Most LGBT people won’t have to come out on radio like Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, but there is still pressure involved in the process.  File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Most gay people won’t have to come out on national radio as Minister for Health Leo Varadkar did on Sunday. The Minister’s coming out was different, b(...)

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