Eileen Gleeson

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Avalon House on Aungier Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businesses on Aungier Street, Dublin, are to take legal action to stop the opening of the State’s largest homeless hostel for rough sleepers at Avalon(...)

Avalon House hostel on Aungier Street is to be turned into Dublin’s biggest homeless hostel for single adults. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The State’s largest homeless hostel for single adults is to be opened in Dublin 2 in a Victorian building currently occupied by a branch of Starbucks (...)

Republic of Ireland head coach Vera Pauw and assistant coach Eileen Gleeson stand for the anthems ahead of the  Uefa Women’s European Championship qualifier against Greece in  Panionios, Athens. Photograph: Greg Hellas/Inpho

Vera Pauw has made an impact everywhere she goes. The former Dutch player and current Irish manager ensures that not only does her team put on an exce(...)

New Ireland women’s manager Vera Pauw. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Louise Quinn says that the Irish players have been impressed by the little they have seen of new Ireland manager Vera Pauw so far and remain convinced(...)

Colin Bell has joined Huddersfield as an assistant coach. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Stephanie Roche has urged the Football Association of Ireland, despite all their current distractions, to deal “seriously” with the task of replacing (...)

Anthony Flynn from Inner City Helping Homeless who is running in the upcoming local elections in May. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Prominent homelessness campaigner Anthony Flynn is to contest the upcoming local elections for a seat on Dublin City Council. Mr Flynn is the founde(...)

Adeola Adeniyi and her newborn son: Some days they went to a shopping centres to sit on the public seats while she fed Josiah. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A “clear direction” stating who is and who is not entitled to housing is “urgently needed” from the Government to ensure all homeless families are sup(...)

A homeless man sleeps outside the Custom House. Eileen Gleeson, director of the Dublin Region Homeless Executive, said while many loved to help the homeless at Christmas, far fewer wanted homeless services near them all year around. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Homeless people are “like the puppy at Christmas”, the director of Dublin’s homeless services has said. Eileen Gleeson, director of the Dublin Regio(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy  wrote to Dublin local authority chief executives demanding more progress be made delivering hubs. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin local authorities are set to fall well short of demands from Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to provide 950 new homeless family hub units by(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy had caused confusion with homelessness figures, an Oireachtas committee was told. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has “undermined confidence” in homelessness statistics by ordering the removal earlier this year of over 1,600 pe(...)

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