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  Housing  group Raise the Roof  has  morphed into a national campaign. Yet while the housing crisis has worsened,  the crowd expected at Saturday’s march in Dublin will not approach the 100,000 seen during the anti-water charges campaign

In the latter half of 2014, Irish politics was dominated by water charges. Right 2 Water, a campaign group, drew hundreds of thousands of people on to(...)

The highest increase in child homelessness was in the west, where there were 201 in February and 218 last month. File image:  Reuters/David Ryder

There are now over 3,800 homeless children across the State, the latest figures show. Data from the Department of Housing published on Tuesday show t(...)

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin: he hosted the seminar on affordable housing

Renting will become impossibly expensive for tens of thousands of people unable to get a mortgage or social housing unless the State delivers affordab(...)

Sinn Féin claim the saving could build 2,000 extra homes. File photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The cost of delivering 1,500 social homes through public-private partnerships (PPP) could be up to €420 million higher than building the homes through(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has  indicated ‘cautious support’ for the plan.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/ Bloomberg

The Department of Finance last year sought guarantees that 1,300 houses controlled by the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) would continue to be(...)

Apartment owners at Hyde Square in Kilmainham have been presented with bills of almost €11,000 each for the repair of their decaying roof. Photograph: Google Earth

Hundreds of residents in boom-era apartment blocks are facing huge bills, risk of eviction and prospect of costly legal actions, an Irish Times invest(...)

John Paul Phelan: “these are completely uncharted waters”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The last two politicians to be elected in to the European Parliament in May will go into “cold storage” until the UK’s departure from the EU is finali(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy described the figures as very disappointing. Photograph: iStock

The number of homeless children has increased by 10 per cent in the past year, from 3,267 in January 2018 to 3,624 last month as the number of homeles(...)

Irish Water managing director Eamon Gallen: ‘We want to avoid people paying these charges not to enforce them.’

Raw sewage from the equivalent of 86,000 people is flowing into Irish waterways every day, a health threat the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) s(...)

Protesters outside Leinster House in Dublin as the Dáil resumes after the Christmas break. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

For strong leadership in times of great national crisis, when the people cry out for courage, inspiration and a doughty bulldog spirit, one name comes(...)

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