Peter McVerry photographed by Nick Bradshaw

Fr Peter McVerry arrives for our interview exactly on time, with his Jack Russell, Jack, in tow, and immediately apologises for being late. I tell hi(...)

Fr Peter McVerry: suggests the Government is still in denial about the extent of the homelessness crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

Children aged four and younger are the largest single age group experiencing homelessness, according to figures from Census 2016. Five years earlier (...)

Patrick Crean (left) and Greg Kavanagh: Mr Kavanagh  has called for vacant properties to be converted for use by  the homeless. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

All properties left vacant for three years or more should be converted to homes for families and those on the streets, according to property develope(...)

Fr Peter McVerry and Brian O’Driscoll at the Mansion House, Dublin, after being conferred with Honarary Freedom of the City of Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Gordon D’Arcy eat you heart out. Freshly retired from international rugby, Brian O’Driscoll also acquired a new defensive partner over the week(...)