‘The majority of people being made homeless are coming predominantly from the private sector,’ Fr McVerry said

The continuing rise in the number of homeless people is “unbelievably frustrating”, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said on Thursday. He said figures release(...)

Philosopher Roger Scruton:  uses soccer as an analogy to illustrate his point on the primary objective on education

The Teaching Council of Ireland recently tweeted a quotation from Fr Peter McVerry, the well-known Jesuit priest who works with the homeless: “The sin(...)

Fr Peter McVerry said there are currently 1,700 children in emergency homeless accommodation, mostly in Dublin. Picture Nick Bradshaw

There could be 3,000 children homeless in Ireland by this time next year, campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has said. Speaking at the launch of the Childr(...)

Fr Peter McVerry has encouraged greater use of Restorative Practices as a measure to tackle homelessness at the launch of two restorative Practice reports in Dublin today.   Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A homelessness campaigner has said teaching people to deal with conflict in relationships could reduce the problem.Fr Peter McVerry was speaking as he(...)

Kate Hogan from Kilkenny, Kady O’Connell from Dublin, Niamh Rogers from Donegal, Laura O’Sullivan from Wexford, Laura Cullinan from Dublin and Avril Molloghan from Longford, in Blackhall Place yesterday, where they received parchments as solicitors. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry last night told a group of newly qualified solicitors it was incumbent upon them to use their privileged po(...)

  Fr Peter McVerry:  ‘The problem is already at crisis point . . . In three months’ time,  it’s going to be a tragedy.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s homeless problem is at “crisis point”, according to Fr Peter McVerry, the director of an organisation that provides (...)