Jan O Sullivan

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Eoghan Murphy wants local authorities to build more hubs. Photograph: Tom Honan

Protestations from Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, that local authorities are not doing enough to tackle the housing and homelessness crisis are (...)

Dublin remains the centre of the State’s homelessness problem with 1,352 families accessing homeless services in the region out of a national total of 1,754. There were 2,858 children in such services in the capital in June

The number of homeless people in the State increased slightly in June to almost 9,900, Department of Housing figures show. A total of 6,048 adults ar(...)

The plan, which was launched by former minister for housing Simon Coveney, aimed to eliminate homelessness and to rapidly increase the supply of housing, most particularly social housing, by 2021. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It was billed as ambitious and imaginative in its reach, and radical in its approach but, two years on, has the Government’s plan to end the housing c(...)

 At the Traveller cross-party Oireachtas group were (from left) Oein de Bhairdiún; Sindy Joyce; Thomas McCann; Jan O’Sullivan TD; and Senator Colette Kelleher. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Members of the Traveller community called for reparations, a State apology and the banning of the word “knacker” at an event in Dublin on Tuesday. T(...)

Indepdendent TD Mattie McGrath. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has told the Dáil he will table amendments to the forthcoming abortion legislation. Speaking during the second day of d(...)

Richard Boyd-Barrett: When he brought the story closer to home, the TDs in the chamber looked and listened with a mixture of upset and concern. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s getting to the stage now where we’d be glad to see a bit of ordinary bribery and corruption. A nice political scandal involving money and gallop(...)

 Jan O’Sullivan of Labour: “I am feeling very emotional today, because I was there in 1983, and the atmosphere was so incredibly different then.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Two out of three people in Limerick city have voted in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment. The highest percentage of Yes votes were recorded in(...)

Campaigners gather in the main square at Dublin Castle as they wait for the result of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which bans abortion, by an overwhelming majority. The Yes side won the referendu(...)

A screengrab from a video provided by Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan purporting to show her party’s posters for the abortion referendum being removed.

Labour TD Jan O’Sullivan has given evidence to gardaí of her party’s Yes posters being pulled down in her native Limerick city. Ms O’Sullivan claime(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said she found the phrase “abortion on demand” offensive.

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said she found the phrase “abortion on demand” offensive. “Women don’t demand abortion,” she said. “They don’t go (...)

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