Jean Quinn

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Carol Connors holds a photograph of her daugher Anne Marie who died of a drug overdose in supported accommodation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two children were alone with their mother’s body overnight and most of the following day in their homeless accommodation in south Dublin last year, it(...)

Sister Jean Quinn: Sophia’s slogan is “providing homes, supporting people”, reflecting a philosophy which recognises that the provision of physical space alone is an inadequate response

The contrast could not have been starker. On Wednesday last Sophia Housing hosted a morning of reflection on the possible development of Wisdom centre(...)

Housing shortage: Minister for Housing Simon Coveney is to meet the religious orders for a “direct conversation” about what they could do to help alleviate the housing shortage. Photograph: PA

Religious orders will be asked to contribute land and vacant buildings by Minister for Housing Simon Coveney, to help tackle the housing shortage. H(...)

Childcare supervisor Jacinta Corcoran: she recalls how one young mother explained how she felt really awkward reading a story to her child because no one had ever read her a story at home. Photograph: Alan Betson

The dense cluster of tangled branches turning in on themselves inside a weeping ash tree is an arresting sight in the grounds of a residential complex(...)