An additional 15 emergency accommodation places through the Cork Simon’s Nightlight service meant that  425 people we assisted last year. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of people sleeping rough in Cork fell by almost a quarter last year, homelessness charity Cork Simon has said. Cork Simon director Dr Derm(...)

Wandesford  Quay, off Washington Street, in Cork city centre. Image: Google Streetview

A homeless man was found dead in a doorway in Cork city early on Sunday morning. The 53-year-old’s body was discovered on Wandesford Quay off Washing(...)

The inquest heard there was no evidence of Jennifer  Dennehy being suicidal or intent on self-harm.

A homeless woman living in a tent and addicted to prescription medicines was hoping to get into rehab when she died in Cork, an inquest has heard toda(...)

Eoghan Murphy: 5,900 new units of social housing would be provided next year, an increase of 31 houses on previous targets set for 2018. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Homelessness permeated almost every aspect of public and political discourse in 2017, yet by most measures the problems have got worse, not better. T(...)