John Corrie

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A deepening crisis

The homeless crisis that hit Dublin within the past year is not going away. Instead, it is likely to worsen. Rents for private accommodation are risin(...)

Institute president Keith Anderson, Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke and Peter McVerry, whose trust was the beneficiary of a charity lunch hosted by the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers

The annual charity lunch hosted by the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin, will donate all funds raised f(...)

The Tánaiste and Labour  leaderJoan Burton: said gardaí were being trained again in Templemore, unlike when Fianna Fáil was in power.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish TImes

A Garda presence was the only way to deal with anti-social behaviour in city streets, Tánaiste Joan Burton told the Dáil amid heated exchanges with (...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton: “You closed down Templemore,’’ she said to Niall Collins of Fianna Fáil. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

A Garda presence is the only way to deal with anti-social behaviour in the city, Tánaiste Joan Burton told the Dáil.In heated exchanges with Fianna Fa(...)

Jonathan Corrie, who died in a Dublin city-centre doorway, was a “quiet, well-mannered young man”, according to those who knew him as a teenager in Kilkenny

Jonathan Corrie (43), who died in a Dublin city-centre doorway, was a “quiet, well-mannered young man”, according to those who knew him as a teenager(...)

Archbishop Martin said a diocesan building would be made available before Christmas to provide shelter for between 30 and 40 homeless people in the north inner city

The housing charity behind a €17 million State-funded senior citizens’ complex has rejected claims that a rent dispute with Dublin City Council has d(...)

A death in Dublin

The death of John Corrie, who was sleeping in a doorway near Leinster House on Monday night, was a shocking and shaming event. But, as Catholic Archbi(...)

Catherine Murphy: insisted that providing shelter for the homeless was about money

Providing accommodation for the homeless was not just a question of money: “It is a question of managing effectively . . . to have as many people off(...)

Katherine Zappone: said every Senator could highlight statistics in their own community, and there were 173 people homeless in the South County Dublin Council area

More than 160 homeless people are living “in the shadow of Leinster House”, the Seanad heard following the death of homeless man John Corrie (43) on (...)

The area where Mr Corrie died just metres from Leinster House. He had struggled with alcohol and drug addiction. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Dublin’s homeless authority says repeated offers of accommodation were made to Jonathan Corrie, the rough sleeper who died just yards from Leinster Ho(...)