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 (...)

Alice Leahy at the Alice Leahy Trust on Bride Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is the trust that Alice built. In 1975, Tipperary woman Alice Leahy, then a young nurse, believed she would solve Dublin’s rough-sleeper problem wi(...)

 Archbishop  Michael Jackson:  Photograph: ‘We were told two years ago that what happened to Jonathan Corrie would never happen again.’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES

Homelessness in Dublin is a local, national and international scandal, Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson has said. The city was “now a pl(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has warned against the return of bedsits. Photograph Cyril Byrne

Bringing back bedsits could mean taking back accommodation to the way they were “before the sixties”, Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said. For fou(...)

A concrete plan to end rough sleeping is needed,  Merchant’s Quay Ireland chief executive Tony Geoghegan said. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Many homeless adults are becoming drug and alcohol addicts after becoming homeless, according to the largest voluntary drug rehabilitation service. M(...)

Member of the public attend a vigil  for Jack Watson, a rough sleeper who was found dead in Dublin on Thursday morning.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

“Jack Watson, a person, died on your watch Leo.” That was the message for the Taoiseach from the crowd who gathered outside Leinster House Friday nig(...)

St Stephen’s Green from above. Photograph: ststephensgreenpark.ie

A homeless man lay dead in Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green for a number of hours before he was discovered, an inquest heard. Derek Buchan (39) original(...)

Savita Halappanavar died at University Hospital Galway on October 28th, 2012. Photograph: The Irish Times

Dublin City Council has voted in favour of naming a street in the capital to honour the memory of Savita Halappanavar despite being unable to do so. (...)

Jim Sheridan and Brendan Ogle of ‘Home Sweet Home’ at Apollo House at Poolbeg Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

It’s been just over two years since Jonathan Corrie, a homeless man, was found dead yards from Dáil Éireann as our elected parliamentarians went to wo(...)

Johathan Corrie who died outside Leinster House in 2014 and roll-out mats in the Merchants Quay night cafe.

A new emergency night service that will provide 62 beds for homeless people is to open in Dublin city in the coming weeks. The announcement coincide(...)

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