Those who commemorated Jonathan Corrie, who died while sleeping rough in Dublin last year, were right to demand long-term solutions in response to an (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: “The homeless crisis is worse. The numbers sleeping rough in Dublin are on the increase, as well as in Cork, Limerick, Waterford and Galway and across the country”

There should be no rough sleepers on the street in Dublin this Christmas, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil yesterday. Outlining a range of measure(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) (No 2) Bill would provide stability in the area of those who were homeless because of rent increases. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

There should be no rough sleepers on the streets of Dublin this Christmas, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil. Outlining a range of measures tak(...)

A man lights a candlelight last December outside at the doorway in Molesworth street where John Corrie who was homeless was found dead. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Christmas is a hard time of year for everyone who has lost loved ones. As we reach the first anniversary of Jonathan Corrie’s death on the street in f(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly:  “Anybody who wants a bed over this Christmas period will get it.” Photograph: Eric Luke

The number of social houses built will increase tenfold by the end of the year, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said. He was speaking fol(...)

“The Taoiseach keeps talking about the emergency response to homelessness as if that is good enough.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The 100 ‘cold weather’ beds being offered in Dublin this month, to take rough sleepers off the streets during the winter, are unlikely to close as pl(...)

The GAA want the land to develop a “processional boulevard” to the stadium from Ballybough Road, which would become the only match-day entrance. Photograph: Inpho

A €12 million redevelopment project at Croke Park in Dublin including the provision of 54 new social homes and a main road to the stadium, has been a(...)

Paul, who sleeps in a doorway beside Burger King: homelessness is hell, says the former construction engineer, “the most horrible, horrendous, lonely experience you can have in your life”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Grafton Street is the most prestigious shopping thoroughfare in the country. Major brands are established there, in big-name department stores and chi(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: Dublin City Council had been unable to sign off on the deal without the Minister’s approval. Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans for a major development at Croke Park, including a new main entrance to the stadium and the regeneration of the Croke Villas flat complex, have(...)

Sinn Féin housing spokesman Dessie Ellis: he 80 new families a month were reporting homelessness and that there were 130 individuals sleeping rough in Dublin every night. Photograph: Alan Betson

One hundred and fifty modular houses are to be built to deal with the housing crisis, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. He told the Dáil the modular hou(...)

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