Prof Eoin O’Sullivan said what was needed was to move people through homeless services as quickly as possible and straight into housing, with supports if necessary. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The failure to end homelessness was not about funding but about how the issue was addressed, a leading expert on the issue has said. Prof Eoin O’Sull(...)

The largest allocation was in Dublin city where some 330 homeless families and individuals were housed. Photograph: Getty Images

At least half of all social housing available in Dublin city and county is to be allocated to homeless people until the end of next January in an atte(...)

‘The “blue bag” lifestyle is the only option if a bed is not available from homeless services.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin by night is a very different place to Dublin by day. After 11pm, if you’re socialising in the city, or a night-worker, you will probably see th(...)

Dublin City Council’s Dick Brady cancelled the plans for 200 houses six months ago as the focus went on rough sleeping after the death of Jonathan Corrie. However, pressure has since mounted on the organisation to provide solutions for the family homelessness crisis. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council is planning to construct up to 400 prefabricated houses on vacant sites around the city as a means of tacking the escalating famil(...)

“The number of children accompanying adults [in emergency hotel-type accommodation] reached record highs,” according to a report from the Dublin Region Homeless Executive. Photograph: The Irish Times

Child homelessness in Dublin is increasing at more than twice the rate of adult homelessness, the latest official figures show. The figures are contai(...)

Figures published by the Department of the Environment on Thursday show there are 3,081 homeless people, including 1,054 children

Over a thousand children in the State are now in emergency accommodation, an increase of 22 per cent since January.Figures published by the Department(...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson (second from right) with Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin blessing the unveiling of a Homeless Jesus statue at Christ Church Catherdral, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A new Homeless Jesus sculpture, the first of its kind outside North America, has been unveiled in the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin. Th(...)

The number of homeless adults in emergency accommodation increased by more than 300, up from 1,526 in November to 1,872 this month.

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has fallen by almost 40 per cent since the winter. However the number of adults in emergency accommodati(...)

Sculptor Tim Schmalz with his ‘Homeless Jesus’ bronze. The sculpture is due to arrive in Dublin on Good Friday and will be installed on the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral a week later. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The “Homeless Jesus” sculpture is due to arrive in Dublin on Good Friday and, following clearance by customs, is expected to be installed on the groun(...)

Boarded-up flats at O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A plan to refurbish 62 Dublin City Council flats to provide temporary accommodation for homeless families would cost almost €5 million.Minister for t(...)

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