Sinn Féin deputy leaderM ary Lou McDonald: ‘Every day families with children and single people continue to present as homeless.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The memory of Jonathan Corrie hovers over the Dáil every time the plight of the homeless is mentioned.Corrie’s death, in a doorway opposite Leinster H(...)

The doorway in Molesworth street where Jonathan  Corrie, who was homeless, was found dead. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The need for emergency beds among people sleeping rough in the capital continues to grow, despite the provision of almost 300 additional beds before C(...)

 Tim Schmalz with his homeless Jesus Statue which is being gifted to Ireland by a benafactor. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

On Good Friday, April 3rd, a controversial sculpture known as “Homeless Jesus” will be blessed and consecrated at Christ Church cathedral by the Ver(...)

Sculptor Tim Schmalz displays a scale model of Homeless Jesus while visiting The Irish Times offices in Dublin last week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

After a competition among prospective sites, Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin has won the Homeless Jesus sculpture for the park in its grounds, gi(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: “Successfully tackling homelessness demands that a higher priority be afforded to homeless households.” Photograph: The Irish Times

At least 1,000 local authority homes are to be allocated within the next six months to people who are homeless, have disabilities or are experiencing (...)

Father Peter McVerry was Róisín Ingle’s guest on this week’s Róisín Meets podcast.

Fr Peter McVerry has said that an increase in home repossessions could lead to “potentially thousands” of families becoming homeless in 2015. “That pr(...)

Cow’s Lane in Dublin’s Temple Bar where the body of a man in his fifities was found on Friday. Image: Google Street view

A Garda investigation has begun after the body of a man was found on the street in the Temple Bar area of Dublin’s south inner city.Emergency services(...)

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-Moon is among those on the shortlist for the Tipperary International Peace Award. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

A holocaust survivor, a Burmese human rights lawyer and the United Nations secretary general are among those shortlisted for the Tipperary Internation(...)

The doorway in Molesworth Street where Jonathan Corrie was found dead. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

It might well have been just another death in a doorway. But Jonathan Corrie’s tragic and tangled life slipped away on a cold December morning in the (...)

Power to the people: water-charge protesters on Merrion Square. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Anadolu/Getty

For the sake of civility we’ll call them national conversations. Others might dub them soul-searching, or bandwagoning or shouting matches. Anyway, 20(...)

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