The year opened with the news that the Dublin property market had turned a corner. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The Dublin housing market had a Bobby-Ewing-stepping-out-of-the-shower moment in 2014. That house-price crash, those fire-sale auctions, that negative(...)

The Government last week announced a €25 million plan to tackle homelessness, including funding for additional emergency beds, a night cafe for homeless people, free transport to available hostels and a commitment to purchase a hotel under the control of Nama for an accommodation and assessment centre for homeless families. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Proposals to construct 200 prefabricated houses for homeless people on vacant sites around Dublin city have been shelved by Dublin City Council. The c(...)

Children from Scoil Chaoimhin, Marlborough St., at the Opening of the 20th year of the IFA Live Animal Crib. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some people are extremely hypocritical when it comes to helping homeless people, Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke has said. He said he had received ema(...)

A volunteer from Aviva Insurance pictured cleaning in Johns Lane West emergency homeless shelter which is a co-operation between Focus Ireland and The Peter McVerry Trust and with Focus Ireland’s corporate partner Aviva Insurance. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The first 31 additional beds allocated to address the homeless crisis in Dublin were made available last night to people who have been sleeping on the(...)

Senior citizens housing complex on Gardiner Street, near Mountjoy Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A five-month dispute over the rents sought by the Catholic Housing Aid Society for a new €17-million State-funded senior citizens’ housing complex in (...)

A single bed room pictured in Johns Lane West emergency homeless shelter which is a co-operation between Focus Ireland and The Peter McVerry Trust. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

An additional 31 bed spaces are on track to open by tonight to house homeless people in Dublin, with another 10 spaces to follow by the end of next we(...)

Jonathan Corrie who was found dead in a hallway near the gates of Leinster House

The death of Jonathan Corrie is a story that speaks to our most basic emotions, as the out- pouring of grief, anger and frustration across the radi(...)

Remembrance: candles in the doorway on Molesworth Street in Dublin where John Corrie was found. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

How far from Leinster House would Jonathan Corrie need to have died for it to have been treated as an individual tragedy rather than as a political sc(...)

Anna Haynes, a homeless encampment occupant, collects her belongings as authorities break down a massive homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” in San Jose, California,  this week.  Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

The tragic death earlier this week of Jonathan Corrie on Molesworth Street, just yards from Leinster House, focused the national conversation on the i(...)

 The number of emergency beds being made available has increased to 260 from the 220 previously pledged by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Four office blocks and one hotel could be made available by Nama to provide emergency accommodation for homeless people sleeping on Dublin’s streets.T(...)

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