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An inquiry found the Leeside Apartments complex in Cork has  widespread fire safety deficiencies

An apartment complex in Cork city, which all tenants have been told to quit, has widespread fire safety deficiencies, an inquiry has concluded. The R(...)

More than 20 tenants at the Leeside Apartments in Cork are facing eviction.

The Minister for Housing has been urged to introduce legislation to protect tenants of an apartment block in Cork after the Residential Tenancy Board (...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. File Photo. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Detailed information on the classification of 875 people removed from official homeless statistics will not be available until the coming weeks, Minis(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hit out at socialist parties and groups in the Dáil.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hit out at socialist parties and groups in the Dáil, accusing them of wanting to “turn religious people into pariahs”. He (...)

Kathleen Lynch will contest  Cork North Central for the Labour Party in the next general election.

Former Minister of State at the Department of Health Kathleen Lynch intends running for the Labour Party in Cork North Central in the next general ele(...)

Mick Barry TD (second left), who saw his Cork North Central constituency vote by 64.02 per cent to 35.98 per cent for repeal, said that the result was a clear call for greater equality in Irish society. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government should move ahead quickly and introduce legislation to give effect to the referendum result, while opponents of repealing the Eighth Am(...)

Turnout in both Cork North Central and Cork South Central topped the 60 per cent mark. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Cork city and suburbs have followed the national pattern – with people voting almost two to one to repeal the Eight Amendment. The result is a dramat(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: he said any recategorisation only happened with the “agreement of the local authorities”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is either “not competent or not fit” to hold office as he either did not understand how homelessness was defined, o(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten speaking in the Dáil this afternoon on the INM controversy. Screengrab: Oireachtas TV

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten said there was “nothing wrong or inappropriate” for him to tell anyone he would take advice on sending a pr(...)

Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy said the new figures seemed to ‘indicate a very worrying trend’.

There are now almost 10,000 people homeless across Ireland, including 3,755 children, according to the latest figures from the Department of Housing. (...)

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