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Focus Ireland said its services are ‘deeply aware of a disturbing number of cases of suicide among homeless people’ since the Covid crisis. File photograph: Getty

Frontline staff in homeless hostels have received extra training in response to a “significant increase” in suicide attempts, an Oireachtas committee (...)

The charity says it is ‘particularly worried’ about these vulnerable tenants who may not have a lease. Photograph: iStock

Coronavirus is putting rent-a-room tenants in the homes of landlords at risk of eviction as landlords seek to protect themselves from the pandemic. H(...)

Damian English  said it was “absolutely frustrating to see funding not been spent.”Photograph: Alan Betson

Local councillors may soon lose their power to vote on proposed Traveller accommodation, minister of State at the Department of Housing Damien English(...)

Fiona Ryan  and her finance Jonathan Mathis left the country with their young son   recently after experiencing online abuse following their participation in an advertising campaign for Lidl supermarket.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Twitter has defended how it deals with harmful content after a mixed-race Co Meath couple left Ireland following a death threat and abusive and racist(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said as these families were not in traditional homeless accommodation but in ‘own-door’ temporary accommodation, they could not be categorised as homeless. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

More than 1,600 people removed from homelessness figures are still accessing homeless services and remain on the national homelessness database, local(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The number of households counted as being in need of social housing support fell almost 14,000 in the past year, according to data published by Minist(...)

The number of adults classified as homeless fell from 6,052 in February to 6,035 in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy will be called before an Oireachtas committee to explain a proposal to remove another 200 people from the monthly h(...)

Vincent Browne: said Mr Ó Broin was being naive if he thought Sinn Féin could effect radical change as a minority partner in a future coalition government. Photograph: Peter Houlihan/Brian McEvoy Photography

Sinn Féin must learn from the mistakes of like-minded parties in other countries if it is to bring about radical transformative change in Irish societ(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney: said it was important to distinguish between numbers in emergency accommodation and those officially homeless. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Government homeless figures are inaccurate, Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin has claimed. He said they did not include adults and children i(...)