Peter Mcverry

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GAA players sleeping-out at the GPO in Dublin on Saturday night. Photograph: Ruairí McKiernan Twitter account

Hundreds of GAA players from around the country and abroad participated in a sleep-out this weekend raising about €200,000 for homeless charities. O(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh MacAuley is among those taking part. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

More than 400 inter-county GAA players plan to sleep rough in 12 towns and cities across the island of Ireland from 6pm on Saturday evening in solida(...)

A queue outside the Capuchin Centre in Dublin last December. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government has been criticised over its contribution to the work of the Capuchin Centre in Dublin, which provides 300 breakfasts and 700 dinners t(...)

The apartment complex at 181-187 Townsend Street in Dublin will be redeveloped to provide housing for homeless adults. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One of Dublin’s oldest purpose-built flat complexes, which has been vacant for almost seven years, is to be redeveloped by the Peter McVerry Trust to (...)

Homeless organisations are encouraging members of the public to report locations of rough sleepers so they could provide them with shelter during the (...)

Members of the High Hope’s Choir gathered in Windmill Lane studio. Pictured are members of the choir including Shay Healy, Don Baker and Glenn Baker. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Artists including Christy Dignam of Aslan, Shay Healy, Frances Black, Don Baker and the High Hopes Choir have come together to record a charity single(...)

Homeless man sleeping on Kildare Street, Dublin. Intercounty players are organising sleep-outs on December 16th to draw attention to homelessness.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Upwards of 150 GAA intercounty players are to sleep out in towns and cities across Ireland on Saturday December 16th to draw attention to the homeless(...)

A homeless person taking shelter at the Four Courts in Dublin on Wednesday. A Lithuanian national in his 30s died at the Four Courts on Monday night. Photograph: Collins

A homeless man in his late 50s, who died while sleeping rough on Tuesday, was on a “priority” list to be housed but could not be due to a lack of one-(...)

A rough sleeper outside the GPO in   Dublin City Centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has increased by a third (33 per cent) since April, the latest official figures show, reaching a record (...)

Fr Peter McVerry addressed conference which was told of myriad problems confronting the Traveller community, including rat infestation and tainted water at a transient Galway site. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Travellers should invite Pope Francis to a substandard halting site during his visit to Ireland next August, homeless campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has (...)

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