Peter Mcverry

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Millenial pink lands in the kitchen with Aga’s new Blush-coloured cooker.

Designer drop at Ikea Ikea’s latest designer collaboration latest designer collaboration is with British designer Tom Dixon, lands at Ikea, Dublin on(...)

More than 2,000 repossessed homes have been offered by banks to the Housing Agency for social housing under a new scheme. File photograph: iStock

More than 2,000 repossessed homes have been offered by banks to the Housing Agency for social housing under a new scheme, but just 163 have been made (...)

Government policy appeared to be to bring in “solutions” that were “the most profitable” for the private sector, including “highly profitable” student accommodation and “shared living” developments, said Lorcan Sirr, a  DIT lecturer in housing policy. File photograph: Getty Images

A massive movement similar to the anti-water charges campaign must be mobilised “to force Government action on the housing crisis”, a conference heard(...)

Tomas Synacek and Lucie Venglovska at their accomodation on South Circular Road, Dublin. “Apollo House was a new start for us,” says  Tomas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Czech couple, who came to Ireland in May 2015 “for a new life” but spent more than a year sleeping rough, now have a home and one is interning with (...)

A pedestrian drops money in a collection bucket at College Green Dublin, where pupils and past pupils from Belvedere College Dublin were holding their annual Christmas sleep-out in aid of the homeless. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Belvedere College’s annual sleep-out has raised almost €200,000 for three homeless charities. SleepOut17 took place on December 22nd, 23rd and 24th (...)

Kieran Mulvey, chairman of the Refund Project oversight group: “Every donation small or large will greatly assist the advancement of homeless projects being developed by the three charities.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Donations of Irish Water refunds to homeless charities has reached €675,000. The Refund Project was set up on behalf of the Simon Community, the Pete(...)

A one-day census conducted by Cope in November recorded 187 homeless households in Galway, comprising 114 families, including 165 children, in emergency accommodation.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

For nigh on four winters, one man has slept under the stars, exposed to all the elements on Galway city’s coastal rim. Living on the edge in every se(...)

Taoiseach Leo  Varadkar told the Dáil on November 29th that 200 additional beds would be in place by December 18th. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Just two-thirds of the 200 extra emergency beds for the homeless, which Taoiseach Leo Varadkar promised would be open in Dublin by yesterday, have com(...)

 Dolores O Brien and her five children have moved into their new home  in the Chanel Manor development in Coolock, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Two new social housing schemes, at differing stages of development by housing bodies, were announced in north Dublin on Monday. At Coldwinters in Fin(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is to announce a number of changes to planning guidelines largely in relation to apartment buildings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Height restrictions on residential buildings are to be altered to allow for easier construction of high-rise developments in cities across the State. (...)

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