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A man  camped out in the snow on O’Connell Street, Dublin on Friday during Storm Emma. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Homeless services in Dublin continued to visit people refusing to enter emergency accommodation on Friday, with a view to “sectioning” up to five peop(...)

A homeless person braving the adverse weather conditions on Henry St in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

At least 14 people slept rough in Dublin on Thursday night as the capital experienced its highest snowfalls in almost 40 years. Following overnight (...)

A safety net nurse checks on someone in a tent on Thursday.

A number of people sleeping rough and refusing to go into emergency hostels were sectioned and taken into care under the Mental Health Act on Thursday(...)

A member of the homeless community is seen  on Henry St in Dublin’s City Centre on Thursday. Photograph: Collins

At least 30 people slept rough in Dublin on Wednesday night despite the best efforts of outreach workers to persuade them into emergency beds. Tempe(...)

 Leonard O’Shea from Crumlin at the emergency facility in Dublin 8. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin homeless services will address the “challenge” of ensuring the 200 people who have taken “severe weather” beds have somewhere to go after the s(...)

A number of people sleeping rough on Tuesday night were brought to emergency beds by the gardaí and the defence forces as major snow falls and low tem(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040  at Sligo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As reaction to the National Development Plan emerges, there is a clear divide between the business and industry sectors which have broadly welcomed ne(...)

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(...)

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