Protesters hold Leo Varadkar masks  outside the house in Ballybough which has been occupied by  activists since Tuesday. Photograph: James Forde

Housing activists who are occupying a vacant house in Dublin’s inner city have said they will continue to do so “indefinitely” until Dublin City Counc(...)

Dr Crona Gallagher said she would write to Dublin Bus outlining the family’s concerns about company protocol in dealing with medical emergencies. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A coroner is to write to Dublin Bus in relation to emergency medical protocols after a man choked on a bus while the driver waited in his cab for assi(...)

In Brisbane: Richard Donovan with wife Patricia and son Michael. They will all be back in Tipperary in September.

Richard Donovan had always wanted to see Australia, so when activity at the civil-works company he worked for began to slow, in early 2008, it seemed (...)

At the High Court on Tuesday, Dublin City Council sought injunctions against two members of the Irish Housing Network, Seamus Farrell (pictured above in the Bolt Hostel) and Aisling Hedderman, whom it claims are trespassing on the property.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Dublin City Council has launched High Court proceedings aimed at removing alleged trespassers from properties occupied earlier this month by housing a(...)

Seamus Farrell of the Irish Housing Network in the Bolt Hostel on Bolton Street, Dublin: “When you see so many buildings like this boarded up, and thousands of people who need a roof over their heads, direct action like this is common sense”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill.

Housing activists in Dublin have “reclaimed” a former hostel that has been vacant for three years, saying they will soon open it up to house homele(...)