Sean Donohoe

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Debbie Byrne, managing director of An Post Retail, Dublin postman Conor Farrelly, Stephanie Nolan, corporate partnerships manager of Dublin Simon and Fr Seán Donohoe, co-director of the Capuchin Day Centre with one of the ‘re-cycled’ Pashley Pronto bikes. Photograph: Maxwells

The postman on his bike is a well-loved image, but, in a sign of changing times, An Post is now giving away its old bicycles. Letters have been larg(...)

Marcus Coster, who is homeless and using emergency accommodation, and Fr Seán Donohoe at the Capuchin Day Centre, Bow Street, Dublin.   Photograph: Tom Honan

Marcus Coster (23), who has been in and out of homelessness since he was 15, says he has “basically no contact at all” with his family and friends due(...)

Many people arrived at the Capuchin Day Centre in Smithfield to collect Christmas parcels of food. Photograph: James Forde/ The Irish Times

Almost 3,000 Christmas food parcels, with basics like tea, cheese, cold meats and biscuits, were provided to some of the poorest and most vulnerable D(...)

 Bishop Kevin Doran and Fr Sean Donohoe: wealthy have a moral obligation to pay taxes and not to exploit legal exemptions. Photograph: John Mc Elroy

State-owned land should be used for local authority-built housing and not given to private developers, while caps should be placed on the price of pri(...)

Fr Seán Donohoe,  left, and Conor Hickey of Crosscare  during a panel discussion on homelessness at the World Meeting of Families at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The homelessness crisis has reached “huge proportions” and a level that was “unheard of” three years ago, the chief executive of a social support agen(...)

 President Michael D Higgins with Br  Kevin Crowley during a visit to the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin’s Smithfield. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Irish people must ask themselves tough questions as to how the homelessness issue can be solved, President Michael D Higgins has said. “As the y(...)