More than 20,000 people have registered to access free period products like tampons and sanitary towels through retailer Lidl from Monday.  Photograph: iStock.

More than 20,000 people have registered to access free period products like tampons and sanitary towels through retailer Lidl from Monday. The Germa(...)

One silver lining for the homeless during the pandemic has been improved funding and services, though for some it has meant increased isolation and(...)

Gardaí objected to bail on the grounds that the couple failed to give them a home address in Ireland.

A couple transferred almost €9,000 in cash to bank accounts in Romania while claiming to be homeless in Ireland, it’s been alleged by gardaí after the(...)

The report predicts that annual house price growth will reach double digits by this summer.

The number of people on social-housing waiting lists in Northern Ireland has risen by a tenth during the pandemic – over three times more quickly(...)

Bishop Dempsey said that ‘personally, I found it refreshing to hear someone with Bono’s fame, name the essence of what Christmas is truly about.’ Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty

Ireland’s newest and youngest Catholic bishop has quoted from the gospel according to Bono, in his first Christmas message this week. The only Cathol(...)

David Gillespie and Fred Deane in 2013 fundraising during the annual Black Santa Appeal in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

This year’s Black Santa Christmas charity appeal, at St Ann’s church on Dublin’s Dawson St, was launched on Monday afternoon by Lord Mayor Hazel Chu a(...)

Ciara Fennell and Shane Linnie outside their tent in Dublin city centre. Photograph:  Damien Eagers

The number sleeping rough in Dublin fell to just 25 in March, but is now over 100 a night. With many services closed by the pandemic, their plight (...)

The coronavirus pandemic brought a significant increase in housing supply in urban areas and cities.

The cessation of a moratorium on evictions and rent increases during the Covid-19 emergency will make it more difficult for people outside the Dublin (...)

Dr John Ball: ‘As a GP, you really value one-on-one interactions.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The great lie we keep telling one another is that this is the new normal. Because there’s nothing normal about any of it. People are giving birth alo(...)

The Spire and the pedestrian island at night in O’Connell street . File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

An 81-year-old woman was found by a homeless volunteer near Dublin’s GPO Thursday night after being discharged from hospital. The woman was found, in(...)

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