Tom Honan

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 Catherine O’Halloran says she is   so worried about her son Richard’s health, who has been unable to leave China since February 2019. Photograph: Tom Honan

The marks, good and bad, left by the State’s history on one family line are traced through the household of Catherine O’Halloran, near the foothills o(...)

Protest against sealing of Mother and Baby Home documents at the former Location of Saint Patrick’s Mother and Baby Home on the Navan Road, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

A survivor from a Mother and Baby home in west Dublin has said she is “very annoyed and angry” over legislation which was passed in the Dail earlier t(...)

Declan Peelo says his income has been reduced to between 30 and 50% of pre-Covid takings, depending on the day. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

In the taxi-waiting area at Dublin Airport on a recent Sunday morning drivers were playing cards, reading newspapers and walking lengths of the bay fo(...)

Shannon Smith, Shauna Reilly, Mellisa McCann and Zainab Joy Ibrahim in Merchants Quay’s  night cafe: last year the shelter catered for more than 2,100 people, its highest figure since it was established in 2015 Photograph: Tom Honan

For the first time in three years, Merchants Quay Ireland employee Sandra O’Brien won’t be working on Christmas Day. Ms O’Brien, from Inchicore, has (...)

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(...)

Artist Ana Martinez with her wall-hanging, ‘Miracle, which featured in Dublin Simon Community’s art exhibition at Temple Bar Gallery. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Homelessness is not just about not having your own bed to sleep in at night. It is also about not having a community of people whom you feel safe with(...)