Homeless Crisis

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Gardaí in Cork have begun a murder investigation after a postmortem examination found a homeless man died from injuries sustained in an assault. The (...)

The service generates a personal address based on the person’s choice of local post office, which will also be their mail collection point.

One-third of homeless people in the Republic have signed up for an initiative that provides them with a free personal postal address. Some 200 post (...)

Google’s European headquarters, Dublin. The notion that Google, or any private company, might be drafted in to help to solve the State’s homeless crisis should make us all nervous. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg via Getty Images

A few years ago, when I was living and working in Silicon Valley, a colleague and I had a tour of Facebook’s 40,000sq m campus in Menlo Park. Our guid(...)

Statistics from the charity show 145 older people in in 2019 presented themselves to Alone stating they were homeless or at risk of homelessness

Older people are increasingly at risk of homelessness due to the cost of rent increasing but State pension remaining the same, a charity has said. Al(...)

Some 513 families availed of Depaul’s services, an increase of 8% on the previous year, while the number of children availing of the service increased by 13%. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Fifteen babies were born to homeless mothers in emergency accommodation last year while the number of people stuck in homelessness rose by nearly 20 p(...)

The charity currently has 61 people on the waiting list, which it said is a record high. Photograph: iStock

Homeless people in Dublin are waiting almost three times longer for a drug and alcohol addiction programme than they were two years ago due to an incr(...)

Homeless figures in Ireland have remained above 10,000 for seven months. Photograph: Tom Honan

The number of people without a home in Ireland continues to rise with the latest official figures showing 10,338 people are relying on emergency accom(...)

Kirsty-Cyane McGill kept all the texts to eventually ‘do something about it’. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

A mother who feels she was sexually harassed by an estate agent says she was unable to ask him to stop for fear of becoming homeless. Kirsty-Cyane Mc(...)

Ireland rugby fans  in Donny and Nesbitts pub in Dublin watching the Scotland game in the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

In Yokohama, the Irish rugby team stood against the flowers of Scotland. In Dublin, a group of men from very different backgrounds sat shoulder to sho(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said reforms that would grant powers to local authorities to build more houses without getting permission from  central Government would be ‘questionable’. File photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has described as “reckless” reforms that would grant powers to local authorities to build more houses without getti(...)

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