Homeless Crisis

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 Miriam Kasztura  from Switzerland and Alice Leahy from Dublin, both centre, with  Dr Joan McCarthy of UCC and Dr Dolores Dooley, formerly with UCC’s philosophy department.

Homelessness campaigner Alice Leahy has received an international human rights award for her work over four decades in assisting the homeless and roug(...)

Nona Varimashivili got 32 days’ notice to leave despite having lived there since May 2014 and being entitled to notice of 112 days. Photograph: Donall Farmer

A Dublin family with two young children is homeless following an eviction due to failings of garda systems and “tardiness” by the Residential Tenancie(...)

Builder Gary Martin, Francis Doherty of Peter McVerry Trust, David Carroll of Ravenswood, director of fund raising Anne Marie Conway, and trust chief executive Pat Doyle at the three buildings on Sherrard Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Three large Victorian buildings in Dublin’s north inner city, which have housed the Pioneer Association, the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice and t(...)

The local authority spent €1.3 million refurbishing two properties on Lawrence’s Road, Clontarf, to house 11 families.

The amount spent refurbishing 10 homeless family hubs is expected to increase, as the final accounts have not been signed off in four of the propertie(...)

 That vacant property site on Fishamble street had been earmarked by the council for a pilot owner-designed and built apartment scheme. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Prefabricated “rapid delivery” apartments planned for a Dublin City Council-owned site on Fishamble Street will not be reserved for homeless families (...)

A co-living property owned by The Collective in London, Britain. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Nestled among the hipster hangouts of Copenhagen’s Meatpacking District, a team of 20- and 30-something design entrepreneurs are reimagining the futur(...)

‘Herding the Horses’ by Patrick Hennessy

Paintings from the collection of the late Brian Friel and his wife Anne are to be sold at auction in Dublin in September. The sale will be held at Ada(...)

The plan, which was launched by former minister for housing Simon Coveney, aimed to eliminate homelessness and to rapidly increase the supply of housing, most particularly social housing, by 2021. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

It was billed as ambitious and imaginative in its reach, and radical in its approach but, two years on, has the Government’s plan to end the housing c(...)

Focus Ireland: more families are entering homelessness, and more families are exiting homelessness than ever before

Landlords evicting tenants so they can sell their properties continues to be the primary cause of family homelessness, a new Focus Ireland report says(...)

“HAP  ultimately does little to provide security of tenure or remove the prospect of homelessness in the future”

Dublin’s family homelessness crisis will not be solved without “serious reform of the private rented sector”, independent experts have told Dublin Cit(...)

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