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A doorway at the corner of Tara Street and Poolbeg Street in Dublin where homeless people  regularly sleep. A group working with homeless people has  said more rough sleepers will die in Dublin if extra emergency beds are not provided shortly. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

More rough sleepers will die in Dublin if extra emergency beds are not provided shortly, a homeless support organisation has warned. Inner City Helpi(...)

The body of a homeless man is removed by gardaí on Westmoreland Street. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Dublin-based homeless organisation has called for Taoiseach Enda Kenny to call a state of emergency following the death of a man in the centre of th(...)

‘The “blue bag” lifestyle is the only option if a bed is not available from homeless services.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin by night is a very different place to Dublin by day. After 11pm, if you’re socialising in the city, or a night-worker, you will probably see th(...)

There is no legal obligation on the local authority to provide housing services to homeless people. Photograph: Reuters

Legislation to ensure no child sleeps rough must be introduced urgently, housing charity Focus Ireland has said. Mike Allen, the organisation’s dir(...)

Ray Aller and Reggie Blennerhassett at the Abbey Theatre yesterday. Picture Nick Bradshaw

The generation who “tore Ireland apart” are not the young, but those who sacrificed the future for the sake of their property portfolios and banking (...)

A homeless man sleeping rough in Dublin’s Temple Bar. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An additional 80 emergency beds for the homeless are being put in place in Dublin to address increasing rough sleeping in the city. This will bring t(...)

Volunteers with Inner City Helping the Homeless in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A 17-year-old boy begging outside Spar on Dame Street, Dublin, two couples bedded down at Liberty Hall, five men with sleeping bags inside the railing(...)

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