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A Fine Gael senator wants to limit the access children have to unhealthy food during school hours.

A Fine Gael senator has called on local authorities to introduce “no-fry zones” within 500 metres of schools and playgrounds. Catherine Noone said the(...)

Flowers left at the site of the fire that claimed 10 lives on the Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Some €282 million allocated for Traveller accommodation over the last decade has not been spent by local authorities, Minister for State with Responsi(...)

Fire officers at the scene of the tragedy at the halting site at Glenamuck road , Carrickmines, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, in whose area 10 Travellers lost their lives on overcrowded halting site at the weekend, is one of 15 local aut(...)

Traveller housing association Cena will deliver a four-bay halting site in Galway city. Photograph: The Irish Times

A new housing association, led by Travellers and dedicated to the provision of Traveller-specific accommodation, will provide new housing units in two(...)

The Government is exploring ways of providing finance to builders in a fresh attempt to boost the supply of homes in Dublin. It is one of a series of(...)

The construction industry has been lobbying in recent times for a major reduction in development costs for housing, including development levies. Photograph: PA

The Government is considering a range of measures in next month’s budget aimed at boosting much-needed housing supply. A meeting of the Cabinet(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has issued a statement to accompany the publication of the monthly homeless persons data.  He notes an increase of lmost 20 per cent, in the number of homeless adults since December 2014,. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The escalating homelessness crisis will be discussed at the Cabinet Sub Committee on Social Policy, chaired by the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny today (monday(...)

The number of homes paying their water charges has passed the 50 per cent mark, as Irish Water nears the end of its second billing cycle. Initial res(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly is a political fixer of some renown. He “fixed” Irish Water with downstream consequences that have left it on (...)

Neil Delamere: the comedian and Today FM presenter hosts material not entirely befitting the Sabbath. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Sunday remains a day of rest for most, but not for Neil Delamare, who works hard to create an early stir with Neil Delamare’s Sunday Best (Today FM). (...)

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