Photograph: Eric Luke

The number of people on rent supplement has fallen by almost a quarter since 2010, and the amount of money spent on it has decreased by almost 30 p(...)

There were angry responses from some 
of the audience
at an Impact-organised conference on homelessness today during a question-and-answer session with Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton
, Minister for Social Protection
, above. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton was heckled and interrupted as she spoke during a conference in Dublin today on homelessness.T(...)

The site of the proposed national children’s hospital, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The three Dublin children’s hospitals say no decisions have been made about the future use of their buildings and land once the new national children(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisín Quinn: will hand over chain of office next Friday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On Friday night Dublin city councillors will decide who gets to be the capital’s first citizen, when the current Lord Mayor of Dublin, Labour’s Oisín (...)

 Mannix Flynn: while he had concerns about the costs of the office, he was a supporter of the idea of a mayor and of the vote going ahead.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin city councillors have resoundingly endorsed the proposal to allow Dubliners to vot(...)

Rotunda Hospital: its master,   Sam Coulter Smith, is in receipt of a total remuneration package of ¤306,116, part of which comes from a “privately funded allowance” of ¤20,000.

The fundraising bodies attached to Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin and the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin have moved to reassure the publ(...)

The audit found that Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin, was one of 13 agencies collectively paying about €900,000 to senior managers in top-up payments and benefits from non-State sources.

A board member of the State’s largest children’s hospital, Our Lady’s in Crumlin, has said the Health Service Executive salary scale for chief executi(...)

Dublin City Councillors were last night asked to consider the introduction of planning controls which would prohibit certain types of retail outlet from opening on Grafton Street on the grounds they “would detract from the character of the street”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Charities have been given a reprieve by Dublin City Councillors who have voted not to ban their shops from opening on Grafton Street.Councillors were (...)

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