A homelessness charity says it is ‘really concerned’ that a report from the Ombudsman for Children’s Office on family hub centres runs the risk of further stigmatising those living in temporary accommodation centres.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
For two meetings so close to Cheltenham, Gowran Park and Naas host two decent cards this weekend. The Kilkenny venue is first up and From Eden can follow up last week’s success when he lines up for the second division of the Xenon Security Handicap Hurdle.
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
Housing charity Peter McVerry Trust has today welcomed news that the Attorney General has informed the Government that there is no impediment to using compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to force the sale of empty homes.
Sun, 10 Sep, 2017
In a special report, Political Correspondentlooks at how people are still suffering despite Government attempts to fix the housing crisis. Housing Minister and CEO of the Peter McVerry Trust also have their say on this crucial issue facing the country.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Housing minister Simon Coveney has been severely criticised after he admitted he will miss his own deadline for launching the Government’s much-feted Action Plan for Housing, because of people “heading off” on summer holidays.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
A dash from the school yard to the stable yard proved a profitable one for jockey Evan Dwan, as the 19-year-old Leaving Certificate student secured his maiden victory inside the rails by taking the closing race at Limerick aboard the Pat Doyle-trained Mossback.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
A 28-year-old mother of three and her young children, who suffered “recurring respiratory illness” because of the state of their local authority home, have been given damages in a settlement against Dublin City Council.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016