The country has a temporary government, political parties are still unable to create a working coalition, and a public health emergency is changing the way we live and threatening to turn the Finance Department’s public spending calculations inside out.
The images last year of the small boy eating a plate of carbonara off a cardboard sheet laid on the pavement sparked public outrage and shone the spotlight once again on the homeless crisis.meets the boy and his mother to see how their lives have fared since and spends the night with the homeless freephone service in Dublin.
The Organisation for National Ex-Servicemen (ONE) says there are at least 65 homeless Defence Forces veterans in the country and is trying to provide them with a roof over their heads.
A woman who held onto her part-time job after becoming homeless has won her appeal over failure to pay her Jobseekers Allowance for several months because she did not show she was "currently residing" in the relevant social welfare catchment area.
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has accused broadcaster Séan O’Rourke of making a political point about posters in the vicinity of the area where a homeless man suffered life-changing injuries earlier this week when his tent was lifted by a mechanical digger.
A mother, whose 11-year old son died in violent circumstances after they had just emerged from a period of homelessness, has dedicated herself to helping others who are struggling with the loss of a child or living without a home of their own.
A garda investigation is underway after a homeless man in a tent received life-altering injuries when an industrial vehicle sought to remove it from the banks of the Grand Canal in Dublin.
The woman was found, in a freezing and very distressed state, outside the GPO on O’Connell Street shortly after 9pm by a homeless volunteer who runs a soup kitchen for the homeless every Thursday night.