Taoiseach rejects accusations he personalised death of Cork homeless man

Taoiseach rejects accusations he personalised death of Cork homeless man

He was found unconscious and later died at Cork University Hospital.

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Taoiseach: Cork man's death 'demonstrates how complex the problem of homelessness often is'

Taoiseach: Cork man's death 'demonstrates how complex the problem of homelessness often is'

The tragic case of Timmy Hourihane, the homeless man who was beaten to death in Cork at the weekend, demonstrates the complexity of the homelessness crisis, the Taoiseach said.

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Family of homeless man killed in Cork plead for people to give any assistance they can to gardaí

Family of homeless man killed in Cork plead for people to give any assistance they can to gardaí

The devastated family of Timmy Hourihane, the homeless man who was beaten to death near Cork city at the weekend, has appealed to the public for help finding his killer.

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Family of man killed in Cork city tented village 'are naturally devastated'

Family of man killed in Cork city tented village 'are naturally devastated'

The family of a homeless man killed in Cork city have issued a statement via the gardaí they "are naturally devastated".

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Man killed in Cork city tented village had keys to apartment but never used them

Man killed in Cork city tented village had keys to apartment but never used them

Tragic Timmy Hourihane had a long history of engagement with homeless agencies in recent years and was granted tenancy in a supported social housing unit three years ago.

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Homeless people in Cork living in fear after killing at tented village

Homeless people in Cork living in fear after killing at tented village

Homeless people feel the streets of Cork are not safe, according to frontline workers speaking in the aftermath of the fatal assault on Timothy Hourihane.

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Death of homeless man in Cork park a 'warning' that urgent action on housing crisis required

Death of homeless man in Cork park a 'warning' that urgent action on housing crisis required

The death of a homeless man in Cork in the early hours of this morning is a warning to the Government that they need to do more to tackle the crisis, according to the city’s most prominent frontline homelessness worker.

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Homeless man, 54, died as a result of hypothermia, inquest hears

Homeless man, 54, died as a result of hypothermia, inquest hears

A 54 year old homeless man found slumped on steps in Dublin city centre died due to hypothermia.

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Deaths of three homeless people over six weeks in Cork a 'scandal'

Deaths of three homeless people over six weeks in Cork a 'scandal'

The deaths of three people on the streets of Cork in just six weeks highlights the need for an additional accommodation centre for the homeless in the city according to Fianna Fáil.

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Tánaiste: Cork homeless death is reminder that Government needs to do more

Tánaiste: Cork homeless death is reminder that Government needs to do more

The tragic death of another homeless person on Cork's streets is a reminder to the Government that it needs to do more to tackle homelessness, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said.

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'Yet another death on our streets': Homeless man's body found in Bray

'Yet another death on our streets': Homeless man's body found in Bray

The body of the 33-year-old man, who is understood to have been from Poland, was discovered at Ravenswell in Bray at around 11.55am yesterday, gardaí confirmed.

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Study finds drugs and alcohol play a part in deaths of almost 40% of homeless people

Study finds drugs and alcohol play a part in deaths of almost 40% of homeless people

Drugs and alcohol played a part in almost 40% of homeless deaths in Dublin, a new study commissioned by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive shows.

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Man interviewed by police over paint attack on homeless person

Man interviewed by police over paint attack on homeless person

Red paint could still be seen splattered on the ground and wall where Michael Cash was attacked.

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'Penny Dinners' boss demands action after death of four service users in just one week

'Penny Dinners' boss demands action after death of four service users in just one week

The head of Cork City’s Penny Dinners charity, Caitriona Twomey, has called on the Government to spend more money on frontline services in a week which saw the death of four men who used the service.

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Latest: Brother of homeless man found dead in hospital could see 'he was dead a long time'

Latest: Brother of homeless man found dead in hospital could see 'he was dead a long time'

Latest: The brother of a man found dead in a Dublin emergency department wants to know why he was left there so long.

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Latest: Man found dead on Dublin street had not been in contact with homeless services since 2011

Latest: Man found dead on Dublin street had not been in contact with homeless services since 2011

Latest: The Dublin Region Homeless Executive says the man found dead on a street in Dublin today had not been in contact with homeless services since 2011.

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Former Apollo House resident died on the streets of Dublin

Former Apollo House resident died on the streets of Dublin

One year on from the Apollo House sit-in, it has emerged one of the former residents died on the streets of Dublin.

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Update: Two rough sleepers died last night because Govt 'had no plan for homeless during Ophelia' - charity

Update: Two rough sleepers died last night because Govt 'had no plan for homeless during Ophelia' - charity

Latest: Two men who were sleeping rough are reported to have died last night.

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Outcry following the publication of latest figures show 8,000 homeless

Outcry following the publication of latest figures show 8,000 homeless

Latest: Nearly 3,000 children are homeless in Ireland.

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Simon Coveney promises that homelessness will be prioritised

Simon Coveney promises that homelessness will be prioritised

The Minster for Foreign Affairs has said the Government is deeply saddened by the deaths of three homeless people this week.

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More people than ever sleeping rough in Dublin

More people than ever sleeping rough in Dublin

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has reached record levels.

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Candlelit vigils to mark one year after death of homeless man near Dáil

Candlelit vigils to mark one year after death of homeless man near Dáil

Organisers of a rally on homelessness in Dublin today say not enough has been done since the death of Jonathan Corrie.

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More than 25,000 facing homelessness, says IMHO

More than 25,000 facing homelessness, says IMHO

More than 25,000 people now face homelessness, according to the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation (IMHO).

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Homeless man found dead yesterday 'was fourth in six weeks'

Homeless man found dead yesterday 'was fourth in six weeks'

Four homeless people have died in Dublin over the past six weeks.

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Coppinger calls for transfer of Nama properties to house the homeless

TD Ruth Coppinger is claiming that government inaction could lead to the deaths of more homeless people as the crisis deepens.

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Cork's homeless numbers up 'more than 500%'

Cork's homeless numbers up 'more than 500%'

The Cork Simon Community says the number of people sleeping rough on city streets has jumped by more than 500% in three years.

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Howlin: I would embrace any ideas to tackle homelessness issue

Howlin: I would embrace any ideas to tackle homelessness issue

Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin said that he would embrace any ideas the Archbishop of Dublin has on how to tackle homelessness.

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