Government has real chance to put homelessness to bed, says Sr Stan –

The new Government must use part of the billions it will borrow for economic purposes to finally solve Ireland’s housing and homelessness problems, Sister Stanislaus Kennedy has said. The founder of Focus Ireland, which has worked to house homeless people since 1985, said the new Taoiseach and housing minister should produce a clear roadmap to

The unaffordable house, and how Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens can solve it – The Times

Bono isn’t usually one to share the spotlight. Yet in an online Zoom meeting with finance minister Paschal Donohoe in April, the U2 frontman had no problem handing the stage over to three property developers. Paddy McKillen, Sean Mulryan and Michael O’Flynn spoke about increasing housing supply, setting up a national housing task force and

Petition to rename Cork street after Frederick Douglass gains momentum – IrishCentral

A petition to rename a Cork City street after 19th-century abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass is gaining momentum  More than 2,300 people have signed the petition, launched by Dr. Caroline Schroeter and Dr. Dónal Hassett of University College Cork. Schroeter and Hassett launched the petition in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement

Edwina Stewart: Communist and civil rights activist from radical Protestant tradition – The Irish News

EDWINA Stewart was a communist and civil rights activist from the radical Protestant tradition. Raised in east Belfast, her parents had keen interest in history and how Ireland was shaped by empire. They were part of movements which strove against poverty and for the unity of working class people and were founder members of the

You and 6 pals can rent a Harry Potter themed 'magic house' in Boyle for just €22 each on Airbnb – RSVP Live

Going abroad on holidays this summer might not be possible, but fear not as Ireland is packed full of places for the perfect staycation. Now, Harry Potter fans can rejoice as you and six pals can rent a ‘magic house‘ in Boyle for just €22 each per night on Airbnb. If you and your pals

Snow Patrol, Ash and Van Morrison lead plea to Northern Ireland government to save music industry` – NME

Snow Patrol, Ash and Van Morrison are among a group of nearly 150 artists calling on Northern Ireland’s government to save the country’s music industry. The musicians wrote a letter to the Department For Communities (DfC) asking them to provide “urgent financial support” to venues, musicians and those working behind the scenes. Writing to former

Mrs Universe Ireland who lost aunt to domestic abuse tells of warning signs – Irish Mirror

Gardai recently reported a 25% rise in domestic violence calls during the pandemic – with 8,229 contacts logged from January to May 25. And more than 100 people were charged with domestic violence-related offences during the last two weeks of May. Monica Walsh, a former Mrs Universe Ireland, is a domestic violence campaigner who sadly

Kennedy Wilson Completes Ireland’s Largest Community – Multi-Housing News

Clancy Quay. Image courtesy of Kennedy Wilson The largest apartment community in Ireland is now complete, with Kennedy Wilson wrapping up the third phase of the 845-unit Clancy Quay project near central Dublin. The final phase adds 246 units to the property, which is designed to house more than 1,800 residents, as the city experiences