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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Home Sweet Home

Last year
2022
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In pics: Ireland's newest world champions enjoy triumphant homecoming
Amy Broadhurst and Lisa O’Rourke claimed a sensational World Championship double during a Golden Hour in Istanbul on Thursday.
All time
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Leinster to accommodate all season-ticket holders on RDS return next month
The Pro14 champions will kick off their season at the Aviva and return to their conventional home on 9 October.
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Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone
‘Everyone is saying, ‘Ah, you’ve a great community. Your community is fantastic.’ Sure I’m saying that forever, like!’
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'She's a huge boost to us. She was straight back in, at the first training session within 24 hours'
Mayo captain Niamh Kelly is delighted to have her team-mate Sarah Rowe back in the set-up.
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'What an unbelievable stadium. The noise was just so loud': History-maker Son hails Spurs' new ground
Tottenham opened their new stadium with a win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
# mcr
Making the most of a Manchester mini-break before Brexit goes to shite
Football, brunch and everything in between
# office block
Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million
An office block with retail units will be built on the property in Dublin city centre.
# apollo house
Former Apollo House site put on the market
Apollo House site goes on sale with permission for a new office-block in its place.
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Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins
The office block on Dublin’s Tara Street is about to be torn down.
# One Year On
'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever
The Home Sweet Home campaign received widespread attention when it took over Apollo House on Hawkins Street for homeless people.
# previous convictions
Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died
Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.
# apollo house
Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness
About €129,000 was unspent after the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin ended.
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Tottenham dealt setback as Premier League won't allow Wembley pitch resizing
The Premier League have said standarized pitch sizes must be adhered to.
# apollo house legacy
Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities
Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.
# apollo house legacy
What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?
The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.
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After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home
Fleming has been a strong campaigner on issues of homelessness in Ireland.
# Director's Cut
'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House
The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.
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Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.
# apollo mission ends
Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end
The receivers intend to sell the building, which forms part of a block due for re-development.
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Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.
# Dispute
Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down
The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.
Voices
Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House
Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.
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'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?
# mission accomplished
Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.
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Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building
The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.
# Apollo mission
"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening
The remaining occupants of the Nama-controlled building have been ordered to vacate the building by the High Court.
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'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere
They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.
# deadline approaching
Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use
The activist group says alternative accommodation is not appropriate.
# apollo house occupation
Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary
Quentin Sheridan is no longer permitted to enter Apollo House.
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No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House
Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.
# apollo house
Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House
Quentin Sheridan originally founded the group in October.
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Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness
The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.
# dublin protest
"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home
Carrie Hennessy, who is herself homeless, handed in a petition to the Department of Finance today.
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Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home
The movement is going global.
# Apollo mission
Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team
The group behind the occupied Nama-controlled building, Home Sweet Home, has launched the service following “extremely generous donations from the Irish public”.
# Occupation
'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.
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Group behind Apollo House occupation raises €160,000 from public donations
Home Sweet Home took over the Dublin building earlier this month for use as homeless accommodation.
# love is all you need
Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard was on hand to serenade residents and staff at the Dublin centre.
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About 70 people will have Christmas dinner in Apollo House today
Home Sweet Home has also said that over €150,000 has been raised online.
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'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'
Home Sweet Home organisers believe the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin could be replicated elsewhere in the country.