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Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

Eight Apollo House residents might avail of long-term accommodation elsewhere

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:09 PM 11,035 Views 26 Comments

If they decide to move on, their beds will be re-opened for other rough sleepers to use.

An office building is now being occupied by homeless activists in Sligo town
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

An office building is now being occupied by homeless activists in Sligo town

Dec 22nd 2016, 12:22 PM 27,808 Views 107 Comments

The location of the disused office building in the western town is as yet unknown.

"We're ready to go in" - Dublin City Council has team on standby to enter Apollo House
# Occupation
# Occupation

"We're ready to go in" - Dublin City Council has team on standby to enter Apollo House

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:22 AM 25,000 Views 123 Comments

A High Court decision yesterday said the occupiers must have vacated the building by 11 January.

'Anybody could end up homeless - it could be me or my daughter': Public support key to Apollo House occupation
# Support
# Support

'Anybody could end up homeless - it could be me or my daughter': Public support key to Apollo House occupation

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 9,715 Views 37 Comments

The occupiers of Apollo House have utilised public support to great effect.

'This conversation is well and truly happening' - Tears and cheers from Apollo House activists after day in court
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

'This conversation is well and truly happening' - Tears and cheers from Apollo House activists after day in court

Dec 21st 2016, 8:45 PM 23,991 Views 91 Comments

It was long day in the High Court as receivers sought an injunction against Apollo House occupiers.

Apollo House occupiers told to leave by 11 January
# High Court
# High Court

Apollo House occupiers told to leave by 11 January

Dec 21st 2016, 4:27 PM 52,470 Views 181 Comments

The High Court made the ruling today.

Glen Hansard just lead a huge Auld Triangle singalong outside Apollo House
# Home Sweet Home
From The Daily Edge
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Glen Hansard just lead a huge Auld Triangle singalong outside Apollo House

Dec 20th 2016, 2:07 PM 4,884 Views 5 Comments

Hansard is part of Home Sweet Home, a group of activists that has taken over the building to use as housing for the homeless.

Glen Hansard is playing a free lunchtime gig at Apollo House 'to say thank you' to supporters
# Home Sweet Home
From The Daily Edge
# Home Sweet Home

Glen Hansard is playing a free lunchtime gig at Apollo House 'to say thank you' to supporters

Dec 20th 2016, 11:22 AM 3,210 Views 1 Comment

The singalong kicks off at 1pm today.

Permission granted to demolish the building currently occupied by homelessness activists
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Permission granted to demolish the building currently occupied by homelessness activists

Dec 20th 2016, 11:07 AM 20,926 Views 79 Comments

Plans for the redevelopment of Apollo House were submitted in June.

Doctors, plumbers and Mattress Mick have got behind the group occupying Apollo House
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Doctors, plumbers and Mattress Mick have got behind the group occupying Apollo House

Dec 17th 2016, 4:34 PM 25,738 Views 163 Comments

“It just shows that if government doesn’t do something, people will.”

Glen Hansard says the taking over of Apollo House is an 'act of civil disobedience'
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Glen Hansard says the taking over of Apollo House is an 'act of civil disobedience'

Dec 16th 2016, 10:30 PM 41,588 Views 151 Comments

The group Home Sweet Home took over the building late on Thursday night to house the homeless

Poll: Should vacant Nama buildings be available to homeless services at Christmas?
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Poll: Should vacant Nama buildings be available to homeless services at Christmas?

Dec 16th 2016, 9:52 AM 24,749 Views 131 Comments

A derelict building in Dublin has been occupied by homeless activists with a view to converting it into housing for the homeless.

Antonio late show gives West Ham the perfect start at new London Stadium home
# Home Sweet Home
From The42
# Home Sweet Home

Antonio late show gives West Ham the perfect start at new London Stadium home

Aug 21st 2016, 6:21 PM 5,828 Views 8 Comments

Harry Arter saw red as Bournemouth were left to rue the concession of a late goal.

Bohemians snap up Irish underage international from Fulham
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From The42
# Home Sweet Home

Bohemians snap up Irish underage international from Fulham

Aug 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 6,481 Views 1 Comment

Dean O’Halloran swaps Craven Cottage for Dalymount Park.

'It's one tournament that's missing from my CV' - McIlroy desperate to end Irish Open hoodoo
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From The42
# Home Sweet Home

'It's one tournament that's missing from my CV' - McIlroy desperate to end Irish Open hoodoo

May 18th 2016, 3:17 PM 4,573 Views 6 Comments

His record on home soil is less than impressive but there would be no better week to end that poor run.

Gerrard back at Melwood for his first training session under Klopp
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From The42
# Home Sweet Home

Gerrard back at Melwood for his first training session under Klopp

Nov 30th 2015, 6:46 PM 11,842 Views 11 Comments

The former Liverpool captain got to experience life under the new Reds manager today.

16 objects you'll find in every Irish household
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From The Daily Edge
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16 objects you'll find in every Irish household

Nov 26th 2015, 9:35 PM 12,666 Views 7 Comments

Loads and loads of tat.

A family of three have made this tiny space their home
# Tiny House
# Tiny House

A family of three have made this tiny space their home

Nov 1st 2015, 7:30 PM 71,343 Views 59 Comments

Inside the property has just 160 sq. ft. of floor space.

Take 4: Homes for every budget
# Property Magazine
# Property Magazine

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:02 PM 3,751 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

Back to basics - here's some simple dishes everyone should master
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# Sponsored

Back to basics - here's some simple dishes everyone should master

Aug 14th 2015, 1:00 PM 32,225 Views 33 Comments

You’ll be ruling that kitchen in no time.

11 things every Irish girl had in her bedroom growing up
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From The Daily Edge
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11 things every Irish girl had in her bedroom growing up

Jul 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,945 Views 5 Comments

A DREAMCATCHER.

We have *some* good news if you're trying to buy a house
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

We have *some* good news if you're trying to buy a house

Jun 24th 2015, 1:14 PM 37,508 Views 15 Comments

But only in certain parts of the country.

Open Thread: What makes a place feel like home?
# Lay My Hat
# Lay My Hat

Open Thread: What makes a place feel like home?

May 2nd 2015, 9:31 AM 8,348 Views 13 Comments

Is it security? People? Privacy?

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Will David Drumm be extradited from the US to face charges in Ireland?

Jan 7th 2015, 3:30 PM 10,249 Views 45 Comments

A request to US authorities has been reportedly made today.

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home
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# Home Sweet Home

Irish skiers stranded in French Alps airport arrive home

Dec 29th 2014, 9:17 AM 12,868 Views 14 Comments

The Irish holidaymakers spent more than 30 hours in Chambery Airport.

Saving to buy your first home? Michael Noonan had some good news for you...
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Saving to buy your first home? Michael Noonan had some good news for you...

Oct 14th 2014, 6:00 PM 15,556 Views 22 Comments

First time buyers will get a refund on the money they saved for their deposit.

€1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

€1.83bn spent on Dublin property in the first 6 months of this year

Sep 10th 2014, 11:19 PM 5,515 Views 11 Comments

This is an increase of 45% on the same period last year.

'I wouldn't leave here to go anywhere else' - Agger makes Liverpool exit
# Home Calling
From The42
# Home Calling

'I wouldn't leave here to go anywhere else' - Agger makes Liverpool exit

Aug 30th 2014, 1:11 PM 8,367 Views 23 Comments

The Danish centre back is re-joining Brondby after 232 appearances for the Premier League club.

Chicken fillet rolls and Teddy's: Irish celebs reveal what they miss about Ireland
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From The Daily Edge
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Chicken fillet rolls and Teddy's: Irish celebs reveal what they miss about Ireland

Jul 4th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,314 Views 0 Comments

Niall Horan misses Clonakilty sausages.

Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus
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From The42
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Home improvement: New digs for Irish swimmers on the Abbotstown sports campus

Feb 18th 2014, 6:18 PM 3,782 Views 2 Comments

Barry Murphy and Bethany Carson will live in the redeveloped accommodation on the National Sports Campus.

Charity finishes 35 ghost homes, ending seven-year wait for families
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# Home Sweet Home

Charity finishes 35 ghost homes, ending seven-year wait for families

Feb 18th 2014, 3:08 PM 22,618 Views 23 Comments

The Athy estate has been finished following an initiative between NAMA and Clúid.

9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic
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From The Daily Edge
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9 reasons why being at home is better than being at Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2013, 9:30 AM 11,571 Views 19 Comments

Didn’t make it to Electric Picnic this year? WHO CARES? Not us.

6 things you do in the privacy of your own home
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6 things you do in the privacy of your own home

May 29th 2013, 4:01 PM 36,987 Views 46 Comments

Where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came.

Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation
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# Home Sweet Home

Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation

Apr 30th 2013, 6:55 AM 14,432 Views 36 Comments

The Pope Emeritus is likely to return to the Vatican on Thursday, a spokesman for the Holy See said.

High tech homes: the smart technology that helps you run your home
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# Home Sweet Home

High tech homes: the smart technology that helps you run your home

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:00 PM 7,798 Views 9 Comments

Fridges that recommend recipes, robot vacuums and moving the walls at the touch of a button…

In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather
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From The42
# Home Sweet Home

In pictures: Crowds turn out to welcome Irish Olympic heroes despite weather

Aug 15th 2012, 4:16 PM 14,482 Views 18 Comments

The sun may not have turned out, but around 5,000 Irish sports fans did this afternoon.

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?
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# Home Sweet Home

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Jul 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 17,950 Views 6 Comments

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

Michelle Obama on how to make the White House feel 'like the South Side of Chicago'
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From The Daily Edge
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Michelle Obama on how to make the White House feel 'like the South Side of Chicago'

Mar 20th 2012, 3:35 PM 433 Views 0 Comments

How do you bring up respectful, humble children when there are butlers milling about your home?

Cook warns that he won't be at Sligo forever
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From The42
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Cook warns that he won't be at Sligo forever

Oct 27th 2011, 12:19 PM 213 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo Rovers boss has hinted that a potential move to SPL side St Johnstone snagged over personal terms.