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# locked out

Last year
Record low number of HAP properties available to rent
The report, which examines 16 areas of the country, found that there were only 35 HAP properties available.
All time
Report finds 79% drop in number of affordable rental properties available in just three months
The Simon Communities of Ireland is warning that the lack of availability will cause homeless rates to increase.
Beer and goading in Portobello: 'I've cleaned up s**t, I've seen more people pissing'
There were differing views at the canal-side as Dublin City Council fenced off the popular public space.
The council says "about a thousand people" have gathered there in recent weekends, causing disruption for residents
There are to be increased garda patrols of the area
A demonstration this afternoon saw views expressed on both sides
The return of fans to sports venues in England could be on hold for six months
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a range of restrictions in the House of Commons this afternoon.
GAA call on NPHET to present evidence behind decision to move games behind closed doors
The FAI, meanwhile, have clarified what today’s restrictions mean for those involved in Irish soccer.
Just 5.5% of rental housing is within standard HAP limits, according to new report
There is a notable shortage of one-bedroom housing for single people and couples, the Simon Communities said.
Heineken Ireland won't face investigation despite fears it shuts rivals out of pubs
The state’s competition watchdog has opted against a full probe.
Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent
The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.
'I'm not sure if the Tipp public really care what he did if he plays and we win an All-Ireland'
James Woodlock feels Cathal Barrett is “a massive loss” to Tipperary.
GamerCon fiasco: Convention Centre hits back after organisers blame venue
Thousands were queuing in the rain for hours on Saturday waiting to gain entry to the event.
€20,000 damages for young girl who was locked in classroom for 25 minutes
Kate Deegan, 5, had been extremely distressed and started panicking, crying and knocking on the door to be let out.
What can you do if you're locked out of your phone?
Well, don’t panic for one. That doesn’t really help matters.
Local families locked out of community garden by parish
The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has been called to intervene.
'Treat them with the respect they deserve': Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers
Government ministers say they will do everything in their power to support the 460 former employees of the store.
'If I've to work out of a shoebox I'd do it': Ex-Labour senator on his office eviction
James Heffernan had refused to leave an office he shared with former Labour colleague John Gilroy.
Family who slept in car after being evicted allowed back home
The family returned on 20 November to find a notice from the Sheriff saying their home had been repossessed.
Paris to couples: stop putting "love locks" on our bridges
They’d rather you took a selfie.
Greyhound "not interested in disputes", SIPTU says workers "effectively on breadline"
The lockout has been ongoing for a number of weeks and both sides say they are willing to enter dialogue.
Government supports for SMEs 'designed not to be used' - SFA
The small business lobby group has called for reform of the Government’s ‘daft’ policies.
Dublin off licences urged not to sell booze before 4pm on Paddy’s Day
Off licences in the north inner city have had this agreement with gardaí over the last few years and councillor Mary Fitzpatrick wants others to follow suit.
Locked out: No room for Cullen in Leinster side to face Llanelli
Shane Jennings captains the team with Damian Browne and Devin Toner named at lock. Ian Madigan will win his 50th cap for the province.
Brady, Manning, Brees: It's time to go back to work
Star quarter-backs say the players’ proposed deal to end lock-out is fair for all sides.