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# home-sweet-home - This year 2022

In pics: Ireland's newest world champions enjoy triumphant homecoming
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In pics: Ireland's newest world champions enjoy triumphant homecoming

May 21st 2022, 6:41 PM 6,516 Views 2 Comments

Amy Broadhurst and Lisa O’Rourke claimed a sensational World Championship double during a Golden Hour in Istanbul on Thursday.

# home-sweet-home - Last year 2021

Leinster to accommodate all season-ticket holders on RDS return next month
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Leinster to accommodate all season-ticket holders on RDS return next month

Sep 22nd 2021, 9:26 PM 3,713 Views 2 Comments

The Pro14 champions will kick off their season at the Aviva and return to their conventional home on 9 October.

Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone
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Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone

Aug 10th 2021, 4:45 PM 31,836 Views 5 Comments

‘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'
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'She's a huge boost to us. She was straight back in, at the first training session within 24 hours'

Apr 16th 2019, 7:36 PM 14,909 Views 0 Comments

Mayo captain Niamh Kelly is delighted to have her team-mate Sarah Rowe back in the set-up.

'What an unbelievable stadium. The noise was just so loud': History-maker Son hails Spurs' new ground
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'What an unbelievable stadium. The noise was just so loud': History-maker Son hails Spurs' new ground

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:41 PM 12,756 Views 6 Comments

Tottenham opened their new stadium with a win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday.

Making the most of a Manchester mini-break before Brexit goes to shite
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Making the most of a Manchester mini-break before Brexit goes to shite

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:00 PM 5,005 Views 2 Comments

Football, brunch and everything in between

Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million
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Former site of Apollo House sold for over €50 million

Dec 3rd 2018, 7:28 AM 17,118 Views 20 Comments

An office block with retail units will be built on the property in Dublin city centre.

Former Apollo House site put on the market
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Former Apollo House site put on the market

Sep 26th 2018, 7:58 AM 23,362 Views 51 Comments

Apollo House site goes on sale with permission for a new office-block in its place.

Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins
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Apollo House will soon be a thing of the past as demolition work begins

Feb 14th 2018, 1:40 PM 11,141 Views 23 Comments

The office block on Dublin’s Tara Street is about to be torn down.

'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever
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'People are dying': One year after Apollo House and homelessness is worse than ever

Dec 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 6,593 Views 35 Comments

The Home Sweet Home campaign received widespread attention when it took over Apollo House on Hawkins Street for homeless people.

Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died
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Apollo House vigil cancelled amid reports of sex crime convictions for homeless man who died

Sep 6th 2017, 8:23 AM 55,116 Views 68 Comments

Stephen “Jack” Watson had previously been deported from Australia.

Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness
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Home Sweet Home donations to be given to groups tackling homelessness

Jul 1st 2017, 12:36 PM 8,374 Views 22 Comments

About €129,000 was unspent after the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin ended.

Tottenham dealt setback as Premier League won't allow Wembley pitch resizing
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Tottenham dealt setback as Premier League won't allow Wembley pitch resizing

Jun 21st 2017, 1:02 PM 8,870 Views 7 Comments

The Premier League have said standarized pitch sizes must be adhered to.

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities
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Dublin Lord Mayor calls for Home Sweet Home to donate remaining €129,000 to homeless charities

May 2nd 2017, 4:30 PM 19,051 Views 33 Comments

Brendan Carr said that the funds raised by the campaign should “be immediately put to use assisting people in housing need”.

What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?
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What has happened to Home Sweet Home (and the €190,000 that was donated)?

May 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 61,030 Views 56 Comments

The campaign responsible for the occupation of Apollo House has been quiet in recent months.

After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home
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After 22 months living in a hotel with her daughter, Erica Fleming has moved into her new home

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:30 PM 55,051 Views 110 Comments

Fleming has been a strong campaigner on issues of homelessness in Ireland.

'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House
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'There are definitely stories that would fit onto the big screen': Jim Sheridan reflects on Apollo House

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 8,388 Views 8 Comments

The film director is proud of what the Apollo House occupation achieved.

Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home
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Want to end homelessness? How about converting every emergency hostel in Ireland into a home

Feb 8th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,643 Views 57 Comments

Finland provides a positive example of what can be done to end long-term homelessness.

Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end
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Beds and furniture removed from Apollo House as legal proceedings officially end

Feb 3rd 2017, 3:17 PM 10,019 Views 32 Comments

The receivers intend to sell the building, which forms part of a block due for re-development.

Demolition of Apollo House put on hold
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Demolition of Apollo House put on hold

Jan 25th 2017, 9:11 AM 11,074 Views 14 Comments

Objections about plans for the site have been made to An Bord Pleanála.

Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down
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Home Sweet Home accuses minister of 'U-turn' as Anti-Evictions Bill voted down

Jan 20th 2017, 7:56 AM 13,232 Views 127 Comments

The bill was narrowly voted down in the Dáil yesterday.

Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House
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Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo House

Jan 19th 2017, 9:24 AM 270 Views 60 Comments

Hazel Larkin tells her personal experience of what supporting residents meant to them – and to her.

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
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'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

Jan 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,250 Views 78 Comments

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
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Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'

Jan 12th 2017, 5:58 PM 25,608 Views 119 Comments

There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.

Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building
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Apollo House occupation: One resident remains inside the building

Jan 12th 2017, 3:45 PM 69,232 Views 184 Comments

The majority of residents and activists formally left the building this afternoon.

"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening
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"Not one person left behind" - there's a cheerful defiance about Apollo House this evening

Jan 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 16,372 Views 90 Comments

The remaining occupants of the Nama-controlled building have been ordered to vacate the building by the High Court.

'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere
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'We are going to defy this court order': Apollo House occupiers say they're not going anywhere

Jan 11th 2017, 6:15 PM 63,627 Views 240 Comments

They had been ordered to leave the building by 12 noon today.

Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use
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Leaving Apollo House?: Home Sweet Home claims residents are coming back because of drug use

Jan 10th 2017, 6:25 PM 23,515 Views 71 Comments

The activist group says alternative accommodation is not appropriate.

Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary
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Home Sweet Home co-founder has multiple convictions for robbery, kidnap and aggravated burglary

Jan 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 101,329 Views 247 Comments

Quentin Sheridan is no longer permitted to enter Apollo House.

No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House
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No deal reached over occupiers leaving Apollo House

Jan 7th 2017, 7:46 AM 10,755 Views 124 Comments

Talks between Government and activists went on until late last night.

Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House
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Home Sweet Home co-founder no longer allowed entry to Apollo House

Jan 6th 2017, 4:42 PM 74,227 Views 127 Comments

Quentin Sheridan originally founded the group in October.

Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness
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Apollo House occupiers demand Government puts Nama buildings 'on the table' to address homelessness

Jan 5th 2017, 2:21 PM 14,491 Views 195 Comments

The group have been ordered to leave the building by next Wednesday.

"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home
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"This is not living it's just existing": Apollo House volunteer on her struggle to find a home

Jan 3rd 2017, 5:53 PM 20,247 Views 93 Comments

Carrie Hennessy, who is herself homeless, handed in a petition to the Department of Finance today.

Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home
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Edward Norton and Judd Apatow have been tweeting their support of Home Sweet Home

Jan 1st 2017, 2:52 PM 5,530 Views 1 Comment

The movement is going global.

Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team
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Apollo House launches nightly 'mobile outreach' team

Dec 31st 2016, 9:59 AM 11,514 Views 54 Comments

The group behind the occupied Nama-controlled building, Home Sweet Home, has launched the service following “extremely generous donations from the Irish public”.

'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House
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'Irish people are suckers for celebrity endorsements': Dublin council chief on Apollo House

Dec 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 35,633 Views 162 Comments

Owen Keegan has criticised the occupation.

Group behind Apollo House occupation raises €160,000 from public donations
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Group behind Apollo House occupation raises €160,000 from public donations

Dec 27th 2016, 9:01 AM 14,568 Views 93 Comments

Home Sweet Home took over the Dublin building earlier this month for use as homeless accommodation.

Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard
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Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard

Dec 26th 2016, 7:00 PM 36,966 Views 59 Comments

Glen Hansard was on hand to serenade residents and staff at the Dublin centre.

About 70 people will have Christmas dinner in Apollo House today
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About 70 people will have Christmas dinner in Apollo House today

Dec 25th 2016, 8:36 AM 18,780 Views 36 Comments

Home Sweet Home has also said that over €150,000 has been raised online.

'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'
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'We're preparing to give residents the best Christmas they've had in years'

Dec 24th 2016, 3:31 PM 15,924 Views 51 Comments

Home Sweet Home organisers believe the occupation of Apollo House in Dublin could be replicated elsewhere in the country.

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