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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Joe O'Brien

This year
# Emergency Accommodation
Govt facing 'pinch-point' on asylum seeker accommodation
Tánaiste Micheál Martin said that modular housing would come on stream in the coming weeks.
# Homelessness
New asylum accommodation might not be ready for five weeks, as charities prepare for influx
The news comes amid reports of people being forced into sleeping on the streets upon entering Ireland.
# refugee centres
McDonald: Protests at centres 'absolutely wrong approach' - but those taking part are 'mixed bag'
The Sinn Féin leader said people’s frustration over the housing crisis should not be directed at vulnerable people.
Last year
# adult deprivation
People who experienced childhood poverty more likely to experience deprivation as an adult
Ireland had the eight highest level of inequality within the EU in 2019.
All time
# government strife
Willie O'Dea isn't happy with the 'light punishments' Green TDs got for voting against the government
O’Dea says punishments must be the same across all government parties.
# slap on the wrist
'I have no intention of making a habit of this': Neasa Hourigan plans to stay in the Green Party after being sanctioned
It follows a vote from the parliamentary party overnight.
# No Confidence
'He's had his time': Here's what the Dáil's new TDs have to say about Eoghan Murphy
Two will vote no confidence in the minister while the two new Fianna Fáil TDs will abstain.
# In Pictures
Enda at the ploughing before championships draw to a close
Photos of the Taoiseach on this walkabout, meeting and greeting the patrons and participants in New Ross.
# Waterford
Third court appearance over Waterford death
A 38-year-old woman arrested yesterday is due in court this morning over Joe O’Brien’s death.
# Referees' Strike
Longford GAA refs vote to strike over new payment proposals
The controversial new proposals could see officials receive less than €20 for refereeing a club game.