# poverty - Sunday 12 February, 2017
‘I didn’t have to go to the US for a job, I’m now self-employed thanks to the Credit Union’.
# poverty - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
# poverty - Tuesday 3 January, 2017
“For every ten cases in which we arrest the perpetrator, eight complaints are withdrawn because he is the breadwinner”.
# poverty - Tuesday 27 December, 2016
Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.
# poverty - Sunday 11 December, 2016
The Fianna Fáil TD made the bold claim earlier this week in an interview with a local newspaper.
# poverty - Wednesday 2 November, 2016
It’s the first time in the awards’ 27-year history that a Man of the Year has been named.
# poverty - Saturday 17 September, 2016
All the signs suggest the US economy is improving steadily. So why do the majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track?
# poverty - Monday 18 July, 2016
He will earn £135k a year now, plus book royalties.
A reader explains why education alone is not enough to gain financial security.
# poverty - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
New figures released by Social Justice Ireland today show 100,000 more people are in poverty than at the start of the recession.
# poverty - Tuesday 12 April, 2016
# poverty - Monday 14 December, 2015
We hear from Karen, a woman who knows first-hand what it’s like to slip into the bleak cycle of poverty.
# poverty - Saturday 14 November, 2015
So-called “McRefugees” have found a clean, safe refuge in 24-hour branches of the fast food chain.
# poverty - Tuesday 22 September, 2015
A Dublin University is investigating further.
# poverty - Monday 13 July, 2015
Right now world leaders are meeting to discuss how we are going to achieve a better world – and how we will finance that development.
# poverty - Thursday 2 July, 2015
Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.
# poverty - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.
# poverty - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Today is the last day of the One-Parent Family Payment for anyone whose youngest child is aged seven. Approximately 11,000 families will immediately lose income.
# poverty - Sunday 10 May, 2015
# poverty - Wednesday 6 May, 2015
Salman Khan faces 10 year in prison following the hit-and-run.
# poverty - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
Services for children and families are caught in a cycle of fire fighting, without the structures or the resources to attack the roots of the problems.
# poverty - Wednesday 15 April, 2015
Because of the recession, many families are still struggling to put food on the table.
# poverty - Sunday 8 March, 2015
One victim said his robberies were like being at the movies, except the usher had a gun.
# poverty - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
181 new members joined billionaire club in the past year, while 1 in 9 people in the planet don’t have enough to eat.
# poverty - Sunday 8 February, 2015
Sometimes it’s hard to believe that you can challenge inequality, but the truth is that our choices will either help or hurt others – so which will it be?
# poverty - Wednesday 21 January, 2015
There are fewer people currently at risk of poverty, however, and Joan Burton is pretty happy about that.
# poverty - Thursday 15 January, 2015
Ireland’s ambassador to the UN, David Donoghue, could be one of the most important people of 2015.
# poverty - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
As a society, we need to develop a more enlightened and informed view of female-led households.
# poverty - Tuesday 11 November, 2014
The Irish Cancer Society said there are “worryingly high” rates in some of the poorest parts of Dublin.
# poverty - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
This comes in a new study released today by EU’s statistical information office, Eurostat.
# poverty - Sunday 2 November, 2014
# poverty - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.
Moves to cut child benefit, unemployment benefit and social assistance were not inevitable, they were choices.
# poverty - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.
# poverty - Monday 6 October, 2014
Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.
#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.
In El Salvador, one of only nine countries in the world that has a total ban on abortion, suicide accounts for 57% of all deaths of pregnant girls aged under 19.
# poverty - Thursday 2 October, 2014
This charge will be a greater burden on those with low income – it’s an unfair and regressive tax on a fundamental need.
# poverty - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.
# poverty - Monday 29 September, 2014
How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.