This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 4 August, 2020

#Adult literacy

# adult-literacy - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Thousands of Irish people struggle with reading - but hide it

A new project aims at helping them – all thanks to author Patricia Scanlan.

# adult-literacy - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Literacy levels in Irish adults slightly below average

New international survey finds Ireland is one of only five countries to reduce the proportion of adults with lower literacy skills.

# adult-literacy - Monday 24 September, 2012

Literacy difficulties lead to 5 per cent reduction in earnings

A new ESRI study has examined the workplace experiences of people with literacy and numeracy difficulties.

# adult-literacy - Monday 30 January, 2012

Government ‘failing its own targets’ on poverty and unemployment

Key targets set by the Government after it came to power will be missed, Social Justice Ireland has warned.