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#Child poverty

# child-poverty - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Minister promises to take 'significant' action in the next Budget to pull thousands of children out of poverty
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Minister promises to take 'significant' action in the next Budget to pull thousands of children out of poverty

Jul 21st 2018, 7:30 AM 16,824 Views 62 Comments

The minister gave a strong indication there will not be a repeat of the €5 increase in social welfare payments in the next Budget.

# child-poverty - Sunday 11 December, 2016

FactCheck: Is Willie O'Dea right to say Ireland has the highest child poverty rate in the OECD?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Willie O'Dea right to say Ireland has the highest child poverty rate in the OECD?

Dec 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 19,720 Views 68 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD made the bold claim earlier this week in an interview with a local newspaper.

# child-poverty - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

There are 78,000 disadvantaged schoolchildren receiving free breakfasts
# Child Poverty
# Child Poverty

There are 78,000 disadvantaged schoolchildren receiving free breakfasts

Jul 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,071 Views 49 Comments

One TD has described the figures as a disturbing barometer of child poverty levels.

# child-poverty - Sunday 21 February, 2016

FactCheck: Does Northern Ireland really have four times more homelessness than us?
# GE16 Fact Check
# GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Does Northern Ireland really have four times more homelessness than us?

Feb 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 47,315 Views 143 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests some startling claims about Sinn Féin’s record north of the border.

# child-poverty - Friday 22 May, 2015

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her
# Wrong Place
# Wrong Place

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her

May 22nd 2015, 4:15 PM 11,546 Views 9 Comments

A report by the Children’s Ombudsman is accusing the government of failing to protect children.

# child-poverty - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

If we truly care about our children, we should prove it
# Opinion
# Opinion

If we truly care about our children, we should prove it

Apr 29th 2015, 12:55 PM 98 Views 32 Comments

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.

# child-poverty - Monday 23 February, 2015

The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo
# National Scandal
# National Scandal

The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo

Feb 23rd 2015, 5:03 PM 11,166 Views 46 Comments

“In its last year in office, how will the Government respond to these children?”

# child-poverty - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 16,795 Views 21 Comments

What percentage of people think the 1916 Rising was a mistake?

# child-poverty - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession
# Child Poverty
# Child Poverty

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession

Oct 28th 2014, 8:11 AM 6,755 Views 64 Comments

Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.

# child-poverty - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007
# Poverty
# Poverty

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007

May 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 8,436 Views 27 Comments

A report published today also warned of the increase in child poverty between 2007 and 2010.

# child-poverty - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Can we end EU child poverty? Experts to discuss taking action
# Ireland
# Ireland

Can we end EU child poverty? Experts to discuss taking action

Apr 10th 2013, 9:03 AM 3,488 Views 17 Comments

Atwo-day Dublin event is organised by a number of international organisations and is the only EU Presidency event focused on children.

# child-poverty - Thursday 21 February, 2013

New child benefit will hurt poorer families, says Vincent de Paul
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New child benefit will hurt poorer families, says Vincent de Paul

Feb 21st 2013, 6:45 AM 5,560 Views 93 Comments

The recommended two-tier child benefit system will worsen the situation of families who are already struggling, the charity said.

# child-poverty - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Europe-wide report says austerity is not working
# Austerity
# Austerity

Europe-wide report says austerity is not working

Feb 14th 2013, 12:22 PM 4,711 Views 49 Comments

The report – the first in-depth examination of the impact of current austerity policies within Europe – has called for a ‘fair solution’.

# child-poverty - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Up to 40,000 more children living in poverty since last year – Barnardos
# Child Poverty
# Child Poverty

Up to 40,000 more children living in poverty since last year – Barnardos

Nov 17th 2011, 10:26 AM 1,096 Views 4 Comments

The children’s charity estimates that there could be nearly 130,000 children living in consistent poverty in Ireland.

# child-poverty - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Almost 1 in 3 Irish children deprived of basic necessities
# Children
# Children

Almost 1 in 3 Irish children deprived of basic necessities

Sep 13th 2011, 11:08 AM 1,751 Views 22 Comments

Even in well-off homes 28 per cent of kids are going without one or more key items, a survey has found.

# child-poverty - Monday 13 June, 2011

Demand for help from children's charity 'higher than ever' as Barnardos releases new ad
# Barnardos
# Barnardos

Demand for help from children's charity 'higher than ever' as Barnardos releases new ad

Jun 13th 2011, 2:04 PM 650 Views 0 Comments

The charity says that there has been a huge increase in demand for its services and support as a result of the economic downturn.