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#income inequality

# income-inequality - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Carbon tax could see emissions drop by 10% and increased tax revenue could benefit poorer families

Last year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohue considered introducing higher carbon taxes but ditched the idea at the last minute.

# income-inequality - Monday 21 September, 2015

These charts show why Ireland's wealth divide has widened so much

Inequality is the topic of David McWilliams’ new documentary, which airs tonight on RTÉ One.

# income-inequality - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

The unexpected backlash when a startup CEO slashed his own salary to pay staff double

Gravity Payments boss Dan Price was lauded as a hero to other founders – but the story didn’t end there.

# income-inequality - Monday 16 February, 2015

How much do the top 1% in Ireland earn a year?

And the bottom 90%?

# income-inequality - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI

A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# income-inequality - Thursday 12 June, 2014

The income gap between older people is widening

Over 26% of people over 50 rely on state transfers as their sole source of income.

# income-inequality - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# income-inequality - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Barnardos: CSO survey shows 'ravaging' effects of recession on families

Meanwhile, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton said the survey shows that “the impact of the crisis has not worsened income inequality”.