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#living conditions

# living-conditions - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Construction workers had to live in terrible conditions, court hears

20 workers allege they were underpaid while working for Portuguese companies hired to build a section of the N7.

# living-conditions - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# living-conditions - Saturday 31 October, 2015

'I've lived in a house with mould, damp and sewage, until I said, no more'

Debbie Mulhall has lived in Dublin 8 all her life and says she accepted her living conditions until she was told she had rights.

# living-conditions - Monday 17 August, 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

# living-conditions - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Here's what needs to be done to help asylum seekers in Ireland

A new report has called for the Direct Provision system to be overhauled.

# living-conditions - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation

Disposable income, poverty rates and income drops were all looked at in the survey.

# living-conditions - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

UN accused of showing "indifference" to 21,000 displaced people

Médecins Sans Frontières made the accusations today.

# living-conditions - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named

Statistically, it’s unlikely you live in any of them.

# living-conditions - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Asylum seekers are our new institutional home victims

The principals of basic human compassion and decency would lead anybody to disgust at the conditions asylum seekers endure in Direct Provision hostels – and the warning signs clearly point to future scandal, writes Aaron McKenna.

# living-conditions - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has

The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.

# living-conditions - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Disposable income falls and risk of poverty rises: CSO

Statistics show the rich-poor gap increased in 2010, with the top 20 per cent of earners bringing home incomes 5.5 times greater than those on the lowest incomes.