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# poor - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding

Severe budget shortfalls have left police scrounging for equipment, fuel and even the most basic hygiene items.

# poor - Friday 30 January, 2015

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

# poor - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From The42 Some schoolboy defending and a brilliant Sterling pass put Liverpool in front tonight Poor

Some schoolboy defending and a brilliant Sterling pass put Liverpool in front tonight

Rickie Lambert equalised on seven minutes Dani Abalo had given the hosts the lead.

# poor - Saturday 5 July, 2014

13 things you probably never knew about India

Hair, pollution, whiskey and babies – there’s a lot going on in India.

# poor - Monday 30 June, 2014

16% of people in Ireland living below poverty line have jobs

A briefing document from Social Justice Ireland said the government needs to close the huge income divides in the country.

# poor - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

EU to double Ireland's funding for homeless services like soup kitchens

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy said the increase is welcome but it is still too low considering the scale of poverty across the EU.

# poor - Monday 20 January, 2014

World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population

A report by Oxfam finds that Europe’s 10 richest people exceeds the total cost of stimulus measures implemented across the EU between 2008 and 2010.

# poor - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 signs you may have overspent at Christmas No Money Mo Problems

6 signs you may have overspent at Christmas

No mun, no fun, so they say.

# poor - Monday 16 December, 2013

Bachelet becomes Chile's president for second time after 'landslide' win

Bachelet first held the office from 2006 – 2010.

# poor - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

# poor - Monday 2 September, 2013

Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers

In Ireland, lung, stomach, head and neck, and cervical cancers are all more common in areas of higher unemployment and lower levels of education.

# poor - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Column: Governments aren't doing enough to stop destructive land grabs

The rush for land to get food and fuel for rich Western countries has resulted in the daylight robbery of the world’s poor, writes Karol Balfe.

# poor - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland

A former IMF head of the mission for Ireland has said an entire reliance on austerity was not the right move – yet we’re still following that road. David Cronin asks why.

# poor - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Pope Francis gives rare insight into what happened at conclave

The new pope said today he wants “a poor Church for the poor” and spoke about how his name was inspired by St Francis of Assisi.

# poor - 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”.

# poor - Monday 16 July, 2012

Disposable income in poor households falls 18 per cent

Meanwhile, the income of the richest households rose by 4 per cent, according to new data from Social Justice Ireland.

# poor - Monday 18 June, 2012

Column: Dragging heels on climate change hurts the poor

The changing patterns of climate and other factors have caused chaos in the developing world, writes Concern’s CEO Tom Arnold. This week’s Earth Summit is a chance to prioritise solutions.

# poor - Monday 17 October, 2011

Bailout is “dispossessing poor and vulnerable people” of their money

Social Justice Ireland met with the Troika today and spoke to them about changes needed to protect the poor and vulnerable in Ireland.