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#social affairs

# social-affairs - Sunday 23 March, 2014

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent Election 2014 This post contains videos

'I rely on guys with vans and ladders': Marian Harkin on running as an Independent

The two-time MEP said Ireland “can’t keep relying on” foreign direct investment and must do more to support SMEs and farmers.

# social-affairs - Friday 11 October, 2013

Column: This is how to tackle youth unemployment

A European Youth Guarantee would see young people secure an offer of employment, continued education or apprenticeship within four months of becoming unemployed or leaving education, writes Emer Costello.

# social-affairs - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Almost a quarter of Irish people living in ‘deprivation’ – survey

An annual CSO survey shows that 22.5 per cent of Irish people experience two or more types of enforced deprivation.

# social-affairs - Monday 25 July, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.