# poverty - Monday 6 October, 2014
Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.
#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.
In El Salvador, one of only nine countries in the world that has a total ban on abortion, suicide accounts for 57% of all deaths of pregnant girls aged under 19.
# poverty - Thursday 2 October, 2014
This charge will be a greater burden on those with low income – it’s an unfair and regressive tax on a fundamental need.
# poverty - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.
# poverty - Monday 29 September, 2014
How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.
# poverty - Monday 1 September, 2014
# poverty - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
A report from the Higher Education Authority says we “urgently need to tap into the deep reservoirs of disadvantage”.
# poverty - Friday 1 August, 2014
A new study by Trinity College Dublin has also found that migrant parents face a greater risk of poverty.
# poverty - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Relatively poorer customers can’t afford it – and they’re turning to Android.
# poverty - Sunday 27 July, 2014
The little girl’s birth highlights the challenge of providing for the growing population of people in the country who are already living in poverty.
# poverty - Saturday 26 July, 2014
The Canadian revenue authority say that doing so would benefit people who are not already poor.
# poverty - Saturday 19 July, 2014
A total of 2,599 people died by gunshot, machete attacks or grenades in a six-month period.
# poverty - Friday 11 July, 2014
…And the figures haven’t dropped once in the last six months.
# poverty - Monday 7 July, 2014
A concerted push for global development, the Millennium Development Goals, will wrap up next year. The UN is meeting today to discuss what comes next – inequality and climate change must be on the agenda this time.
# poverty - Saturday 5 July, 2014
A food poverty charity has asked Joan Burton to consider ow expensive it is to feed teenagers when drafting the next Budget.
# poverty - Monday 30 June, 2014
A briefing document from Social Justice Ireland said the government needs to close the huge income divides in the country.
# poverty - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
St Vincent de Paul wants the Government to lead the debate on this question.
# poverty - Friday 20 June, 2014
The Special Rapporteur on Child Protection today made comparisons between asylum centres and mother and baby homes and asked why we’re not right outraged now, when it’s happening.
# poverty - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The key to taking advantage of the bounce-back is to remove some of the fixed costs involved in starting up a business (or keeping one going).
# poverty - Monday 9 June, 2014
First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.
# poverty - Sunday 8 June, 2014
Everyday items such as cereals, yoghurts and ice cream have a hefty climate footprint. A quarter of all emissions are coming from the food system and these emissions are growing as demand for food rises.
# poverty - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.
# poverty - Friday 23 May, 2014
# poverty - Monday 12 May, 2014
The day has been observed for just over two decades now, starting in 1993 and has been held every year.
# poverty - Monday 28 April, 2014
# poverty - Friday 25 April, 2014
With malaria causing 627,000 deaths last year, there are high hopes for the first vaccine. But old-fashioned people power can also make a difference.
# poverty - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
A review of Ireland’s economy also pointed out that the poorest ten per cent of the population had been hit hardest and said this has been “more or less ignored”.
# poverty - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
In marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we should also look to conflicts in Central African Republic and South Sudan, writes Joe Costello TD.
# poverty - Saturday 29 March, 2014
John and Martin exist in very different ways in the doorways of Ireland’s capital.
# poverty - Thursday 13 March, 2014
# poverty - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
A new €3.8 billion EU initiative, FEAD, will help overcome extreme deprivation in Ireland and all across Europe, writes Emer Costello MEP.
# poverty - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Figures from trade union Unite also found that almost 600,000 women live in deprivation or at risk of poverty.
# poverty - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy said the increase is welcome but it is still too low considering the scale of poverty across the EU.
# poverty - Sunday 26 January, 2014
The link between educational underachievement, literacy, social empowerment and a drugs and crime culture is real and also extremely complex, says Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
# poverty - Saturday 25 January, 2014
Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.
# poverty - Monday 20 January, 2014
Up to 500,000 children in developing countries go blind each year due to vitamin A deficiency.
# poverty - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Cuts introduced since the beginning of the economic crisis have had a devastating effect on lone parent families, writes Louise Bayliss.
# poverty - Tuesday 31 December, 2013
We visited the centre yesterday to see what staff and volunteers would be cooking up for their annual festive gala.
# poverty - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
Food poverty is a difficult – but very real – fact to accept in modern society. Ireland must now make a decision on how to implement a programme to tackle rising poverty and social exclusion, writes Emer Costello.