# poverty - Today’s News
All work and no play, and all that…
# poverty - Tuesday 22 September, 2015
A Dublin University is investigating further.
# poverty - Monday 13 July, 2015
Right now world leaders are meeting to discuss how we are going to achieve a better world – and how we will finance that development.
# poverty - Thursday 2 July, 2015
Tánaiste Joan Burton said if parents can’t get extra hours, the department will be able to help.
# poverty - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.
# poverty - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Today is the last day of the One-Parent Family Payment for anyone whose youngest child is aged seven. Approximately 11,000 families will immediately lose income.
# poverty - Sunday 10 May, 2015
# poverty - Wednesday 6 May, 2015
Salman Khan faces 10 year in prison following the hit-and-run.
# poverty - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
Services for children and families are caught in a cycle of fire fighting, without the structures or the resources to attack the roots of the problems.
# poverty - Wednesday 15 April, 2015
Because of the recession, many families are still struggling to put food on the table.
# poverty - Sunday 8 March, 2015
One victim said his robberies were like being at the movies, except the usher had a gun.
# poverty - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
181 new members joined billionaire club in the past year, while 1 in 9 people in the planet don’t have enough to eat.
# poverty - Sunday 8 February, 2015
Sometimes it’s hard to believe that you can challenge inequality, but the truth is that our choices will either help or hurt others – so which will it be?
# poverty - Wednesday 21 January, 2015
There are fewer people currently at risk of poverty, however, and Joan Burton is pretty happy about that.
# poverty - Thursday 15 January, 2015
Ireland’s ambassador to the UN, David Donoghue, could be one of the most important people of 2015.
# poverty - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
Opinion: Austerity cuts that directly affect women and children have been piled on by this government
As a society, we need to develop a more enlightened and informed view of female-led households.
# poverty - Tuesday 11 November, 2014
The Irish Cancer Society said there are “worryingly high” rates in some of the poorest parts of Dublin.
# poverty - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
This comes in a new study released today by EU’s statistical information office, Eurostat.
# poverty - Sunday 2 November, 2014
It’s not all that bad.
# poverty - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.
Moves to cut child benefit, unemployment benefit and social assistance were not inevitable, they were choices.
# poverty - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.
# 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.