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Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Column: Human rights should be placed at the heart of budgetary decisions
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Column: Human rights should be placed at the heart of budgetary decisions

Jul 24th 2013, 1:30 PM 27 Views 63 Comments

Around 6.9 per cent of the Irish population live in consistent poverty; in order to break the cycle and support dignified living, the government needs to listen to the people affected, writes Saoirse Brady.

Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Column: Want to appeal a social welfare decision? Be warned: it's a bureaucratic maze
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# Opinion

Column: Want to appeal a social welfare decision? Be warned: it's a bureaucratic maze

Oct 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 5,094 Views 40 Comments

Almost half of social welfare appeals are successful – but it can take years for people to be heard and the system is patently unfair, writes Saoirse Brady.