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#Child poverty

# child-poverty - This year 2022

Children falling into poverty more quickly than rest of population, says charity
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Children falling into poverty more quickly than rest of population, says charity

Jul 13th 2022, 6:54 AM 9,656 Views 17 Comments

The Children’s Rights Alliance has said that the issues for Irish children and young people are starting to worsen.

# child-poverty - All time

Minister promises to take 'significant' action in the next Budget to pull thousands of children out of poverty
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Minister promises to take 'significant' action in the next Budget to pull thousands of children out of poverty

Jul 21st 2018, 7:30 AM 16,841 Views 62 Comments

The minister gave a strong indication there will not be a repeat of the €5 increase in social welfare payments in the next Budget.

FactCheck: Is Willie O'Dea right to say Ireland has the highest child poverty rate in the OECD?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Willie O'Dea right to say Ireland has the highest child poverty rate in the OECD?

Dec 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 19,831 Views 66 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD made the bold claim earlier this week in an interview with a local newspaper.

There are 78,000 disadvantaged schoolchildren receiving free breakfasts
# Child Poverty
# Child Poverty

There are 78,000 disadvantaged schoolchildren receiving free breakfasts

Jul 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,193 Views 49 Comments

One TD has described the figures as a disturbing barometer of child poverty levels.

FactCheck: Does Northern Ireland really have four times more homelessness than us?
# GE16 Fact Check
# GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Does Northern Ireland really have four times more homelessness than us?

Feb 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 47,348 Views 144 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests some startling claims about Sinn Féin’s record north of the border.

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her
# Wrong Place
# Wrong Place

Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her

May 22nd 2015, 4:15 PM 11,564 Views 9 Comments

A report by the Children’s Ombudsman is accusing the government of failing to protect children.

If we truly care about our children, we should prove it
# Opinion
# Opinion

If we truly care about our children, we should prove it

Apr 29th 2015, 12:55 PM 109 Views 32 Comments

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.

The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo
# National Scandal
# National Scandal

The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo

Feb 23rd 2015, 5:03 PM 11,191 Views 46 Comments

“In its last year in office, how will the Government respond to these children?”

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 16,813 Views 21 Comments

What percentage of people think the 1916 Rising was a mistake?

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession
# Child Poverty
# Child Poverty

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession

Oct 28th 2014, 8:11 AM 6,772 Views 64 Comments

Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007
# Poverty
# Poverty

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007

May 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 8,452 Views 27 Comments

A report published today also warned of the increase in child poverty between 2007 and 2010.

Can we end EU child poverty? Experts to discuss taking action
# Ireland
# Ireland

Can we end EU child poverty? Experts to discuss taking action

Apr 10th 2013, 9:03 AM 3,506 Views 17 Comments

Atwo-day Dublin event is organised by a number of international organisations and is the only EU Presidency event focused on children.

New child benefit will hurt poorer families, says Vincent de Paul
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New child benefit will hurt poorer families, says Vincent de Paul

Feb 21st 2013, 6:45 AM 5,570 Views 93 Comments

The recommended two-tier child benefit system will worsen the situation of families who are already struggling, the charity said.

Europe-wide report says austerity is not working
# Austerity
# Austerity

Europe-wide report says austerity is not working

Feb 14th 2013, 12:22 PM 4,720 Views 49 Comments

The report – the first in-depth examination of the impact of current austerity policies within Europe – has called for a ‘fair solution’.

Up to 40,000 more children living in poverty since last year – Barnardos
# Child Poverty
# Child Poverty

Up to 40,000 more children living in poverty since last year – Barnardos

Nov 17th 2011, 10:26 AM 1,106 Views 4 Comments

The children’s charity estimates that there could be nearly 130,000 children living in consistent poverty in Ireland.

Almost 1 in 3 Irish children deprived of basic necessities
# Children
# Children

Almost 1 in 3 Irish children deprived of basic necessities

Sep 13th 2011, 11:08 AM 1,796 Views 22 Comments

Even in well-off homes 28 per cent of kids are going without one or more key items, a survey has found.

Demand for help from children's charity 'higher than ever' as Barnardos releases new ad
# Barnardos
# Barnardos

Demand for help from children's charity 'higher than ever' as Barnardos releases new ad

Jun 13th 2011, 2:04 PM 663 Views 0 Comments

The charity says that there has been a huge increase in demand for its services and support as a result of the economic downturn.