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# Child poverty

Last year
Government plans to extend child benefit to over-18s still in school as part of Budget
Means-tested extra child benefit payment could lift 40,000 children out of poverty
Varadkar: 'There are a lot of good things about being a child in Ireland, but huge deficits too'
Tax package, energy and business supports to form part of October's giveaway budget
Over 236,000 children in Ireland are living in poverty according to a new report
650,000 families to receive an additional €100 per child in benefit payments today
All time
Children falling into poverty more quickly than rest of population, says charity
Minister promises to take 'significant' action in the next Budget to pull thousands of children out of poverty
FactCheck: Is Willie O'Dea right to say Ireland has the highest child poverty rate in the OECD?
There are 78,000 disadvantaged schoolchildren receiving free breakfasts
FactCheck: Does Northern Ireland really have four times more homelessness than us?
Teenage girl who attempted suicide says chats with nurses saved her
If we truly care about our children, we should prove it
Marian Quinn
The number of children living in poverty could fill Mayo
Nudity, Facebook, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession
Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007
Can we end EU child poverty? Experts to discuss taking action
New child benefit will hurt poorer families, says Vincent de Paul
Europe-wide report says austerity is not working
Up to 40,000 more children living in poverty since last year – Barnardos
Almost 1 in 3 Irish children deprived of basic necessities
Demand for help from children's charity 'higher than ever' as Barnardos releases new ad