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#Deprivation

# deprivation - Sunday 1 November, 2020

To tackle income poverty and inequality, we need to fully understand the complexities of the data
# CSO
# CSO

To tackle income poverty and inequality, we need to fully understand the complexities of the data

Nov 1st 2020, 6:45 AM 16,732 Views 33 Comments

The 2019 Survey of Income and Living Conditions offers an important insight into life in Ireland today.

# deprivation - Monday 17 December, 2018

Nearly 16% of Irish households at risk of poverty last year while disposable income increased
# Deprivation
# Deprivation

Nearly 16% of Irish households at risk of poverty last year while disposable income increased

Dec 17th 2018, 8:25 PM 13,503 Views 31 Comments

New CSO data shows that the average annual household disposable income was €48,476 in 2017.

# deprivation - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Poverty: 'There is a dominant narrative that seeks to blame people for their circumstances'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Poverty: 'There is a dominant narrative that seeks to blame people for their circumstances'

Jun 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 24,073 Views 141 Comments

But the reality is choices are dramatically different for people living in poverty compared to those with access to resources, writes Dr Tricia Keilthy.

# deprivation - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage'
# Poverty
# Poverty

Roma children living in 'overcrowded houses with rats, damp and sewage'

Jan 18th 2018, 5:32 PM 27,440 Views 37 Comments

Over 80% of respondents in new research reported discrimination in the street or in a public place.

# deprivation - Friday 10 November, 2017

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession
# Are We There Yet
# Are We There Yet

Ireland has only recovered by 41% from the recession

Nov 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 42,272 Views 87 Comments

The 2016 Deprivation Index, which is deemed to be a more detailed view of how the economy is performing, was published yesterday.

# deprivation - Monday 19 June, 2017

'My patients die younger and develop chronic conditions earlier than affluent patients'
# Column
# Column

'My patients die younger and develop chronic conditions earlier than affluent patients'

Jun 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 557 Views 31 Comments

The current healthcare delivery does not recognise their increased health needs, writes Dr David Gibney.

# deprivation - Thursday 18 June, 2015

This map shows how Dublin is a city divided
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

This map shows how Dublin is a city divided

Jun 18th 2015, 6:04 AM 75,527 Views 33 Comments

A report commissioned by the council shows where the bulk of the wealth is – and the deprivation.

# deprivation - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

One in eight Irish children live in deprivation
# Poverty
# Poverty

One in eight Irish children live in deprivation

Jan 21st 2015, 3:00 PM 13,014 Views 62 Comments

There are fewer people currently at risk of poverty, however, and Joan Burton is pretty happy about that.

# deprivation - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation
# Poverty
# Poverty

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation

Sep 30th 2014, 7:49 PM 10,477 Views 35 Comments

74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.

# deprivation - Monday 1 September, 2014

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities
# Poverty
# Poverty

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities

Sep 1st 2014, 7:55 AM 14,238 Views 42 Comments

A report this morning also warns that we will need to serious investment in healthcare facilities as the number of over 85s in Ireland will double by 2025.

# deprivation - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies
# New Research
# New Research

Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies

Jul 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 16,777 Views 50 Comments

However a study published in The Lancet today says that the absolute risk of birth defects, such as down syndrome, is low.

# deprivation - Saturday 16 February, 2013

9 things we learned about poverty in Ireland this week
# Society
# Society

9 things we learned about poverty in Ireland this week

Feb 16th 2013, 8:30 AM 21,972 Views 42 Comments

A major study released by the CSO this week gave facts and figures about income in Ireland today. This is what it found.

# deprivation - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has

Feb 13th 2013, 12:56 PM 66,339 Views 125 Comments

The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.

# deprivation - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas
# Funding
# Funding

TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas

Jan 8th 2013, 7:02 PM 6,197 Views 20 Comments

The Minister has said the phasing out of city council and development boards will have implications for the programme.

# deprivation - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Study says recession has hit older people more than reported
# Poverty
# Poverty

Study says recession has hit older people more than reported

Dec 5th 2012, 10:50 AM 2,487 Views 8 Comments

A study from NUI Galway says the perception that older people have secure finances is not always a fair one.

# deprivation - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Weekly income for elderly people drops 6 per cent - CSO
# CSO
# CSO

Weekly income for elderly people drops 6 per cent - CSO

Aug 9th 2012, 5:27 PM 2,209 Views 1 Comment

The average weekly income fell to €403.23 in 2010 compared with €428.86 the previous year.

# deprivation - Friday 18 May, 2012

Column: Extreme poverty is right in front of us – and what are we doing?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Extreme poverty is right in front of us – and what are we doing?

May 18th 2012, 7:30 AM 139 Views 52 Comments

One in five children go to bed hungry, yet State safety nets are actually being taken away, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# deprivation - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Almost a quarter of Irish people living in ‘deprivation’ – survey
# Ireland
# Ireland

Almost a quarter of Irish people living in ‘deprivation’ – survey

Nov 30th 2011, 11:58 AM 2,887 Views 19 Comments

An annual CSO survey shows that 22.5 per cent of Irish people experience two or more types of enforced deprivation.

# deprivation - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

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 1,737 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.