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# Lost Generation

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2022
# Lost Generation
'Some of the girls just stopped being interested in playing because it was costing us money'
Marian Leahy looks back on her football career and laments how Irish teams and players of the past often tend to get overlooked.
All time
# families affected
Ireland has a massive number of homeless children
New figures from the Department of the Environment have found 3,081 homeless people across the country.
Voices
Column: The reality of unemployment is being masked by emigration
With youth unemployment at 23 per cent, the European Union and policy makers have a collective responsibility and obligation to help the “Lost Generation”, writes Liam Aylward.
# Lost Generation
Whole generation of Syrian children could be lost, says UN
Two years to the day since the conflict began, the UN says there’s a generation of children who have known only fighting.
# Emigration
110 Irish people emigrating every day - CSO
The Central Statistics Office says it expects 40,200 Irish people to emigrate this year – while newer EU citizens are also leaving.