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# Poverty

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EU to double Ireland's funding for homeless services like soup kitchens
Column: Drug crime can’t be broken down simply into a battle of ‘good’ versus ‘evil’
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin
Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)
Aaron McKenna
NUI Galway develops vitamin-rich crop to combat malnutrition in Africa
Column: The State’s new year resolution should be to cherish all children equally
Louise Bayliss
Behind the scenes as the Capuchin Day Centre prepares to feed 500 people
Column: Thousands of people in Ireland can't afford a basic meal every second day
Emer Costello MEP
Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year
This map shows food poverty 'is a reality in every county in Ireland'
Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea
Average household receives €327 per week in social welfare payments
Column: The pain of debt is not quick – it is a ceiling that lowers inch by crucifying inch
Jillian Godsil
Food Bank centre reacts to a new reality - a new poverty
Vatican charity arm turning pope's words into action
Column: Music changes lives – every young person should have the chance to learn
Chris Maher
47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries
Ireland has reduced the number of early school leavers, Eurostat finds
Irish man considers joining British army to pull family out of poverty
Column: Having a home is a basic need that's slipping beyond people's reach
SR Stanislaus Kennedy
Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union
Column: If we work together, global poverty can be abolished by 2030
Hans Zomer
For the first time in history, 9 out of 10 children in the world go to school
Why being overworked can feel like being poor
Minister: The number of obese three-year-olds in Ireland is frightening
Higgins: It is important that austerity does not erode the rights of citizens
Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley
The 8 most inspired responses to #AskJamieOliver
Older people in poverty 'picking between eating and heating'
Poverty is the 'greatest crime in Irish society'
Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners
Joe Costello
Column: Austerity isn't working – so what alternatives exist for October's Budget?
Dr Rory Hearne
Climate change 'will trap millions of people in poverty'
Irish attitudes to immigrants have become ‘more negative’ over last 7 years
Column: 3 billion people continue to live in poverty as the G8 summit takes place
Justin Kilcullen
St Vincent de Paul warns of 'potential money lending crisis'
Column: Governments aren't doing enough to stop destructive land grabs
Karol Balfe
Column: We need to help lone parents into work and away from welfare dependency
Joan Burton
Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007
US abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell found guilty of murder
UN: People need to get their heads around eating insects