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'How many times can you tell your children that you just don't have the money?'
In November alone, St Vincent de Paul’s East Region helpline took almost 12,000 calls.
'She moved food around the fridge so it looked full': One Irish mother's story
A telephone team member at St Vincent de Paul describes the difficulties facing some families in Ireland.
"I was desperate, broke, homeless and unable to break the downward spiral of poverty"
We hear from Karen, a woman who knows first-hand what it’s like to slip into the bleak cycle of poverty.