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The Hidden Cost of Poverty
Published 16 Jun 2020 | PDF | 1.13 MB
The Hidden Cost of Poverty Executive Summary
Published 16 Jun 2020 | PDF | 228.82 KB


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  • Posted by Marcella Stakem  on 14 May 2020 | 0 comments
    Housing After the Pandemic
    Negotiations for the next Programme for Government have begun in recent weeks amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Fianna Gael, Fianna Fáil, and the Green Party are looking to agree a plan for the next five years.
  • Posted by Marcella Stakem  on 28 April 2020 | 0 comments
    Covid-19 has reshaped Education but is it equal for everyone?
    As a result of COVID-19, Education has shifted from the classroom to the home. For  some children and young people, they will thrive and adapt easily to their new learning environment, and for some, this will amplify their learning disadvantage. 
  • Posted by Tricia Keilthy  on 16 April 2020 | 0 comments
    The Next Programme for Government Must Tackle Poverty
    The next Programme for Government will be the most significant in modern history, and the choices that are made in the coming weeks, months and years need to be guided by the values that we have seen come to the fore during this crisis – compassion, solidarity and a concern for our most...
  • Posted by Issy Petrie  on 04 February 2020 | 0 comments
    How can a Just Transition work for people in energy poverty?
    In 2019, it became clear to all of us that avoiding climate breakdown requires immediate action. At a European level, we are already committed to a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Nationally, a Climate Action (Amendment) Bill was proposed to the Dáil last year, which would have given...
  • Posted by Tricia Keilthy  on 11 October 2019 | 0 comments
    Summary Assessment of Budget 2020 Measures
    Budget 2020 delivered a number of welcome targeted measures which will assist those living on the lowest incomes. However, freezing primary social welfare rates and the minimum wage means many people will be left struggling next year as the cost of living rises.
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