Poverty In Ireland

Debt and household budgeting continue to be major issues for many people we help. Child Poverty remains a scourge that we work with other NGOs to eradicate.

To better understand poverty we commission research and we also comment on and feed into research into all aspects of poverty.

Latest Issue

The Hidden Cost of Poverty
The Hidden Cost of Poverty: Estimating the Public Service Cost of Poverty in Ireland
Author: Dr. Micheál Collins
School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, University College Dublin
Commissioned by the Society of St Vincent de Paul: June 2020
Published 16 Jun 2020 | PDF | 1.13 MB
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
Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality March 2020
Published 09 Mar 2020 | PDF | 682.48 KB
National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2007-2017 review
Published 29 Jan 2019 | PDF | 420.33 KB
SVP Submission on the new National Action Plan for Social Inclusion
Published 16 Mar 2018 | PDF | 533.03 KB