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 Executive Summary
The Hidden Cost of Poverty: Estimating the Public Service Cost of Poverty in Ireland: Executive Summary
Author: Dr. Miche├íl 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 | 228.82 KB
SVP Submission to the Low Pay Commission
Published 09 Feb 2018 | PDF | 490.66 KB
SVP Submission on Debt Management Firms
Published 13 Feb 2014 | PDF | 245.39 KB
SVP submission to Central Bank on the Money Lending Industry
Published 22 May 2013 | PDF | 510.74 KB
SVP Submission on Personal Insolvency Bill
Published 01 Mar 2012 | PDF | 151.27 KB
SVP Submission on National Payments Plan Central Bank of Ireland
Published 01 Feb 2012 | PDF | 213.51 KB