Ireland should introduce a tax on certain financial transactions and use the money raised to target long term poverty, inequality and global warming, says a civil society group. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland should introduce a tax on certain financial transactions and use the money raised to target long term poverty, inequality and global warming, (...)

 Charlie McCreevy: had referred to voluntary organisations  and the sector as the “poverty  industry”

Voluntary organisations that exist simply to perpetuate themselves are known within the public service as the “poverazzi industry”, according to a sen(...)