Some 140,000 children are living in consistent poverty.

Almost 140,000 children in Ireland are living in consistent poverty and one-parent families are twice as likely to be living in poverty as the (...)

Fr Sean Healy, director of Social Justice Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

An additional budget allocation of €17 million to address homelessness will not provide the resources required to eliminate what is a “blight on Iris(...)

Tax cuts should not form part of the next budget and taxes should instead be raised with all available resources going towards services for the societ(...)

Disposable income has fallen by almost €3,000 since the onset of the recession, while the levels of those at risk of poverty, in consistent poverty(...)

Natasha Shaw and Kim Green from Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Chicken nuggets, hot dogs and burgers are what Kim Greene now feeds her four children after years of successive cuts to benefits have reduced what she(...)

Fr Sean Healy, director of Social Justice Ireland. He said a universal pension would be a simpler, fairer and more just system. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Introducing its proposals for universal pension scheme the Social Justice Ireland group claimed that every person over the age of 65 could have a pens(...)