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This CSO report finds consistent poverty to be higher for females than for males, and higher in rural than in urban areas. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Consistent poverty rates are highest in the southeast and Border regions while Dublin has the most housing insecurity, a landmark report published on (...)

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has called on all general election candidates to agree that the next Dáil and Seanad will be committed to eliminating poverty in Ireland. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has called on all general election candidates to agree that the next Dáil and Seanad will be committed to elim(...)

The stock market value of Google parent Alphabet is on the brink of hitting $1 trillion for the first time, making it the fourth of the Big Tech to reach the milestone

The stock market value of Google parent Alphabet is on the brink of hitting $1 trillion for the first time, making it the fourth of the Big Tech to re(...)

 From left to right are, Rossa Moore (10), from Sandymount, champion middle-distance runner Ciara Mageean, Saoirse Moore (7), Irish rugby international Jenny Murphy and Paul Howard (aka Ross O’Carroll-Kelly) at the launch of the 38th annual GOAL Mile, Ireland’s longest running fundraising event . Irishtown Stadium. Photograph: Damien Eagers

A record number of people all over the country took time out of their Christmas day to take part in Ireland’s favourite festive fundraiser, the Goal&n(...)

Ciara Mageean, rugby international Jenny Murphy,  and writer and Ross O’Carroll Kelly creator Paul Howard with seven-year-old  Saoirse Moore  at the launch the of this year’s GoaL mile. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

Back in her youth Ciara Mageean would always run down to her local GAA pitch on Christmas Day for a few hard laps and a few hills for afters. Those o(...)

‘Make a list and check it twice – what do you still need to buy?’ Photograph: iStock

Is the cost of your Christmas already racking up? With two weeks to go, it’s easy to get snarled in festive spending. If your halls aren’t decked with(...)

‘When it comes to donating money, Myanmar tops the poll and Ireland is seventh.’ Photograph: iStock

The recently published CAF World Giving Index ranks Ireland fifth in the world for giving. The annual survey rates each of the world’s countries on th(...)

Donating to charity isn’t only about money. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Donating to charity isn’t only about money. A properly thought out corporate and social responsibility (CSR) programme can support charities through t(...)

‘A lot of charities’ activity is weighted towards this time of year and a lot of charities’ income comes from it.’ Photograph: iStock

Total fundraised income among charities and the not-for-profit sector grew 3 per cent last year. Much of this is attributable to what consultancy firm(...)

Goal’s nutrition team is developing a screening tool which has the potential to save lives by combating malnutrition in babies aged under six months.

There is an assumption that innovation entails vast expense and needs to be technology-related in some way. But this is not necessarily the case and (...)

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