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(...)

Growing up in the Cold: Children in the private-rented sector twice as likely to experience energy poverty as those in owner-occupied homes. File photograph: Getty

More than 140,000 children are living in homes that are cold and damp, according to a report published on Tuesday. The Growing Up in the Cold dispat(...)

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(L TO R) Kieran Stafford, SVP national president & Bernie Hogan, President of St Michan’s Conference,during an unveiling by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) of a plaque where the first meeting of the Society was held in Dublin 175 years ago on Charles Street West, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A plaque marking the place where the Society of St Vincent de Paul first met in Ireland, 175 years ago, was unveiled in Dublin on Sunday. The foundin(...)

Ryan Tubridy was at the SVP Christmas appeal where he expressed his disgust at 4,000 homeless children: ‘It is not right and it is not fair.’ File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Escalating rents are increasing demands for the services of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) despite the improving economy, the charity has sta(...)

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell.

Artist platform Patreon is to open its European headquarters in Dublin, creating 30 jobs over two years. The roles will be within the company’s prod(...)

The cost of iPads and other digital devices in schools is a major issue for parents, say campaign groups. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

School policies which require the mandatory purchase of iPads at a cost of up to €1,000 are forcing many hard-pressed parents to borrow money, accordi(...)

Irish consumers are shifting their search for bargains towards second hand shops for environmental, ethical and economic reasons, a conference in Limerick will be told today. Image: iStock.

Irish consumers are shifting their search for bargains towards second hand shops for environmental, ethical and economic reasons with millennials most(...)

President Michael D Higgins lauded the Society of St Vincent de Paul’s ‘exceptional network of solidarity’ with poorer people at its anniversary event in the Convention Centre Dublin. Photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

President Michael D Higgins has praised the work of the Society of St Vincent de Paul which he described as an “exceptional network of solidarity” wit(...)

Google says that rather than helping Europe’s creative and digital economy, Article 13 of the EU copyright directive will hold it back.

Responding to the finalised text for the EU copyright directive, Google says that rather than helping Europe’s creative and digital economy, it will h(...)

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