Jim Clarken

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These women appear to have been subject to an Upstairs, Downstairs regime in Leinster House, left without basic facilities. Photograph: Alan Betson

Leinster House is a big old building, and big old buildings are a devil to keep clean. The cleaners – almost all women – are on the go from the crack(...)

Oxfam’s The Inequality Virus report was published to coincide with the opening day of the 51st World Economic Forum, normally held in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos, but which is taking place online this year. File photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland’s nine billionaires saw their collective fortunes rise by €3.28 billion last year despite the deepest global recession in decades, Oxfam has h(...)

Garment workers wearing  masks in a factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. About 1  million people in the Bangladeshi garment industry have lost their incomes due to the economic fallout from coronavirus. Photograph: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP

The economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic could push half a billion more people into poverty unless action is taken to bail out developing count(...)

Pfizer is one of four pharma companies – along with Abbott, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Merck –  examined in the report ‘Hard to Swallow: Facilitating Tax Avoidance by Big Pharma in Ireland’. Photograph: Tom Bergin/Reuters

Ireland’s corporate tax system is helping some of the world’s largest drug companies deprive emerging economies of almost €100 million a year, accordi(...)

Stripe co-founder John Collison (pictured) and his brother Patrick were added to the list of Irish billionaires last year, according to a report by Oxfam. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A record surge in the number of billionaires globally last year, when one was created every two days, has fuelled an “inequality crisis”, according to(...)

Oxfam campaigners pictured outside the Department of Finance earlier this year, where they called on the Government to implement real transparency around where large companies make profit and pay tax.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government has questions to answer with regard to its stated commitment to tackling tax avoidance, according to the head of charity Oxfam Ireland.(...)

Oxfam has published report ‘Blacklist or Whitewash’

Ireland is one of four EU states that would be blacklisted as a tax haven if the EU applied its own criteria to member states, the charity Oxfam has s(...)

Goal finds itself in a better position today than when the merger talks began in February. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Merger talks between the aid agencies Goal and Oxfam Ireland have ended without a deal. The two organisations began formal negotiations in February (...)

Oxfam Ireland estimates that as much as $100 billion is lost to developing countries every year as a result of corporate tax avoidance schemes.

Multinationals are continuing to route billions of euro in profit to and through Ireland to avoid tax, according to a new report by Oxfam Ireland. Th(...)

Goal is regarded as the leading force in rapid humanitarian response in Ireland, as seen with its work in Haiti rebuilding schools. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s largest aid agencies, Goal and Concern, were until recent weeks in talks about a potential merger, The Irish Times has learned. The discuss(...)

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