Sean Healy

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Dr Sean Healy, director of Social Justice Ireland said the level of population ageing expected over the next 15 years will be associated with higher levels of disability and long-term ill-health. He said now is the time for planning and investment. Photograph: Getty

The number of older people in Ireland looks set to almost double over the next 15 years, according to new research. By 2031, there will be nearly one(...)

Director of Social Justice Ireland Dr Seán Healy: said Government should focus on investing in infrastructure rather than giving tax cuts to attract ‘Brexit refugees’.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A Government € 1 billion spend on infrastructure would be a better use of resources than giving tax cuts to attract “Brexit refugees” from the City of(...)

Social Justice Ireland Sean Healy: “Investment is needed to produce a well-functioning economy, to develop inclusive labour markets, to ensure adequate income support and to ensure access to high quality services for all.”

Social Justice Ireland says a major investment programme focused on social housing and broadband must be a key priority for the Government in the nex(...)

The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU) is “struggling” to cope with demand for its services after it received 9,000 contacts from pe(...)

Seán Healy, director of Social Justice Ireland, said Stand for Justice event  was a lively discussion that highlighted the four main issues of public services, child poverty, sustainable energy and overseas aid.  File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ending poverty for Irish children and growing housing problems were hot topics for a cross-party panel of eight politicians and an audience at a Stand(...)

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(...)

The risk of poverty among children rose in 17 of the 28 countries with the biggest in increases in risk in Croatia, Greece, Luxembourg and Malta. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland is among the four worst EU countries for increased rates of poverty or social exclusion, according to a study looking at developments in all 2(...)

Policy analyst Michelle Murphy with SJI director Seán Healy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Too much attention is being focused on the economy and not enough on providing decent public services, Social Justice Ireland (SJI) has claimed. The (...)

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(...)

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