# poverty - Sunday 16 June, 2013
As world leaders prepare to meet, the reality of three billion people – 40 per cent of the world’s population – living in extreme poverty will cast a shadow over their photocalls, writes Justin Kilcullen.
# poverty - Sunday 9 June, 2013
The society has said that its members are becoming increasingly alarmed at the prevalence of money lenders.
# poverty - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
The rush for land to get food and fuel for rich Western countries has resulted in the daylight robbery of the world’s poor, writes Karol Balfe.
# poverty - Thursday 23 May, 2013
Ireland spends almost €1 billion a year on One Parent Family Payments, but the results have been poor. We need to support lone parents properly, writes Minister Joan Burton.
# poverty - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
A report published today also warned of the increase in child poverty between 2007 and 2010.
# poverty - Monday 13 May, 2013
Kermit Gosnell could face the death penalty after he was found guilty of three counts of murder in the deaths of babies born alive at his clinic.
Mmmmm. Stir-fried beetles.
# poverty - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
We produce enough food for 10 times our population, but the horsemeat scandal shows just how inequality has forced people to low-price, low-quality food, writes Richard Manton.
# poverty - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Atwo-day Dublin event is organised by a number of international organisations and is the only EU Presidency event focused on children.
# poverty - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
At 38 per cent, Ireland has the highest rate of children at risk of poverty in Western Europe. But, far from protecting the vulnerable, the government has introduced austerity measures that mean the rich get richer, writes Richard Manton.
# poverty - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The attack yesterday saw two suicide bombers ram their car into the bus station in Kano, Nigeria’s second largest city.
# poverty - Monday 18 March, 2013
Hong Kong is statistically the least equal city in the developed world – and 100,000 of people live in these wood-partitioned cubicles and sub-divided apartments.
# poverty - Saturday 16 March, 2013
The new pope said today he wants “a poor Church for the poor” and spoke about how his name was inspired by St Francis of Assisi.
# poverty - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
Ireland’s children and adult workers are more likely to face poverty or social exclusion than most other EU countries.
# poverty - Friday 22 February, 2013
However its authors said the current measures to address the economic crisis and public finances could affect its position.
# poverty - Saturday 16 February, 2013
A major study released by the CSO this week gave facts and figures about income in Ireland today. This is what it found.
# poverty - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.
# poverty - Sunday 10 February, 2013
Self-confidence, discipline and higher ambitions for their future: some of the benefits being reaped by kids attending chess club in Kampala.
# poverty - Thursday 7 February, 2013
The charity said that the €6.1 billion which is set to be cut could instead help lift 4.6 million people out of extreme poverty.
# poverty - Thursday 31 January, 2013
The Dublin City Business Improvement District is encouraging people to place donations in new ‘giving boxes’ instead of directly to people begging.
# poverty - Saturday 26 January, 2013
Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…
# poverty - Thursday 24 January, 2013
The IPPN said primary school students are faced with new forms of disadvantages including losing their homes, cyber-bullying and early sexualisaton.
# poverty - Saturday 19 January, 2013
Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?
# poverty - Saturday 12 January, 2013
The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.
# poverty - Tuesday 1 January, 2013
Archive photographs show “the tired, the poor” – and the occasional imposter Russian prince – who made up the millions passing through US immigration terminal from 1892.
# poverty - Thursday 20 December, 2012
Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.
# poverty - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
The percentage of households where adults are not working has grown from 15 per cent to 22 per cent in just three years.
# poverty - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
A study from NUI Galway says the perception that older people have secure finances is not always a fair one.
# poverty - Monday 3 December, 2012
Latest figures show that around 120 million people, or 24 per cent of the EU 27, were at risk of poverty or social exclusion last year.
# poverty - Sunday 2 December, 2012
In short: good grades, being a ‘businessman’ are less important than being ‘smart’, feeling the fear and listening to unhappy customers.
# poverty - Sunday 18 November, 2012
“The man who dies rich dies disgraced” – the amazing life of Andrew Carnegie.
# poverty - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
The Sinn Féin spokesperson on Foreign Affairs said today’s assurance that the money will be fully returned to the Irish Government is to be welcomed.
# poverty - Saturday 27 October, 2012
The national president of Ireland’s largest voluntary, charitable organisation tells TheJournal.ie about the increase in demand for services and the rebirth of Ireland’s community spirit. Listen to the full interview…
# poverty - Wednesday 24 October, 2012
The effects of climate change and rising food prices are having a disproportionate impact on women – who represent 70 percent of the world’s poor.
# poverty - Tuesday 16 October, 2012
On World Food Day, a United Nations and EC official for agriculture declare that progress has been made in tackling hunger – but that one in eight people is still undernourished.
Those most at risk are those with low incomes, young families and lone parents, according to research commissioned by the Department of Social Protection.
# poverty - Friday 12 October, 2012
‘Because I am a Girl’ report to directly support four million girls, and indirectly millions more, to get the education, skills and support they need to move from poverty to opportunity.
# poverty - Sunday 19 August, 2012
On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.
# poverty - Saturday 18 August, 2012
This idea is a cover for the Government’s ineptitude, writes Aaron McKenna. Have we forgotten the point of social welfare?
# poverty - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
The disturbances broke out in the northern city of Amiens.