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Consistent poverty rate falls, but families still struggle at Christmas

SVP is still receiving an average of 1000 calls for help every day from worried families in the run-up to Christmas and is particularly concerned about some people in private rented accommodation.

2018.12.20.

Charities call on Government to act on family and child poverty

“Based on the experience of our 11,000 members, we are willing to engage with Government to relate how future policies should be poverty proofed and work for those families that are struggling,” - Kieran Stafford, SVP National President.

2018.01.04.

Children still living in poverty in Ireland

Children are living in households which are going 24 hours without a substantial meal, or being cold because parents are unable to afford to heat the home.

2017.12.21.

Child poverty increasing – Barnardos

“It is clear to us the economic recovery isn’t being felt by all as we are supporting parents who are under huge strain to meet the needs of their children because of the absence of appropriate quality public services” – Fergus Finlay, Barnardos.

2017.01.05.

Barnardos calls for a 2016 ‘rising’ for children

“The Taoiseach recently said the elimination of child poverty was a moral imperative for any government. Yet child poverty rates in Ireland are a national scandal."

2015.09.03.

Child poverty & homelessness worse than ever

The latest Department of Environment figures reveal 865 children living in hostels, B&Bs and hotels.

2015.02.25.

Poverty in Ireland worse than ever: CSO figures

Nearly one in seven people are in poverty of whom 211,000 are children.

2015.01.22.

Poverty at record levels in Ireland and the UK

SJI criticises Government as CSO figures show 756,591 people in poverty in Ireland.

2014.04.17.
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