The Cherishing All Equally 2016 report highlights how the proportion of children living in consistent poverty in Ireland rose from 6.3% in 2008 to 11.2% in 2014.
SJI warns that 18 percent of adults living in poverty in Ireland are employed - the “working poor”.
Ireland “cannot claim to be a progressive society if we choose to leave so many in poverty” - Bishop William Crean of Cloyne.
"It is regrettable that the United Nations Human Rights Committee has consistently criticised Ireland for not expanding the availability of abortion" - PLC barrister.
Jesuit concerned that the Government does not fully appreciate the scale and seriousness of the housing and homelessness crisis.
Funding withdrawal will apply from January 2015 and will “undermine a vital service provided to women and men preparing for marriage”.
Social Justice Ireland warns of "precarious" employment with an increase in the number of part-time jobs which have left many underemployed.
The latest Department of Environment figures reveal 865 children living in hostels, B&Bs and hotels.
Nearly one in seven people are in poverty of whom 211,000 are children.
"UNICEF report reveals shocking and frankly shameful data for Ireland": Fergus Finlay, CEO of Barnardos.
Impact and harsh reality of austerity highlighted.
Hardly any community in Ireland has been spared the bewilderment and sorrow of suicide.
New and ever changing culture "is often impervious to traditional faith values."