A report from the Crosscare Migrant Project says inconsistencies in how the social welfare assessments of returned emigrants are made must be addressed.
Will the small improvements in supports and services have a meaningful impact on families and children living in poverty? Unfortunately, the answer is NO
“Urgent reform is required to avoid the creation of an unjust two-tier system in which the needs of those waiting for status for many years are overlooked.”
“This is not the time for tax cuts. All available resources should be used to address Ireland’s major deficits in areas such as caring, housing and poverty."
Newstalk radio documentary looks at the plight of children with special needs abandoned because their families don't have the means to take care of them.