"We are grateful that the NI Executive listened to us," said Patrick Friel of the SVP, which wants the Dublin government to do the same.
Will the small improvements in supports and services have a meaningful impact on families and children living in poverty? Unfortunately, the answer is NO
Having a long-term approach to investing in services will prove more beneficial in building a more sustainable equitable society for our children.
Next year marks the 20th anniversary of live nativity scene.
"Sneaky" changes to entitlements and delays in processing claims are adding to the burden of struggling families.