Category Archives: Poverty

French law forbids food waste by supermarkets – Ireland Please Follow

Title: Food banks and other charities welcome law making large shops donate unsold food and stop spoiling items to deter foragers Author: Angelique Chrisafis, The Guardian Newspaper Full Text & Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/04/french-law-forbids-food-waste-by-supermarkets The Internet, Online, 15/08/2016 Sample Text: France has become … Continue reading

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Christy Moore & High Hopes Choir Release Single

High Hopes Choir By RTE I saw this programme on Irish TV during Christmas. For the public, it put a human perspective on homelessness and each person had their own sad tale of real life living rough and addiction. It … Continue reading

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Beautiful Humanity

Title:Hundreds fed by charity at Christmas Day dinner Author: The Irish Times Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/hundreds-fed-by-charity-at-christmas-day-dinner-1.2477457 The Internet, Online, 27/12/2015 Sample Text: Volunteers help to feed Christmas dinner to thousands of homeless and poor in Dublin. More than 350 … Continue reading

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Homelessness: A Crisis Beyond Crisis

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Well Done Cork Penney Dinners & The People Of Cork

Well done to the Brennan Brothers and the people of Cork for coming out to help revamp Cork Penney Dinners and cloth the homeless for Christmas. The Christmas edition of At Your Service was updating the old and inadequate premises … Continue reading

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What a sweet girl. She donated her Google prize money to pay for a baby’s operation

Title: Cork schoolgirl funds baby’s op with prize cash Author: Kelly O’Brien, The Examiner Full Text & Source: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/cork-schoolgirl-funds-babys-op-with-prize-cash-320509.html The Internet, Online, 26/3/2015 Sample Text: A Cork schoolgirl is being hailed an “inspiration” after using €1,000 of prize money she … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights Ireland – Search Online

Title:  Citizens Information Author: Citizens Information Board Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/ The Internet, Online, 10/3/2015 Sample Text: Social Welfare Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Child Benefit, Rent Supplement, One Parent Family Payment, Family Income Supplement, … Continue reading

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GP Visit Cards

Title: GP Visit Cards Author: Citizens Information Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/health/entitlement_to_health_services/gp_visit_cards.html The Internet, Online,10/3/2015 If you do not qualify for a medical card you may be eligible for a GP Visit Card. A GP Visit Card allows you to … Continue reading

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Worksheet: How to calculate your Family Income Supplement

Title:Worksheet: How to calculate your Family Income Supplement Author: Citizens Information Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/reference/worksheets/worksheet_how_to_calculate_your_family_income_supplement.html Worksheet Family Income Supplement (FIS) is a weekly tax-free payment available to married or unmarried employees with children. To qualify for FIS, your average … Continue reading

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The real cost of recession

The Human Cost Of Recession: Hardship And Budget 2014 by Annette J Dunlea Around 450,000 people in Ireland cannot afford to eat properly and families with children are much more likely to suffer, a new study has found.Almost two-thirds reported … Continue reading

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Unemployment And Poverty

Unemployment And Poverty by Annette J Dunlea Published In the Carrigdhoun Newspaper 10th Nov 2012 p.18 People are living in poverty if their income and resources are so inadequate as to preclude them from having a standard of living which … Continue reading

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Homelessness

Homelessness In Ireland: Its Our Secret Shame by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 20th Oct 2012 p.11 Homelessness is among the biggest challenges faced by Irish society.Ireland’s cities have joined other rich, successful cities like London and … Continue reading

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High Personal Debt

High Personal Debt by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 1st Sep 2012 p.11 After 24 years of continuous growth at an annual level during 1984-2007, Ireland first experienced a short technical recession from 2007, followed by a … Continue reading

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