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    Social Justice Ireland is an independent social justice think tank.

    We provide independent social analysis and evidence-based policy proposals, with the aim of creating a sustainable future for every member of society and for societies as a whole. In all of this, we focus on human rights and the common good.
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Statement from Social Justice Ireland on the passing of Justin Kilcullen

Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Justin Kilcullen Trocaire

It is with great shockand sadness that the Board and Staff of Social Justice Ireland has learned of the passing of our friend and board member, Justin Kilcullen.  Justin had been a member of the Board of Social Justice Ireland for almost 10 years and had served as our Chairperson for two terms from 2015 to 2021. Justin Kilcullen was an outstanding friend and supporter of Social Justice Ireland.

It is with great shockand sadness that the Board and Staff of Social Justice Ireland has learned of the passing of our friend and board member, Justin Kilcullen.  Justin had been a member of the Board of Social Justice Ireland for almost 10 years and had served as our…

Put common good at the heart of public policy to deliver a Just Transition

Monday, 15 July 2024
Managing change

Government must close income gaps in the Budget and increase minimum social welfare rates by €25

Thursday, 11 July 2024
Adequate social welfare payment

Assessing the Adequacy of Ireland’s Total Tax-Take

Monday, 8 July 2024
Fair tax

Budget 2025 should close income gaps and build resilient public services

Wednesday, 3 July 2024
Budget

Wind and solar power key to electricity sector targets

Monday, 1 July 2024
Emissions

In 2023, emissions from the electricity sector fell by just over a fifth from 2022 to the lowest level since records began in 1990. This was driven by a considerable decline in the use of coal…

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

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Flowers field Cal poppy

“We depend on others from the moment we are conceived. The happiness and the future of our world, all the facilities we have, the simplest object that we use, our very survival from day to day, all result from the efforts of many people. Prayer and other spiritual practices also have a definitive effect, but it is mainly human activity that shapes the world.”

The Dalai Lama

Industry and Waste sectors falling short of climate targets

Thursday, 27 June 2024
Retrofitting graphic

Ireland on course to miss 2030 targets by a substantial shortfall

Monday, 24 June 2024
Emissions targets

Corporation Taxes in Ireland

Monday, 17 June 2024
Progressive & Equitable Taxation

While much discussion in recent years has centred on once-off windfall corporate tax revenues and how these revenues should be used, it is important that Government look at the role that…

Meaghan Carmody - Using the SDGs to solve the just transition Rubik’s Cube

Thursday, 13 June 2024
sdgs

Our 2023 Annual Social Policy Conference was on the theme of 'A Just Transition'. The fundamental principle of a Just Transition is to leave no people, communities, economic sectors or regions…

Well-being - Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) 2023

Monday, 10 June 2024
SILC 2023 Wellbeing

Basic Income for Artists

Tuesday, 4 June 2024
Basic Income

Addressing Ireland’s Housing Crisis: Urgent Policy Reforms Needed

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
Housing supply and demand

Social Infrastructure must keep pace with population growth

Monday, 27 May 2024
Retrofitting graphic