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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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Lifelong learning - how does Ireland compare?

Monday, 29 November 2021
Education at different ages

Ireland’s lifelong learning participation rate is slowly improving, rising to 13 per cent in 2019.  Our national target is to reach 15 per cent by 2025 as set out in the National Skills Strategy.   Those engaged in lifelong learning in Ireland are more likely to be professionals than low-skilled operatives and employed in public administration, professional services and finance, sectors that are more likely to provide in-house training, continuous professional development and have policies for subsidising education, than the retail or construction sectors.  Employers must be encouraged and incentivised to participate in the development of any lifelong learning strategies.  This not only supports the development of the employee, but…

Wellbeing for Ireland - Making a Paradigm Shift

Friday, 26 November 2021
Social Justice Ireland

Participation for Wellbeing

Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Wellbeing Graphic, No Text

Social Rights for All? Time to Deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights - Conference Videos and Papers

Monday, 22 November 2021
Photo of speakers

National Adult Safeguarding Day - 19th November 2021

Friday, 19 November 2021
Safeguarding Day 2021

The EU must not fail for the third time to tackle poverty, unemployment and social exclusion

Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Social Rights for All Flyer

Social Justice Ireland's Annual Policy Conference, beginning at 10am today, will address the topic 'Social Rights for All? Delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights'.


Autumn & falls

“Man is the most extraordinary computer of all”

John F. Kennedy

Lifelong Learning will be a key part of pandemic recovery

Monday, 15 November 2021
early years education

Environmental Rights and the Community

Friday, 12 November 2021
rural entrepreneur support

Little Housing for All as new dwelling completions fall

Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Social House Construct

According to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), new dwelling completions fell by 7.7 per cent in Q3 2021, compared to the same period last year. Less than 5,000 homes were…

Progress towards ODA Targets in Budget 2022

Monday, 8 November 2021
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Budget 2022 allocated €1.044bn to Ireland’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) programme; an increase of €140m overall including an increase of €33.9m in the allocation from the Department of…

Time to COP on to Climate Change

Friday, 5 November 2021
extreme weather

Sustainability, the Environment & Just Transition in Budget 2022

Wednesday, 3 November 2021

Impact of Tax & Benefit Changes, 2020-2022

Monday, 1 November 2021
Tax Budget

Homelessness becoming normal as no effort to end it in sight

Friday, 29 October 2021
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