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    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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Government has the resources to protect people on fixed and low incomes while making strategic investments in Budget 2023

Monday, 4 July 2022
Tax Budget

The Summer Economic Statement shows that Government has the resources to protect the most vulnerable groups in Irish society while also making strategic investments in long-term infrastructure projects in areas such as social housing provision and achieving our climate targets. The figures released in the Summer Economic Statement show that Government will have at least an additional €6.7bn available for Budget 2023.  In making decisions on how to allocate these resources Government’s core guiding principle should be to protect the most vulnerable groups in our society.

Supporting households most in need

If Budget 2023 is to be a successful Cost of Living Budget it must focus its attention on those in…

Budget 2023 must begin the process of a Just Transition

Monday, 4 July 2022

SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Friday, 1 July 2022
sdg 14

Budget 2023 must be a REAL Cost of Living Budget

Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Persistent Poverty

Government should prioritise continued strategic infrastructural investment and cost of living measures in Budget 2023

Monday, 27 June 2022
Food and Energy Income Impact

Public Participation Network Structural Review Report

Friday, 24 June 2022
PPN Review Report

The Department of Rural and Community Development recently published the PPN Structural Review Report. Stakeholders have been asked to submit views on the Report by the end of August 2022.


oak forest

“Nobody grows old merely by a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.”

Samuel Ullman

1 in 8 of the population awaiting medical treatment

Wednesday, 22 June 2022
Cut Waiting List

Government should do no harm to low income households in Budget 2023

Monday, 20 June 2022

Winners and Losers - Latest Inflation Data shows Deep Disparities

Friday, 17 June 2022
Food and Energy Income Impact

The latest inflation indices published by the CSO make stark reading. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 7.8 per cent in the year to May 2022, while the EU Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices…

Time to introduce a REAL living wage

Tuesday, 14 June 2022
Living Wage

The Tanaiste today announced a proposal to increase the minimum wage to a Living Wage, set at 60 per cent of the Median Wage to be phased in over the next four years.


While the…

Immediate investment in renewable energy key to mitigating worst impacts of climate change

Monday, 13 June 2022
Extreme Weather

Waste and recycling rates in Ireland

Friday, 10 June 2022
Sdg goal

Female Representation in Politics in Ireland

Wednesday, 8 June 2022
gender equality

Electricity consumption by data centres increased by 32% in 2021

Monday, 6 June 2022
CSO Fossil Fuel Subsidies 2021