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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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Budget 2023 and the 595,000 Living in Poverty

Friday, 30 September 2022
Persistent Poverty

Life on a low income is the norm for a large proportion of our society. One in every nine people in Ireland lives with an income below the poverty line (11.6 per cent of the population). Based on the most recent Census data, that corresponds to almost 595,000 people.

Life on a low income is the norm for a large proportion of our society. One in every nine people in Ireland lives with an income below the poverty line (11.6 per cent of the population). Based on the most recent Census data, that corresponds to almost 595,000 people.

The highest risks of poverty are found among people with long-term illness and disabilities, those who are aged under 65 and live alone, the unemployed and single pensioners. 1 in every 7…

Government widens rich/poor gap. Leaves poor further behind.

Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Budget Analysis 2023

Environment taxes in Ireland

Monday, 26 September 2022
Environment Taxes Ireland 2021

Core social welfare rates must increase by €20 in Budget 2023

Sunday, 25 September 2022
Food and Energy Income Impact

SDG 4 - Quality Education

Friday, 23 September 2022
SDG 4 Quality Education logo

Who is buying Ireland's new homes?

Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Supply Side Housing

According to data from the Property Price Register released by the CSO, the number of new home purchases increased steadily from 2010 to 2019, before dipping slightly in 2020 and rising again in…

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

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Gladiolus bunch

“When evil people plot, good people must plan. When evil people shout ugly words of hatred, good people must commit themselves to the glories of love”

Martin Luther King

Budget 2023 must invest in improving our energy infrastructure and a Just Transition

Monday, 19 September 2022
Fossil Fuel

European Care Strategy

Friday, 16 September 2022
Demographic planning

Trust in a Crisis - results from the Eurofound Living, working and Covid-19 e-survey

Wednesday, 14 September 2022
Europe Ireland Flags

The latest edition of Eurofound's Living, working and Covid-19 e-survey, based on samples taken between March and May 2022, shows the lasting impact of the pandemic and the difficulties…

Investment in infrastructure must be a Budget 2023 priority

Monday, 12 September 2022
Infrastructure

Budget 2023 must address Ireland’s poor performance on delivering basic infrastructure. At an international level, Ireland is ranked 41st out of 63 countries for basic infrastructure according to…

Lobbying and Good Governance

Friday, 9 September 2022
Social Contract

Social Justice Ireland welcomes launch of Basic Income for the Arts Pilot scheme, but argues that a Universal Basic Income is required

Thursday, 8 September 2022
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Infrastructure development, not low tax, will be key to future competitiveness

Wednesday, 7 September 2022
Tax Competiveness

Why Core Social Welfare Rates must increase by €20 in Budget 2023

Monday, 5 September 2022
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