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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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2023 International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

Friday, 1 December 2023
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This year's theme of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on December 3rd 2023, will be "United in action to rescue and achieve the SDGs for, with and by persons with disabilities". The principle of Leaving No One Behind and what it means for Ireland is a focal point of Ireland’s 2023 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) objectives.


SDG1 calls for an end to poverty in all its manifestations. It aims to ensure peoples’ basic needs are met, by focusing on equal rights and access to economic and natural resources, including technology, property and basic and financial services. 

Those not employed due to long-term illness or disability are one of the groups at highest risk of…

Social Justice Ireland is recruiting an Economic and Social Analyst

Tuesday, 28 November 2023
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Just Transition - some policy options for Ireland

Monday, 27 November 2023

Budget 2024 on Housing: Regressive subsidies and lack of ambition

Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Unaffordable Rent

Budget 2024 fails to deliver on child poverty

Monday, 20 November 2023

‘Permanent’ Income Gains from Budget 2024

Friday, 17 November 2023
Cash Money

Budget 2024 has included a combination of measures for both the current year (2023) and next year (2024). In Chart 1 we focus on the additional income that households will receive in 2024 as a…


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First Sunday of Advent

“Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Be on your guard, stay awake, because you never know when the time will come. Stay awake because you do not know when the master of the house is coming, evening, midnight, cockcrow, dawn; if he comes unexpectedly, he must not find you asleep.’”

Mark 13: 33-35

A Just Transition

Wednesday, 15 November 2023
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Ireland’s Rich-Poor Gap & Middle-Poor Gap

Monday, 13 November 2023
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Ireland’s Overall Tax Take Remains Inadequate

Friday, 10 November 2023
Tax Competiveness

Data accompanying Budget 2024 outlines Government’s plans for taxation and spending over the next 4 years (to 2026). Over that period, assuming the policies signalled by Government are followed,…

Effective Income Tax Rates after Budget 2024

Wednesday, 8 November 2023
Fair tax

Central to a thorough understanding of income taxation in Ireland are effective tax rates. These rates are calculated by comparing the total amount of income tax a person pays with their pre-tax…

Time for anti-child poverty ambitions to deliver

Monday, 6 November 2023
Paying for the basics

Budget 2024: No focus on Mortgage Arrears

Friday, 3 November 2023
Mortgage Arrears Burden

Budget 2024: No move for record homeless

Wednesday, 1 November 2023
Institutional Homeless

Budget 2024 - Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

Friday, 27 October 2023
Fair taxation