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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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Together for Children and Young People in Ireland

Thursday, 16 May 2024
Together for Children and Young People in Ireland cover

A new joint project Report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission ' Together for Children and Young People in Ireland - Towards a New Governance Framework' "assesses recent policy, institutional and legislative developments in Ireland and compares outcomes for children and young people with those in other EU and OECD countries". The report notes that despite making much progress, there are still a number of areas where Ireland can improve, particularly on reducing the number of children living in poverty and that "more can be done to address the trust gap between young people in Ireland and their government". The report sets out a series of recommendations focusing on inter-…

Joe O'Connor - The Four-Day Work Week: Learnings from Companies at the Forefront of Work-Time Reduction

Monday, 13 May 2024
less working hours

Infrastructure planning and climate change

Monday, 6 May 2024
climate change

Earth Overshoot Day for Ireland 2024

Thursday, 2 May 2024
Country Overshoot Day 2024 Global graphic

Managing change - delivering fair outcomes in a time of transitions

Monday, 29 April 2024
Managing change

European Elections 2024

Monday, 22 April 2024
EU Ireland Flag

The European elections will take place in Ireland on Friday 7th  June 2024. Irish and other EU citizens resident in Ireland and aged 18 or over can vote provided they register by 20 May 2024. …


Holy Spirit

Pentecost Sunday

“In the evening, the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews. Jesus came and stood among them. He said to them, ‘Peace be with you’, and showed them his hands and his side. The disciples were filled with joy when they saw the Lord, and he said to them again. ‘Peace be with you. As the Father sent me, so am I sending you.’ After this he breathed on them and said: ‘Receive the Holy Spirit’.”

John 20;19-23

Bridging the Gap Between Energy Poverty and Energy Renovation

Thursday, 18 April 2024
Bridging the Gap report

Fashion Revolution Week 2024

Monday, 15 April 2024
Collective Endeavour

The need for a New Social Contract

Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Social Contract graphic

Social Justice Ireland welcomes comments by new Taoiseach Simon Harris TD in his inaugural speech on the need for a new social contract. It is important to acknowledge that despite well…

World Happiness Report 2024

Monday, 8 April 2024
World Happiness Report 2024 report cover
World Happiness Report 2024

The World Happiness Report for 2024 focused on the happiness of people during different life stages and of those in different generations. Overall, Ireland ranks 17th of the 143 countries polled…

Volunteering in Ireland

Thursday, 4 April 2024
Volunteering in Ireland CSO Graphic

Inclusion indicators 2023 - Ireland scores 5.2 out of 10

Monday, 1 April 2024
No entry barrier

Platform Work

Monday, 25 March 2024
Work and job quality

John Barry - Just transition: a conflict transformation approach

Thursday, 21 March 2024
Just Transition