Social Justice Ireland
Social Enterprise on the Island of Ireland
A new Report from the National Economic and Social Council (NESC), Social Enterprise on the island of Ireland (Council Report No. 161) "describes the contribution of social enterprises to economic, social and environmental wellbeing on the island of Ireland". A social enterprise works to achieve a social or environmental impact as opposed to making a profit that benefits an owner or shareholders. These enterprises provide jobs and services in areas of disadvantage to marginalised groups. Support for social enterprise is recognised as an important way to enhance wellbeing in communities and should continue to be resourced.
A new Report from the National Economic and Social Council (NESC), Social Enterprise on the…
Who has benefitted from Budget income tax changes?
Core social welfare rates must increase by €25 in Budget 2024
GIVING A VOICE TO THOSE WHO DON’T HAVE A VOICE
When you support Social Justice Ireland, you are tackling the causes of problems.
Sustainable Development in the EU
Social Justice Ireland Co-Founders Honoured With Dr. Mary Redmond Award
The Food Security Crisis
Ireland is the second most food secure country in the world, ranking behind Finland out of 113 countries, according to the Global Food Security Index 2022 (The Economist Group, 2022). The Index…
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
“If peace truly reigns within the family, if the family imparts not only knowledge but true moral values, and is a place where one learns to live in an upright and altruistic way, then it becomes possible to build the rest of society on these foundations. For me, the family unit has enormous responsibility”
Environmental Subsidies and Transfers in Ireland 2021
Childcare in Ireland
The Energy Security Crisis
Directly related to the cost-of-living crisis, indeed one of the main drivers, is the cost of energy. More than half (59.5 per cent) of the increase in inflation to January 2023 was caused by…
‘Ireland’s approach to migration is not fit for purpose’ – Roundtable on Migrations in Our Common Home
The central message from the Roundtable on Migrations in Our Common Home latest policy brief is that Ireland’s existing approach to international protection is not fit for purpose. It is time to…