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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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Temporary Budget measures concentrated in low income households

Tuesday, 21 May 2024
Budget

Temporary measures contained in Budget 2024 are more concentrated among welfare dependent households and those at work but on low incomes.  However, temporary payments will not carry over to future years income and the relative standing of these households is likely to deteriorate in the near term. ‘Tracking Distributive Effects of Budget Policy – 2024 edition’ considers the distributive impact of the Budget taking account of the differences between temporary and permanent measures, and the long-term impacts these measures will have on household incomes. 

Temporary measures contained in Budget 2024 are more concentrated among welfare dependent households and those at work but on low incomes.  However, temporary payments will…

Locked Out of the Market - Just 38 properties available within HAP limits

Monday, 20 May 2024
Unaffordable Rent

Together for Children and Young People in Ireland

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

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

Today, May 2nd, is Ireland's Earth Overshoot Day for 2024. This is a slight shift in the right direction from last years April 21st date. This is the day when, if everybody lived as we do in…

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

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Birds

International Day for Biodiversity

“God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.”

Jacques Deval

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

Bridging the Gap Between Energy Poverty and Energy Renovation

Thursday, 18 April 2024
Bridging the Gap report

A new report by the Irish Green Building Council and Friends of the Earth examines how Government could bridge the gap between energy poverty and energy renovation. In particular the report looks…

Fashion Revolution Week 2024

Monday, 15 April 2024
Collective Endeavour

Fashion Revolution Week is an annual campaign that takes place every year in the week surrounding the 24th of April. This date is the anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in…

The need for a New Social Contract

Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Social Contract graphic

World Happiness Report 2024

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

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