Poverty in Ireland

The reason we exist is to fight poverty across Ireland in all its forms.

Our social justice work is about tackling the structures; the root causes of social exclusion. Debt and household budgeting continue to be major issues for many people we help. More appropriate and responsible financial services is part of the solution.

Child poverty remains a scourge that we work with other NGOs to eradicate, and addressing family poverty is key.

To better understand poverty we commission research and we also comment on and feed into research into all aspects of poverty.

Publications & Submissions

A Right to Housing in Ireland A Constitutional Change August 2022
Published 30 Aug 2022 | PDF | 470.55 KB
SVP Submission to HEA / DFHERIS on the new Equity of Access Plan 2022-2026
Published 30 Jun 2021 | PDF | 677.94 KB
SVP Submission to Climate Action Pan 2021
Published 28 Jun 2021 | PDF | 455.74 KB
SVP Child Maintenance Review March 2021
Published 29 Mar 2021 | PDF | 591.9 KB
SVP Submission on Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020
Published 08 Dec 2020 | PDF | 984.8 KB

News

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