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#FAMILY UNIT

From TheJournal.ie Unemployed couple removed from housing list as eighth child sees welfare income exceed threshold High Court

Unemployed couple removed from housing list as eighth child sees welfare income exceed threshold

Members of the Ward family from Westmeath say their removal amounts to “an unfair and an unconstitutional attack on the family unit”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Getting a job is the worst thing that’s ever happened to us’ Read Me

Column: ‘Getting a job is the worst thing that’s ever happened to us’

A mother describes how finding work has left her family worse off than in unemployment, thanks to what she believes is a broken system.