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'The kitchens are sinking': Report highlights living conditions facing some Traveller families in Galway
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'The kitchens are sinking': Report highlights living conditions facing some Traveller families in Galway

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:01 AM 24,499 Views 41 Comments

A new monitoring report was published today by the Galway Traveller Movement.

Construction workers had to live in terrible conditions, court hears
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Construction workers had to live in terrible conditions, court hears

Jan 11th 2018, 11:10 PM 22,567 Views 0 Comments

20 workers allege they were underpaid while working for Portuguese companies hired to build a section of the N7.

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais
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Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

Jan 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,271 Views 63 Comments

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

'I've lived in a house with mould, damp and sewage, until I said, no more'
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'I've lived in a house with mould, damp and sewage, until I said, no more'

Oct 31st 2015, 7:30 PM 997 Views 65 Comments

Debbie Mulhall has lived in Dublin 8 all her life and says she accepted her living conditions until she was told she had rights.

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time
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Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Aug 17th 2015, 3:09 PM 14,472 Views 9 Comments

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

Here's what needs to be done to help asylum seekers in Ireland
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Here's what needs to be done to help asylum seekers in Ireland

Jun 30th 2015, 6:21 PM 14,351 Views 103 Comments

A new report has called for the Direct Provision system to be overhauled.

Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation
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Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation

Apr 16th 2014, 12:08 PM 8,247 Views 22 Comments

Disposable income, poverty rates and income drops were all looked at in the survey.

UN accused of showing "indifference" to 21,000 displaced people
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UN accused of showing "indifference" to 21,000 displaced people

Apr 9th 2014, 10:21 PM 5,140 Views 4 Comments

Médecins Sans Frontières made the accusations today.

Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named
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Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named

Aug 28th 2013, 10:16 PM 34,755 Views 102 Comments

Statistically, it’s unlikely you live in any of them.

Aaron McKenna: Asylum seekers are our new institutional home victims
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Aaron McKenna: Asylum seekers are our new institutional home victims

Aug 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 81 Views 158 Comments

The principals of basic human compassion and decency would lead anybody to disgust at the conditions asylum seekers endure in Direct Provision hostels – and the warning signs clearly point to future scandal, writes Aaron McKenna.

Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has
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Here's how much disposable income the average person in Ireland has

Feb 13th 2013, 12:56 PM 66,327 Views 125 Comments

The annual CSO study on income also found that the number of people unable to afford basic necessities has jumped significantly.

Disposable income falls and risk of poverty rises: CSO
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Disposable income falls and risk of poverty rises: CSO

Mar 28th 2012, 11:39 AM 2,332 Views 37 Comments

Statistics show the rich-poor gap increased in 2010, with the top 20 per cent of earners bringing home incomes 5.5 times greater than those on the lowest incomes.