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Barca's top-four finish in danger after shock defeat to strugglers Cadiz
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Barca's top-four finish in danger after shock defeat to strugglers Cadiz

Apr 18th 2022, 10:19 PM 5,920 Views 2 Comments

The relegation battlers won 1-0 at Camp Nou.

Wasteful and sloppy - Leinster come through a bad day in Newport
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Wasteful and sloppy - Leinster come through a bad day in Newport

Oct 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,229 Views 8 Comments

The Irish province scored just once despite 16 visits to the Dragons 22.

Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding
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Rio police rely on toilet paper donations due to cuts in funding

Nov 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 7,024 Views 4 Comments

Severe budget shortfalls have left police scrounging for equipment, fuel and even the most basic hygiene items.

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...
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Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...

Jan 30th 2015, 5:15 PM 56,673 Views 32 Comments

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

Some schoolboy defending and a brilliant Sterling pass put Liverpool in front tonight
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Some schoolboy defending and a brilliant Sterling pass put Liverpool in front tonight

Nov 26th 2014, 8:37 PM 5,383 Views 3 Comments

Rickie Lambert equalised on seven minutes Dani Abalo had given the hosts the lead.

13 things you probably never knew about India
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13 things you probably never knew about India

Jul 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 22,828 Views 46 Comments

Hair, pollution, whiskey and babies – there’s a lot going on in India.

16% of people in Ireland living below poverty line have jobs
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16% of people in Ireland living below poverty line have jobs

Jun 30th 2014, 8:37 AM 11,540 Views 36 Comments

A briefing document from Social Justice Ireland said the government needs to close the huge income divides in the country.

EU to double Ireland's funding for homeless services like soup kitchens
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EU to double Ireland's funding for homeless services like soup kitchens

Feb 25th 2014, 9:16 PM 8,682 Views 56 Comments

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy said the increase is welcome but it is still too low considering the scale of poverty across the EU.

World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population
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World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population

Jan 20th 2014, 10:04 AM 18,662 Views 190 Comments

A report by Oxfam finds that Europe’s 10 richest people exceeds the total cost of stimulus measures implemented across the EU between 2008 and 2010.

6 signs you may have overspent at Christmas
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# No Money Mo Problems

6 signs you may have overspent at Christmas

Jan 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 7,181 Views 1 Comment

No mun, no fun, so they say.

Bachelet becomes Chile's president for second time after 'landslide' win
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Bachelet becomes Chile's president for second time after 'landslide' win

Dec 16th 2013, 2:45 PM 4,172 Views 1 Comment

Bachelet first held the office from 2006 – 2010.

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea
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Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

Dec 11th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,056 Views 9 Comments

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers
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Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers

Sep 2nd 2013, 2:31 PM 2,761 Views 12 Comments

In Ireland, lung, stomach, head and neck, and cervical cancers are all more common in areas of higher unemployment and lower levels of education.

Column: Governments aren't doing enough to stop destructive land grabs
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Column: Governments aren't doing enough to stop destructive land grabs

Jun 4th 2013, 2:15 PM 80 Views 17 Comments

The rush for land to get food and fuel for rich Western countries has resulted in the daylight robbery of the world’s poor, writes Karol Balfe.

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland
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Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland

May 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 150 Views 125 Comments

A former IMF head of the mission for Ireland has said an entire reliance on austerity was not the right move – yet we’re still following that road. David Cronin asks why.

Pope Francis gives rare insight into what happened at conclave
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Pope Francis gives rare insight into what happened at conclave

Mar 16th 2013, 1:11 PM 20,262 Views 130 Comments

The new pope said today he wants “a poor Church for the poor” and spoke about how his name was inspired by St Francis of Assisi.

Barnardos: CSO survey shows 'ravaging' effects of recession on families
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Barnardos: CSO survey shows 'ravaging' effects of recession on families

Feb 13th 2013, 4:04 PM 12,250 Views 31 Comments

Meanwhile, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton said the survey shows that “the impact of the crisis has not worsened income inequality”.

Disposable income in poor households falls 18 per cent
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Disposable income in poor households falls 18 per cent

Jul 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,208 Views 83 Comments

Meanwhile, the income of the richest households rose by 4 per cent, according to new data from Social Justice Ireland.

Column: Dragging heels on climate change hurts the poor
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Column: Dragging heels on climate change hurts the poor

Jun 18th 2012, 8:30 PM 25 Views 15 Comments

The changing patterns of climate and other factors have caused chaos in the developing world, writes Concern’s CEO Tom Arnold. This week’s Earth Summit is a chance to prioritise solutions.

Bailout is “dispossessing poor and vulnerable people” of their money
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# Social Justice Ireland

Bailout is “dispossessing poor and vulnerable people” of their money

Oct 17th 2011, 2:34 PM 864 Views 6 Comments

Social Justice Ireland met with the Troika today and spoke to them about changes needed to protect the poor and vulnerable in Ireland.