• Charting the Charleton Tribunal

    As the Tribunal of Inquiry into protected disclosures and Certain Other Matters prepares for its opening statement from counsel in mid-June, Peter Charleton must be wondering what he’s let himself in for. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. The Supreme Court justice initially agreed to chair a commission of inquiry, a much more sedate […]

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  • Neoliberalism cloaked as modernity

    Leo Varadkar consistently asserts that he does not believe in equality of outcome but in equality of opportunity. He sees himself as “right” or “either centre right or a higher class of liberal… somebody who believes in personal freedom, someone who believes in a political economy and in a free market as the best way […]

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  • Technology neutralises our neutrality

    Margaretta D’Arcy found herself jailed in January 2014 on the back of a protest she mounted at Shannon Airport in 2012. What was she protesting about? US troop aircraft using Shannon as a stopover on their journey to the warzones of Iraq and Afghanistan among other things. D’Arcy is a rare stalewart against the steady […]

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Irish population experiencing two or more types of enforced deprivation (www.tasc.ie)

Ireland’s renewable energy use in 2016, short of 16% target by 2020 (www.epa.ie)


Homeless adults in Ireland (www.housing.gov.ie)

Data from April 2017. See more
Family units: 1302
Children in homeless familes: 2708
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