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Government surrending a generation of Ireland’s citizens to unemployment and inequality – Peadar Tóibín TD

Responding to NESC’s report on Jobless Households, Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín TD accused Fine Gael and Labour of surrendering a generation of Ireland’s citizens to unemployment, inequality and loss of opportunity. The Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Spokesperson said: “In comparison … Continue reading

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Troika is killing the Irish as suicides increasd by 7% last year

The number of suicides registered in Ireland rose to 525 in 2011, an increase of 7 per cent on the previous year, according to data from the Central Statistics Office. A total of 439 men and 86 women were recorded … Continue reading

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Irish suicide numbers show sharp rise as recession takes its toll

Ireland’s suicide rate now stands at a shocking 600 deaths per year – and experts believe the figure is rising as the country experiences the pain of recession. A report in the Irish Sun on Sunday says that as many … Continue reading

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