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Silver Lining

Yesterday, Saturday, we decided as far as practicable to self-isolate. We made the decision based mainly on the fact that we have two ‘at risk’ people in the house. Husband, who survived a rare type of leukaemia several years ago and me, who has a very common auto-immune disease. We are a family of five, […]

World’s billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people.

These are startling figures. Governments around the world need to take action to ensure equal opportunities are given to girls and women in both the education and employment sectors. According to Oxfam “The 22 richest men in the world have more wealth than all the women in Africa.” “Women and girls put in 12.5 billion […]

The True Unemployment Figure

According to BRENDAN MCGINTY of National Recruitment Federation, “Ireland has record employment levels, with unemployment down to 4.8%, the lowest since January 2007. Just 119,000 workers were classified unemployed in December 2019, meaning Ireland is now essentially at full employment, with employers struggling to fill vacancies.”  however this is not a true reflection of the number […]

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