Gen Z
New research shows over half of Gen Z show strong interest in working in the public sector or for themselves November 12, 2019 Young people in Ireland would like to work in the public sector, or to run their own business. That’s according to new research published by Young Social Innovators (YSI), which was carried out as part of the Young Social Innovators …
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NLI Digital Pilots
Marian Keyes partners with National Library on Digital Pilots project October 16, 2019 ‘Digital Pilots’ project will protect and share born-digital collections The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced details of a pilot scheme to expand the ways it collects the ‘born-digital’ story of Ireland – allowing content like videos and digital …
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SEI Awards 2019
Social entrepreneurs awarded more than €240,000 in funding and support to change Ireland for the better at SEI Awards October 9, 2019 Farm safety, property theft, remote working, anxiety among young people, bullying in school and more equal access to secondary school grinds are the social issues tackled by the winners of the 2019 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) Awards, supported by DCC …
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Locked Out of the Market Report
Only 3.7% of national rental stock affordable for standard housing support recipients October 6, 2019 A new report by the Simon Communities of Ireland has revealed that on average just 3.7% of rental housing stock across the country is within standard Rent Supplement (RS) or Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) limits. The charity’s latest ‘Locked Out …
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temporary accommodation Simon Communities of Ireland
Almost one in three adults knows someone who has recently lived in temporary accommodation October 3, 2019 Almost three in ten Irish adults know someone who is staying in temporary accommodation, or who has done so in the past 12 months, according to research published by the Simon Communities of Ireland. In a national omnibus survey – …
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Homelessness Crisis - Simon Communities of Ireland Pre Budget Submission
Fresh thinking required to solve Ireland’s homelessness crisis – Simon Communities of Ireland September 30, 2019 Ireland’s homelessness crisis is not an intractable problem, but it needs a new determination to move from ‘dealing with’ to ‘ending’ the uncertainty facing more than 10,000 people in Ireland. That’s the message from Simon Communities of Ireland, in its …
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The Ginger Man NLI
Archive of The Ginger Man author JP Donleavy donated to National Library August 15, 2019 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced receipt of the archive of the internationally renowned, award-winning Irish American author of The Ginger Man, JP Donleavy. The author’s archive is wide-ranging, comprising notebooks, manuscripts, playscripts, letters, theatrical posters and programmes, …
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Generation Z YSI
New research shows a fifth of Generation Z spend six-plus hours on their smartphone daily July 31, 2019 Young people in Ireland spend an average of four hours per day on their smartphone, with a high proportion spending six or more hours on their phone. That’s according to new research undertaken as part of the Young Social Innovators …
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