Trócaire’s Lorna Tevnan Gold on saving the future from the present. ℘℘℘ Dr. Lorna Tevnan Gold of the Irish humanitarian organization Trócaire has been working to change environmental policy and appealing to the public to see climate change for the impending disaster already-in-motion that it is for the past 15 years, and now she’s written a book about it. Climate Generation – … [Read more...] about Climate Change: A Mum’s Mission
"Proud to be a Baby Prod" is the slogan on the infant bibs that adorn many small children during the North's marching season. But a new survey has confirmed what was obvious to most observers: that children in the six counties are following the same sectarian ways as their parents. Three-year-old Catholics in the North are twice as likely as Protestant children of the same … [Read more...] about Sectarianism Filters Down to Next Generation
According to a survey conducted by the Combat Poverty Agency, Irish children are the third poorest in the European Union, with one in four living in poverty. They are worse off than children of the majority of E.U. countries, including the poorer countries Greece and Spain.
Over two-thirds of all poor children come from out-of-work families, and children are 1.25 times more … [Read more...] about News From Ireland:
Irish Children Among Europe’s Poorest