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Ireland tops persistent deprivation scale – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the new ESRI survey in relation to the persistent deprivation levels among lone parents and working-age adults with a disability. The ESRI study into deprivation in 11 EU countries between 2004 and 2015 shows a ‘significant gap’ in the rate of deprivation experienced by vulnerable adults in […]

ERSI Findings Highlight ‘Special Needs’ Failings- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, said that new research findings by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), on children with Special Needs, raises serious questions about the current policy of integrating children with special needs into a mainstream school setting, and it highlights current failures. The ERSI bulletin claims that 7% […]