Seasonal Greetings from ATD Ireland

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"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future." We hope you all enjoyed a blessed festive season. There was a great Christmas spirit in the office for the last while before our holidays, where we had been practicing our seasonal songs before our annual carol fundraiser on Grafton Street on December 10th. We would like to sincerely thank all our friends and allies who lent us their voice for a fun and frosty evening.Whilst we may not be winning any awards for our singing abilities, our cheery presence was felt by the many passers by who…

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Hidden Dimensions of Poverty – Irish Report Launch

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On the 23rd October, people gathered to attend the Irish launch of the participatory research study “The Hidden Dimensions of Poverty”, an international collaboration between ATD Fourth World International and Oxford University involving research activity in six countries in the Global North and the Global South. Hosted by ATD Ireland this conference brought people with lived experience of poverty together with professionals and researchers working to address poverty. As co-researchers, people in poverty, academics and professionals, shared their journey on researching the hidden dimensions of poverty. Guest speakers were: Sr. Bernadette McMahon, Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice Ireland Dr. Bernadette Browne…

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