05 Jun

Over Half A Million Hungry Irish People

1 in 5 children either go to school hungry or to bed hungry due to lack of food in the household1.

1 in 10 adults say that they cannot afford to feed themselves a healthy diet on the amount of money they have to live on2.

In 2011, there were 1,148,687 children in Ireland3, 1/5 of them go hungry at some point in the day. That’s just under 230,000 children that are hungry today.

The Republic of Ireland has a population of 4.59 million4, with 3.028 million of them being aged 25 and over4. 1 in 10 of these adults say they can’t afford to feed themselves a healthy diet. That’s just under 303,000 adults who also either go hungry or don’t eat the right food because of their budget, today. Read More

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