Wednesday 20 September 2017

Mark Harrold: Now we see the true cost of austerity

The recently released statistics from Pieta House regarding the surge in calls to its helpline, while a cause of serious concern, is not surprising.

There is hardly a household in the country that is not under severe financial and psychological distress.

Elderly people are being forced into a state of learned helplessness while their quality of life is being whittled away.

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