Journalists

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Barbara McCarthy

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There are those who say I was partly responsible for the theft and I should take responsibility for my actions

Many long-term unemployed are too depressed to seek work 

'I'm pulling my hair out. My husband hasn't worked in years, he stays up all night and doesn't want to leave the house by day. He had a great career 10 years ago, but now he hates people, is above most jobs, and is too stuck up to eat a €1.29 frozen pizza from a German discount store," says an utterly fed up 'Martina,' who works all hours to keep the family afloat. "I have to pay rent, bills, buy groceries, uniforms and things for school for the kids. I've reached my limit."