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One in seven children in Ireland are living in poverty according to a new report by UNICEF. According to the new report, child poverty rates in Ireland fell by 19% between 2014 and 2021.

Child poverty is measured by comparing a person’s net income with the country’s median income. Those whose income is less than 60% of the median income are deemed to be in poverty.

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