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Water is taken from our rivers, lakes and groundwater in large volumes by the private sector, including water bottling companies and agri-food companies, and recreational businesses such as golf clubs.
13 Backers raised €410 of €2640
'No Junkmail' signs posted on household letterboxes aren’t stemming the flow of stickers and bags from charity clothes collectors. Every day, these appear on doormats across Ireland asking for donations of clothes we no longer want.
1 Backer raised €30 of €2200
Around the world, minority groups are overrepresented in prisons. In New Zealand, indigenous Maori people make up 15% of the population but half of the prison population while, in the US, black people are over five times more likely than white people to go to prison.
16 Backers raised €640 of €1890
ACADEMIC UNCERTAINTY: How are universities and institutes of technology allowed to employ so many researchers and lecturers on precarious contracts?
In Ireland, we hold academics in high esteem but are they being treated properly by their employers and the Government?
44 Backers raised €1300 of €1300
PARENT RIGHTS: Why are same-sex couples and other parents still in legal limbo with their own children?
Half a decade after Ireland’s historic marriage equality vote, many same-sex couples and so-called ‘non-traditional families’ still face discrimination when it comes to their rights as parents.
24 Backers raised €751 of €750
The government minister responsible for the insurance industry has said there are 'clusters' for compensation claims in Ireland.
8 Backers raised €1260 of €1250