Bríd Smith TD addresses the issue of child poverty in the State.

We are a haven for bad employers and no wonder – our country is sold to international investors as a low waged, few rights for workers, light-touch regulation and low corporate tax rates. No wonder have 4000 children homeless, 200,000 children living in poverty. Contrast that with the vision of the first Dáil, 100 years ago. I spoke about this yesterday in the Dáil.