In a series of pre budget reports Della Kilroy spoke to lone parents, the homeless, the young and unemployed and carers. All said they could not cope with any more cuts. Della spoke again to those individuals to get their reaction to Budget 2014.
The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .