With more than a million children on state support, the amount of money the government is providing to each one of them is staggering.
But that child support is paid by parents, not the government, and many parents in Ireland are struggling to find a steady income.
We are living in a time when, despite the Government having to make tough decisions about how much child support we pay and how much of that is paid to parents, the reality is that the majority of families in the country are struggling.
In a recent article, we found that in Ireland, almost half of families on state benefit receive child support of more than €1,000.
This is about the amount a family of three on the lowest state support pays for child care.
We have been following these families for a long time and in this article we want to talk about why it is that many parents are in this situation.
A child on state benefitsA child receiving child support on the basis of a child on benefitsThe child on child support has no legal right to an independent life, which is the cornerstone of the Irish constitution.
They are entitled to no education, and are not allowed to have any contact with others.
However, because of the child support payments, the child’s mother has an obligation to care for the child for the rest of their lives.
It is also illegal for the mother to leave the child alone.
She has a duty to provide for her own welfare.
As a result, it is the mother’s responsibility to keep the child safe, and if she is not doing this, she can face criminal charges.
A mother on child maintenanceIt is not uncommon for parents to have to find alternative employment and support if they are on state welfare, which can be very difficult if the child is on benefits.
The cost of child support can also be a burden on parents.
It can add up to a significant amount of the family’s income.
While many parents have to work hard to make ends meet, many do not.
And the lack of income can make it harder for parents on benefits to maintain a healthy family life.
Many parents who are on child protection payments have not been able to afford a home, which makes it more difficult for them to take care of their children.
The Child Poverty Action Group says that over the past three years, the number of families receiving child benefit on the grounds of child protection is rising by about 1,400.
It estimates that a family on child benefit can earn as little as €40,000 a year, which means a family with two children is struggling to make the most of their state benefits.
As child support costs continue to climb, more families are going without money to feed and clothe their children, which also means they are less able to provide the support they need to survive.
And when children on child benefits do go hungry, it can be a traumatic experience for the family.
A mother who has been on child welfare payments for 10 years is now on a €1.2m debt to feed her two children, and the family has had to find work.
Child support is not only about financial support.
It also affects children’s education.
The Child Poverty Agency (CPA) found that almost half the families who received state benefits on the child care grounds had been unable to pay their children to a level sufficient to maintain their education.
Many child carers are now turning to social workers and support workers, as they have had to close their doors, because they are not able to keep up with the growing demands on their resources.
These issues are not unique to Ireland.
Many families on child payments in Australia, for example, are struggling with the financial demands on the carers.
But, like the children in Ireland and many other European countries, they are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain the care they provide for their children because they cannot find a stable job.
The child care crisisIn Ireland, child care has become a huge financial burden for families.
With an average of more of a €15,000 payment, it amounts to about 40% of the household’s income, and this figure is growing.
The number of children in care has tripled since 1990, but parents are still struggling to meet the cost of the care.
The Government is also struggling to maintain social welfare payments.
In the past few years, parents have faced the biggest budget deficit in Irish history.
In 2015-16, it was estimated that parents in social welfare received €1 billion more in child support than in previous years.
The Irish government is looking to address this crisis by cutting back on child care support and increasing the number that can be paid.
But this will not be easy.
In the first two years of the government’s proposed budget, the Government has proposed cutting back the number on child pay from three to two.
However, this will mean that parents will no longer have to pay the full amount, which would be a significant reduction.
This would also mean that families would have to be