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A record store, a jewellery store, clothing stores and a home furnishings store are all out of reach for a struggling Irish household, according to the latest Irish Times Consumer Price Index.
The survey, which surveyed more than 6,000 people across the country, found that the average household would struggle to make ends meet if it had to make do with a monthly budget of just €20 a month.
The average household in the country has a monthly income of just over €30.
The median income for a household in Ireland is just over $56,000, according the survey.
But the report found that many people could still afford to live in the city, even with a mortgage of up to €100,000.
In the north and west, for example, the average annual income for people earning less than €60,000 was almost €90,000 compared to €72,000 for those earning over €100 million.
It comes as the Irish government looks to boost the country’s economy by attracting foreign investment.
The government has been looking at ways to boost jobs and investment.
The Irish Times asked people in every part of the country about their financial position and the likelihood of finding an extra €1,000 a month for themselves, their family and friends.
We were able to see that most people are not prepared to spend more than they have to, said Mark O’Sullivan, chief executive of the Irish Times, in an interview.
The number of people who could not afford to buy a single item of clothing fell by 6 per cent in April from the previous month, and by 12 per cent for children.
“It’s a bit of a shock to people who think that if they want to have the most clothing, they need to have that same number of clothes, and if you’re not able to afford that, you have to start looking for alternative things,” he said.
In a similar vein, the number of families who could still manage to buy one item of furniture fell by 8 per cent over the previous 12 months, and the number who could afford to own a single home fell by 13 per cent.
O’Sullivan said that the report also found that people who were employed were more likely to be financially secure than those who were unemployed.
This was especially true for people who had jobs but had not been able to find a job.
“If you have been unemployed for a long period of time, and you’re working part time, you may find that you’re a bit more financially secure,” he explained.
“But if you’ve been working full time and you’ve got to cut back to get a job, you’re still likely to struggle to get on in the world.”
He said that despite the economy struggling, many people were still saving for their children’s education.
“The main thing people are going to be concerned about is how to pay for their kids’s education,” he told the Irish Sun.
“There’s no way of putting this into perspective, because that’s not how most families live.”
The report said the majority of households were not facing financial hardship.
But it said the number that were experiencing financial hardship was more than double that of people with a disability, while people with mental health conditions were twice as likely to fall into the financial hardship category as those who had a physical disability.
“We’ve seen the numbers for people with physical disabilities and mental health disorders increase by 8.7 per cent,” said O’Brien.
“So if we can’t keep up with the population we are talking about, then we will see an increasing number of those with mental illness and physical disability getting in the financial position they are now.”
The government also said that people should be able to save money and buy essentials.
“This is something that should be a part of every family’s life, so that’s why it’s a big concern,” said minister for finance Michael Noonan.
The Government said that for families with children aged between six months and eight years, the Government would introduce a free school meals scheme to help them make ends met.
It will be offered to schools that have no children under six, with a maximum of a free lunch a day for children aged six months to eight years.
It will be extended to all children in primary schools from the age of six to eight.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Education said that while the Government has been working to boost Irish students’ financial position, it had not made any significant changes to the Irish system since 2010.
“Education and training is an important part of any school’s plan and, with the financial support provided by the Government, many schools will continue to provide excellent learning opportunities to students and their families,” she said.
She added that it was vital that families had access to the best possible education and training to help boost their income.
“Families who cannot afford to purchase essential items in their own shops will be able buy more of these essentials online and through