These "soup kitchens" are becoming more prolific in Irish towns and Cities.
One woman, armed only with a camera set out to try and capture the mood within.
(Can't we think of a less derogatory name than "soup kitchens" with all the historical connotations?)
Video: Film-maker reveals Ireland’s new poor relying on soup kitchens - Lifestyle - Independent.ie
What I've noticed from the video is the open-ness of the people.
I'd be pretty embarrassed to be seen here, and would likely have refused an interview.
I know I'm wrong to think that, and maybe more open-ness and acceptance is healthy.
Hard to believe only a few years ago, we used to bum ourselves up as a Nation, and brag about being the 2nd richest country on Earth.