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Press release: CSO figures published today show that 1.2 million people now experience deprivation, twice the pre-recession figure.

PRESS RELEASE 19 April 2014 CSO figures published today show that 1.2 million people now experience deprivation, twice the pre-recession figure.  “Nice words about ‘protecting the most vulnerable’ are not enough.  We need a concerted plan to address poverty as part of our plan for recovery.” Today’s figures (for 2012) show: Well over a quarter [...]

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Making the Social Inclusion Forum Relevant – the ‘implementation gap’

Making the Social Inclusion Forum Relevant – the ‘implementation gap’

EAPN Ireland and the CWC carried out 10 meetings with over 200 participants across Ireland in preparation for the 2014 Social Inclusion Forum. The discussion at these meetings highlighted the frustration and anger at the policy choices which have resulted in increased poverty and social exclusion and eroded the voice of communities. The short report, which was presented at the social Inclusion Forum, is available here.

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Putting Poverty at the top of the agenda for the European Parliament Elections – regional workshops and meetings with candidates

Putting Poverty at the top of the agenda for the European Parliament Elections – regional workshops and meetings with candidates

Date for your diary – register early!

Regional Meetings, 29 April-2 May 2014

Putting Poverty at the top of the agenda for the European Parliament Elections, 23 May

Learn about the Parliament and the issues and meet the candidates

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