Archive for 2009


Closure of CDPs Will Seriously Damage Local Efforts to Tackle Poverty

December 2009

Anna Visser Director of EAPN Ireland said that the move “will seriously and permanently undermine local efforts to tackle poverty

Closure of CDPs Will Seriously and Permanently Undermine Local Efforts to Tackle Poverty

December 2009

Responding on the decision to abolish nearly 30 Community Development projects across the county, Anna Visser Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland said that the move “will seriously and permanently undermine local efforts to tackle poverty and raises serious questions about the Government’s commitment to facilitating active participation in European Affairs at local and community level”.

Internship Opportunity

December 2009

EAPN Ireland is recruiting for a Policy & Campaigns Intern to assist with our activities for the 2010 Year for Combating Poverty & Social Exclusion.

The Poor Can’t Pay Viral Campaign

December 2009

The Poor Can’t Pay Launch a Hard Hitting Viral Campaign Calling on People to Contact TDs to Oppose Cuts as Budget Countdown Begins

Call for Tenders: 2010 Awareness Campaign

December 2009

Calling Artists, Photographers, Graphic Designers, Filmmakers! EAPN Ireland issues Awareness Campaign call for tender.

Submission to the NCCA on Politics and Society Post-Primary Subject

November 2009

EAPN Ireland welcomes the opportunity to make this submission as part of the National Council on Curriculum Assessment (NCCA) consultation on the draft syllabus for a new Post-Primary subject
‘Politics and Society’.

Reduction in Poverty Welcome, but EAPN Ireland Warns of Challenges for 2010

November 2009

EAPN Ireland welcomed the 2.1% fall in the at risk of poverty rate but warned of significant challenges ahead for 2010.

EAPN Ireland Calls on MEPs to Support Social Rights

November 2009

EAPN Ireland wrote to the Irish MEPs asking that they stand up for social rights in the European Parliament.

EAPN Ireland Welcomes Social Inclusion Forum

November 2009

Speaking in advance of the Social Inclusion Forum on Wednesday 4th November, Anna Visser Director of the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland, welcomed the Government efforts to actively seek out the views of people experiencing poverty and social exclusion in the context of economic and social policy making.

EAPN Ireland Welcomes Social Inclusion Forum

November 2009

EAPN Ireland welcomes efforts to seek out the views of people experiencing poverty in the context of economic and social policy making.