Archive for 2009


Many People Living on the Edge

October 2009

Nearly half of the population would struggle to pay an unexpected bill of €1,000 in the next twelve months, according to a new Eurobarometer study.

Millions of Irish People Will Struggle to Pay Bills as Recession Deepens

October 2009

Nearly half of the population would struggle to pay an unexpected bill of €1,000 in the next twelve months, according to a new Eurobarometer study.

Building Public Support for Tackling Poverty

October 2009

The guide gives practical advice on impacting on the media agenda, as well as a quick overview of poverty statistics in Ireland.

The Lisbon Treaty’s Social Side

September 2009

This 3 minute motion graphic asks whether the Lisbon Treaty will help or hinder social progress in the European Union.

A Journey for Change (Part 2)

September 2009

A Journey For Change (Part 1)

September 2009

A story of participation of people experiencing in poverty in policy making. This video documents the experience of the Irish delegation at the 7th European Meeting of People Experiencing Poverty in Brussels.

EAPN Ireland Publishes the Lisbon Treaty’s Social Side

September 2009

EAPN Ireland is pleased to launch a new 3 minute motion-graphic on the social aspects of the Lisbon Treaty.

National Strategy to Create and Protect Jobs Urgently Needed says Employment Working Group

September 2009

There is an urgent need for the Government to identify and support sectors that have the potential for job creation and growth, according to a specialist Employment Working Group, coordinated by the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland (EAPN). A position paper from the Working Group, entitled ‘Tackling the Economic and Social Crisis’ makes a series of […]

Tackling the Economic and Social Crisis

September 2009

A position paper from the Working Group, entitled ‘Tackling the Economic and Social Crisis’ makes a series of recommendations that will stimulate employment and stem the flow of job losses across the country.

New Report Challenges Myths and Misinformation on Social Protection Spending in Ireland

September 2009

Contrary to Government statements in recent months, Ireland’s social welfare system is not overly generous when compared to other EU 15 member states, according to research compiled by the European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland.