Archive for 2011


EAPN Press Release on Survey of Income and Living Conditions 2010

November 2011

SILC 2010 has highlighted a dramatic rise in income inequality demonstrating that the burden of the financial crisis is not being shared equally.

EAPN Ireland Submission on new Human Rights and Equality Commission

November 2011

The EAPN Ireland submission on the planned emalgamating of the Equality Authority and the Irish Human Rights Commission highlights the importance of ensuring that the new Commission must have a strong remit and its independence must be guaranteed.

EAPN Ireland Review – Progress Towards Europe 2020

November 2011

In this latest edition of the EAPN Ireland Review we focus on the Europe 2020 strategy and its implementation, with a particular focus on the poverty target. It contains a briefing on the strategy and a report from workshops carried out in September which looked at the commitments to address poverty and the actual reality throughout […]

Government needs to act immediately to protect the most vulnerable or it will condemn people to live in poverty for decades

November 2011

EAPN Ireland and the Community Workers Cooperative call on the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton to take immediate action to protect the most vulnerable in Budget 2012.

Budget 2012 – Submission

September 2011

Budget 2012 Pre-Budget Submission by the EAPN Ireland Europe 2020 Working Group focuses on adequate income and supporting access to meaningful training and employment.

Briefing on Europe 2020 Strategy

September 2011

This Briefing on the Europe 2020 Strategy provides an update on the commitments outlined in the Strategy, particularly those to reduce poverty and social exclusion, and looks at progress in implementing the Strategy.

EAPN Ireland seeks Communications Intern

July 2011

EAPN Ireland is recruiting a communications intern.  EAPN Ireland welcomes the support of interns and believes that they make an important contribution to the work of the organisation.  Our internship programme is designed to benefit the individual intern and the organisation. The successful applicant will work closely with the small staff team, and will have […]

New TDs want greater debate on the relationship between the EU and Ireland

July 2011

As the Dáil rises for the summer EAPN Ireland is launching a series of Blogs from new TDs ‘Fresh Perspectives: New TDs on the development of a more social Europe’.

Series of Workshops on Europe 2020 Strategy

July 2011

These three regional workshops will give people from marginalised communities, their organisations and others the opportunity to understand the commitments that have been made as part of Europe 2020

Guide to the 31st Dáil

July 2011

Now available on the EAPN Ireland website is our “Guide to the 31st Dáil” for Anti-Poverty Groups, which acts as an interesting briefing on the functioning of the Dáil, along with providing information on the make-up of the Dáil, legislation, lobbying and a summary of the Programme for Government.