Archive for July, 2014

Better Europe Alliance – Analysis of EU Recommendations for Ireland

July 2014

At the end of May the EU issued seven Recommendations for Ireland covering a range of policy areas Ireland needs to address over the coming year. While dominated by economic priorities they also contain potential positives. The Better Europe Alliance – Irish Civil Society Organisations for a Social and Sustainable Europe, including EAPN Ireland, has carried out and published an analysis of these Recommendations.

EAPN Ireland Submission to Budget 2015

July 2014

EAPN Ireland today presented proposals for Budget 2015 to the Department of Social Protection’s Pre-Budget Forum in Dublin Castle. Included in its submission are proposals to increase social welfare levels to better meet the actual cost of living and to improve the process of poverty proofing policies before they are finalised.