Archive for April, 2015


EAPN Ireland Flash May 2015 and notice of AGM on 22 May

April 2015

EAPN Ireland NewsFlash May 2015 EAPN Ireland NewsFlash May 2015

Submission on the Draft Framework Policy for Local and Community Development

April 2015

EAPN Ireland has made a submission to the Government’s Draft Framework Policy for Local and Community Development. In the submission EAPN Ireland argues for the need for the Government to return to a policy of supporting and resourcing strong and independent community sector organisations in Ireland.

EAPN Ireland Submission to the Low Pay Commission

April 2015

EAPN Ireland has made a submission to the Low-Pay Commission which is to report in July on issues related to the minimum wage and precarious work. The submission highlights the link between low pay and poverty for many workers. Workers need to be able to earn an adequate wage for them and their families to live in dignity.

Submission to Irish National Reform Programme 2015

April 2015

The EAPN Ireland Europe 2020 Working Group has made a submission to Ireland’s National Reform Programme 2015. This Programme is to outline how Ireland is progressing in meeting it’s commitments under the Europe 2020 Strategy including its targets on employment, education and to reduce poverty and social exclusion.