Archive for May, 2015


Presss release on new Commission reccomendations

May 2015

Anti-Poverty Network welcomes European Commission repeated call for action by the Irish Government on child poverty and childcare, but the overall package of proposals shows no urgency or ambition in promoting a more inclusive society May 2015 Press release CSRs  

Notice of AGM (22 May) and workshops in Ennis, Dublin, Longford, Cork in June

May 2015

 AGM and workshops covering letter Dear Member, We hope that you will be able to join us for: Our AGM and discussion on social rights on 22 May in the Carmelite Centre, Dublin One of the four regional workshops in Ennis, Dublin, Longford and Cork in June Both of these are important in planning how […]

Anti Poverty Network welcomes Oireachtas Committee Report declaring Direct Provision for Asylum Seekers “not fit for purpose”

May 2015

May 2015 Press release Direct Provision   The Board of the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland, a network of national and local organisations fighting poverty, meeting today strongly welcomed the report of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions which says that “…the Direct Provision System is not fit for purpose and […]