Archive for 2018


Wide engagement with European Minimum Income Bus in Ireland

May 2018

There was wide public engagement with the messages being carried by the European Minimum Income Bus (EMIN) when it visited Ireland from the 18-21 May when as part of the 32 country tour. There was debate with a wide range of people on the streets and at seminars in Limerick, Longford and Dublin.

Report from Social Inclusion Forum 2018 Local Preparatory Meetings

May 2018

In the lead up to the national Social Inclusion Forum in the Aviva Stadium on the 10th May EAPN Ireland and Community Work Ireland held six local preparatory meetings in Castleblayney, Ennis, Letterkenny, Tipperary, Kilcoole in Wicklow, and Cork City. A short report detailing the broad range of issues and proposals arising from these meetings was […]

EAPN Ireland Newsflash April-May 2018

May 2018

EAPN Ireland NewsFlash April-May 2018

EAPN Ireland AGM and workshop “Socio-economic status as a ground for discrimination”

May 2018

Thursday 31st May.
An important opportunity to discuss the work of EAPN and key developments including new legislation making it illegal to discriminate because of someone’s socio-economic status.

EMIN Bus Tour- EAPN Free Seminars-Limerick Longford Dublin

May 2018

Social welfare for All? A Local and European Perspective on Adequacy and Acessibility” In honor of the EMIN bus tour arriving in Ireland EAPN Ireland will be hosting free seminars in Limerick, Longford and Dublin, May 18th-21st

Better Europe Alliance – Response to European Commission 2018 Country Report for Ireland

April 2018

The Better Europe Alliance of civil society organisations for a social and sustainable Europe has produced its response to the 2018 Country Report for Ireland. The response outlines its proposals for more balanced social, environmental and economic policy to ensure a better quality of life for everyone. It includes sections on climate change; investment; taxation and expenditure; poverty, United […]

Submission to 2018 National Reform Programme

April 2018

EAPN Ireland’s submission to the Government’s 2018 National Reform Programme provides it’s analysis of how Ireland is performing against the targets it has set under Europe 2020 strategy including targets for poverty reduction, employment and education.

Social Inclusion Forum 2018 – Local Preparatory Meetings

April 2018

Starting on the 18th April EAPN Ireland and Community Work Ireland are holding six local preparatory meetings for the 2018 Social Inclusion Forum. The meetings will take place in Castleblayney , Ennis, Letterkenny, Tipperary, Kilcoole in Wicklow, Cork and one other venue yet to be confirmed. The 2018 Social Inclusion Forum will be on the 10th May in the Aviva Conference Centre in Dublin.

EAPN Ireland Newsflash March 2018

March 2018

EAPN Ireland NewsFlash March 2018

EAPN Ireland Poverty Briefing 2018 and Government consultation on new social inclusion plan

February 2018

As the Government begins its consultation on a new National Action Plan for Social Inclusion EAPN Ireland has published its Poverty Briefing 2018. The Briefing presents up to date information on the levels of poverty and the issues behind them and outlines proposals across a range of policy areas.