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Submission to Budget 2018

August 2017

In its Submission to Budget 2018 EAPN Ireland has made proposals on the key measures needed if the Government is to follow through on its commitment to put in place an effective plan to address poverty and social exclusion.

Meetings on the new National Action Plan on Poverty and Social Inclusion, Limerick and Longford

May 2017

·       Longford, 21st June: EDI Centre, 11A2 Mastertech Business Park, Athlone Road ·       Limerick, 23rd June: IMPACT Building, 30-36 Roxboro Rd   Have your say! What do we want the Government to do about poverty and how can we achieve this? Invitation to Regional Consultations on Government Plans on Poverty and Social Exclusion More information […]

EAPN Ireland events – The EU, its Parliament and the fight against poverty

April 2017

As the EU celebrates its 60th birthday, these regional workshops are your chance to discuss questions like How does Europe decide social policies? What difference does this make to people affected by poverty? How can we influence European policy? Why is the EU in crisis? What do Brexit and the rise of racism mean for […]

Submission to Consultation on Working Family Payment

April 2017

The Government is proposing to introducing a new Working Family Payment. EAPN Ireland’s submission to the consultation highlights how the payment can best achieve its goals of poverty reduction and making work pay.

Submission to National Reform Programme 2017

April 2017

EAPN Ireland’s submission to the Government’s NRP for 2017 outlines the measures Ireland needs to take to bring about a balanced social and economic recovery and to achieve it’s poverty and other Europe 2020 targets so that no-one gets left behind.

EAPN Ireland Newsflash February 2017

February 2017

EAPN Ireland NewsFlash February 2017  

“CONNECTING THE DOTS” Round 2 – Participative Training on the Global Goals

February 2017

Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to strengthen our work against poverty

Round 2: Using our knowledge in our communities
– Dublin 2nd March 2017
– Cork 7th March 2017
– Galway 9th March 2017

Response to the publication of the CSO poverty figures (SILC) for 2015

February 2017

In response to the publication of the latest report on the numbers of those in poverty in 2015 EAPN Ireland has again demanded a serious commitment by the Government to fighting poverty. Director of EAPN Ireland stated that “We repeat our call for the Government to implement its commitment to develop an integrated framework for […]

EAPN Ireland Newsflash January 2017

January 2017

EAPN Ireland Flash January 2017

Community Platform Press Statement: Six principles for an inclusive, equal and effective health policy

December 2016

On Human Rights day 2016, 29 leading national organisations working against poverty and inequality point Ireland’s failure to deliver on the human right to health and wellbeing for all

The Community Platform, representing 29 leading national networks and organisations, today launched 6 principles for an inclusive health policy.