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EAPN Ireland Pre-budget Submission 2019

May 2018

EAPN Ireland has published its pre-budget submission for 2019.

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

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.

Press Release: Response to the publication of the CSO poverty figures (SILC) for 2016

December 2017

A report today from the Central Statistics Office shows that the number of people living in poverty is still at crisis levels and that those living in poverty are not experiencing the benefits of any economic recovery. EAPN Ireland again calls on the Government to urgently put in place an integrated anti-poverty plan with the ambition necessary to make a decisive impact on poverty.

EAPN Ireland Newsflash October/November 2017

October 2017

EAPN Ireland Newsflash October/November 2017

Submission on the Future of Europe

October 2017

In its Submission to the consultation on the Future of Europe EAPN Ireland has asked that the EU must return to the values in its Treaties which are not about economic goals but about improving the quality of life of everyone living in the EU, while playing a positive role in the wider world. The EU must choose a future which is more sustainable with balanced social, environmental and economic goals as it has committed to under the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Press Release Budget 2018: We welcome investment in welfare and services. Now we need a much more ambitious plan to fight poverty

October 2017

EAPN Ireland welcomes some of the measures announced in Budget 2018 as a contribution to partially repairing the damage of the years of austerity and to reducing the burden of poverty for some of the 403,000 in consistent poverty but argues that the new plan to address poverty being developed in 2018 must take a much more ambitious approach to have a real impact on poverty and ensure that everyone has access to an adequate income, quality services and decent jobs.