Publications


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.

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.

EAPN Ireland NewsFlash February 2018

February 2018

EAPN Ireland NewsFlash February 2018

Submission to Action Plan for Jobs 2018

November 2017

EAPN Ireland has made a Submission to the Action Plan for Jobs 2018. The submission highlights the importance of: applying the Action Plan to poverty and equality impact assessment to ensure it is as effective as possible in reducing poverty and inequality and improving economic and social rights. the provision of quality jobs and decent […]

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.

Community Platform – Six Principles for an inclusive health policy

August 2017

In December 2016 the Community Platform, a network of 27 national organisations fighting poverty, social exclusion and inequality, published Six Principles for an inclusive health policy. These Principles provided a context for discussion at a seminar organised with All Together in Dignity Fourth World at the end of July 2017 which looked at the new Slaintecare report by […]

Summary of Regional Workshops for 2017 Social Inclusion Forum

August 2017

Each year in advance of the national Social Inclusion Forum (SIF) EAPN Ireland and Community Work Ireland carry out local workshops and focus groups to get people’s input and support their participation. The Key Messages from meetings in Dublin, Galway and a focus group with people with experience of homelessness were presented to the SIF on the 25th May 2017.