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

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 the future?
  • How can we build a more inclusive Europe?

The Programme:

  • 10am to 1pm: Training and discussion session on European social policy
  • 1pm to 2pm Lunch
  • 2pm to 3.30pm: Discussion with Member of the European Parliament

Dates, Venues and MEP

Date European Parliament Constituency Venue MEP for afternoon Discussion
28th April Dublin Carmelite Centre, Aungier street, Dublin Lynn Boylan MEP Sinn Fein
5th May Midlands – North-West

Includes the counties of Cavan, Donegal, Galway, Kildare, Laois, Leitrim, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath.

Northside Community Partnership, Forthill, Sligo Marian Harkin MEP, Independent
26th May South

Includes the counties of Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford; and the cities of Cork, Limerick and Waterford

St Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick Street,Waterford Sean Kelly MEP, Fine Gael

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