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    “Perfect storm” threatening international..

    posted by Paul Ginnell : February 2, 2023 12:23 pm

    EAPN Ireland has called for solidarity and urgent political action to avert “perfect storm” threatening international protection seekers and local communities. The full media statement is available here. The groundswell of solidarity shown by local communities across Ireland to refugees and asylum seekers must now be matched by leadership from the Government. A combination of … Continue reading ““Perfect storm” threatening international protection seekers and local communities”

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    Statement on the sad loss of our friend and c..

    posted by Paul Ginnell : December 28, 2022 2:24 pm

    It was with great sadness that we learned of the sudden death on the 24th December of our dear friend and colleague Fintan Farrell. Fintan was a passionate advocate for social justice, with a strong commitment to tackling the structural inequality that undermines people’s dignity and human rights and results in certain communities living lives … Continue reading “Statement on the sad loss of our friend and colleague Fintan Farrell”

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    Press Statement: Rapidly rising deprivation l..

    posted by Paul Ginnell : November 23, 2022 3:47 pm

    EAPN Ireland has published a press statement in response to the latest report on enforced deprivation which shows that the numbers of people living in enforced deprivation increased sharply in 2022. Data published this morning shows that there are now over 876,000 people or 17.1% of the population in Ireland who cannot afford at least … Continue reading “Press Statement: Rapidly rising deprivation levels demands an urgent response from Government”

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The Right to Seek Asylum- EAPN Ireland Poverty Watch 2022 Extract

For the past decade, one the most urgent issues we have seen in Europe is migration and the movement of people fleeing persecution from their countries of origin. This issue has grown rapidly in 2022, due to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia in February of this year.  READ MORE

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