18/12/2015 – EAPN Ireland, one of the 5 EAPN national pilot projects on Europe 2020 and the European Semester, has just issued its Briefing on Poverty, 2015, and proposals for 2016-2021.This paper gives an overview of poverty in Ireland today and makes proposals to political parties who wish to make a serious impact on poverty during the term of the next Dáil.
The contents are:
2 What do we mean by poverty
3 Irish and European commitments to reducing poverty
4 Poverty in Ireland today – an overview
5 Towards a new anti-poverty strategy