Council of Europe says ‘Ireland Failed To Provide Adequate Housing Conditions’

Tenants  in Ireland led by Community Action Network (CAN) and other NGOs such as FLAC Welcome European Committee of Social Rights Finding That Ireland Has Failed To Provide Adequate Housing Conditions on Local Authority Estates. The Committee found Ireland in violation of Article 16 of the Revised Social Charter, which protects the right of the family to social, legal and economic protection, including the provision of family housing. This is the beginning. The Decision means that the Irish Government must now take stock of the housing conditions, and put in place a timed programme with clear targets to address the issues.…

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With all our own two hands we can change the world! Let’s walk as one for a inclusive society!

Will citizens around the country play a role to make next Irish National Action Plan for Social Inclusion the best ever? Marking the 25th anniversary of the United Nations' Day for the Eradication of Poverty, All Together in Dignity launched a call to action in Leinster House with the support of Maureen O'Sullivan TD and the SAOL project. The call "Walking as One for an Inclusive Society: A Call to Action on the People of Ireland" aims to network citizens, workers, leaders, managers, carers, teachers, trainers, parents, young people who are ready to be contribute to the new national action plan…

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It’s about giving young people a voice: the ATD Youth Group will run “Ireland, I have a dream” with a grant from the Coca Cola Thank You Fund!

‘It’s about giving young people a voice’ said PJ Gallagher at the Thank You Fund 2017 launch. 'Coca-Cola’s objective was to find projects that would inspire and support young people, and there is no doubt the recipients will do exactly that. I am humbled by the people working in communities throughout the island of Ireland,” he added, “and believe that the impact of the work they do with young people has an immeasurable impact on our society" On 12 October 2017, comedian and Thank You Fund Ambassador, PJ Gallagher awarded ATD's Youth Group with a grant of €5,000 to run the…

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Are 24 hours enough? Stand Up, Speak Out, Sing Loud!

To mark the UN End Poverty Day in Dublin, ATD Ireland invited citizens in Dublin to "Stand Up, Speak Out, Sing Loud" series of event startind the 16 October at 7pm and finishing the 17 October with an event from 7pm to 9pm! Discover pictures and videos of the ATD events and many more the Gallery 2017 prepared by the Irish 17 October Committee! Visit starts here!    

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