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# ihrec - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Anti human trafficking report calls for gender-specific accommodation for victims
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Anti human trafficking report calls for gender-specific accommodation for victims

Jun 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 6,058 Views 2 Comments

The national anti-trafficking rapporteur listed education, the war in Ukraine and age identification as concerns.

# ihrec - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Government urged to confirm 'special education centres' no longer being considered
# Education
# Education

Government urged to confirm 'special education centres' no longer being considered

Updated May 31st 2022, 3:30 PM 10,869 Views 6 Comments

The proposal was met with backlash from parents and campaigners last week.

# ihrec - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds
# IHREC
# IHREC

Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds

Apr 28th 2022, 9:43 AM 9,278 Views 19 Comments

The findings come as the Government reviews Ireland’s equality laws.

# ihrec - Monday 14 February, 2022

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
# IHREC
# IHREC

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system

Feb 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 25,135 Views 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission says current law disproportionately impacts minority groups.

# ihrec - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Councils 'deficient' at identifying Traveller housing needs, human rights commission finds
# IHREC
# IHREC

Councils 'deficient' at identifying Traveller housing needs, human rights commission finds

Jul 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,332 Views 0 Comments

The reviews show that between 2008 and 2018, of €168.8 million allocated to local authorities for Traveller-specific accommodation, just two thirds (€110.6 million) was drawn down.

# ihrec - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Government accused of 'blurring lines' on emergency pandemic powers
# IHREC
# IHREC

Government accused of 'blurring lines' on emergency pandemic powers

Feb 25th 2021, 9:36 AM 20,773 Views 49 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission says all Covid-related emergency powers should have sunset clauses.

# ihrec - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:32 AM 12,543 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission shared its views with the Oireachtas Justice Committee.

# ihrec - Monday 27 April, 2020

Human rights watchdog calls for more oversight into new Garda powers during Covid-19 crisis
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Human rights watchdog calls for more oversight into new Garda powers during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 27th 2020, 8:45 AM 24,009 Views 55 Comments

Those convicted under the new rules could face a maximum of six months in prison or a fine of €2,500.

# ihrec - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Property website Daft.ie ordered to block discriminatory adverts after WRC ruling
# WRC
# WRC

Property website Daft.ie ordered to block discriminatory adverts after WRC ruling

Aug 20th 2019, 5:58 PM 23,768 Views 18 Comments

The decision follows a case taken by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC).

# ihrec - Monday 24 June, 2019

Housing benefit recipients face 'systemic discrimination', Irish human rights body says
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Housing benefit recipients face 'systemic discrimination', Irish human rights body says

Jun 24th 2019, 11:34 AM 12,468 Views 39 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission launched it’s 2018 annual report today.

# ihrec - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court
# Artur Celmer
# Artur Celmer

Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court

Nov 1st 2018, 9:06 AM 20,464 Views 0 Comments

Artur Celmer has argued that he will not get a fair trial in his own country.

# ihrec - Friday 15 June, 2018

Lone mothers and people with disabilities discriminated against when it comes to housing
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Lone mothers and people with disabilities discriminated against when it comes to housing

Jun 15th 2018, 11:57 AM 13,184 Views 64 Comments

New research looking into discrimination and inequality in housing in Ireland was published today.

# ihrec - Monday 30 April, 2018

'They should be able to work longer if they wish': New anti-discrimination guidance on older workers
# Retirement Age
# Retirement Age

'They should be able to work longer if they wish': New anti-discrimination guidance on older workers

Apr 30th 2018, 9:47 AM 9,693 Views 24 Comments

The IHREC has published new guidance for employers and employees to prevent discrimination of older workers.

# ihrec - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people
# Equality
# Equality

Travellers are ten times more likely to face discrimination compared to other Irish people

Nov 9th 2017, 3:27 PM 26,803 Views 115 Comments

The findings are contained in a new report which details experience of discrimination.

# ihrec - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Irish Human Rights Commission worried new hubs could 'normalise' family homelessness
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Irish Human Rights Commission worried new hubs could 'normalise' family homelessness

Jul 12th 2017, 9:26 AM 9,306 Views 41 Comments

IHREC released a detailed report outlining its concerns about the new family hub model of homeless accommodation.

# ihrec - Friday 17 June, 2016

Government criticised over failure to properly reform Direct Provision
# Progress Report
# Progress Report

Government criticised over failure to properly reform Direct Provision

Jun 17th 2016, 11:43 AM 8,004 Views 50 Comments

173 recommendations for improving the Direct Provision system were put forward last year.

# ihrec - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Melanie McCarthy-McNamara killer wins High Court case over solitary confinement
# Prison
# Prison

Melanie McCarthy-McNamara killer wins High Court case over solitary confinement

Feb 18th 2015, 9:05 AM 31,876 Views 72 Comments

The High Court decided that Daniel McDonnell’s constitutional rights were breached.

# ihrec - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court

Nov 25th 2014, 5:31 PM 14,170 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.

# ihrec - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Emily Logan: Give GSOC the power to investigate claims of excessive force by gardaí
# IHREC
# IHREC

Emily Logan: Give GSOC the power to investigate claims of excessive force by gardaí

Nov 19th 2014, 2:56 PM 7,060 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Human Right and Equality Commission is calling for GSOC to be allowed to investigate a wider range of offences.

# ihrec - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Look who's been nominated Ireland's new human rights commissioner...
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Look who's been nominated Ireland's new human rights commissioner...

Jul 17th 2014, 12:56 PM 13,170 Views 21 Comments

Emily Logan will step down from her post as the Ombudsman for Children to take up role on Ireland’s new rights and equality body.

# ihrec - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group
# State Obligation
# State Obligation

Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group

Jul 1st 2014, 9:03 AM 3,821 Views 11 Comments

The IHREC wants strong powers for the commission of investigation.