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The human rights watchdogs north and south of the border have met to review human rights issues on the island of Ireland in light of recent Brexit proceedings. Representatives of the joint committee of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission me

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A marriage is not void in law just because the Minister of Justice has found it to be a marriage of convenience, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has told the Supreme Court. The human rights watchdog yesterday appeared before the court as an amicus curiae in a case expected to clarify

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has welcomed the Supreme Court's judgment in a case that explored the lawfulness of the procedures under which someone can be kept in a hospital or nursing home, and made a ward of court. In its judgment, delivered by Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley, t

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A no-deal Brexit would disrupt cross-border police co-operation on the island of Ireland, with serious consequences for victims and witnesses of crime, researchers have warned. Academics at the University of Glasgow, the University of Strathclyde and Queen's University Belfast were commissioned by t

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Property website daft.ie has been ordered to remove discriminatory adverts after they were found to breach the Equal Status Acts. The Workplace Relations Commission yesterday handed down its ruling in the long-running proceedings, which were brought by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) appeared before the Supreme Court yesterday in the landmark Artur Celmer case concerning the European Arrest Warrants system and the right to a fair trial. The commission, in its now-published legal submissions, has sought to assist the court by

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has been granted permission to appear before the Supreme Court in two cases addressing issues including welfare provision and family rights. The first case, Faqan v Dublin City Council, explores how separated parents exercising joint custody of

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An employer which dismissed a man because of his dyspraxia has been ordered to pay €15,000 in compensation, the equivalent of 18 months' pay. The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruled against Sky Handling Partner Ltd in the case brought by former employee Stephen Dunne with support from th

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