Claire is a woman I met socially a few months ago. She has had a significant physical disability since birth and following leaving school undertook a period of study in a further education college. She lives in local authority housing having moved there some years ago despite the concerns of her family. She was desperate […]
Entries Tagged as 'Equality'
February 27th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Disability, Equality
Today, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Eamon Gilmore, makes Ireland’s first address to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Ireland was elected to the council last year and will sit on it until 2015. Meanwhile back at the ranch 1. Irish Government found to be breaching equality laws by not assisting older people with […]
June 10th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Homophobia, Irish Politics, LGBT
Yesterday LGBT Noise held a protest outside the opening of the International Eucharistic Congress in the RDS. Like it was going to change anything? The real question that might be asked is if it was a correct and politically astute location and target for a protest? I know there has been a lot of polite […]
By now you have probably all heard about the pub in Fairview and it’s banner telling Queen Elizabeth and her family that they are officially barred. What I found interesting was the fact that Gardai have visited and are reported to have said to the owner that he is inciting hatred. I therefore look forward […]