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 […]
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February 27th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Disability, Equality
January 25th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Elections, Equality, General Election 2011, Irish Politics
Female, male, person with a disability, lesbian or gay, member of an ethnic minority, parent, know anyone in any of those categories? That’s you all covered so. Go here, print, cut out, put in your window or beside the front door so that when the candidates come knocking you will remember to ask them about […]
July 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Irish Politics, LGBT
A spokesperson for the Labour Party has distanced the party from comments made by Cllr Colm Keaveney on medical treatment required by people undergoing gender reassignment. In a telephone call this afternoon the spokesperson said that Cllr. Keaveney’s comments were personal and not in line with party policy, he said that the Labour Party believed […]