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  1. FLACGENEVA NEWSFLASH: Government Undergoes Geneva Grilling on Human Rights Record Issued 14 July 2008 For immediate release Dublin & Geneva, 14 July 2008   The Irish Attorney General, Paul Gallagher SC, is undergoing a grilling in Geneva this afternoon by the UN's top …
  2. shadowrep_coverGENEVA NEWSFLASH: NGOs meet with UN human rights committee Issued 14 July 2008 UPDATE: Irish NGO meeting with the UN Human Rights Committee Palais Wilson, Geneva, 14 July 2008, 9.15am - 10.00am by Edel Quinn (ICCPR Researcher, FLAC) A delegation of …
  3. Publication cover - FLAC News 18 (2) April-June 2008FLAC News Apr-Jun 08 issue now available Issued 11 July 2008 The latest issue of FLAC News is now available. FN18(2) features articles on legal aid, the recent case on discrimination against deaf people becoming jurors, the June Public …
  4. FLACResponsible credit coalition calls for government action on credit crisis Issued 30 June 2008 FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) today backed calls by the European Coalition for Responsible Credit (ECRC) in its 'Declaration on the Credit Crisis' for the EU and national …
  5. FLACPublic Interest Law Seminar: 20 June 2008 Issued 20 May 2008 FLAC is organising a half-day Public Interest Law seminar that will bring together three US lawyers and one Irish lawyer to speak about the work of their organisations and …
  6. FLACIreland Faces Summer Grilling from UN, say human rights groups Issued 14 May 2008 The Government faces a "summer grilling" from the United Nations Human Rights Committee according to official papers released by the UN today. Three leading human …
  7. FLACOpportunity should be taken to remove all discrimination from Juries Act: FLAC Issued 14 May 2008 FLAC welcomes a government proposal to allow people aged over 70 to serve on juries as a positive and constructive move, according to Senior Solicitor Michael Farrell. FLAC …
  8. FLACFLAC volunteer training seminar - 4 June 2008 Issued 13 May 2008 The next FLAC volunteer training session will take place on Wednesday 4 June in the Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7. The topics covered will be family law …
  9. FLACJudgment in Foy case now available Issued 9 May 2008 The approved judgment of Justice Liam Mc Kechnie of 19 October 2007 is now available. To read or download a copy of the judgment please consult the courts website. The High …
  10. FLACFLAC asks Government to implement human rights report's recommendations on access to justice Issued 1 May 2008 In a statement issued today, FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) welcomed the publication of a report from the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe on his …
  11. FLACFLAC News January-March 2008 issue available Issued 31 March 2008 Download the current issue of FLAC News here.
  12. Publication cover -  FLAC Submission IRP Bill 2008Access to Justice Concerns with Immigration Bill Issued 18 March 2008 The Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill which was published on 29 January 2008 is a significant piece of legislation which will affect not just those who seek to come …
  13. FLACCommittee hears how inconsistent social welfare decisions particularly affect those on low incomes Issued 6 February 2008 (You can access the full submission in our publications section.) The inconsistencies between the decisions of different officials exacerbates the hardship imposed on very …
  14. FLACFLAC Submission to DSFA Technical Review of Social Welfare Code to examine its Compatibility with the Equal Status Acts, 2000-2004 Issued 4 February 2008 You can dounload a copy of FLAC's submission here.
  15. FLACFLAC reaction to Immigration Residence and Protection Bill 2008 Issued 29 January 2008 In its first reaction to the Immigration Residence & Protection Bill which was published today, FLAC, the non-governmental organisation campaigning for equal access to …
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