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  1. FLACPray for the dead, but fight like hell for the living Issued 6 May 2010 Notes for a short reflection at ICTU event to mark Workers Memorial Day 28 April 2010 at Chester Beatty Library, Dublin by Noeline Blackwell, Director General, FLAC.   …
  2. PILA (RGB)FLAC event highlights need to use law to create a more equal society Issued 16 April 2010 Public interest law in action: FLAC event highlights need to use law to create a more equal society A conference on Public Interest Law in action taking place today in Dublin …
  3. FLACDeaf jurors plan welcomed by legal rights body Issued 31 March 2010 Legal rights group FLAC has welcomed a proposal to allow deaf and blind persons to serve on juries. FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) has taken a High Court case challenging …
  4. FLACGovernment must not forget 'My NAMA' in debt crisis Issued 30 March 2010 A not-for-profit organisation that campaigns for the legal rights of indebted consumers called on the government today to strike a balance in its approach to Ireland's debt …
  5. FLACURGENT: Volunteer lawyers needed for Arklow centre Issued 16 March 2010 The Legal Advice Centre based in the CIC in Arkow is currently experiencing a shortage of solicitors and/or barristers, which is seriously impairing the service offered to …
  6. FLACMortgage arrears figures for end of 2009 continue to cause worry Issued 3 March 2010 Legal rights organisation FLAC today warned that information from the Financial Regulator on mortgage arrears for the last quarter of 2009 continues the upward trend in …
  7. FLACNew mortgage arrears committee must provide solutions quickly Issued 26 February 2010 Legal rights organisation FLAC today welcomed confirmation of the formation by the government of a group to deal with the issue of indebtedness. The group includes its Senior …
  8. Publication cover - One Size Doesn't Fit All_Exec SummaryProvision for asylum seekers fails to measure up under human rights law, 10 years on Issued 18 February 2010 At a joint media event today in Dublin's Buswells Hotel to mark United Nations Social Justice Day, legal rights group FLAC called for full-scale reform of the system that …
  9. FLACOireachtas committee echoes FLAC's call to take debts out of the courts Issued 16 February 2010 Legal rights organisation FLAC today welcomed a report from an Oireachtas committee that calls for urgent new measures to tackle overindebtedness. The report from the Joint …
  10. FLACWelcome focus by Minister Ryan on individual debt Issued 30 January 2010 The non-governmental organisation FLAC today welcomed the announcement by Minister Eamon Ryan that the government will soon establish soon an expert panel to advise it in …
  11. FLACChildren's Law Centre NI seeks solicitor Issued 18 January 2010 The Children's Law Centre of Northern Ireland is seeking a solicitor (part-time 17 ½ hours per week, Ref: SOL01/10). Pay will be at NJC Scale 30 - 34 £25,472 - £28,636 per …
  12. FLACSolicitor sought for independent law centre - Dublin area Issued 13 January 2010 Solicitor required for newly established independent law centre working in the homeless sector. Some experience of litigation essential together with a demonstrable interest …
  13. FLACMortgage arrears figures show alarming rise Issued 22 December 2009 Legal rights organisation FLAC today warned that figures from the Financial Regulator on mortgage arrears to the end of September 2009 display a worrying upward trend in …
  14. FLACAsylum-seeker exclusion is mean-minded Issued 10 December 2009 The Government's proposal to amend the Social Welfare Act to exclude all asylum-seekers from qualifying for social welfare benefits is mean-minded, petty and divisive, said …
  15. FLACBudget response to overindebtedness crisis is entirely inadequate Issued 9 December 2009 FLAC Budget Statement 2010 Independent legal rights group FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) has as its main aim to achieve equal access to justice. As part of this overarching …
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