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  1. 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 …
  2. 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 …
  3. 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 …
  4. 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 …
  5. 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 …
  6. FLACFLAC News January-March 2008 issue available Issued 31 March 2008 Download the current issue of FLAC News here.
  7. 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 …
  8. 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 …
  9. 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.
  10. 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 …
  11. FLACFLAC, ICCL and IPRT submission to List of Issues stage under ICCPR Issued 11 January 2008 As a party to the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Ireland is required to submit a periodic report to the Covenant's monitoring body, the UN Human …
  12. FLACLaunch of Legal Guide to Moneylending Issued 3 January 2008 One of the oldest forms of borrowing has been highlighted in a new guide called "Moneylending and the Law" published by FLAC, the Free Legal Advice Centres. In …
  13. FLACApplications now open for the 2008 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship Issued 18 December 2007 Through the Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship, FLAC gives one Irish law student the opportunity to take part in a programme run in conjunction with the University of Washington, …
  14. FLACChildren go without medicine because of Government “Child Benefit” residency clause Issued 20 November 2007 Some 3,000 children in Ireland are being deprived of basic necessities such as over the counter medicines because their parents cannot afford them as they do not qualify for …
  15. Publication Cover - Free Travel Admissability DecisionEuropean Committee declares Free Travel case admissible Issued 9 November 2007 The European Committee on Social Rights, which monitors the European Social Charter, has declared admissible a complaint taken by FLAC and the International Federation of …
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