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  1. twitter imagesDiscrimination claims against pubs should be heard in the Workplace Relations Commission and access to legal aid provided, says FLAC Issued 14 February 2022 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| FLAC is calling on the Government to urgently act on the recommendations of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) in relation to discrimination complaints …
  2. twitter images (2)FLAC welcomes IHREC’s focus on access to justice and calls for Government to begin overdue legal aid review Issued 10 February 2022 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| Speaking following the launch of IHREC’s Strategic Plan 2022-2024 today, Eilis Barry, CE of the human rights charity FLAC welcomed the commission’s commitment to access …
  3. Lady JusticeUN Human Rights Review of Ireland: FLAC welcomes State’s commitment to “comprehensive and independent” review of Civil Legal Aid but expresses dismay at refusal to prohibit Racial Profiling. Issued 9 February 2022 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|human-rights-law| The United Nations Human Rights Council has just published its report on foot the recent review of Ireland’s Human Rights record through the Universal Periodic Review …
  4. Generic Image - CourthouseFLAC welcomes landmark Supreme Court decision concerning the summary eviction of Travellers and seeks urgent legislative reform Issued 31 January 2022 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid|human-rights-law| FLAC welcomes the landmark judgement of the Supreme Court delivered today in a case concerning an application under the Planning Acts for the removal of an extended Traveller …
  5. Stock Image - CalculatorFLAC welcomes increase in legal aid funding as a step in the right direction - Budget 2022 Issued 13 October 2021 |civil-legal-aid| Speaking following the Budget announcement of an additional €3.3m to support the work of the State’s Legal Aid Board, including the provision of legal advice and legal …
  6. civil legal aid asks (1)43 NGOs and advocates join FLAC’s call on Justice Minister to ensure Ireland’s vulnerable and marginalised individuals, families and communities can access Civil Legal Aid Issued 29 July 2021 |civil-legal-aid| Update: 44 NGOs and advocates join FLAC’s call on Justice Minister to ensure Ireland’s vulnerable and marginalised individuals, families and communities can access Civil …
  7. FLACFLAC welcomes the announcement of Civil Legal Aid System review. Issued 22 February 2021 |civil-legal-aid| FLAC is delighted to welcome Minister McEntee’s commitment to review the Civil Legal Aid Scheme in Ireland which was published in …
  8. case-law-677940FLAC seeks full consultation with civil society organisations, State bodies and the public before recommendations of Civil Justice Review are implemented. Issued 7 December 2020 |civil-legal-aid| FLAC is writing to the Minister for Justice seeking a commitment to a full consultation process with those most affected by the implementation of recommendations of the …
  9. Free-Legal-Advice-CentrePress Release: FLAC call for new programme for government to include access to justice and root and branch review of civil legal aid. Issued 17 April 2020 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| FLAC Chief Executive Eilis Barry has today called on party leaders engaging in government formation talks to ensure that access to justice is part of a new social contract …
  10. FLAC Manifesto for Civil Legal Aid 2020 22.01.20Will you support the #Right2Justice in Ireland today? Issued 22 January 2020 |civil-legal-aid| In order to ensure that there is access to justice for everybody, we need a root and branch review of the legal aid system. Access to justice includes being able to access …
  11. FLAC Manifesto for Civil Legal Aid 2020 22.01.20FLAC calls on candidates to support a right to justice for those on low incomes Issued 22 January 2020 |civil-legal-aid| Speaking in Dublin today, Eilis Barry Chief Executive of FLAC called on election candidates to commit to supporting a #right2justice for those on low incomes, if they are …
  12. EKxVTo9XYAAI_g4FLAC: Welcome for United Nations call to reform civil legal aid to help combat racial discrimination Issued 15 December 2019 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| An expert UN body has published a comprehensive blueprint for government action to eliminate race discrimination in Ireland, including an important change to state legal aid …
  13. Stock Image - Scales w/ Books BackgroundNew Domestic Violence laws a welcome step in protecting abuse victims Issued 2 May 2018 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| New Domestic Violence laws a welcome step in protecting abuse victims-FLAC New laws giving greater legal protection for victims of domestic violence are a positive step, Free …
  14. legal aidNo funds allocated for abolition of civil legal aid fees for victims of domestic violence in Budget 2018 Issued 10 October 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| The Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) has long campaigned for civil legal aid fees to be automatically waived for victims of domestic violence when seeking safety, protection …
  15. Generic Image - Four CourtsFLAC welcomes the commitment of the Chief Justice on access to Justice Issued 27 September 2017 |access-to-justice|civil-legal-aid| Legal rights organisation FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres), has today warmly welcomed the recent comments of the newly appointed Chief Justice, the Hon Mr. Justice Frank …
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