Press Releases

The Equality Authority Annual Report for 2008 is being formally launched today (Thursday 24th September), in the Equality Authority by John Moloney T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Disability and Mental Health. Commenting on the report the Chairperson of the Authority, Angela Kerins stated:“This report highlights the important work undertaken by the […]

New Research Assesses the Size and Nature of the Gender Wage Gap in Ireland in 2003 The Equality Authority and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have launched a report on “The Gender Wage Gap in Ireland: Evidence from the National Employment Survey 2003”. The gap between men’s and women’s pay has been a […]

The Irish Human Rights Commission (IHRC) today warmly welcomed the recently published Standards for the Inspection of Prisons by the Inspector of Prisons, Judge Michael Reilly. Dr. Maurice Manning, President of the IHRC said "the Inspector has based his standards on international human rights treaties and norms which set down best practice for the treatment […]

The Irish Human Rights Commission (IHRC), today, launched its 2008 Annual Report. In launching the Report, Dr Maurice Manning, President of the IHRC addressed the goals and achievements of the IHRC in 2008 and the challenges it faces following a substantial cut in its 2009 budget. Dr Maurice Manning said "the fallout from this economic […]

Dr. Angela Kerins, Chairperson, and members of the Board of the Equality Authority, will hold their first Board meeting at Birchgrove House, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary on Tuesday 16th June, 2009 . This will be followed by a reception for clients and stakeholders of the Equality Authority at 2.30 p.m. The reception will mark the inaugural […]

The Irish Human Rights Commission (IHRC) today warmly welcomed the opening for signature of Protocol No. 14bis to the European Convention on Human Rights which is aimed at reducing delays and enabling the European Court of Human Rights to clear its backlog and ultimately to hear cases more quickly. Protocol 14bis was recently adopted by […]

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