Archive for 2017

ICCL Statement on the Death of Donal Toolan

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  • April 24, 2017

The death has occurred of Donal Toolan, leading activist for disability rights, actor and former member of the Council of State. Donal previously served for many years as a Board member of ICCL, as well as being a founder and coordinator of the Forum for People with Disabilities. The Board and staff of ICCL wish to extend their deepest sympathies to Donal's family and his large circle of friends.

 

ICCL calls on Oireachtas to Take up the Mantle for Repeal

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  • April 23, 2017

ICCL welcomes the outcome of the Citizens Assembly on the Eighth Amendment and calls on Oireachtas to Take up the Mantle for Repeal

Citizens' Assembly recognises that change is required to Irish abortion laws – Irish Council for Civil Liberties

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  • April 22, 2017

ICCL this evening welcomed the key recommendations of the Citizens Assembly - to repeal Article 43.3.3, and that the Oireachtas should be empowered to legislate on abortion. 

Citizens' Assembly recognises that change is required to Irish abortion laws – Irish Council for Civil Liberties

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  • April 22, 2017
Citizens' Assembly recognises that change is required to Irish abortion laws – Irish Council for Civil Liberties  Today (22 April 2017), the overwhelming majority of members of the Citizens' Assembly voted to change Ireland's abortion laws. By a ...

ICCL seeks to recruit JUSTICIA Programme Director

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  • March 22, 2017

We are inviting applications for the post of JUSTICIA European Rights Network Programme Director

ICCL seeks Programme Director for JUSTICIA Network

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  • March 22, 2017
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) is the leading independent non-governmental organisation working to defend and promote human rights in Ireland. We are inviting applications for the post of JUSTICIA European Rights Network Programme Direc...

ICCL welcomes ‘historic announcement’ on Traveller ethnicity

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  • March 1, 2017
ICCL welcomes ‘historic announcement’ on Traveller ethnicity. Press Release Wednesday 1 March 2017   The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has welcomed this evening’s expected statement [1 March 2017 6.45pm] by the Taoiseach that the Ir...

Conference – Making Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Meaningful

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  • February 22, 2017

 

The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Initiative (ESCRI) is a coalition of over 60 civil society organisations that support strengthening the protection of economic, social and cultural rights in the Irish Constitution.

When: 10.30 am to 3:30pm - 29 March 2017.

Where: Oak Room, Mansion House, Dawson St., Dublin 2.

This event will bring together a range of stakeholders to discuss how enforceable ESC rights such as housing and health would impact on individuals and groups in Ireland, drawing on experiences from other States where ESC rights have been given legal protection.

Click here for more details

 

The Constitutional and Human Rights Implications of BREXIT, North and South

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  • February 20, 2017

As the United Kingdom prepares to trigger Article 50, the potential impact of Brexit on the constitutional position of Northern Ireland and on the protection of human rights both North and South of the border is becoming an increasing cause for concern. Focusing on recent litigation in the UK and Irish courts around the BREXIT process, this seminar will explore the emerging legal issues for both legal systems on the island. Join legal experts, human rights lawyers and stakeholders in the BREXIT process for an open forum discussion chaired by former Supreme Court Judge Catherine McGuinness.

 

The Bar of Ireland, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the Committee for the Administration of Justice are hosting a joint seminar on BREXIT and its Constitutional and Human Rights Implications.

The Constitutional and Human Rights Implications of BREXIT, North and South

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  • February 20, 2017
The Constitutional and Human Rights Implications of BREXIT, North and South   The Bar of Ireland, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the Committee for the Administration of Justice are hosting a joint seminar on BREXIT and its Constitutional ...
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