The Government is adopting economic policies with no regard for their effect on people’s welfare or rights despite their continuing to increase poverty, according to a UN committee reviewing Ireland’s social rights commitments.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
I was sickened to read of the meeting between the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) and the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (Irish Examiner, March 8). Abusive priests have been shown too much compassion by their victims and the Irish public.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014
JUSTICE Minister Alan Shatter is under pressure to announce an inquiry into the detention and abuse of women at the Magdalene Laundries after the UN criticised the state’s failure to protect the women and called for a thorough investigation and compensation scheme.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2011