Frits Potgieter has been appointed as general manager of the 5-star Muckross Park Hotel & Spa in Killarney, part of the iNua Collection.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2019
The Government has agreed to approve ratification of the United Nations convention on disabilities.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
A special 11th hour Cabinet meeting for today has been requested by ministers in a bid to overcome a myriad of outstanding difficulties in agreeing tomorrow’s budget.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
Paddy Connolly highlights how Ireland has not ratified the UN convention on rights of people with disabilities, and fails to plan how it will provide for vulnerable people in the future
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Most children don’t want to talk about the war. They dream of going back to school, writes Aleksandar Lazovski
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
A girl featured in a video released yesterday by the Ombudsman for Children says she would be “doing a lot more drugs” if she had remained homeless.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
The Vatican “systematically” adopted policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, a UN human rights committee said today.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2014
It’s easy to get lost in the details of the current amendment.
Fri, 09 Nov, 2012
We welcome the Oireachtas Justice Committee initiative under Deputy David Stanton to hear from interested parties on legal capacity prior to publication of this important bill.
Wed, 02 May, 2012
A NEW national advocacy service for people with disabilities is giving a voice to vulnerable people with disabilities.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
A US White House press release on April 16 confirmed the publication of legal memos issued by senior US administration legal officers between 2002 and 2005, that effectively authorised the use of torture on prisoners in US custody.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2009
MICHEL PLATINI yesterday told the European parliament how UEFA plan to address two issues which he believes are blighting football — the frivolous spending of clubs and the exploitation of young players.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2009
The Ombudsman for Children is calling for greater support for people with disabilities.
Sun, 02 Dec, 2007
THE Big Ballot was a schools project organised by the Ombudsman for Children, Emily Logan.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2007
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dermot Ahern tonight vowed to secure the country’s right to exploit a massive area of seabed rich in oil and gas in the north Atlantic.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2007
THE Ombudsman for Children has said three articles of the Constitution need to be changed to protect children’s rights.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2007
The Green Party has expressed disappointment with an EU ruling scuppering Ireland's attempt to get Sellafield shut down via the United Nations.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2006
Foreign Affairs Minister Dermot Ahern has promised that the Government will continue to fight for the closure of the Sellafield nuclear plant in Britain.
TWO wealthy lawyers sat round a table at the Justice Committee on Wednesday pontificating about the contemptuous poor.
Sat, 21 May, 2005
THE impact of a terrorist attack at Sellafield nuclear plant on Ireland is “unquantifiable”, a nuclear watchdog warned yesterday.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2005
THE Government was last night urged to immediately end the deportation of migrant parents of children born in Ireland.
Sat, 20 Nov, 2004
The Government was tonight urged to immediately end the deportation of migrant parents of children born in Ireland.
Fri, 19 Nov, 2004
Former president and UN High Commissioner of Human Rights, Mary Robinson has paid tribute to the work carried out by those responsible for a report on women's human rights.
Fri, 23 Apr, 2004
IMMIGRANT workers are being shamefully exploited because their knowledge of their rights is totally inadequate, the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) said yesterday.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2003
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