Legal rights group FLAC has raised concerns over the results of an internal survey of Garda attitudes to ethnic minorities, particularly Travellers.
Published 21 August 2020
Legal rights organisation FLAC has challenged the legal basis for sanctioning Covid Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) claimants who travel abroad for holidays.
Published 29 July 2020
A first-ever dedicated legal service for the Traveller community has been launched by legal rights group FLAC to help "vindicate and realise" their rights.
Published 27 July 2020
Legal rights group FLAC has announced the appointment of solicitor Christopher McCann to provide advocacy and legal representation to the Traveller community.
Published 14 July 2020
The new government's programme "falls short" on access to justice in a number of key areas, legal rights group FLAC has said.
Published 6 July 2020
A 64-year-old cleaner has won an age and disability discrimination case in the Workplace Relations Commission with support from legal rights group FLAC.
Published 26 June 2020
Legal rights group FLAC has announced the promotion of Ingrid Colvin to national volunteers and clinics manager.
Published 15 June 2020
Trinity FLAC has appealed for student volunteers for a summer research project on technology and access to justice.
Published 3 June 2020
Law centres are facing dramatic increases in calls from workers concerned about their employment rights during the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 2 June 2020
The next government should commit to a root and branch review of the civil legal aid scheme, legal rights group FLAC has said.
Published 17 April 2020
Legal rights group FLAC has welcomed a High Court ruling clarifying the obligations of housing authorities to process housing applications within the statutory time limits prescribed.
Published 13 March 2020
Election candidates have been challenged by legal rights group FLAC to commit to supporting a "right to justice" for those on low incomes.
Published 23 January 2020
A key UN committee has backed calls for Ireland's civil legal aid scheme to be expanded to help combat racial discrimination in employment and welfare.
Published 16 December 2019
A new coalition of legal bodies, charities and NGOs has launched a campaign calling on the Government to immediately allocate the funding necessary to develop a dedicated family law courts complex at the Hammond Lane site.
Published 10 December 2019
The lack of legal aid for racial discrimination and harassment claims in Ireland is depriving people from ethnic minority backgrounds of their rights, FLAC will tell UN experts today.
Published 2 December 2019