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# rights - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The42 BT Sport pay €1.36 billion to extend Champions League rights Big Money Deal

BT Sport pay €1.36 billion to extend Champions League rights

The broadcaster has been showing Champions League games since 2015.

# rights - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Worked for €2 an hour and forced to break the law - the plight of Ireland's au pairs

Camilla would routinely work 14 hour days for little money.

# rights - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

After nine-year wait, Ireland to strengthen rights of people with a disability

A bill has been approved by Government which will enable ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

# rights - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Debate Room: Should we ban the burqa in Ireland?

This week Angela Merkel has said that she supports prohibition of the burqa. Should we also ban face veils here in Ireland?

# rights - Friday 2 December, 2016

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas ALONE This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas

A charity for older people wants to remind them they deserve to live with dignity.

Column: 'I don't have the same civil rights as other Irish women. I have a disability'

Ireland must ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), writes Ann Marie Flanagan.

# rights - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

France's burkini bans being fought as an "attack on fundamental rights"

The Human Rights League (LDH) is appealing a decision by a lower court in the Riviera city of Nice which upheld a ban.

# rights - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

"We must demand true equality": Canada introduces new laws protecting transgender people

“We are still witnesses, and in some cases, victims of injustices,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

# rights - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed

The singer claimed Dr Luke violated her rights.

# rights - Sunday 22 November, 2015

‘Slutwalks aren’t the lunatic fringe of feminism. They’re a reminder that dressing “like a slut” is never an invitation to rape’

Are you tired of that same old message being rehashed every time a woman is brutally attacked or killed? I am, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# rights - Thursday 19 November, 2015

‘The assumption is that plays written by women aren’t good enough’

Grace Dyas says cultural bodies that get state funding should be more accountable and do a better job of reflecting the diversity of Irish life.

# rights - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel

Meagan Taylor was arrested back in July at a hotel in Iowa

# rights - Monday 9 November, 2015

What are political leaders waiting for? It’s time to liberalise Ireland’s abortion laws

Abortion is a sensitive subject., but there are many reasons why the laws need to be overhauled, writes Julien Mercille.

# rights - Sunday 1 November, 2015

‘They put a knife to my throat and told me I shouldn’t be speaking on TV about gay men’

Mary Lawlor recounts the experiences of three frontline defenders and the most common dangers they face defending human rights.

# rights - Saturday 31 October, 2015

‘I’ve lived in a house with mould, damp and sewage, until I said, no more’

Debbie Mulhall has lived in Dublin 8 all her life and says she accepted her living conditions until she was told she had rights.

# rights - Friday 30 October, 2015

‘I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me’

Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.

# rights - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Australia might get to vote on same-sex marriage - on one condition

It all depends on the next parliament.

# rights - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Twitter campaign appealing to Taylor Swift’s sound side just paid off Shake It Off

A Twitter campaign appealing to Taylor Swift’s sound side just paid off

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate…

# rights - Monday 20 July, 2015

Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn’t know they were gay

The couple are now facing a lengthy court battle.

# rights - Friday 5 June, 2015

Ireland’s attitude to housing rights, social security and culture is under scrutiny

A Civil Society report will be presented in Geneva next week.

# rights - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The UN is reviewing Ireland’s protection of rights – how will we fare?

We take a closer look at the economic, social and cultural rights situation for three Irish social groups, as they stand today.

# rights - Thursday 26 March, 2015

What else could I get for the… €1.35 million pricetag on this Cavan mansion?

We take a look at what around €1.35 million would get you around the rest of the country.

# rights - Sunday 1 February, 2015

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Where is same-sex marriage legal?

Ireland could be joining the list this year.

# rights - Monday 26 January, 2015

Tom Petty is now getting royalties from Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’

A dispute over similarities between a Petty single and Smith’s Stay With Me was settled out of court.

# rights - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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Custard Creams for everyone as TV3 secure 3 more years of Champions League football

And you were worried you’d have to watch Emmerdale on a Tuesday.

# rights - Monday 24 November, 2014

Hooded, food and sleep deprived: Calls for Ireland to push for torture case against UK

Amnesty International say the deadline for a case to be taken is approaching.

# rights - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Living abroad, but want to vote? A decision on your rights could be made in the next 7 weeks

A decision on whether to hold a referendum to allow the Irish diaspora to vote in presidential elections is to be made shortly.

# rights - Monday 27 October, 2014

From Business ETC Never read the T&C for any services? This will bring you up to speed TL:DR

Never read the T&C for any services? This will bring you up to speed

Since most people gloss over terms and agreements, you could probably do with a roundup instead.

# rights - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Au pairs ‘used as cheap childcare’ and can be underpaid, exploited

New research says that many families in the UK feel that hosting an au pair is the only way they can meet their childcare needs.

# rights - Monday 20 October, 2014

Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county

The motion, which goes before Kildare County Council, has the support of Mayor Fiona O’Loughlin.

# rights - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

When Ireland can’t help, here’s where children can turn to

Charlie Flanagan has signed an important protocol to a UN convention to strengthen children’s rights.

# rights - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Got fined in Ireland? Now it can be collected across the EU

New legislation means you can get hit for fines you receive in Ireland across the EU.

# rights - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland ready for next step in marriage equality as 85% say it is morally right — GLEN

The poll also found that 65% said they agreed that gay adoption was acceptable.

# rights - Friday 1 August, 2014

Cost order to challengers of Children’s Referendum could be breach of rights

Mattie McGrath said any such order will deter any future petitioners taking cases against authorities.

# rights - Monday 28 July, 2014

Together at last? Big four political parties come together over gay marriage issue

The Cork Pride Festival will host a discussion on how to pass the gay marriage referendum next spring.

# rights - Monday 14 July, 2014

Church of England votes to allow women become bishops

The General Synod approved the historic measure at its meeting in York in northern England today.

# rights - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Elton John wants to visit with Putin to talk about gay rights

He said he does not know what will come of it, but he has to try.

# rights - Thursday 26 June, 2014

There are 14 times more Irish people looking to adopt than there are children available

However the Children’s Rights Alliance has warned that Ireland must not adopt from countries not inside The Hague recommendations.

# rights - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From Business ETC Hate hidden fees and extra charges? They will be a thing of the past from today Hidden Charges

Hate hidden fees and extra charges? They will be a thing of the past from today

New legislation that boosts consumer rights comes into effect.

# rights - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children – report

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

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