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#Discrimination

# discrimination - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans
# Travel
# Travel

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans

Jun 7th 2022, 4:22 PM 26,690 Views 29 Comments

Critics of the move by Ryanair have pointed out the language’s apartheid association and that it is only the third-most spoken language in the country.

# discrimination - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Hotel ordered to pay €5,000 for discriminating against bride-to-be from Traveller Community
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Hotel ordered to pay €5,000 for discriminating against bride-to-be from Traveller Community

May 21st 2022, 3:19 PM 67,459 Views 0 Comments

The woman did not receive a response until a complaint was made under the Equal Status Act.

# discrimination - Friday 29 April, 2022

'How can we prove it?': Travellers highlight barriers to justice after incidents of discrimination
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'How can we prove it?': Travellers highlight barriers to justice after incidents of discrimination

Apr 29th 2022, 6:00 AM 29,912 Views 0 Comments

Traveller women who were surveyed said businesses may deploy “sneaky ways” to refuse them service.

# discrimination - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Unemployed, people with disabilities and Travellers ‘more likely to experience discrimination’
# Report
# Report

Unemployed, people with disabilities and Travellers ‘more likely to experience discrimination’

Mar 31st 2022, 4:26 PM 9,906 Views 13 Comments

From 2004 to 2019, 12% to 18% of adults reported experiencing some form of discrimination.

# discrimination - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Cork hotel ordered to pay €22,000 to homeless Traveller family in discrimination case
# WRC
# WRC

Cork hotel ordered to pay €22,000 to homeless Traveller family in discrimination case

Mar 2nd 2022, 3:42 PM 30,589 Views 0 Comments

The hotel has been ordered to pay out €38,000 to members of the Travelling community since the start of last month.

# discrimination - Monday 13 December, 2021

Organic farm ordered to pay €8,000 in compensation after telling HIV-positive man to leave farm
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Organic farm ordered to pay €8,000 in compensation after telling HIV-positive man to leave farm

Dec 13th 2021, 7:45 AM 63,012 Views 0 Comments

The man alleged that after being told that he could no longer work at the organic farm, two requests to have a shower were refused.

# discrimination - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
# Universal Periodic Review
# Universal Periodic Review

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination

Nov 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,242 Views 4 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will lead the Irish delegation and deliver a speech at today’s hearing.

# discrimination - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue
# Appeal
# Appeal

Hotel operator attempts to overturn finding it discriminated against Traveller woman seeking to book wedding venue

Mar 3rd 2021, 9:34 PM 55,764 Views 0 Comments

The Bunratty Castle Hotel has appealed the finding.

# discrimination - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'
# Analysis
# Analysis

Column: 'Pontins only achieved such rapid notoriety because it targeted common Irish surnames'

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 39,410 Views 0 Comments

Two decades on from a landmark case in Britain, discrimination is still an everyday experience for Travellers, writes legal affairs journalist CJ McKinney.

# discrimination - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

'Nice-looking girl but her father is Jamaican': Attitude to race impacted on adoption from homes
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'Nice-looking girl but her father is Jamaican': Attitude to race impacted on adoption from homes

Jan 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 38,247 Views 25 Comments

The Commission’s report also found that physical and intellectual disabilities impacted on outcomes for children.

# discrimination - Thursday 24 December, 2020

WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

WRC finds Dublin school discriminated against Catholic girl by favouring Church of Ireland students

Dec 24th 2020, 3:18 PM 30,454 Views 0 Comments

The school denied discrimination and said there is no non fee-paying Church of Ireland school in the area.

# discrimination - Monday 7 December, 2020

Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds
# New Report
# New Report

Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 22,619 Views 0 Comments

Travellers in Ireland reported having the lowest rates of employment in Europe, at just 15%.

# discrimination - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Roma woman wrongfully accused of failing to pay fare and thrown off Dublin Bus

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 88,472 Views 57 Comments

The woman and a friend who was with her at the time received a substantial settlement.

# discrimination - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules

Jul 30th 2020, 6:12 PM 31,964 Views 49 Comments

The ruling overturns a previous finding in favour of people living in direct

# discrimination - Monday 27 July, 2020

Decision to cut welfare payments after recipients' holidays abroad criticised as 'unfair and discriminatory'
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Decision to cut welfare payments after recipients' holidays abroad criticised as 'unfair and discriminatory'

Updated Jul 27th 2020, 1:20 PM 91,462 Views 241 Comments

Over 140 people have had their welfare payments stopped after travelling abroad – but others receiving State benefits aren’t affected.

# discrimination - Friday 26 June, 2020

'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness
# WRC
# WRC

'She was left vulnerable': 64-year-old woman awarded €10,000 after being fired over age and illness

Jun 26th 2020, 10:15 AM 28,466 Views 0 Comments

The woman took a discrimination case against her employer, a residential disability service.

# discrimination - Friday 15 May, 2020

Maternity leave exclusion from wage subsidy referred to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
# Temporary Wage Subsidy
# Temporary Wage Subsidy

Maternity leave exclusion from wage subsidy referred to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

May 15th 2020, 9:16 AM 20,878 Views 19 Comments

In order to be eligible for the scheme, employees need a pay slip from January or February this year.

# discrimination - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public

May 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 27,042 Views 31 Comments

Three in 10 people avoid certain locations for fear of being assaulted, according to a new survey.

# discrimination - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Gay man described as 'f****t' by colleague awarded €27k over being harassed in workplace
# Harassment
# Harassment

Gay man described as 'f****t' by colleague awarded €27k over being harassed in workplace

Jan 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 44,113 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# discrimination - Monday 23 December, 2019

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
# Controversy
# Controversy

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:25 PM 13,696 Views 96 Comments

Coveney said the by-election campaign was ‘personally stressful’ on Murphy.

# discrimination - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,956 Views 68 Comments

He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.

# discrimination - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Hotel ordered to pay €5k over cancelling Holy Communion booking for members of Traveller family
# WRC
# WRC

Hotel ordered to pay €5k over cancelling Holy Communion booking for members of Traveller family

Dec 18th 2019, 6:08 PM 35,828 Views 0 Comments

A mother and her two children took cases to the Workplace Relations Commission, claiming they’d been discriminated against.

# discrimination - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:05 PM 30,064 Views 0 Comments

The man’s employer blamed the ‘communication thing’.

# discrimination - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Father awarded €3.5k in discrimination case over daughter's enrolment in school
# WRC
# WRC

Father awarded €3.5k in discrimination case over daughter's enrolment in school

Sep 24th 2019, 9:07 PM 44,443 Views 0 Comments

The father took the gender discrimination case under the Equal Status Act at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# discrimination - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

'Let him give up football' - Barnes criticises Sancho's racism comments
# Discrimination
From The42
# Discrimination

'Let him give up football' - Barnes criticises Sancho's racism comments

Sep 4th 2019, 10:43 AM 13,794 Views 16 Comments

The former Liverpool star addressed comments made by Sancho regarding a recent spate of racism.

# discrimination - Friday 9 August, 2019

'Called a thick b***h, physically assaulted and sexually harassed every day': Maximum award for worker who suffered relentless campaign
# Harassment
# Harassment

'Called a thick b***h, physically assaulted and sexually harassed every day': Maximum award for worker who suffered relentless campaign

Aug 9th 2019, 5:57 PM 132,235 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission condemned the employer for failing to stop the abuse.

# discrimination - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban
# Uniform
# Uniform

Garda management feared Sikh members could win discrimination cases over turban ban

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 64,220 Views 121 Comments

Earlier this year the force announced a change to rules in relation to uniforms to allow the wearing of turbans and hijabs.

# discrimination - Friday 17 May, 2019

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Man awarded €5,000 after job interviewer greeted him with 'so, you're Deaf?'

May 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 55,394 Views 0 Comments

The branch manager asked the man, who had years of experience in a similar role, how he would manage to do the warehouse job safely.

# discrimination - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action
# Enough
From The42
# Enough

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action

Apr 24th 2019, 3:43 PM 2,053 Views 0 Comments

The governing body also recommended that if players are racially abused and want to walk off the pitch in protest, that they leave it to the referee.

# discrimination - Monday 22 April, 2019

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here's why tenants can take discrimination cases against landlords at the Workplace Relations Commission

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 35,236 Views 40 Comments

The WRC provides advice on workplace issues to employers and to employees.

# discrimination - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student
# Racial Assumptions
# Racial Assumptions

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student

Apr 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 107,523 Views 150 Comments

Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).

# discrimination - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal
# WRC
# WRC

'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal

Apr 9th 2019, 4:44 PM 35,646 Views 37 Comments

The discrimination case was taken before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

# discrimination - Saturday 23 March, 2019

'It is really sad that things like this are happening in 2019'
# Discrimination
From The42
# Discrimination

'It is really sad that things like this are happening in 2019'

Mar 23rd 2019, 3:56 PM 9,819 Views 1 Comment

Germany’s stars have condemned racist abuse aimed at two of their players.

# discrimination - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Woman who claimed landlord's son called her a 'black c**t' and had tenancy terminated awarded €12k
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Woman who claimed landlord's son called her a 'black c**t' and had tenancy terminated awarded €12k

Mar 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 50,399 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she was given notice to quit the property two days after informing the landlord she applied for rent supplement.

# discrimination - Friday 8 February, 2019

Print company ordered to pay gay man €2.5k over refusal to print civil partnership invites
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

Print company ordered to pay gay man €2.5k over refusal to print civil partnership invites

Feb 8th 2019, 6:18 PM 30,730 Views 0 Comments

This follows a landmark ruling by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# discrimination - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland
# Diversity
# Diversity

Black non-Irish people five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland

Dec 18th 2018, 6:20 AM 20,421 Views 67 Comments

This group is also over two and a half times more likely to experience discrimination when in employment when compared to white Irish people.

# discrimination - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Woman awarded €2k in discrimination case after shop worker told her 'you are only a lesbian'
# WRC
# WRC

Woman awarded €2k in discrimination case after shop worker told her 'you are only a lesbian'

Dec 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,619 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed the employee also asked her to come outside to fight.

# discrimination - Monday 19 November, 2018

System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance

Nov 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 27,552 Views 46 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said that legislation needed updated to reflect a more “modern understanding of mental health”.

# discrimination - Friday 9 November, 2018

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'
# Mental Health Commission
# Mental Health Commission

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'

Nov 9th 2018, 10:31 PM 36,213 Views 72 Comments

The solicitor was asked about her qualifications and training while representing a patient at a Mental Health tribunal.

# discrimination - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'
# Discrimination
From The42
# Discrimination

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'

Nov 6th 2018, 3:26 PM 5,667 Views 14 Comments

The PFAI and Show Racism the Red Card have stood in solidarity with James McClean and Neil Lennon.

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