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# rights - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'
# A Worm In The Heart
# A Worm In The Heart

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'

Mar 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,169 Views 5 Comments

A new Irish documentary looks at the crackdown on LGBT+ rights in Russia. We spoke to its director.

# rights - Friday 22 January, 2021

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:29 PM 24,487 Views 0 Comments

The boy, known as John, suffered a devastating brain injury in road crash in 2020.

# rights - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

TV figures or TV money - the Six Nations has a massive decision to make
# Paywall
From The42
# Paywall

TV figures or TV money - the Six Nations has a massive decision to make

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:05 PM 10,829 Views 12 Comments

There are many strands to the huge decision facing the championship and its six unions.

# rights - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Consumers warned about how Brexit could impact online shopping
# Refunds
# Refunds

Consumers warned about how Brexit could impact online shopping

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 21,426 Views 18 Comments

One of the main rights consumers have when they buy online from an EU-based retailer is to return an item and receive a refund.

# rights - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Column: Why are personalised attacks on children with disabilities, like Greta Thunberg, being tolerated?
# Column
# Column

Column: Why are personalised attacks on children with disabilities, like Greta Thunberg, being tolerated?

May 5th 2019, 8:30 PM 41,522 Views 70 Comments

We should debate Thunberg’s ideas but comments that focus on the symptoms of her condition are out of order, writes Shane Dunphy.

# rights - Thursday 10 January, 2019

RTÉ to air Allianz League and club championship GAA games in 2019
# Rights
From The42
# Rights

RTÉ to air Allianz League and club championship GAA games in 2019

Jan 10th 2019, 10:24 AM 30,273 Views 35 Comments

RTÉ is extending its portfolio of hurling and football games significantly after a new broadcast deal was reached.

# rights - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Opinion: 'Nobody should have to live like this - I need more care to meet my basic needs'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Nobody should have to live like this - I need more care to meet my basic needs'

Jan 2nd 2019, 9:00 PM 65,789 Views 54 Comments

The HSE doesn’t recognise my disability. The lack of care hours means choosing between food and a shower, writes Corina Duyn

# rights - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Consumer watchdog investigating restaurant body over 'no-show' diners campaign
# CCPC
# CCPC

Consumer watchdog investigating restaurant body over 'no-show' diners campaign

Nov 29th 2018, 12:58 PM 25,774 Views 22 Comments

The CCPC said it had launched a civil competition law investigation into the conduct of the RAI.

# rights - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

New Sky and BT Sport partnership raises uncertainty for eir Sport subscribers
# TV Rights
From The42
# TV Rights

New Sky and BT Sport partnership raises uncertainty for eir Sport subscribers

Oct 31st 2018, 8:02 PM 57,233 Views 34 Comments

The broadcasters have extended an existing content cross-supply deal into Ireland.

# rights - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'We can't fight racism on our own': A year and a half on from Traveller ethnicity
# Pavee Point
# Pavee Point

'We can't fight racism on our own': A year and a half on from Traveller ethnicity

Oct 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 16,028 Views 0 Comments

“When you’ve been given the message that you’re less intelligent, less sophisticated, there comes a time where you believe it.”

# rights - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Opinion: 'All labour involves selling our bodies in some form, so what is different about sex work?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'All labour involves selling our bodies in some form, so what is different about sex work?'

Sep 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 23,136 Views 109 Comments

Sex workers exist, there is no sign of them disappearing, and they deserve the same rights as other workers, writes Danny Rigg.

# rights - Friday 10 August, 2018

Was your flight cancelled? Here are your rights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Was your flight cancelled? Here are your rights

Aug 10th 2018, 7:55 PM 20,724 Views 11 Comments

Over 1,000 Ryanair flights were cancelled across Europe today.

# rights - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it
# Report
# Report

Ireland has the highest rates of some hate crimes in the EU, but no proper laws to address it

Jul 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,265 Views 54 Comments

A new report identifies “serious gaps” in Ireland’s hate crime laws.

# rights - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit
# Minority
# Minority

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit

Dec 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 27,478 Views 24 Comments

House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.

# rights - Monday 6 March, 2017

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

BT Sport pay €1.36 billion to extend Champions League rights

Mar 6th 2017, 9:12 AM 6,404 Views 12 Comments

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
# Exploited
# Exploited

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

Mar 5th 2017, 12:05 AM 44,745 Views 69 Comments

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
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

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

Dec 21st 2016, 11:03 AM 8,824 Views 7 Comments

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?
# Burqa Ban
# Burqa Ban

Debate Room: Should we ban the burqa in Ireland?

Dec 10th 2016, 9:30 AM 3,728 Views 468 Comments

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
# ALONE

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 8,897 Views 12 Comments

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'
# International Day Of Persons With Disabilities
# International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 7:00 AM 841 Views 70 Comments

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"
# Burkini
# Burkini

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

Aug 23rd 2016, 5:23 PM 12,858 Views 211 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

May 17th 2016, 7:00 PM 10,983 Views 161 Comments

“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
# Court
# Court

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed

Apr 7th 2016, 7:55 AM 25,066 Views 54 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:00 PM 3,859 Views 124 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 19th 2015, 5:18 PM 598 Views 153 Comments

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
# Transgender Rights
# Transgender Rights

Transgender woman allegedly arrested for prostitution files complaint against hotel

Nov 10th 2015, 9:08 PM 29,129 Views 105 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 9th 2015, 4:57 PM 121 Views 225 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 1st 2015, 9:31 PM 140 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 31st 2015, 7:30 PM 957 Views 66 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 80 Views 27 Comments

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
# Big Discussion
# Big Discussion

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

Aug 12th 2015, 9:27 AM 16,878 Views 83 Comments

It all depends on the next parliament.

# rights - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 4th 2015, 8:17 AM 3,271 Views 0 Comments

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
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

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

Jul 20th 2015, 12:59 PM 48,817 Views 389 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 585 Views 50 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 3rd 2015, 7:30 PM 67 Views 25 Comments

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?
# Home Exchange
# Home Exchange

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

Mar 26th 2015, 11:51 AM 10,240 Views 2 Comments

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

# rights - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Where is same-sex marriage legal?
# Referendum
# Referendum

Where is same-sex marriage legal?

Feb 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 17,542 Views 269 Comments

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'
# Sounds Similiar
# Sounds Similiar

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

Jan 26th 2015, 6:15 PM 30,353 Views 35 Comments

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

# rights - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Custard Creams for everyone as TV3 secure 3 more years of Champions League football
# Rights
From The42
# Rights

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

Dec 18th 2014, 7:20 PM 3,546 Views 10 Comments

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
# Torture Files
# Torture Files

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

Nov 24th 2014, 12:31 PM 14,531 Views 39 Comments

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

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