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Report on the country visit in Ireland, 28-29 June 2021 EESC Country visit

Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Ireland – Country visit report

Ireland General

This report relays the views of Irish civil society on freedom of association, freedom of assembly, freedom of expression, non-discrimination, and the rule of law.

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Fundamental rights related to social partners EESC Country visit

Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Ireland – Country visit report

Ireland Social partners

Participants explained that social dialogue had collapsed in 2009 due to the financial crisis. Consultation had only tentatively restarted in 2014, when Ireland rejoined the...Show details

Freedom of expression and freedom of the media EESC Country visit

Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Ireland – Country visit report

Ireland Freedom of expression and media freedom

Participants emphasised that the country had a very healthy media environment, both offline and online, and that public trust in the independence of Irish journalism was high...Show details

Rule of law EESC Country visit

Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Ireland – Country visit report

Ireland Rule of law

Generally, participants considered that the rule of law functioned well in Ireland. With regard to access to justice, some participants mentioned high legal costs, and...Show details

Non-discrimination EESC Country visit

Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Ireland – Country visit report

Ireland Non-discrimination

Participants mentioned that legislation on anti-discrimination needed to be updated and emphasised that, although the government had sent promising signs in this regard,...Show details

Freedom of association EESC Country visit

Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Ireland – Country visit report

Ireland Freedom of association

Generally speaking, participants considered the protection of human rights in Ireland to be strong, albeit with some challenges. For instance, over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic had...Show details

ICCL - Report - "Human Rights in a pandemic" Stakeholder's contribution

ICCL - Report - "Human Rights in a pandemic"

Ireland Freedom of assembly, Non-discrimination, Rule of law

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) published in June a report entitled "Human Rights in a Pandemic", which provides analysis...Show details