Members designate of IHREC brief Oireachtas Committee
Members designate of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) on their way to brief the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on 22 May 2013. (Photo: Tom Burke, Irish Independent) »
Express Yourself! Young People Promoting Human Rights
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs opened the IHRC's Express Yourself! Exhibition. See gallery of posters exhibited and photographs of the Opening. (Photo: Derek Speirs) »
President Higgins Delivers IHRC's Annual Lecture
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, delivered the IHRC's 6th Annual Human Rights Lecture on Human Rights Day, 10th December 2012. »
Young People Promoting Human Rights in Ireland
The IHRC invites CSPE students to make human rights the focus of their CSPE Action Project. We are ask them to produce human rights images for display at the Express Yourself! Exhibition, 27 February to 6 March 2013. »
Ireland's election to UN Human Rights Council welcomed
The IHRC has welcomed the election at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly of Ireland with 18 other States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the UN key forum for tackling entrenched human rights concerns around the world.
Members Designate of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) briefed the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the need for a robust national human rights and equality institution with sufficient resources to meet the challenges facing human rights and equality in Ireland today.
Newly appointed Commission holds first meeting
The IHRC (and designate Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission) held its first meeting on 1 May 2013.
For those appointed to the Commission, following an independent process read on...
IHRC Submission on the 3rd Phase of the World Programme on Human Rights Education