Human rights in Ireland

Human rights in Ireland are protected under the Irish Constitution and European provisions.wikipedia
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Human rights

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Human rights in Ireland are protected under the Irish Constitution and European provisions.

Republic of Ireland

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Human rights in Ireland are protected under the Irish Constitution and European provisions.

Constitution of Ireland

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Human rights in Ireland are protected under the Irish Constitution and European provisions. According to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, human rights in Ireland are contained under and protected by, "the Irish Constitution, the European Convention of Human Rights Act 2004-2014 and where EU law is applicable, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights".

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

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Since 2014 the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has overseen human rights in the republic. According to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, human rights in Ireland are contained under and protected by, "the Irish Constitution, the European Convention of Human Rights Act 2004-2014 and where EU law is applicable, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights".

Abortion in the Republic of Ireland

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Human rights issues in the country that have raised concern include abortion rights, child abuse, and human trafficking.

Child abuse

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Human rights issues in the country that have raised concern include abortion rights, child abuse, and human trafficking.

Human trafficking in Ireland

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Human rights issues in the country that have raised concern include abortion rights, child abuse, and human trafficking.

Northern Ireland

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In Northern Ireland, the Good Friday Agreement (1998) contains guarantees of human rights underwritten by both the British and Irish governments.

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In Northern Ireland, the Good Friday Agreement (1998) contains guarantees of human rights underwritten by both the British and Irish governments.

European Convention on Human Rights

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According to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, human rights in Ireland are contained under and protected by, "the Irish Constitution, the European Convention of Human Rights Act 2004-2014 and where EU law is applicable, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights".

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

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According to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, human rights in Ireland are contained under and protected by, "the Irish Constitution, the European Convention of Human Rights Act 2004-2014 and where EU law is applicable, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights".

Oireachtas

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The commission also states that although Irish law is bound to international law in its ratification of human rights, "it only gives effect to the provisions of that treaty in domestic law through Acts of the Oireachtas, or where a treaty right is already provided for under the Irish Constitution."

Irish Republican Army

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The Troubles, a guerilla conflict in Northern Ireland fought predominantly between the sectarian groups, the nationalist Irish Republican Army (IRA), and the loyalist Ulster Volunteer Forces (UVF).

European Court of Human Rights

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The case was ruled on by the European Court of Human Rights and found that Irish state was liable, and that the case was indicative of the government's failure to take preventative action against sexual abuse in its schools.