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

Jun 7th 2022, 4:22 PM 26,668 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.

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

May 21st 2022, 3:19 PM 67,401 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 29th 2022, 6:00 AM 29,880 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 31st 2022, 4:26 PM 9,874 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2022, 3:42 PM 30,564 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.

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

Dec 13th 2021, 7:45 AM 62,999 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.

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

Nov 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,211 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Mar 3rd 2021, 9:34 PM 55,753 Views 0 Comments

The Bunratty Castle Hotel has appealed the finding.

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

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:00 PM 39,397 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.

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

Jan 13th 2021, 12:05 AM 38,195 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2020, 3:18 PM 30,435 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 22,577 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 88,449 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Jul 30th 2020, 6:12 PM 31,955 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Updated Jul 27th 2020, 1:20 PM 91,435 Views 241 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2020, 10:15 AM 28,447 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 15th 2020, 9:16 AM 20,868 Views 19 Comments

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

'We had bottles thrown at us, a woman spit on us': Six in 10 LGBT people avoid holding hands in public
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'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 27,034 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Jan 21st 2020, 1:29 PM 44,106 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Verona Murphy has been 'through a tough time' but it's the right decision to take her off the FG ticket, says Coveney
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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 13,691 Views 96 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,951 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2019, 6:08 PM 35,824 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:05 PM 30,058 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 24th 2019, 9:07 PM 44,436 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 4th 2019, 10:43 AM 13,792 Views 17 Comments

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

'Called a thick b***h, physically assaulted and sexually harassed every day': Maximum award for worker who suffered relentless campaign
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'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 132,225 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 64,206 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.

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

May 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 55,389 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.

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

Apr 24th 2019, 3:43 PM 2,050 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.

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

Apr 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 35,189 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 107,497 Views 150 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2019, 4:44 PM 35,643 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 3:56 PM 9,816 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Mar 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 50,397 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.

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

Feb 8th 2019, 6:18 PM 30,728 Views 0 Comments

This follows a landmark ruling by the Workplace Relations Commission.

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

Dec 18th 2018, 6:20 AM 20,409 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.

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

Dec 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,612 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 27,536 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Nov 9th 2018, 10:31 PM 36,197 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Nov 6th 2018, 3:26 PM 5,664 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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