Civil Liberties-Human Rights

Áiseanna Tacaíochta

Áiseanna Tacaíochta (ÁT) provides leadership and support to people with disabilities to live with the independence, choice and freedom they are entitled to. For the first time in Ireland, we facilitate Direct Payments to people with disabilities, enabling them to take control of their own budgets, their own services and, ultimately, their own lives.

AkiDwA

Established in 2001 AkiDwA is a network of African and migrant women living in Ireland.

Our Vision:

To see is a just society where there is equal opportunity and equal access to resources in all aspects of society: social, cultural, economic, civic and political.

Our Mission:

To promote equality and justice for migrant women living in Ireland.

Area of Work:

Amnesty International Irish Section

Amnesty International is an independent worldwide movement working impartially for the release of all prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for political prisoners, an end to torture, executions, disappearances, and extrajudicial executions.

Amnesty International's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.

ATD in Ireland

All Together in Dignity – ATD Fourth World is an international human-rights organisation that works through grass-roots projects in partnership with people living in poverty. All around the world, it remains focused on constantly reaching out to the most vulnerable families, those who have a long history of poverty and educational disadvantage even in the so-called developed countries.

For the past 15 years, ATD in Ireland has been close to family members facing persistent poverty and struggling daily to live in dignity.

Co-operative Housing Munster

Co-operative Housing Munster was established in 2005. The first Munster project was completed in Fern Walk, Pairc na Gloine, Kenmare in County Kerry. These properties are in a well-appointed estate set against the backdrop of the beautiful Kerry Mountains.  Soon afterwards a co-operative rental project began in Shanowen in Rathcormac, County Cork.

FLAC

FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) is an independent human rights organisation dedicated to the realisation of equal access to justice for all. It campaigns through advocacy, strategic litigation and authoritative analysis for the eradication of social and economic exclusion.

We operate a number of centres around the country (list available on our website). The clinics are confidential, free of charge and open to all.

There are no application forms and no appointments to make - just come along and you'll be seen on a first-come / first-served basis.