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LOVE NOT HATE: UNITE TO LEGISLATE AGAINST HATE CRIME

Please sign this petition for law to brought forward for to protect people from hate crime in the Republic of Ireland to be brought in by the next government.  Our P. R. O the National platform of self advocates Adrian Noonan Has Signed We Hope You will it will help... read more

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) crime figures released yesterday (March 30th) show an increase in the number of recorded sexual offences against mentally impaired persons increased from 12 in 2014 to 22 in 2015. An increase of 83%.

This a Very Worrying situation Ireland has no Hate Crime Law in place and this is shows Ireland is behind the times and Basically shows Ireland up as Country that dose not Care for its People who are Discriminated against like People with a Disability, were the Garda... read more

Medical card means testing may be scrapped

From The Irish Examiner Medical Card Means testing maybe scrapped of families of seriously ill children see below to follow the Story  Health Minister Leo Varadkar is examining the move after it was put to him by the independent expert group of patients and doctors... read more

HSE whistleblower service receives 43 abuse allegations

From The Irish Times  Forty-three allegations of abuse against vulnerable people in residential care were received by a whistle blower service in the first year of operation, according to its annual report. The allegations involved claims of physical, sexual,... read more

Man with autism had to undergo detox after care

From The Irish Examiner Autism rights advocate Fiona Pettit O’Leary said she was horrified after learning that a young man with autism had to be detoxed after being taken out of residential care. The man’s case is highlighted in the first report of the confidential... read more
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