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  1. FLAC has moved to new offices on 85/86 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin 1
    Issued 11 April 2018 After 15 year at 13 Lower Dorset Street, FLAC has moved to a new headquarters in 85/86 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin 1. Our office numbers will remain the same: Main phone …
  2. Attention law students – Fellowship 2018 now open!
    Issued 28 November 2017 FLAC is now accepting applications for the 2018 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship – a unique opportunity awarded each summer to an Irish law student interested in working on …
  3. Tenants welcome European Committee of Social Rights finding that Ireland has failed to provide adequate housing conditions on local authority estates
    Issued 23 October 2017 Local authority tenants have welcomed a landmark decision by the European Committee of Social Rights, published this morning. The decision has found that Ireland has failed …
  4. 25,700 people received information and legal advice in 2016
    Issued 31 July 2017 Top queries: family law, housing, employment law Welcome for reversal cuts to District Court private practitioner panel Call for end to legal aid fees in Domestic Violence …
  5. Traveller family left without access to sanitation facilities for 6 months wins equality case
    Issued 25 April 2017 The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has found that a Traveller family was discriminated against by Dublin City Council in accessing maintenance services.   Sallyann …
  6. High Court vindicates right to a secret ballot in elections for people with visual impairment
    Issued 30 March 2017 In an important victory for people with disabilities, the High Court has today found in favour of a man with a visual impairment seeking to vindicate his right to a secret …
  7. CLM Limerick collaborates with HP Enterprise to launch information leaflet on voluntary care for parents
    Issued 15 December 2016 Limerick-based community law centre Community Law & Mediation have launched an information leaflet for parents who are considering placing their children in voluntary …
  8. FLAC Fellowship in Public Interest Law now open!
    Issued 30 November 2016 FLAC is now accepting applications for the 2017 Thomas Addis Emmet Fellowship – a unique opportunity awarded each summer to an Irish law student interested in working on …
  9. McCann FitzGerald and PILA collaborate on new data protection handbook for the not-for-profit sector
    Issued 24 November 2016 Leading Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald and the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA) today launched a handbook on data protection for NGOs and community organisations. This …
  10. Almost 29,000 people helped with legal advice and information in 2015
    Issued 3 October 2016 Top issues: housing, family law, employment law, debt & credit The continuing impact of austerity in Ireland is borne out by data on legal need for 2015 released by legal …

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